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Timelapse Aurora Borealis

Since I have already mentioned my obsession with Iceland and the Aurora Borealis in the past (and I still haven’t made it there), I will simply put this here and let you appreciate the magic of this breathtaking phenomenon combined with some thrilling music by Ludovico Einaudi.
Lay back and enjoy 🙂

P.S. Happy new year travellers and geek(ette)s!

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Visiting London? Then this is for you…

Top 100 places in London

A word cloud of the Top 100 places in London

If there is anything that can make me even more excited about science, then it must be to get involved with it. The more active I get, the more I like it… but enough with the introductions! This semester, as part of an assignment for the university, I did a small survey to find out the most popular places in London and I wanted to share it with you. I think the results are quite interesting.

About 50 people
More than 270 answers

Here is the full list: Top 100 places in London

P.S. I would like to thank anyone that participated to the survey for their valuable help.

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Facebook Hackathon

P1110935At first we were hesitating whether we should go or not. But it was proved to be a valuable experience. I’m talking about Facebook Hackathon, an event that took place in London on the 27th and 28th. First of all, for those of you that keep asking me, no a hackathon isn’t a place where all the geeks gather and hack the system. Ah, well not exactly. A hackathon is an event in which all the participants spend 24 hours in the same place to make something from scratch and compete depending on what they made. These days there were two main hackathon’s going on in London, one from Facebook and one from Yahoo. We decided to go to the first one, but if I could do it again I don’t know which one I would choose, both had their ups and downs. Anyway. Continue reading