Warsaw Resurgent

Just a few short years ago Warsaw wouldn’t have been top of too many travellers’ city-break lists. But Poland’s capital has made a habit of resurrecting itself over the centuries and is once more enjoying a resurgent period in its long and difficult history. There’s never been a better time to visit. The starting point for most tourists is the Market Place in the Old Town (Stare Miasto) with its charming facades and stunning period detail encapsulating hundreds of years of Polish heritage and prosperity. If walls could talk you’d imagine this square, in particular, would have plenty to tell […]

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A Robot is After Your Job

In shock news for journalists the world over, computer algorithms can now generate editorial and news pieces. This very article could, in fact, be the result of a sophisticated piece of artificial intelligence rather than the endeavour of an inky-fingered hack burning the midnight oil in order to meet a deadline. Some readers (or maybe the publisher of Gafencu) might even prefer the CPU to the cliché, or cannot tell the difference, in which case why would it matter? Because, dear reader, while you’re perusing this on your tablet, screen or mobile (or even in print) someone else is working […]

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