An idea on migration

There's little doubt that UK has become a fertile ground for migrant harassment. Whether this is happening now more in the light of the Brexit or it's simply being reported more as a reaction to the "Leave" aggressive campaign, it's unclear. But this article by a right-wing Romanian blogger makes…

#Tags: migrations, migration, future, brexit

What I would expect from the Romanian left-wing

As established, Romania has only a wide array of right-wing political parties, focused on conservatorism, nationalism and with little interest on secularity. It would really be nice to see a true left-wing party that adheres to neo-socialism and liberal politics. What I'd like to see in a true left party:…

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There's no real left-wing in Romanian politics

It struck me today as I was getting updated with the progress of the local elections campaign. Having contributed recently to the campaign of an independent local candidate contending for the main seat in the administration of the capital city of Bucharest, I was reading the news regarding his bid.…

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#EstuproNaoECulpaDaVitima

It never ceases to shock me how cases like this seem to pop up a lot in the most religious countries, regardless of the actual religion. By "cases like this", I mean the kind of sexual violence followed by the blaming of the victim. It's always deeply disturbing to see…

#Tags: rape, violence, brazil, religion

The problem with HTC

I like gadgets. Specifically, I like gadgets that work, connect and help you achieve your task without making you jump through hoops. In addition, I believe that gadgets should look reasonably nice and if they allow me to tinker and improve them myself, then it's all the better. Gadgets that…

#Tags: mobile, smartphones, android

Security for NGOs

Recently I've attended a small security-related workshop which proved to be particularly interesting as it touched a particular area: security for NGOs. ONG are an interesting case because they can face some particular challenges: limited budget that is allocated towards their particular activities => investment in security infrastructure and procedures tend…

#Tags: ONG, security, linux, NGO