How the world narrowly escaped nuclear war

US President Joe Biden did not sound reassuring. If Putin uses a tactical nuclear weapon in Ukraine, he said recently, the world could face an “Armageddon.” The question is relevant again: what is the chance of nuclear war? Anyone trying to answer that question would do well The abyss by Max Hastings, about the crisis … Read more

How the world narrowly escaped nuclear war

US President Joe Biden did not sound reassuring. If Putin uses a tactical nuclear weapon in Ukraine, he said recently, the world could face an “Armageddon.” The question is relevant again: what is the chance of nuclear war? Anyone trying to answer that question would do well The abyss by Max Hastings, about the crisis … Read more

Laptop vs. desktop: why the computer case survives

The PC market fell again in the latest quarter after several farmers’ quarters driven by Covid-19. This decline will not continue for desktops for now. Why are the systems still so interesting? In the first quarter of 2022, the entire PC market has shrunk. This will put an end to the growth that Covid-19 has … Read more

Dossier Newcomers | Europe is a museum

“The market is like a water bed. Not only is it true that new entrants are stealing market share from the existing brands, the market as a whole only has room for about forty brands plus a few niche players. CadillacIt has proven to be the optimum worldwide, and this means that each new brand … Read more

Wannes Cappelle and Nicolas Callot pour West Flemish sauce on Mozart: “Enrichment for cultural landscape”

With ‘Verslegen nevest gie’, the musicians Wannes Cappelle and Nicolas Callot go on tour in Flanders again from Friday 9 December. After making a West Flemish version of certain Schubert songs, the two now tackle Mozart. “It’s fantastic that as a musician you can recreate that work, even more than just interpreting it.”

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The ‘green’ coalition in Amsterdam also provides a ‘grey’ example with the Lutkemeerpolder

Spinach, red cabbage, kale, under a gray, wide sky. In Lutkemeerpolder, between Amsterdam and Schiphol, the last vegetables of the year are harvested. When turnips and radishes come up in the spring, the air is probably halved, and the people at Pluk horticultural company are looking at the massive walls of a distribution center. Cables … Read more