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Microsoft EMIC

Beginning October 1st 2007, I will be working at Microsoft EMIC in Aachen, Germany. I will be mainly working on embedded systems. I will continue to maintain CubeOS. H.

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SSRR and Rescue Camp 2007

I’m currently visiting the SSRR 2007 workshop. We had quite a time here in Rome. Together with Alexander Kleiner and Christian Dornhege, I was showing a demonstration of RFID SLAM-based cooperative pedestrian indoor localization. I collected quite some pedestrian data … Continue reading

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Mensch und Computer 2007 in Weimar

At the moment, I’m attending Mensch und Computer 2007. The invited talk of this morning was very nice, altough it was given via Skype as the speaker, Adrian David Cheok fell ill and was not allowed to travel. The talk … Continue reading

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Arrested for library access

A while ago, on August 1st, scientist Andrej H. has been arrested. His subject is political science, his research topic is urbanization. According to his former Ph.D advisor, Andrej H. calls himself a marxist. The Public Attorney’s Office calls him … Continue reading

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Next Train to Bremen Central

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How to install a SSL certificate on a GSM Phone

For some time now, I had a problem using the IMAP e-mail client with my own mailhost. When using unencrypted POP3 or IMAP4, everything was fine, but when I tried to use SSL to protect my password, the phone refused … Continue reading

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Ingrid Rügge’s Ph.D defense

This week, Ingrid Rügge defended her Ph.D entitled “Einsatzpotenziale, Nutzungsprobleme und  Lösungsansätze mobil tragbarer Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien”. Being a member of her Thesis Committee, I was very impressed with the broadness of her work and she gave one of the … Continue reading

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Nanotechnology at the local grocery store

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IUB Robotics going down…

…underwater. The name of their robot is really cool. And it’s yet another robot with a RoboCube inside.

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Jacobs Foundation gives €200M grant to IUB

The Jacobs foundation will fund my previous employer, the International University Bremen with a €200M grant over the next years. IUB will change its name to Jacobs University Bremen. This makes it highly likely that IUB (now JUB) will be … Continue reading

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