What the past two years have taught us is that disease and death have become visible again. The pandemic has swept away millions, and many who have contracted COVID have been abruptly confronted with their own mortality. Fortunately, no one … Continue reading Are You Ready To “Go”?
In the latest podcast of the German agency for leap innovations SPRIN-D, the German quantum physicist Wolfgang Schleich told an anecdote on the occasion of a reception in Stockholm at the Nobel Prize ceremony. Sitting at the table next to … Continue reading Garage Start-up Versus Garage Use Ordinance
Ask any number of people what happiness is for them, and you’ll get just as many different answers. The answer to the question of how to get there is often even more unclear to the respondents. Happiness researcher and author … Continue reading The Decisions to Happiness
Some things have gone wrong in the European Union, others well, since the pandemic has taken hold of the world. But what has become clear for some months now is the degree of incompetence of the European authorities and local … Continue reading COVID: No, the EU is not ‘too nice’, it just doesn’t think in terms of ‘First Principles’.
When I came to the Silicon Valley in 2001, I was this over-confident PhD from Austria, having worked in Germany, and just not having an all too positive view on the knowledge of my US colleagues. I was dismissive, negative, … Continue reading Words That Kill Innovation