12-hour interview marathon over the internet with aa Evgeny Morozov, Marleen Stikker, Peter Pomerantsev and Spinvis
On Sunday, March 15, De Balie and Bits of Freedom will dive with more than 30 national and international guests in 50 years of internet: what has it brought us? What price do we have to pay for it? In a 12-hour program led by Bits of Freedom director Evelyn Austin and De Balie director Yoeri Albrecht, all the people of the world wide web are investigated. From the underground cables to the satellites in space - and from the most-visited pages to the dark web. They welcome politicians, philosophers, early adopters and the generation who cannot live without the internet ...
More and more people order clothes online and choose different sizes to make sure that a (size) fits. Garments that do not fit will be returned. A waste of unnecessary transport, and in some cases the returned clothing is even destroyed. That is why the sector has joined forces and two new ISO standards on digital fitting are being worked on.
Although you could find the word 'Bitcoin' almost weekly on front pages of newspapers in 2018, it remained frighteningly silent in 2019 around this (and many other) crypto currencies. And when there was news, it was mainly bad news, such as the cesspool of problems surrounding the launch of Facebook's own cryptocurrency, Libra. For the average Dutch person, it may seem that crypto currencies are on their way back, but is that image correct? Do crypto currencies still have a future?
Detailhandel Nederland has become industry partner of the Shopping Awards. The Shopping Awards Foundation annually presents various awards to the best (web) shopping companies in the Netherlands. With the presentation of the Shopping Awards, a positive contribution is made to e-commerce - selling products and / or services online to consumers, at home, at work, on the road, in the shopping street or online in the store. The design has been changed this year. Consumers and subject matter experts will determine the winners of the Shopping Awards 2020 this year. On Thursday 26 March 2020, the Shopping Awards will be presented for the 19th time.
Maybe you have also thought seriously about it: making money with your hobby by, for example, setting up a webshop. That is not a bad idea at all, because countless Dutch people have preceded you. Your own webshop does not have to cost much time and money, and it can still provide a nice extra income in addition to your normal income. If you can also combine such a webshop with your hobby, then of course you are completely a buyer.