Archive for June, 2007

Streaming 4K High Definition TV

Sunday, June 24th, 2007

Friday I saw a demonstration of a 4k HD video. 4K means four times High Definition quality, that’s 4096×2160 pixels per image, as I was told that’s around 30 MB per frame! It was a really cool and impressive experience. One of the movies we saw was recorded in downtown Amsterdam, with the beautiful buildings […]

BGP weather map

Monday, June 18th, 2007

For a few weeks already I have been working on a project which I gave the name “BGP Weather map”. It started after I saw a presentation at the IETF in Prague from a Japanese group of researches. They were working on anycast DNS, and had some nice tools that visualized from which countries the […]

sailing on a beautiful summer day

Wednesday, June 13th, 2007

Last weekend I went sailing with Marco and Bas, two former coworkers. Marco has his own boat on which we went sailing last year also *. We had had a beautiful day on the water with very interesting and sometimes philosophical conversations I have uploaded some of the photos to my photo album: 2007-06-09 sailing.

Moving to Vancouver, finally!

Sunday, June 10th, 2007

I’m happy to announce that I will be moving to Vancouver in September of this year! Last week I told my employer that I will quit my job end of August and yesterday I told my landlord! I am very excited about this and can imagine you might have some questions, so I thought it […]

The big donor show; Has Reality TV gone to far?

Saturday, June 2nd, 2007

  Some of you might have heard about the donor show, it was in the media here whole week, but also far outside of the Netherlands. A 37-year-old woman suffering from an inoperable brain tumor wants to donate a kidney before she dies and will choose the recipient from among three contestants on Dutch national […]