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Kaspar Korjus: «Estonia has the most startups per capita and this startup culture has led to fail and fail and try again»

Kaspar Korjus: «Estonia has the most startups per capita and this startup culture has led to fail and fail and try again»

Photography: Ángel L. Fernández Recuero (Versión en castellano aquí) When Kaspar Korjus was born (Tartu,1987), he was assigned the number 38712012796 before he was named, as happens with everyone else in Estonia. It is his digital identification. In this small Baltic country, that number is used for nearly every administrative transaction: medical receipts, taxes, business management and, of course, electronic […]

You’d better go sell candies at traffic lights

You’d better go sell candies at traffic lights

(Versión en castellano) Report made with the support of Intermón Oxfam Five centuries after the Conquest, a new colonization attacks the natural resources and destroys local populations. There are no caravels, or armours, or men on horseback, or faith conversions, but tractors, pesticides, tax havens, financial markets, and investors who, as Leopold II or the Catholic Monarchs, ignored the beliefs, […]

David Remnick : «Let’s not to be romantic about the uniformed brilliant quality of all journalism in the pre-internet age. There was a lot of crap»

David Remnick : «Let’s not to be romantic about the uniformed brilliant quality of all journalism in the pre-internet age. There was a lot of crap»

(Versión en español) The New Yorker is a temple of good journalism that manages to endure in the middle the economic and talent crisis that ravages the sector. The New Yorker, even in tough economic times, is a profitable magazine, and Remnick’s strategy is to thrive in the internet age by investing both in the new means of distribution —the […]