The August 2023 issue of Benerkenswert
Other Essays & Notes
Taiwan’s annual pride parade took place in Taipei on October 28th, this year under the motto “Stand with Diversity.” With its estimated 176.000 participants, Taiwan Pride was the largest such event in South East Asia this year. The event was joyful from start to finish, a colorful celebration of love and togetherness at a time driven by diversion.
„What’s wrong with Germany“ has been a question occupying me for a while now. It is a fuzzy question, with a questionable assumption to start with. Is it “just” personal, or does it hint at a shared anxiety?
This post introduces the “Oh Germany” essay series.
There is a lot happening in the AI-world. Fun stuff, crazy stuff, scary stuff – and I am already a bit tired of the hype, even though it just gets started.
This article is the first in a loose series of playful approaches to make sense of this topic.
The 28th of February 1947 is one of the most important dates in Taiwan’s history, marking the day of an uprising that later lead to the “White Terror” period and leaving marks in any bigger city in Taiwan.
This post summarizes the memory of this event in the city of Chiayi (嘉義市).
The Oslo Freedom Forum, founded 2009 in Oslo, is an event series produced by the Human Rights Foundation once or twice a year. This year, it took place in Taipei, setting up a firework of new ideas and questions.
Photography entered my life very early through the “click, rip rap, click, rip rap” of my father’s old Minolta. It was his great passion, and during my childhood, our family vacation walks took their rhythm from me and my siblings’ interest in puddles and his in the perfect perspective. I am not good in visualising…
This blog post is the translation of a chapter from a research study I wrote in 2020 for the consultancy LEAD during the Corona crisis. Two ways to shape change: Leadership and self-organization To remain successful, organizations need resilience, adaptability and innovation. But how can leaders strengthen these qualities?Shaping change is an enormous leadership challenge…