The birth of nations has historically come in regional clusters. An empire falls, an ideology accelerates, or an economic success allows some to marvel in philosophy. Prior to, during and after WWI, all of the factors were taking place in Central and Eastern Europe and as war dragged on, the question of nations built on languages and national identities found support. Sadly, these amazingly difficult and liberating times have always laid in the shadows of the atrocities committed during the follow-up war, WWII. It took until the fall of the Soviet Union for much of the world to realize that there are great civilizations, countries and ancient empires hidden behind the great walls and iron curtains erected under the flagContinue Reading

Prague/Amsterdam, April 28, 2021 – Adyen supports Manifesto, an end-to-end solution food hall and ghost kitchen brand, in creating a personalized and more customer-oriented payments experience in restaurants. Manifesto, the food hall innovation leader, is switching to a new payment solution. All the company’s in-market and online payments will now be managed by Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies. Manifesto is one of the first fully cashless gastronomic experiences and plans to operate in 4 countries in the near future. Amsterdam-based Adyen was chosen by Manifesto due to its ability to open the potential for personalized interactions with the customers based on their preferences. Adyen provides a 360 cutting-edge payments infrastructure: e.g. cashlessContinue Reading

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Imagine picking up your phone and hearing a voice on the other side saying: “Hello, this is artificial intelligence. My name is Jakub, and I have a tailor-made job offer for you.” It sounds like a sci-fi movie scenario, right? It has become a reality in the Czech Republic. A team of experts from Born Digital created the first-ever Czech-speaking automated assistant for HR tasks.  While artificial intelligence in the recruitment field is not an unusual phenomenon globally, this message represents a significant leap forward in the Czech Republic. Jakub, the automated AI recruiter, is the very first Czech voice bot that can actively address candidates with job offers fitting their experiences and skills. In February, he started his full-timeContinue Reading

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Paintball meets laser tag in virtual reality! Join the first online Tower Tag tournament presented by Torch VR from its flagship VR Play Park, Prague’s newest and largest virtual reality theme park. The tournament will take place over seven days in February, with the finals on Saturday the 26th. Tower Tag is currently the most popular VR eSports competition in the world with more than 10 million plays! The MIX CUP will be broadcast on Youtube, Twitch and Facebook and will bring together players from all over the world! MIX CUP – FIRST OF ITS KIND – TOURNAMENT The tournament format is totally new, with matches between teams of two players paired-up based on their experience level. Each team, formedContinue Reading