Rebranding

Hi all, Dénes here! Today Try something new. Everyday. becomes Kontext. This is to reflect the broadening in scope of the blog to include complex systems analyses as well. I have recently reshaped my online portfolio into 6 distinct channels across all platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube). Thank you ❤️ for all of your support andContinue reading “Rebranding”

Romania: where communism rumbles on in Europe

My country is experiencing another massive wave of protests. This is time it is the diaspora that came home to express their frustration with the current occupiers of our Parliament. It is the same diaspora that helped put our current president into office back in 2014, with high hopes. Yet the “thieves” (hoții in Romanian,Continue reading “Romania: where communism rumbles on in Europe”

Why are trains so expensive in the UK??

It doesn’t get into my head why train travel in the UK is just so expensive… Often it is cheaper to fly to Asia than to take the cho-cho 200 miles south. Maybe the low-cost airline market (a truly privatized industry with fierce competition) works the magic of the invisible hand better than the monopolizedContinue reading “Why are trains so expensive in the UK??”

SZÉKELYDATA dataviz competition

Over at my Hungarian blog (dubbed SZÉKELYDATA) I am launching Transylvania’s first data visualization competition – aimed at young people and fresh university students! You do need to understand quite a bit of Hungarian in order to grasp what’s going on, but hey, I thought it would be nice to let you know. We have aContinue reading “SZÉKELYDATA dataviz competition”