piano media’s lessons on geography

June 4th, 2012 § 0 comments

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I’m amused by the US media’s understanding of European geography / economy:

Slovakia’s news payment system going large in July

Piano Media, the joint web news payment system operating in Slovakia and Slovenia, is preparing to launch in a third, larger market this summer, after recently taking funding for globalisation. “The third country we are launching in July will be much larger than the two we already have combined,…

There is a question mark over whether Piano can replicate even these small numbers outside its own back yard

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via: paidcontent.org

… to think that slovenia is slovakia’s backyard, or that they are both the same backyard, is like saying US and Panama are the same backyard.

on the other hand, I’m glad Piano did their tests in these two countries, because now maybe more westerners will actually learn to tell us apart.

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