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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
MAK director Christoph Thun-Hohenstein on the resonance of objects, digital humanism and how we can design our way out of the singularityEvery day, as the sun rises over the rooftops of the Ringstrasse, the red brick building across from Stubentor comes alive. The façade of the Museum für angewandte...
We asked the U.K. Ambassador to Austria, Susan le Jeune d’Allegeershecque, to tell us what differences she sees between British and Austrian views on privacy. 19 January 2016 Dear Metropole, ensuring we can both protect our privacy and keep our countries safe is a challenge the UK, Austria and many other nations...
Going to unfamiliar places can be daunting. We spoke to a youth hostel manager, an explorer turned Airbnb host, a flight attendant and a tourism board manager to find out how they help you make the most of your tripFlight Attendant, Austrian AirlinesEver since she was a little girl,...
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We met Sharon Booth, an inpirational Canadian-born, Juilliard-educated dancer who found her way to Vienna, now teaching contemporary dance at the StaatsoperSharon Booth was nicknamed “The Giver.” She says this comes from giving her all on stage and to her students. Admittedly, even in conversation, this mother of two delivers energy with every...
In our May issue, we teamed up with AustrianStartups to ask twelve Austrian founders to pick their local hero from the startup ecosystem.Today we feature Kiweno founder Bianca Gfrei and her hero, business angel Johann "Hansi" Hansmann.  Bianca Gfrei / Kiweno  Role: Co-Founder & CEO What they do: Kiweno offers do-it-yourself food...
Picture: © Christopher KlettermayerPart IIYou sense the Train of Hope camp even before you see it. Exiting the underground into the train station, gliding up several escalators to reach the main ticketing hall, you feel something in the air. Your senses become more alert, a prickle up your spine,...
Roberta Manganelli, founder and head of Stella Models talks about Vienna’s 70s flair, the art/fashion balance and how being Italian in Austria helped her get aheadHer son was born in Vienna and calls himself an Italian Viennese (“Ein italienischer Wiener”). But Roberta Manganelli feels her roots every day of...
We asked the youngest foreign minister in the EU, Sebastian Kurz (29), what he thinks newcomers can do to get integrated, besides learning the language. Here’s what he wrote to us.  Dear Readers,For me, integration means positive cooperation in Austria – that is why it has to be lived by...
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