As I said in my previous post where I discussed the phenomenon of some Greek fake Facebook accounts, this entire thing, did not come as an epiphany to me. It is something we all know, we accept and we come across at some time in our social media life. Having said that, I decided to research… Read More The Fakebook Case
In the startup community, startups that are valued more than one billion US dollars, are called Unicorns. They are therefore paralleled to a magical and mythical creature of amazing beauty! The “unicorn” term is also used in common language, to refer to the girl of your dreams that you cannot even get to go on a date… Read More Startups, Unicorns and other Myths
Recently I decided to start documenting my trips, either for business or for pleasure. I really think that some small experiences here and there could come in handy for someone that has decided to visit one of the places I have visited in the past. You see, being an author in Spotted by Locals I firmly… Read More Travel: Lesvos Island, Greece
Having friends abroad, always puts me on the spot the past few years when something weird or bad happens in Greece. From 2010 when the crisis hit, we used to attend project meetings for EU-funded projects (there’s your next anecdote for Greece-based researchers), and we were constantly asked questions about the future of Greece, about… Read More Hypo-crisis
Through these years of travelling, working in projects, meeting new people, I have been blessed with quite a large number of friends. Friends that I keep close to my heart even if I don’t see them that often lately. With them, we just leave things somewhere and then, every time we talk we pick up from… Read More Is fear more powerful than hope, or is it the other way around?
This was yet another crazy idea that seemed impossible in the beginning but in the end it turned out to be an amazing experience. I remember attending the Joint European Summer School on Technology Enhanced Learning in 2010, in Ohryd, FYROM, thinking about how it would be to bring the Summer School to Greece. We brainstormed… Read More Rewind to 2011: JTEL 2011 Summer School