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From SLC to SFO, what a travel! :-)

posted Nov 19, 2010, 5:21 AM by Helwig Hauser

After having visited the VisWeek 2010 in Salt Lake City, we (Ivan and I) drove via Hoover dam and Death Valley to Davis, California, and then San Francisco.  What a great travel!  :-)  A selection of my photos are available from PicasaWeb

St. Gotthard tunnel -- wow!

posted Nov 19, 2010, 5:15 AM by Helwig Hauser

Mid-October, this year, I really was impressed (and still I am!) about the completion of the St. Gotthard train tunnel in Switzerland.  Wow! 

The Third & The Seventh -- great graphics!

posted Nov 19, 2010, 5:13 AM by Helwig Hauser

End of Sept., this year, I saw the video "The Third & The Seventh".  Amazing computer graphics, I'd say!

2053 -- a shocking video by I. Hashimoto!

posted Nov 19, 2010, 5:09 AM by Helwig Hauser

Mid-September, this year, I was shocked by a  (really impressively made) video by Isao Hashimoto, documenting the nuclear bomb explosions since the 2nd world war -- 2053 until 1998!  Just think of it! 

Ove Daae Lampe -- a show star! :-)

posted Nov 19, 2010, 5:04 AM by Helwig Hauser

Ove from our research group participated in a show-like dissemination competition here in Bergen!  Heia, Ove!  He almost made it to the finals.  Very well done, Ove!  :-) 

Jarke van Wijk -- an artist!

posted Nov 19, 2010, 5:01 AM by Helwig Hauser

Having visited The Netherlands, I also had the chance to see the exhibition of Jarke van Wijk in Breda.  I liked it very much!  :-)  It's not really often that art and technology meets that well.  :-) 

EuroVis 2010 in Bordeaux was great! :-)

posted Nov 19, 2010, 4:58 AM by Helwig Hauser

After having enjoyed EuroVis 2010 in Bordeaux, France, I posted my happiness.  :-)  Several others liked it.  :-)  Of course, I also thought about how making EuroVis 2011 (in Bergen!) at least equally nice!  :-) 

Art in Bergen (Breivik's cube), only parked!

posted Nov 19, 2010, 4:54 AM by Helwig Hauser   [ updated Nov 19, 2010, 5:09 AM ]

In May this year, I was actually positively surprised that reasonable art was put up in a prominent place here in Bergen (and I posted a picture of it).  Unfortunately, I had to find out (shortly after) that this piece of art only was parked here in Bergen (until it's eventual destination [in Oslo!] gets ready).  Sigh! 

Enjoyable evening 60°N!

posted Nov 19, 2010, 4:40 AM by Helwig Hauser

May 8, 2010, I was enjoying the evening (at about 9pm) on a nearby mountain (nearby to Bergen, Norway) -- it can be so unbelievably nice here!  :-)  Afterwards, I posted a short 360° surround view video to Facebook.

Thank you, Stanislav Petrow!

posted Nov 19, 2010, 1:36 AM by Helwig Hauser   [ updated Nov 19, 2010, 1:40 AM ]

Apr. 23, 2010, I posted a comment on an online Der Spiegel article about Stanislav Petrow, who (according to this interesting article) saved the world in 1983!  Once again: thank you, Stanislav! 

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