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What scent do digital newsletters have?

So you can only imagine what digital newsletters did to me. At first, I did not notice the lack, that a crucial component was missing. I was immersed in the unlimited possibilities, the incredible network the online world was offering me. At one glance: every newspaper in the world was one click away. From the Romanian news to the American ones, to…

How a non-existing person became part of Parliamentary elections in Lithuania

The Parliamentary elections in Lithuania are approaching and will be held on 11 October 2020. Oleg Šurajev, a comedian, YouTube content creator, decided to use these circumstances for a social experiment. Oleg Šurajev and his team from the 1k YouTube channel created a non-existing candidate and agitated for him, both on the streets and the internet. The physical image is of an…

A Love/Hate Relationship with Technology

As mentioned in my first blog I’m an older millennial and as much as I love new gadgets sometimes it can get a bit overwhelming.  Yes, the technology we have now is great. Just this past weekend I was able to watch my nieces dance recital that took place in California via YouTube Live and a few hours later I was able…

Japanese Government Enacted a Law against Cyberbullying: how to put this to an end?

September 21, 2020 The virus takes lives away, and so does the cyberbullying. In the year of 2020, while the face-to-face contact is lessened, the online social interaction has drawn more attentions than usual. On May 23, there was one death report that attracted people’s attention: A 22-year-old Japanese wrestler was died — not because of corona — but as a victim…