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The Hello Everybody Show – a eulogy

Disclaimer: some of the photos are not taken by me, but I assume that everyone is fine with publication here. I am sad – I heard yesterday that THSRadio, the student radio of my old university KTH, will close down at the end of this week. That means the end of Hello Everybody, the international student radio show. I participated for a long time in it, the last time in.. Read More

Not a disaster after all

Recently I wrote about an apparent Photoshop disaster in the advertisement for a boat show in Stockholm next week. Now I have found out that this was actually intended: the boats are missing in all ads.

The Ultimate Nobel Experience Reloaded (Deluxe Edition, Part 1)

Sweden in winter – that is coldness and darkness in the eyes. While the latter is guaranteed, low temperatures have only stopped by for a few days in late October and moved on to the far north. They have been above zero centigrade ever since despite German media claiming that people in the queue for the new Nintendo Vii console waited in sub-zero temperatures. I was not among them anyway.. Read More

The Ultimate Nobel Experience Reloaded (6)

Nobel Physics Prize Announcement 2 Originally uploaded by HansBaer. Today I have passed the exam of my database course – well, with my previous knowledge of SQL and some studying of the ORACLE basics it was not that difficult. That’s why there is only a short entry today. Nonetheless here a picture of the Announcement of the Nobel Physics Prize. You may have already seen that this is become a.. Read More

The Ultimate Nobel Experience Reloaded (5)

Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien Originally uploaded by HansBaer. Today the Nobel Peace Prize was announced. You can read everything else in the news 🙂 Fortunately at least two categories didn’t go to Americans. Maybe this situation is going to change now. Germany has chosen among its universities 3 “elite” universities which are specially subsidised. And my former university, the University of Karlsruhe, is one of them. So, as an ex-Ivy-League student, I.. Read More

Why not ask… (2)

…an expert. Today: Mahatma Gandhi (died 1948) on Kim Jong Il (born 1941) and George W. Bush (born 1946) “Bush is the worst fascist war criminal in humankind history but Dear Leader Kim Jong Il is the Leader of Peace and the Defender of the Earth.” Found on Songun Blog Good to know.

The Ultimate Nobel Experience Reloaded (4)

Nobel Medicin Prize Announcement 1 Originally uploaded by HansBaer. This is a photo of the Announcement of the Nobel Medicin Prize 2006 which won Andrew Fire and Craig Mello. These minutes the second to last category is announced at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm’s Old Town. It is the Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk. So my guess it could be another American was wrong.

The Ultimate Nobel Experience Reloaded (3)

Nobel Medicin Prize Announcement 1 Originally uploaded by HansBaer. Just minutes before the Announcement of the Nobel Medicin Prize 2006 – a panoramic view of the lecture hall at Karolinska Institutet. The room is packed with people.

Why not ask…

…an expert? Today North Korea tested its nuclear weapon. Time to ask an expert about the country’s leader Kim Jong Il. What says infamous political analyst Albert Einstein (died 1955) about Kim Jong Il (born 1941)? He says this. Good to know.