From LIFT Asia: Three halves, by Jasmina Tesanovic

Jasmina Tesanovic

Jasmina Tesanovic

Per gentile concessione dell’autrice, pubblico qui di seguito il testo dell’intervento di Jasmina Tesanovic al recente LIFT Asia Conference, appena concluso.

Three halves

by Jasmina Tesanovic

My father was just one man, but he had six nationalities. Not two nations, like in Korea, but six nations.

My father was born in 1923 in the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.In 1929 my father’s country was renamed The Kingdom of Jugoslavia. My father was six years old.

My father was from a province called Bosnia Herzegovina. In search of a better education, my father went to study in Kosovo. Kosovo is a part of southern Serbia. Then came World War II. The country was occupied by nazis and people from every ethnic group were killed. There was also a three-way civil war inside the Balkans. But, my father survived.
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Comincia oggi la tre giorni di LIFT Asia Experience, il tradizionale convegno internazionale delle migliori menti dell’I.T., del design mondiale e della cultura cyber. Vi partecipa, tra gli altri, un nome noto ai frequentatori di questo blog, Jasmina Tesanovic, in coppia col marito Bruce Sterling, anch’egli conferenziere a LIFT.

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The program of Lift Asia 08 is built around one main theme: beyond the browser. We will discuss the upcoming changes that the internet, now moving past the browser and into objects, cities or robots, will soon generate in our society.