Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Feature

Ivan Medenica Bitef Artistic Director and Selector

Living in a Dangerous World

“The task of this year’s BITEF is to reconcile us with the fact that we are living in a troublingly dangerous world, to prompt us to ask whether and how theatre and art can counteract that, and to jolt us out of our aesthetic prejudices.”

Self-Made Women Billionaires

From Scratch to Business Empires

In today’s changing economy women are making a mark in fields as diverse as technology, research, investment and entrepreneurship. While many women have successfully taken over their inherited businesses and scaled them, some of them started from scratch to build their own business empires

Local Sport – Rugby League:

Rising Red Star

Red Star RLC is going from strength to strength as it strives to join the rugby league world elite

Facebook:

Massive Data Scandal

Over the weekend (17-18 March) The New York Times and The Observer of London published an exposé on Cambridge Analytica’s use of over 50 million illegally obtained Facebook profiles to build out a psychographic platform for targeting American voters and influencing their behaviour during the 2016 Presidential Election

Berlin Property Price Growth Tops Global List

Berlin property prices skyrocketed in 2017, outpacing all other major centers, according to a new report. Three other German cities also ranked in the global top 10.

Feature On Immortality:

Who Wants To Live Forever?

By Russ Alan Prince

Not only do many of the super-rich want immortality, but a good number of them are doing something about it. The likes of Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, Larry Ellison, Co-founder of Oracle, and investor Peter Thiel are all putting money into ventures that are focused on extending the human lifespan

Whale Shark Swims Alongside Humans

The colossal whale shark was filmed gracefully swimming in the sea off the coast of Baja California Sur, Mexico, which from early winter to late spring is a haven for the stunning beasts.

Dejan Nikolić, Director Of The Belgrade Marathon:

Athletics Association Of Serbia Obstructs Country’s Biggest Athletics Event

Last year's 30th Belgrade Marathon broke all previous records on its new course - 7,000 participants from 70 countries – while beautifying the event with selected words were legends of world sport Carl Lewis, Roza Mota, Galina Chistyakova, Bob Beamon, Mike Powell, Lasse Virén, Kevin Young and Javier Sotomayor. Not even the Olympic Games has so many “ambassadors” of this format have no Olympic Games

RAS And USAID Joint Project

The Development Agency of Serbia (RAS) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) marked the completion of a four-year Private Sector Development Project (PSD), which contributed to the development of small and medium-sized enterprises and entrepreneurs in the south and southwest Serbia.

Economists vs. Scientists On Long-Term Growth

By Kenneth Rogoff

Artificial intelligence researchers and conventional economists may have very different views about the impact of new technologies. But right now, and forgetting the possibility of an existential battle between man and machine, it seems quite plausible to expect a significant pickup in productivity growth over the next five years.