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IFA 2015: Five cool innovations, which the world (doesn’t) need. Fore more click here…
From 4 to 9 September one of the biggest electronic exhibition in the world presented new consumer electronics and home appliance in the heart of Europe‘s most important regional market.
Another six successful IFA days are behind us: IFA’s unique blend of product innovations, stars and entertainment, presented by 1,538 exhibitors on a display area covering around 149,500 square metres, attracted more than 240,000 visitors. Also this year the visitors could see a lot of interesting things, but there is also a trend.
One is clear: smart-phones and specs are out. Most of the manufacturer didn’t focus smart-phones or tablets, but instead classic products like TV or fridges as well as wash machines. Of course, mobiles and tablets are still in the focus of attention, but the new trend is called “internet of things”, short loT or/and smart home.
Really necessary: HTC Vive
Immersion, presence, whatever you want to call it; the HTC Vive is the next step up from any of the dev kits; 30 minutes and not a spec of a headache, sim sickness or anything of the sort.
The HTC Vive transports you somewhere else. You’re just there, and it’s spellbinding. Do yourself a favour and jump at the chance to have a go, if you ever get one. It’s life-changing.
Totally redundant: smart home
What is currently offered under the heading “Smart Home” doesn’t make your home smarter. You’ll need to care more about the technology than the technology really takes care of you, because many gadgets are simply not smart enough, not to mention the compatibility of manufacturers throughout.
Sure, you can now equip your home with a motion detector from Samsung. It cost ca. 40 dollars per box, the stroke again 100 dollars and a siren cost also 50 dollar. Therefore the smart equipment cost at least 250 to 300 dollars per house. But what do you do, if your smart home system sends you a message that a thief entered your home? You go home to have a look or do you call the police immediately? Or do you have a look first through your smart webcam to make sure somebody really entered? Not sure, but professional alarm systems do a better job.
So don’t be confuses by the diverse products. The most smart home products are redundant and don’t offer a better solution than the one without internet.
Really great number 2: smart hearing aid from Resound
That smart technology showed at the IFA by Resound, a manufacturer of hearing aid, is really useful. The tiny gadget of the company can be controlled via smart-phone, so that the wearer can adjust the hearing aid with the mobile. But the feature number 1 is the direct streaming of the sound from the TV or the hi-fi system. Thus, the volume of the television can remain normal for the others and does not have to be particularly noisy.
Really redundant number 2: 3D TV
The quality is so far not good, the added value is not clear and every better 4K television is better than the 3D technology nowadays. Therefore, invest better in a good 2D TV than in a bad 3D.
Practical: Steelmate tyre pressure monitoring system
Whoever have had a flat tire, does not want to repeat it. Depending on the speed it can be also really unpleasant and dangerous. Luxury cars have installed sensors for the tire pressure. For all others there is the set of Steelmate that was presented at the IFA.
If your tyres are depressurised, connected sensors send a message to your mobile: the green lamp turns into red. This little set of sensors is useful and easy to install.
Definitely needed, or not?
Furthermore, a lot of gadgets were shown at the IFA and which the world really doesn’t need. But that’s what makes the charm of the exhibition: finding gadgets that are unique and which you have never seen before. Such as the 3D-printer which makes only cookies. Nowadays you certainly don’t need this, because it is too expensive and takes too much time. But maybe in two or three years when the technology has evolved. Why not?
TRENDS IN BERLIN: FOOD IS THE NEW CELEBRATION! For more click here…
Where at the top of a high-rise grow exotic vegetables and start-ups plan “Sci-Farming”: the German capital reinvent food. This is also demonstrated by the festival “Stadt, Land, Food”.
When latest the first packaging-free supermarket opened in Berlin, people bet a path to the founder’s door. No surprise: Wherever the offer covers the growing demand for food with a clear conscience, the trendy Berliners are present.
The London magazine Tremors, which deals with urban trends, wrote recently that Berlin was proclaimed the revolution of food. Unlike cities such as Paris, London or New York, where the future is already established, Berlin is still in a development process, constantly on the lookout, a kind of laboratory for the world.
The “Markthalle Neun” serves as a good example. Every Thursday, food lovers come together to represent their new ideas of food and extraordinary compositions of exotic products.
Food as a trend
Most of the visitors of those food events value environmental, sustainable or pet friendly food. And because the alternative scene in Berlin is big, the food market has become a folk festival with event character. In addition there are workshops and discussions about how the new food should look, that makes people and animals happy at the same time.
Because this is such a large and steadily growing market, business men are working hard to pave new food ways. Why Berliners must go to the country side, when they want to eat home-made food, while start-ups like Infarm think about to plant vegetables and herbs in buildings?! After the urban farming the agriculture practice will be changed in Kreuzberg too: No longer just in the countryside or on free green areas, but where the food is needed in masses. There it should be also produced. It has another reason than just the availability; it avoids also long transport routes. So why not in or on the top of buildings?
At the 27 September “Stadt, Land, Food” organise a TED venue to explore good foods and sustainable agriculture. They will try to find answers to questions like: Is Berlin/Brandenburg in upheaval? How has the everyday life of the (ecological) food production changed? What are the upsides of close cooperation of compacted metropolitan cities with depopulating rural areas?
The answers will be presented in short and powerful talks (ca. 20 minutes or less). Bon appétit!
WHERE: Markthalle Neun, Eisenbahnstrasse 42/43 - Pücklerstrasse 34, Berlin-Kreuzberg
WHEN: 27 September at 3pm
MORE INFORMATION: Stadt, Land, Food
FESTIVAL TIP: BERLIN ATONAL! For more click here….
Between 19 and 23 August 2015, the Atonal Festival opens again its doors for unusual performances and innovations that include the entire spectrum of artistic expression: concerts, audio-visual shows and sound, light and art installations.
First year of Atonal was 1982 at SO36. Then it became an annual venue until 1990, when it went on hiatus…for 23 years. Now Atonal is back for the third year in a row. The festival is committed to highlighting cutting-edge electronic and experimental music, which means the lineup is as intellectual as it is revolutionary. Dimitri Hegemann and Adi Schrödert, founding fathers and organisers, valuing aspects of old time and want to build bridges between generations through music. They do it with artists like Cabaret Voltaire, who played last year and hasn’t played live after 20-years stage absence.
This year old artists made space for new ones like Varg, Shackleton, Mike Parker or Shed. For them Atonal becomes the perfect opportunity to do something new and out of the box. Therefore, many of the performances are world premiers.
One of the highlights of 2015 will be the live performance “Outside the Dream Syndicate” by the American avant-garde pioneer, musician and writer Tony Conrad and the German Krautrockband Faust. Originally developed in 1972, the work is considered a milestone in the evolution of minimal and drone music. Beside the mainstage performances ticket holders are spoilt for choice between the second stage lineup and the afterparties hosted at Tresor and OHM, with a club program including Moritz von Oswald, Shifted, Sigha, Skarn, Abdulla Rashim, Willie Burns, Anton Zap, Post Scriptum and Skee Mask.
Berlin Atonal Festival takes place in a hall of a power plant with a cathedral-like presence in the heart of Berlin. The monumental architecture is the ideal place to immerse in the experimental music and art world of the invited artists. The gargantuan Kraftwerk power plant does things to music you can’t experience anywhere else. To put it into rough perspective: a cargo ship fits probably in there or maybe ten Berghains. Conversations about music without the space dominating the conversation, is hard to imagine.
WHERE: Kraftwerk Berlin-Mitte, Köpenicker Straße 59-73, 10179 Berlin
WHEN: 19 – 23 August 2015
ENTRY: From 21,40 EUR to 26,75 EUR (per day)
MORE INFORMATION: http://www.berlin-atonal.com/
EVENT OF THE WEEK: HILAR! For more click here…
“HILAR; Needlepoint drawings” brings illustrations from another planet to Berlin: broken heads, flying faces, thousands of eyes that can see what it is inside you.
Segarra is working as a freelance illustrator. In this unique exhibition she
sews with brushes and paints with needles to create characters that seem
harmless but will turn your world upside down playing with acid colours and
creating a unique world of gentle wildness. A one week show where you can learn
how to create your own needlepoint drawing, make a lamp, dance or eat delicious
food. Check it out!
About the artist
Belén is originally from Spain. After her studies in fine art, Belén Segarra had plans to become a teacher. But she decided to stay true to her real passion: drawing. She exhibited her work in many galleries, bookstores, coffee shops and magazines. She is also part of the creative team Guateque Estudio Creativo and has recently worked for a play.
WHERE: Vesselroom Project, Adalbertstr. 4, 10999 Berlin
WHEN: from 20 to 24 July from 7 to 12pm
MORE INFORMATION: https://www.facebook.com/events/925101464200419/
Live like a Hipster for one day. For more click here…
It is the number one status symbol of the contemporary hipster in Berlin: a sleek and colourful retro-racer. But it is not necessary to give up your comfortable Dutch bicycle to swim with the urban bohemian.
In Prenzlauer Berg you can rent a hipster bicycle from the last centuries for ca. 10 Euros per day. “Hello World Berlin” is a bicycle rental and share shop catering to the traveler and tourist looking to elevate their cycling experience through Berlin with classic and vintage Italian road bicycles sized for all.
Renting a classic road bicycle from “Hello World Berlin” requires you to log into their website and make a reservation. Once confirmed, you can stop in at the shop during the hours of 10:00 – 13:00 to pick up your rental. The best part is the guys behind the shop are friendly, knowledgable, and more than willing to give tips about riding through Berlin.
If you want to buy a vintage bicycles, no problem! The second hand market for vintage racing bicycles has expanded. From single speed to classic racing bicycles, from a professional shop to local private sellers (hipsters), you can find everything. However, finding quality is hard. Here are some things you should check before buying:
Check your size: The bike you are going to buy should fit to you perfectly. If it doesn’t, you enter in a world of discomfort.
Check frame for damage: Have a close look at dents and scratches. Scratches don’t hurt and are only a cosmetic matter.
But don’t buy a cracked frame; cracks are bad news, and mean that the frame is structurally compromised.
If you see rust just at the surface, it can be wiped or scratched off. If it looks like the frame or parts have rusted through, again avoid the bike.
Wheels and Tyres: Make sure the wheels aren’t badly buckled and don’t have missing spokes. Check the rims of the wheels to make sure there aren’t any dents or cracks in them.
Brakes: Please make sure the brakes work. This part is very important. Check both the front and back brakes. Have a look at the brake cable to see whether it’s rusty or clean, and if you have caliper or v-brakes which work on the rim of the wheel, make sure it’s working smoothly. Worn brake pads can be easily substituted. Don’t worry about it.
Gears: That’s a little bit more difficult. Probably you need a second person. Lift the rear of the bike up, turn the pedals and click up and down the gears for both the front and back. Make sure you go right to the top and the bottom of each set of gears. The gears should change fairly smoothly and quietly and the chain shouldn’t drop off the gear cassette.
Take it for a test ride: Is always better to test the bike and all its party – most of all brakes and gears.
For sure there are more comfortable ways to get around. But if you want to be a real hipster, you need squeeze your butt cheeks.
Check out also following website:
■ Hello World Berlin, vintage bicycles rental
■ Velo Bros, vintage bicycles for sale
■ Vintage Velo Berlin, vintage bicycles for sale
Get Together mit wunderschönem Blick über Berlin!
Craft beer is a trend which started in the USA and finds slowly its way to Germany - the one and only beer nation! For more click here…
Born in a desperate situation, where a group of young students in America wanted to drink delicious beer, but didn’t have one. They started to do their own beer with an intensive flavour and attention to every detail. To sum it up, young Americans started the craft beer trend. The wave spilled over to Belgium, Scandinavia, Italy and also innovate the German beer market.
The beer country “number 1”, how the German likes to see themselves, reports increasingly more and more craft beer startups: Heidenpeters, Vagabund and Bogk in Berlin, Ale-Project in Erding and Wesselohs Kehrwieder. They all claim to brew expressive and creative beer with almost forgotten flavours, for example the full-bodied beer India Pale or the Balgien Trappist beer which is stored in whiskey barrels. They all start at zero and use free capacities of breweries or build their own one in a garage. And they grow in times where beer sales are falling since 1993.
Everybody in Berlin speaks about beer
It seems beer becomes the new wine. Not only the bottles, but also the vocabulary reminds to the “flavour-lyrics” of the wine experts. Everybody speaks about it and especially young people, which the German breweries lost in the last years, started to rediscover the golden drink.
As with many other ‘slow’ trends, Berlin is spearheading the craft beer renaissance. The total number of microbreweries in Germany has jumped from 300 to around 900 in the last ten years, with Berlin adding around twenty local breweries – and counting. More and more people in the city are eager to produce great new beers in the tradition of the district breweries of old. Three of them started the project “BRLO”.
BRLO - A delicious brew-story
Katharina, Christian and Michael share the passion of a good and tasteful beer. While Katharina discovered her love to craft beer abroad, Christian discovered his one on a beer tour with his father. Michael, the third founder, is the beer-head. He has a Brewer Diploma and invented with the help of Katharina and Christian the BRLO beers.
One reason for their delicious beer could be the considerate selections of ingredients: they only work with raw material suppliers, for example with the family firm “Röhn Malz”. Also important, of course, is how they brew it. They claim that the brews are not filtering and the nutrients are therefore retained. Each BRLO beer is given enough valuable time to mature and develop its unique hop aroma. Find out more about BRLO here.
Katharina, Christian and Michael couldn’t be more right, when they say: “Is there a more beautiful thing that connects people and can make the perfect moment even better?” Along these lines: Brost!
Craft beer locations
Here are some places where you can enjoy craft beer:
1. Das Meisterstück, Hausvogteipl. 3, 10117 Berlin, Website: http://dasmeisterstueck.de/
2. Hopfenreich, Sorauer Str. 31, 10997 Berlin, Website: http://braufest-berlin.de/de/
3. Vagabund Brauerei, Antwerpener Str. 3, 13353 Berlin, Website: http://www.vagabundbrauerei.com/
4. Twinpigs, Boddinstraße 57a, 12053 Berlin
5. John Muir Bar, Skalitzer Str. 51, 10997 Berlin
West:Berlin – The island of freedom! For more click here…
As a tourist it is fascinating how people lived in the GDR, trapped and observed by the communist government. Most of the touristic attractions focuses mainly in explaining the life and culture of East Berlin. But what happened actually with West Berlin? The cultural-historical exhibition “West: Berlin” focuses on the reality of different lifeworlds and how it was possible to not only survive for three decades as a “capitalist island in the middle of the GDR“, but also to create an attractive image.
West:Berlin - For more than forty years, this island city was both a political focal point of the Cold War and a highly-subsidised “showcase of the West” designed for the East. At the same time, it was an open city and a creative microcosm with international resonance. With the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the half-city lost its special status, its prestige and its symbolic charge. Since then, however, the city’s West has started shining again. It is becoming ever more present in the public consciousness – and with it the varied history of the old West Berlin. This was reason enough for the Stadtmuseum Berlin to devote a major special exhibition to this theme in the twenty-fifth year following the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Dividing content into four overarching areas – politics, economy, society and culture – the exhibition is not ordered chronologically, but by theme. Rather than present an all-encompassing historical reconstruction, over 500 objects, photographs and exhibits take visitors on an emotional journey through time. Unfortunately, for someone without a huge prior knowledge of West Berlin, this can be a bit disorientating. Also slightly perplexing is the choice of exhibition space. The Ephraim-Palais is architecturally impressive, but as it’s located right in the heart of former East Berlin, it doesn’t seem the obvious choice for an exhibition all about West Berlin.
On top of all this, the museum will be running workshops, tours, readings and film screenings. Not to be missed are the guided tours through former West Berlin. With various start locations across the city, they’re the perfect way to come as close as possible to the lost island. Face-to-face in fact, as the former West Berlin continues to shape the Berlin of today.
WHERE: Ephraim-Palais, Poststr. 16, Mitte
WHEN: Until 28. June 2105, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from 10am to 6pm, Wednesday from 12am to 8pm
ENTRY (inclusive booklet): 7 EUR/reduced 5 EUR, up to 18 years free entry, every 1. Wednesday of the month entry free