Category: Life

Metaverse is a LifeBuoy

Early this month, I attended the meeting of Turkish IT NGOs. It is a group that gets together every month for more than a decade to maintain “solidarity in the IT sector” In the...

Digital Transformation vs. Digital Production

2021 Turkish export figures indicate that the share of high technology products in exports has dropped from 4 percent to 3 percent. We export more kilograms of goods but we earn less in dollars...

İKSV: 50 years of arts and culture in Turkey

The Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) is a non-profit cultural institution that began its activity precisely 50 years ago, in 1972. During his student years in Germany, Nejat Eczacıbaşı had attended city...

Turkey under snow storm alert

Already struggling with energy cuts and soaring prices, winter has come with snow storm and freezing conditions for Turkish public. Much of Turkey was placed under a snow storm alert by forecasters amid chaos...

Transformation of Turkey’s society in a decade

One of my friends from business circles shared an interesting analysis with us yesterday. The KONDA research company complied the data they have collected in the last ten years while doing their public surveys...

Why do Turkish Universities fall in International Rankings?

University rankings originated in the United States, which has over 4000 “universities”. In the US, there is neither a central authority for higher education nor central placement: Universities handle their own admissions. University education...

Discrepancy in official Omicron data in Turkey

The Covid 19 Omicron wave shakes the world, especially Europe. Although Christmas and New Year celebrations in Europe are one of the most important events for both individuals and businesses, many countries have taken...