Economist, certified English<>Turkish translator, writer, NFT collector
Ninja Squad NFT
When I first heard about NFTs like two months ago I did not understand what they really were and started to make my own research. I do not know how it is for others but for me learning something new starts from watching videos first. Then, if I want to have in-depth information about the topic, I buy books and read them after watching various videos.
The Oldest International Treaty
Mertkan Akpinar, “Battle of Kadesh and Peace.” Mertkan Akpinar, “Battle of Kadesh and Peace.” The Treaty of Kadesh is a peace treaty agreed upon by Ramesses II and Muwattalli after the first ground battle in history between the two great powers of Egypt and Hittites in 1274 BCE. This peace agreement is recognized as the oldest international treaty based on the principle of equality. Since Muwattalli died before signing this treaty, it was signed and put into practice by his successor King Hattushili III.
Are NFTs Going To The Moon?
While NFTs continue to become an important part of our lives, I would not be indifferent to this development. I wanted to learn everything about this digital art and dive into this vast universe. I made a fast entrance into this new world last month and now hold four NFTs from two new collections.
- Top Story - December 2021
Death: An End or A New Beginning
When we think about death with its general definition, we can say that it is the end every person who comes to this world will face after living life, be it short or long. The end of our life is perhaps the only certain fact in this world. I can say this very clearly because I’m sure everyone has witnessed the death of someone close to them and everyone is certain they too will die one day.
Our Future Lies in our Hands
One of the most current and perhaps the most important issues in the world we encounter is climate change and global warming as its consequence. This is even more dangerous than the Covid-19 pandemic that the entire world is trying to deal with. Unfortunately, we have fallen short of the only solution to this, which is creating awareness among people to determine a collective strategy. Due to this failure, we have to deal with disasters such as floods, fires, and droughts.
Let’s Not Forget What Happened in Srebrenica
11 July 11 2021 marks the twenty-sixth anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide in which 8372 Bosnian Muslim men and boys were massacred by the Bosnian-Serb forces. The worst atrocity in Europe since World War II is still a bleeding wound for humanity.
New Era Begins As NATO Forces Withdraw From Afghanistan:
During the latest NATO meeting on 14 June 2021 in Brussels, US President Biden and Turkey’s President Erdogan agreed Turkey would lead to protect Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. Turkey would like to carry on this mission with the existence of troops from Pakistan and Hungary.
The Translation Sector in Turkey and in the World
Translation is the name given to the work that preserves the meaning of the text in a language and carries it to the text in the target language. The translator must know the terminology of both languages, all the meanings of words and phrases, and have a good command of the grammar rules of the target language.
Turkish Cuisine From Past To Present
When I first decided to write about my country and its culinary culture to an international audience, I wanted to first find out about the history of food. I had to find the answers to questions like “what did the early people eat, how did they have a settled life, how did they first produce their food, how did the food culture begin and how did food culture differ from one region to another?”
1918 Spanish Influenza Vs Coronovirus of 2020
It is important to be informed about the previous pandemic to better understand Covid-19 and how to cope with it. The 1918 flu is caused by an H1N1 influenza A virus. Spanish influenza, which was active from 1918 to 1920, infected nearly 500 million people including 675,000 American citizens.