Tag Archives: future

China Hangzhou Fortune Teller

Fortune Tellers

How does a digital fortune teller compare with someone more flesh and bone offering the same service? What is the value proposition of a fortune teller? To what degree is the medium the message? How would your answers affect pricing, appropriateness of different contexts or … Read More

Santiago de Chile Subway bip!

Sounds as Signifiers

I love this Santigo de Chile prepaid public transportation ticket. A minimum investment of Ch$490 ≈ US$1 ≈ 0,75€ gets you a 2-hour ride, which you easily will max out in the public transportation nightmare of Santiago. The naming of the card resonates with the … Read More

Germany Regensburg Paperwork 1

Painful Paperwork

This being Switzerland, the migration process is a very thorough act that has to be prepared before crossing borders. So for my relocation into this „non-EU country“ I had to do quite some paperwork beforehand to have a seamless transit later on at the customs. … Read More