The amazing vintage Romanian IA exhibition at ParkLake  

The amazing vintage Romanian IA exhibition at ParkLake  

This time it’s the story behind the scene of my time spent with Iulia Gorneanu and MSPS agency, altogether working to prepare a very special full-weekend event dedicated to The International Day of IA, celebrated on June 24-25 at ParkLake.

Wallor - the Romanian theft-proof smart wallet

Wallor - the Romanian theft-proof smart wallet

Romanian entrepreneur Viorel Crețu raised USD 22,000 on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter for Wallor, the new smart wallet comes with a special RFID blocking layer surrounding your wallet, protecting your cards from high-tech thieves and their mobile scanners. 

2017 MVP Academy - applications now open

2017 MVP Academy - applications now open

The MVP Academy acceleration program, developed by TechHub Bucharest, recently announced that applications are open for the 4th edition of the accelerator dedicated to tech businesses. Startups can apply by Sunday, February 9, 2017.

FitBit acquires Vector Watch

FitBit acquires Vector Watch

In March 2015, I was writing on my blog about the pre-order launch campaign launch of Vector — the smartwatch with Romanian DNA which promised customers 30-days battery life. One year, just few days after CES, FitBit announced Vector's aquisition.

The first biodiesel locomotive in Romania

The first biodiesel locomotive in Romania

It took over a year for a team of engineers at Reloc-Electroputere VFU Craiova to build the first the first locomotive in Romanian running exclusively on pure biodiesel (B100) or vegetable oil. 

R/GA thoughts on the future of technology

R/GA thoughts on the future of technology

One of the most Top 10 innovative companies in the world, R/GA is known for the way it reinvented itself when the business context required it. Here's how some of the brightest minds in R/GA today are thinking of the future of technology.  

Beyond threads — Romanian tapestry at its best

Beyond threads — Romanian tapestry at its best

As Nikolai Berdiaev so nicely said it, tradition is "the communion with history's mystery." Beyond.Threads is an open invitation from Georgeta Munteanu and Mariijana Bitulescu to all of us to discover those unspoken stories hidden among the thousands colorful threads. 

Wearing IA on your wedding day

Wearing IA on your wedding day

This is a story about how Romanians in Neamt county (Moldova) wear their national folk costumes on their wedding day. The pictures that tell the story belong to my relatives living in Bicaz, the place where I keep coming back ... 

 

July's 22 medals for Romania

July's 22 medals for Romania

In case anyone doubted, Romania does have talent! And it's not all about great developers or musicians; it is also about high-school students from various regions of the country winning 22 medals at physics, mathematics, biology, chemistry and informatics... and July it's not over yet!  

The Romanian fashion icon

The Romanian fashion icon

This is the short story of how two painters' friendship and their admiration for the traditional symbols turned decades later the Romanian IA into a fashion icon.

My Romanian IA

My Romanian IA

Do not let yourself mislead by the word IA! This time I'm not writing about information architecture. This time is about the Romanian IA, the traditional blouse wore for centuries