This Week In Europe

UK Toppling of Slave Owner Statue Sparks Anti-Racist Uprising Across Europe

Photo courtesy of PA Media. In case you haven’t heard, a statue of 17th-century slave trader Edward Colston was torn down this week during a Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol, South-West England. According to the BBC, after the statue was toppled, a protester was pictured with his knee on the figure’s neck — reminiscent of the […]

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FinTech in Europe: A Visualisation of Investment Trends

The financial technology sector has evolved enormously after the global financial crisis of 2008, and we seem to have entered a new phase in this exciting industry. To understand exactly what the impact of FinTech in the different spheres of this complex world has been, it can be helpful to visualise the data on investments in European countries from 2008 to today. Of the results that we can clearly identify from this map and the related chart, one of the most […]

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Brexit reaches video games

Every year the Electronic Entertainment Expo (or E3 for short) presents the newest innovations in gaming. Only this year was rather disappointing. Not only did Sony not show up, but most of the presentations did not reveal anything new. One very notable exemption that most journalists glossed over was Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs: Legion. Watch Dogs […]