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post IBC 2022 move IBC 2023 to Istanbul

Before starting to write on the technology & services that I encounter at IBC 2022, let me write a little bit on Amsterdam & Schipol Airport. 

As an engineer who believes that "another life is possible other than we live", i.e. a socialist version of life is possible, I do respect the strikes. I think that it is the most powerful way of being seen by the authorities. So the strike of railway when I came to Amsterdam was something I already know, thanks to my dear friend BM from UK. But the long ques that all of us waited at Schipol when we were trying to quit Amsterdam, was not because of a strike at all. 

The overpriced restaurants, twice / sometimes triple times priced hotels, cosy but noisy city center... I can understand all of these, but can not understand standing in que for 3 hours just to exit the country.

So I, once again, offer IBC to think Istanbul for IBC 2023. 

I believe you all know that Istanbul with its two international airports, train & ferry connections is a hub for transportation. 

Istanbul, with lots of budget hotels, different priced restaurants, cultural heritage and most importantly, is the only city in the world that lies on two continents. 

Let's meet where continents meet...

Move IBC to Istanbul...

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