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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

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

Romanian designer wins MIT prize for high-tech face mask prototype

Romanian designer wins MIT prize for high-tech face mask prototype

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?

As Lukashenko clings to power, a new initiative seeks to retrain Belarus’ riot police as computer programmers

As Lukashenko clings to power, a new initiative seeks to retrain Belarus’ riot police as computer programmers

So long Silicon Valley: why Prague is the crypto-anarchist capital of the 21st century

So long Silicon Valley: why Prague is the crypto-anarchist capital of the 21st century

Kyrgyz developers have created a video game to fight bride-kidnapping

Kyrgyz developers have created a video game to fight bride-kidnapping

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

In conservative Tajikistan, Gen Z activists are using Instagram to fight for feminism

In conservative Tajikistan, Gen Z activists are using Instagram to fight for feminism

‘Startups are not born in an atmosphere of fear.’ Why Lukashenko’s protest crackdown could end Belarus’ tech dream

‘Startups are not born in an atmosphere of fear.’ Why Lukashenko’s protest crackdown could end Belarus’ tech dream

Belarus protests: can decentralised media like Nexta bring down Europe's ailing autocrats?

Belarus protests: can decentralised media like Nexta bring down Europe’s ailing autocrats?

Creative cities: meet the new generation of Russian innovators from Moscow to Yekaterinburg

Creative cities: meet the new generation of Russian innovators from Moscow to Yekaterinburg

These 6 Siberian start-ups are on the cusp of big things

These 6 Siberian start-ups are on the cusp of big things

A genetically modified blood sucking leech-phone: the uncanny future of smartphones

A genetically modified blood sucking leech-phone: the uncanny future of smartphones

Russia’s youth is tired of lavish military parades. Could digital culture change the country’s wartime pageantry for good?

Russia’s youth is tired of lavish military parades. Could digital culture change the country’s wartime pageantry for good?

Trapped in lockdown, Russians are repurposing their satnavs to hold virtual protests

Trapped in lockdown, Russians are repurposing their satnavs to hold virtual protests