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Friday, December 14, 2018
Whether we’re getting around by car, bike, metro or just heading across the street, it takes a whole city to keep us mobile. “Going to a regular school, it didn’t take long for me and the other kids to get used to each other, that it was normal. That was the key to the path of...
We’ve all had the nightmare: You’re on stage in a dark theater in front of a packed house; the lights go up and suddenly you realize, you have no idea what you’re supposed to say...   For Jim Libby, this is not a nightmare, it’s reality: For the last 20 years,...
How smart is Vienna? Four pioneers of building a smart city share a sense of how far we’ve come, and how far we still have to go Geraldine Fitzpatrick, Esther Blaimschein, & Oliver Frey Organizers of “Smart Cities16 Designing Places & Urban Mentalities” Smart? – We’re smart people living in a...
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...
Light artist Waltraut Cooper’s installations have broken ground for decades. We spoke about digitizing the UN, the Biennale and world peace. Her wild, neon red hair makes her impossible to miss. It fits the style of her art, flamboyant, but reduced to the essentials. She is shy, almost reserved, but...
Vienna’s legendary chef Sohyi Kim about learning on the job, never being satisfied and why she can’t stand salmon. When guests go to Sohyi Kim’s restaurants, they go to visit her. Every place she’s ever run – that’s 13 restaurants in 21 years since she’s been in Vienna – has...
We met Eveline Steinberger-Kern, former executive at Verbund and Siemens, now founder of a green energy investment company – oh, and wife of the Austrian Chancellor The past four months have been busy ones for Eveline Steinberger-Kern. Just two years after founding The Blue Minds Company, a sustainable energy consultancy...
Executive Director, Production & Technology for Manner Schnitten “Vertical production is an essential component of urban production. Our factory will always remain in Vienna.” The more things change, the more things stay the same. Manner Schnitten, the omnipresent and ever-popular Viennese hazelnut cream-filled wafer cookies, have been made according to the same recipe for more than...
Nychos is a rising star of the Viennese and international graffiti scene. He gave us a look into his life as a street artist from a beach in Maui, because even outlaws need a vacation Who are you? I am Nychos, a graffiti artist and illustrator from Austria. You created a platform...
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