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Evan Farbstein

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Tech & the tug-of-war for your attention

In English Kultur & Nöje Kulturreportage
Lundagård’s Evan Farbstein – both a tech insider and a tech skeptic – explains how tech companies use their incredible resources to wage a tug-of-war on your attention, ...
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LTH student wins Microsoft tech award

In English Nyheter
Microsoft Sweden’s 2021 Tech Girl of the Year, Matilda Andersson, would like to live in a world where “Tech Girl of the Year” awards aren’t needed. But until ...
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Influencers Unfiltered

Nyheter
For influencers, the people who make money by promoting products to online followers, the line between person and personal brand can be nebulous. Lundagård’s Evan Farbstein takes an ...
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Stories shape the world

Nyheter
A story is the most powerful man-made force in the universe, and whether you want to entertain your end of the table at a sittning or persuade someone ...
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Who Will Watch the Watchers?

Column
Sweden’s mandatory personal registry – which makes public the address, salary, and personal identity number of every Swedish citizen and resident – is a system that stands at ...
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Migration Migraines

Column
I first came to Sweden in 2013 to study Geography at Lund University. I was a 19 year old Californian who hardly knew the difference between Sweden and ...
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In Support of Uncertainty

Column
Uncertainty usually has a negative connotation. “I don’t know” is a wrong answer on an exam. You wouldn’t list “indecisiveness” as a skill on a CV, or describe ...
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Let’s be acquaintances

Column
I won’t sugarcoat it: some people are more work than pleasure to be around, and maybe it’s time to start thinking about how to cut those people out ...
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New Students, Old Questions

Column
For you new students, in your first months at university you’ll be meeting more people, in less time, than you probably have in any other period of your ...
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One Man’s Trash: A Night In the Life of a Freegan

Nyheter
It’s shortly after 22:00 when I meet Raccoon at the outskirts of Lund. I came as he’d told me to: wearing dark-colored clothing and running shoes and disposable ...
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