Innovation

From cassette cinemas to home-made joysticks: how new media revolutionised Poland behind the Iron Curtain

From cassette cinemas to home-made joysticks: how new media revolutionised Poland behind the Iron Curtain

Kosovo is being shut out from the digital world — and Covid-19 means the stakes have never been higher

Kosovo is being shut out from the digital world — and Covid-19 means the stakes have never been higher

Excel-art: the series taking aim at corporate culture

Excel-art: the series taking aim at corporate culture

Explore Uzbekistan’s greatest landmark — via Minecraft

Explore Uzbekistan’s greatest landmark — via Minecraft

Emotional Clothing: the smart garments that change colour based on your mood

Emotional Clothing: the smart garments that change colour based on your mood

6 Eastern European indie games you need to play right now

6 Eastern European indie games you need to play right now

Could virtual reality hold the key to fighting disinformation in the aftermath of Euromaidan?

Could virtual reality hold the key to fighting disinformation in the aftermath of Euromaidan?

Russian perfumiers launch the first cologne to smell like a fighter jet

Russian perfumiers launch the first cologne to smell like a fighter jet

Video game Gorbachev: how the Soviet Union’s final leader became a 90s retro gaming legend

Video game Gorbachev: how the Soviet Union’s final leader became a 90s retro gaming legend

How food entrepreneurs are reforging Kazakhstani cuisine with a global twist

How food entrepreneurs are reforging Kazakhstani cuisine with a global twist

Meet the pioneers running Kyrgyzstan’s all-woman space agency

Meet the pioneers running Kyrgyzstan’s all-woman space agency

Telegram Open Network: Pavel Durov’s bid to build a sovereign online economy to rival Bitcoin

Telegram Open Network: Pavel Durov’s bid to build a sovereign online economy to rival Bitcoin

This Russian app wants to bring you closer to nature through art

This Russian app wants to bring you closer to nature through art

Russian entrepreneurs have just launched tattoo-QR codes to prove your Covid status

Russian entrepreneurs have just launched tattoo-QR codes to prove your Covid status

How digitising Tajikistan’s heritage is connecting a scattered diaspora

How digitising Tajikistan’s heritage is connecting a scattered diaspora

Our computing power lies in the hands of a few elite companies. One Polish startup is trying to change this

Our computing power lies in the hands of a few elite companies. One Polish startup is trying to change this

Startup cities 2019: the 5 hubs vying to become the world’s next Silicon Valley

Startup cities 2019: the 5 hubs vying to become the world’s next Silicon Valley

Cream Soda’s new music video is a hypnotic AI-generated journey into the complexity of human emotions

Cream Soda’s new music video is a hypnotic AI-generated journey into the complexity of human emotions

Latvia’s Kora app wants to pay you to save the planet

Latvia’s Kora app wants to pay you to save the planet

The Croatian entrepreneur fighting for quality education for disabled children

The Croatian entrepreneur fighting for quality education for disabled children