Remember the story some five years ago about the Serbian Radical party fuckup with the website domain they advertised but forgot to buy? Well the Internet scene in Serbia doesn’t seem to be getting boring anytime soon. The latest web-related curiosity is the website “Ocistimo Srbiju” (Clean Serbia) by the
Coworking office spaces are a relatively new trend among the freelance and scholar crowd. The idea is simple – that independent professionals and those with workplace flexibility work better together than they do alone. The idea of opening one such place in Belgrade is not new, but so far there
Besides that the very algorithm of the google translate is a mystery itself, I would very much like to know how stuff like this happens: One the left you got Balkan folk and pop singers’ names, on the left you got obviously wrong translations to English. Now what I don’t
Internet viral hit Kuca Poso by Ekrem Jevric Gospoda. Mr Gospoda has stopped counting millions of views he has on various net video sites, but claims he hasn’t earned a dime because of the viral success. UPDATE: I’ve just been told that he was chosen as one of the models
Today at 12:00, one of the last symbols of the Yugoslavian era, if not the last the .yu (dot yu) national top level domain ceases to exist. It was supposed to be gone for some time already, but as it happens with a number of things here in the Balkans,
Long time since we had a net2reality post here. I’ve been wanting to write one after the Croatian govt. caused all that fuss with the Facebook couple of weeks ago, but I figured it was covered enough by other medias.
However, there wasn’t so much talk about kids using the social media to promote nationalism, hate and fascism.
Parking is a big problem in Belgrade. In the longest Belgrade street (some say the longest street in Balkans), 8 km long Bulevar Revolucije (aka Bulevar Kralja Aleksandra) this problem gave birth to an unusual habit – a driver just stops in the middle right lane, turns all four blinkers
Parliamentary elections are coming up in one week and it’s deja vu all over again – party who will most likely win majority of votes is the party of yesterday’s values. The internet guerrilla campaign is at full throttle as usual – as little good as it may bring, considering
If there’s one thing I always appreciated about Serbia and it’s turbulent times, it’s the people’s strenght to find something humorous in all that, no matter how bad the times are. It was like that during the sanctions, during the protests, during the bombing, during the Milosevic – there are
The Serbian blogosphere is buzzing these days about the plan of the national assembly to hand out laptops to deputies “in order to replace paper comsumption and increase effectiveness.” The blogosphere is, of course, upset because no one in their right mind thinks this is going to improve the pathetic