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About jasminatesanovic

Jasmina Tešanović (Serbian: Јасмина Тешановић) (born March 7, 1954) is a feminist, political activist (Women in Black, Code Pink), translator, publisher and filmmaker. She was one of the organizers of the first Feminist conference in Eastern Europe "Drug-ca Zena" in 1978, in Belgrade. With Slavica Stojanovic, she ran the first feminist publishing house in the Balkans "Feminist 94" for 10 years. She is the author of Diary of a Political Idiot, a war diary written during the 1999 Kosovo War and widely distributed on the Internet. Ever since then she has been publishing all her work, diaries, stories and films on blogs and other Internet media.

Apple Bye Bye

I was clumsy, and I spilled some beer on the keyboard of my Mac Air laptop, bought July 9, 2014.  I immediately  started drying my precious computer, overturning it, and my greedy Mac didn’t gulp all that much beer, but…. … Continue reading

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Munich Maker Band

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My Mother Today Would Have Been 89

My Mother from My Life Without Me Where was I when it all started? In the hospital, some fifty years ago, but not in the delivery ward, where most children get their umbilical cords cut.  No, I was in the … Continue reading

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Ada Lovelace

Who is Ada?    Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, is no longer who she once was, 200 years ago. Time changes all famous people, especially cult personalities.  Ada has become a modern icon for the digitizing world of science … Continue reading

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Nefertiti was in Austin

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Virtual Court in The Hague

For those of us who once lived in the former Yugoslavia, The Hague is the symbol for international tribunals.  Our bloodstained nation is just a myth nowadays, but this court, a congelation of nations, still exists in a building in … Continue reading

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Maker Faire Rome 2015

Maker Faire Rome, in its third year and already a tradition, had a hundred thousand visitors.  Students were the protagonists this year: the huge fair was held all over the wide campus of the Sapienza University of  Rome. Real Italian … Continue reading

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