Monthly Archives: November 2005

Červená tabulka: A slightly different world

Written by: Klára Smolová Photo: Dorothea Bylica Feelings play a main role at Červená tabulka. A cozy feeling, the feeling that you know the place well, even if you’ve never been here before, the feeling of time passed pleasantly, or simply the feeling of a fine dining experience. Unobtrusive on the outside, inside an inspired…

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The Bacchus Report: Wine from the end of the world

Written by: Libor Ševčík Before the times of Columbus, Galicia, the westernmost part of Spain surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, was called Finisterre – the End of the World. It is still a part of the country visited by few tourists, but the local white wines are interesting and the cuisine is great. foto www.isifa.com…

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Intruders with butterfly wings

Written by: Štěpánka Strouhalová Photo by: Věroslav Sixt Zdeněk Vacek Through his special perspective, jeweler Zdeněk Vacek touches on feelings, evokes questions, and breaks down ingrained ideas about artistic jewelry. TRAINED JEWELER Zdeněk Vacek first gained classic experience repairing period jewelry in a Prague antique store and later filling custom orders at the Daloo jewelry…

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Protect your identity

Written by: Halka Jaklová Photo by: René Jakl Do you know what is considered personal information that is protected by law, and how your information can be processed and stored? Personal information is any information relating to an individual that can be directly or indirectly identified, particularly on the basis of a number, a code,…

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Setting core values

Written by: Renée LeMoine Photo by: Vojtěch Vlk “My company has been in business for several years now, but as a new employee I am confused about its real corporate values. What I read and what I witness have two different meanings. Pick up a copy of Enron’s annual report for 2000. You will find…

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Igor Kuchař: Commanding without hesitation

Written by: Monika Mudranincová Photo by: Luminum Lieutenant Colonel Kuchař is the commander of over 200 Prague detectives. To lead his team, he places the greatest emphasis on creativity, trust, team cooperation, and personal responsibility. They say that serving on the criminal police, specifically in the homicide department, is the dream of almost every policeman.…

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Mobile communications: led by a new generation

Written by: Jason Hovet Photo by: Luminum photo t-mobile With the launch of new data transfer networks and the arrival of fresh ownership at two of the three major mobile operators, 2005 was a busy year for mobile communications. Perhaps not surprisingly, 2006 looks to be more interesting still. BY THE END OF 2005, UMTS…

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CURRENT ISSUE

Written by: Todd F. Shaw Italian style Acer’s new Ferrari series of laptops features a winning combination of style and performance. The 4000 model is clad in carbon fiber, which conceals the high-speed AMD64 TurionTM processor at its heart. It comes equipped with a DVI socket, a dedicated 128MB VRAM, and is user-upgradeable. In addition,…

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Surety via PC

Written by: Jiří Vašek Want to take out travel insurance for a trip to another EU country? Need to insure your car against collision or theft? Don’t worry about the inconvenience – insurance for everything from health to home are ideal products for closing policies on-line. Some insurers even offer interesting discount options for internet…

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A click ahead of the competition

Written by: Milan Duda Photo: Vojtěch Vlk Michal Drozd & Radek Stavinoha Three years ago, a few students with minimal experience founded their own firm. Today, Invia.cz has soared past its competitors to a position as this country’s leading on-line travel agency. THE BUSINESS IS, in fact, nothing more than selling the excursions of other…

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