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Milosevic, Berlusconi, Trump

I saw it coming, for the past ten years, at least. I saw small Trumps rising and tramping around, first timidly, then bravely, and finally boldly. Until Donald Trump got elected. I saw the same thing happening in Serbia and … Continue reading

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In Bed with the Exotic Enemy

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Chandler on the Beach

He was walking here, I can almost hear his steps. A troubled, unhappy British scholar, a fake Brit. A parvenu American, a closeted gay, a mom-dependent womaniser, and a pulp fiction icon. Raymond Chandler walked the beach of La Jolla, … Continue reading

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Maker Faire Rome 2016

The school kids were sitting on the pavement at the Roman fairground, eating their sandwiches, supervised by a few teachers and behaving really well.    They all came to the Maker Faire to learn  to do something with their hands, … Continue reading

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Refugees, Belgrade

-You can’t tell who is craziest: the refugees, the police or those women, said a local shopkeeper.  He made a cross over his chest, to express his sincere Serbian bewilderment. He had just witnessed ten shabby Afghan and Syrian refugees … Continue reading

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Future Home Robotics

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Fake Briton

I am a fake Briton: in elementary and high school, for twelve years of my education, I attended offshored British schools.     We kids spoke English and were all colonial youth, an army of us educated by young Oxford … Continue reading

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