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Schweizer Monat 7-8/2012
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Schweizer Monat

René Scheu
René Scheu
Hermann Burger, Dichter dieser Zeitschrift (1942-1989)
Hermann Burger, poet of this journal (1942-1989)
Christian P. Hoffmann
Die Erotik der Grenze
The eroticism of the frontier
Xenia Tchoumitcheva
Der kontrollierte Zen-Work-Life-Balance-Regelbruch
Deliberately breaking the Zen-Work-Life-Balance
Wolfgang Sofsky
Der Zeitturm
The tower of time
Andreas Thiel
Das Finanzloch
The fiscal hole
René Scheu trifft Richard Sulik
René Scheu meets Richard Sulik
Der Prediger
The preacher
René Scheu und Claudia Maeder treffen Gunnar Heinsohn
René Scheu and Claudia Maeder meet Gunnar Heinsohn
Junk world
Lukas Reimann
Denn wir wissen nicht, was sie tun
Because we do not know what they are doing
René Scheu trifft Franz Grüter
René Scheu meets Franz Grüter
Die Schweiz als Datentresor
Switzerland as a safe haven for data
Philipp Sarasin
Von der Punkteplanwirtschaft
About the planned economy of ETCS
Rahel Senn
Conform with the norm...
Die Redaktion
The editors
Einsen und Nullen: Unsere Informationsgesellschaft
Ones and zeros: our information society
Juray Hromkovic
Digitale Analphabeten
Digital naives
Claudia Mäder trifft Anton Gunzinger
Claudia Mäder meets Anton Gunzinger
Menschheitsgeschichtlicher Quantensprung
A human quantum leap
Guy Kirsch, Jürg Kohlas
Total informiert
Totally informed
Stephan Würmlin Stadler
"War das nun 'Abseits'?"
"Was that an 'offside'?"
Florian Rittmeyer trifft Ruedi Noser
Florian Rittmeyer meets Ruedi Noser
"Das ist wirklich vordigital"
"That is really pre-digital"
Claudia Mäder
Free movement of persons
Franca Pedrazetti
Free movement of persons
Michael Wiederstein trifft Rea Eggli
Michael Wiederstein meets Rea Eggli
Künstler sucht Förderer
Artist seeks promoter
Iso Camartin
Lob des Mittelmeeres
Praise of the Mediterranean
Kenneth Mauerhofer
Ausverkauf der Philosophen II
Sale of philosophers II
Michael Wiederstein
Nacht des Monats mit Srdjan Papic
Night of the month with Srdjan Papic


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