Blinkist is an app developed by a software company in Berlin. According to its marketing campaign, it “makes reading books realistic again”. But what kind of reading does it facilitate? I tried the app for a week.
Apps like AirBnB, Google maps or even Tinder have become an important part of contemporary travelling and tourism. The internet has become an important infrastructure for travelling and digitalization has shaped tourism in the 21st century. This file addresses the impact of digitalization on tourism and travel.
Mhealth apps have become more popular in the last couple of years. Are we losing the connection with our body by using our mobile devices to tell us whether we are living a healthy lifestyle? We need more information about the use of health apps.
Migration is very much influenced by the digital age. Many asylum seekers find the information they want and need online. How does the age of digitalization affect the way migration works in the 21st century?
There are many available apps that target asylum seekers and refugees specifically. To get an idea of these apps we have taken a closer look at some of these apps and their functions. We have also spoken to some of the makers of these apps.