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German media and technology journalist. Founding editor of piqd. Most of his piqs are digging into the new digital public sphere. How is the web changing public opinion? Who defines what's relevant and what's not? How can we make sure relevant information still finds an audience? How could alternatives to Facebook, Twitter and other commercial social networks look like?
Frederik is director of the media innovation think tank vocer.org. He's teaching "digital journalism" at the Hamburg Media School.
While Trump is openly questioning NATO, the need for a European military is more apparent than ever. And so is the lack of progress in forming one. Now Germany is testing a way forward by integrating armed forces of other EU nations member states like the Netherlands, Romania and the Czech Republic.
All children can be mean but very few try to kill their family. How to deal with a psychopath under your roof is the question of this harrowing report.
30% of Ugandans lack access to clean water, hence diarrhoeal diseases are the fifth leading cause of death. A 19-year-old from Chicago decided to do something about this and started to produce ceramic filters, eliminating 99% of known bacteria.
For me personally, Evan Williams, the founder of blogger, Twitter and Medium, is one of the most inspiring visionaries in Silicon Valley. For over a decade he tirelessly works on tools to allow everyone to publish online. But after the election of Donald Trump, he's wondering if that's actually a good idea.
Eight countries control land in the Arctic Circle. Five have coastlines to defend. The temperature is rising. The ice is melting. The race for newly accessible resources is beginning. And Russia is gaining ground. (Bloomberg Teaser)
Daria Sukharchuk is a freelance journalist based in Berlin. Her writing has appeared in Motherboard and ZEIT Online, Ms. Magazine, IJnet.org, as well as Afisha (Moscow's leading city magazine). She specializes on the topic of human rights, migration, and mental health.
She studied Chinese history and culture at Moscow State University, then got her MA from Erasmus Mundus Journalism program.