Ajax Has Caught Our Attention, Now They Need to Succeed

Ajax Has Caught Our Attention, Now They Need to Succeed By EMILIO GUTIERREZ | April 19, 2019 Cover by Carlo Salemi / Courtesy of The Amsterdammer You can call it a Cinderella story, a David and Goliath anecdote, or a fairy-tale run, but no matter how you spin it, this season has been magical and shocking for everyone. […]

Video killed the radio star, but the podcast is having its revenge

Video killed the radio star, but the podcast is having its revenge By REBECCA TOOK | April 18, 2019 I do it in the morning while in the shower. Sometimes, I do it while cycling to the library. My friend does it while walking the dog, and another does it during their long commute on the sweaty London […]

Goodbye And Good Riddance: Amsterdam Bans Scooters From Cycle Lanes

Goodbye And Good Riddance: Amsterdam Bans Scooters From Cycle Lanes April 15, 2019 By REBECCA TOOK Amsterdammers across the city woke up on Monday morning (April 8) to find that their city looked a little different. More specifically, their route to work, college or school was a bit bluer, and a lot quieter. The council’s […]

The Creatives Series: Music and Poetry With ODF J-Top

The Creatives Series: Music and Poetry With ODF J-Top April 12, 2019 By FLO MCQUIBBAN Jakob ‘ODF J-Top’ Oudhof Topur is a 20-year-old hip-hop artist and musician. He works as an artist for Liberty City Records and as a game master for Escape World in Waterlooplein. ODF, who was born and raised in Amsterdam, sits […]

The Creatives Series: Photography with Humans of Amsterdam’s Debra Barraud

The Creatives Series: Photography with Humans of Amsterdam’s Debra Barraud March 22, 2019 By FLO MCQUIBBAN Debra Barraud, a 30-year old photographer, blogger and story-teller from Arnhem, runs Humans of Amsterdam, a concept which was started by photographer and writer Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York project. Though it was originally limited to New York, […]

Fold-able phones: revolution or fantasy?

Foldable phones: revolution or fantasy? Last year, we witnessed the usage of artificial intelligence, virtual reality and augmented reality on mobile phones, and the establishment of 5G networks. Though 5G is still topical, foldable phones were the hot topic this year. By Shuzhao Xue Mobile World Congress 2019, the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile […]