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Graduation

Graduation

The 23rd of November mom, Jules and I went to Scotland to attend my graduation at the University of Edinburgh. In McEwan Hall I meet with most of my old study colleagues and we were in turn hit by the hat which graduates us and bestow our academic titles upon us. This could have been a nice introduction to John Searle and his speech acts, but I will save that for later. Anyhow, this marks the end of my second…

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Leaving Edinburgh

Leaving Edinburgh

I try to keep this blog semi-personal, by writing not so much through myself, but rather through writing about topics that interests me and on which I am working. This post has to count as an exception. The occasion is that Jules and I are soon bound for Norway after a whole year in Edinburgh. We actually moved here one year ago on this day. On Thursday we are leaving our lovely home for the last year, The Lodge House…

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Workshop Weekend: Timelapse

Workshop Weekend: Timelapse

A month ago I had a little workshop weekend where I built an electronic camera controller using a relay and an Arduino, this weekend it was about time to try it out. What do you need to make a time lapse? Well, the most important thing is the camera. No camera, no pictures, no time-lapse. In addition you should find somewhere (location) with an OK view and a motive where some changes are bound to occur over a longer amount…

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Edinburgh in Pictures

Edinburgh in Pictures

Throughout the four months I now have been living in Edinburgh I have occasionally taken some pictures. Here are the pictures I have taken in Edinburgh and uploaded to Flickr. Igjennom de fire månedene jeg har bodd i Edinburgh har jeg av og til tatt noen bilder. Her er bildene jeg har tatt i Edinburgh og lastet opp til Flickr. I have some other pictures from other places as well, if you want to check them out, they are available…

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Student demonstration in Edinburgh

Student demonstration in Edinburgh

The UK government coalition of Tories and the Liberal Democrats has annonced cuts in welfare due to the economical situation. Edinburgh students were demonstrating today for what the call a lie, and it is especially the cabinet deputy and LibDem leader Nick Clegg students are raging against -We know you are a Tory, furied the rally as they went from the Edinburgh University towards the Scottish Parliament. After the demonstration in front of the parliament some of the students went…

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Edinburgh: First Chapter “Fall”

Edinburgh: First Chapter “Fall”

Tonight the snow is falling over Edinburgh. Here are some pictures from the first two months here in Edinburgh. The album contains general pictures from Edinburgh, plus a couple of pics from the Open Door festival at Roxy.