Archive for May, 2007

Global Change and the Ocean

Monday, May 28th, 2007

Last week when I was in Copenhagen I saw a presentation from Katherine Richardson from the University of Copenhagen (Denmark). She gave a really interesting presentation about how global warming changes the oceans and vice versa. Ocean waters now cover nearly 71 percent of Earth’s surface. Did you ever wonder how the oceans influence our […]

Back from Copenhagen

Friday, May 25th, 2007

Last week I was in Copenhagen visiting the Terena networking conference 2007. The conference was a success. My colleague successfully presented our work , we presented our poster, saw some interesting presentations and spoke to our international colleagues. Some of you will probably like the presentation I saw during the closing plenary. A guy from […]

Big brother is watching me

Friday, May 18th, 2007

Two weeks ago I walked out of my door going to work and noticed something new in my street. Then I noticed that my street now was being monitored by our local police force. My new neighbor is a surveillance camera!   Surveillance cameras supposedly “prevent,” “fight” or “reduce” crime.  I don’t know the exact numbers, […]

Our world will change soon

Friday, May 11th, 2007

Chirac, Blair, Bush and Poetin the big players in world politics will resign soon. The French president already has stepped down and others will be replaced not to long from now. The world could look different soon now. If Hillary Clinton will make it to the white house, the soldiers will get back from Iraq. Also […]

Global Warming

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007

I do realize that global warming is a bad thing. At least that’s what the majority of the scientists tell us, as well as our governments. However the last few weeks I am kind of enjoying this global warming thing. The month of April was almost as if it was summer. Normally April in the […]