Det er ikke nytt at jeg tyr til tårene men første gangen at jeg lar tårene falle ned på en papir utgave av adressa. Og kanskje det blir sist, siden vi har nettopp avbestilt papir adressa. Men dette var ikke det jeg ville si.
Jeg tror jeg ble gammel en gang i tidlig 2000 når jeg så en film ( du ville like den http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Best_of_Youth) som fikk meg til å se tilbake på familie historie, fascismen, de Røde Brigaden og det hele.
I år griner jeg igjen foran Halvbror og Hvem tror du er og ser tilbake. For meg som har bodd her 50% av livet og som i slutten av 80 tallet sa til meg at jeg hadde mer i felles med tøffe norske venner på Gløshaugen enn mine jålete italienske venninner, er dette kanskje enda større enn for dere som tross alt befinner dere fremdeles i Trøndelag regionen. Jeg tenker mer og mer på mine italienske venner.
Anyway, jeg må begynne igjen å jobbe nå og slutte å tenke på Halvbror (var de egentlig brødrene? Er Fred egentlig halvbror med sin mor?).
Link to the videos of my lectures
a bit embarassing to hear my accent when I talk Norwegian
but anyway, here you are. Comments and suggestions for improvement are welcome
The Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematics and Electrical Engineering at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) invites applications for a full-time professorship/associate professorship in software engineering affiliated with the Department of Computer and Information Science (IDI).
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I have been sick since tuesday 8.1 with terrible backpain. The last 2 days at Santolav hospital. Noe I get better and better. I will have to be more
lazy and concentrate on what i really have to do. Anyway thanks for all messages and phone calls and visits. And the hospital is beautiful.
Today I get from my colleague Fernando Brito e Abreu the address of new web site of their software engineering group, QUASAR. I get the idea that I could link it from my page and start to blog about related software engineering groups.
Congratulations to QUASAR.
Italian Neurobiologist Rita Levi-Montalcini , born in Torino in 1909 died today. Montalcini had lived 30 years in US and in 1986 she was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine.
Montalcini has lived through anti-Semitic discrimination and Nazi invasion. One of the big women in science and role model for Italian (and not only) women. A big proudness for all Italians.
“Do not think of your self think of the others!”
Dico ai giovani: non pensate a voi stessi, pensate agli altri. Pensate al futuro che vi aspetta, pensate a quello che potete fare, e non temete niente. Non temete le difficoltà: io ne ho passate molte, e le ho attraversate senza paura, con totale indifferenza alla mia persona.
ICEC 2013 12th International Conference on Entertainment Computing Program Committee member and Poster, Art and Demo Chair
GAS 2013 3rd International Workshop on Games and Software Engineering Program Committee member
IS-EUD Fourth International Symposium on End-User Development
I decided not to use facebook for one month the 11/11/2012. What did I miss? This is impossible to say, since I do not know what I did miss. Was it difficult? Yes, it was a bit difficult, I had to unistall facebook from my android as the telephone was trying to show me my facebook friends and their updates even after I had logged out.
When there was flood in Tuscany, I was not following up and I used the phone to send a couple of SMS’s to friends I had not contacted by phone for ages. I must admit that during the flood time I felt a relief for not following up as – when you are on facebook – you are in several places at the same time and you are empatically involved with more than you can tackle.
If my facebook friends miss me, I cannot tell. I cannot even tell if I will log in facebook again the 11/12. Probably it is not an important choice. I am a bit proud I managed to keep my promise. I try to convince my children to make similar promises related to videogames and alike.