Články / Society

Of Love and Bureacracy

Of Love and Bureacracy 13. 02. 2020 | 15:44

Roses are red, violets are blue… yes, with Valentine's Day just around the corner, the sale of flowers, chocolates, and perhaps even engagement rings is rising. Slovakia is no exception.

Do you speak Interslavic?

Do you speak Interslavic? 13. 02. 2020 | 15:00

Not so long ago, the new Czech movie The Painted Bird stirred wide debates, not only because of the harsh portrayal of violence, but also due to the interestingly constructed language spoken in it.

Would you ‘trust’ a ‘sociable’ robot if it looked and sounded really human?

Would you ‘trust’ a ‘sociable’ robot if it looked and sounded really human? 12. 02. 2020 | 12:57

Will the robots of the future be so human-like that it will be hard to tell them apart from real human beings? Stefan Benus, a researcher in Linguistics at the Slovak Academy of Sciences, believes - at ...

The son of 1968 Czechoslovak exiles tells their story

The son of 1968 Czechoslovak exiles tells their story 29. 01. 2020 | 17:57

When Soviet tanks rolled into Czechoslovakia in 1968, many Slovaks who were abroad chose to stay abroad, thus becoming exiles. And so met the eventual parents of Mark Mokry, who being raised Slovak-Can ...

Rebirth of the Danube

Rebirth of the Danube 24. 01. 2020 | 16:08

Slovakia is famous for its beautiful and diverse nature, green forests and river valleys. Even in Slovakia, however, human activities have caused harm to some of the regions and damaged parts of the co ...

How massive government data collection could lead to a "digital dictatorship"

How massive government data collection could lead to a "digital dictatorship" 22. 01. 2020 | 14:49

Is the government collecting more data about us than they actually need, and could this lead to a kind of "digital dictatorship"?

Where people from nearly every continent meet in Bratislava

Where people from nearly every continent meet in Bratislava 16. 01. 2020 | 10:40

For English-speaking Catholics in Bratislava, there is only one church in town that celebrates mass every Sunday in the English language.

Air pollution – number one environmental killer

Air pollution – number one environmental killer 10. 01. 2020 | 16:14

"In the EU we have more than 400,000 premature deaths every year and in Slovakia it's been counted around 5,400 premature deaths." Environmental lawyer and founder of the initiative Za čisté ovzdušie, or For clean air, Dana Mareková fights for environmental causes and along with other environmental initiatives pushes the government to act.

Climate change changing the artworld

Climate change changing the artworld 10. 01. 2020 | 15:53

The work of Slovak artist Oto Hudec could be described as socially or environmentally engaged.

A Year of Women

A Year of Women 2. 01. 2020 | 14:51

The year 2019, when Zuzana Čaputová was elected to the highest post in the Slovak political representation, was a year where many issues highlighting the role of women in society were brought into the public eye.

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