Last week in Stanford – course projects and assignments

Yes, it’s already my last week in Stanford and I thought it’s a good time to tell and show you what I’ve been doing all the time! Client-site internet technologies The course consisted of 2 lectures (each 2h) a week + homework assignments every second week. Some of those were bigger, some smaller. But they […]


time for an update how things are going in Cali

I just realized I haven’t updated on what happened in Cali for the last 3 weeks already. So I’ll have to squeeze things in now as one I don’t remember all the details and two no one would want to know them anyways. Studies are going fine. I’m enjoying most of my courses and learning […]


Cali week 02: a trip to L.A.

The second week in Stanford was rather short (3 days, and on Wednesday I only have tennis class anyways) so no need to focus on that part. But for the long weekend, due to independence day on 4th of July I went with 3 of the Startup Lifers (Ilari, Sarun and Kristian) on a road […]


Photos from first week in Cali

So no need to write much again: Let the photos speak! Here are photos from my first week in Stanford and San Francisco. First some pics from Campus, then the Saturday, which I spend with Ilari in San Francisco skating on the Golden Gate and back to the city center (>complete awesomeness!!!!) and the San […]

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First impressions from Stanford

yes, it’s true: I’m studying in Stanford for about 2 month this summer. I still have to pinch myself every now and then to truly believe that I’m here. But let’s start from the beginning: I flew from Berlin to LA last friday (21st, yes, midsummer on a plane) and then from LA to San […]

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Long Time, No See: Updates from semester end in Helsinki

It’s more than a month ago that I posted so naturally many things happened in between. Let me stick to the professional ones in this post (one about first days in Stanford is gonna come very soon – maybe later today): The end of the study year is traditionally the time when students finish off […]


Urban Alphabets at Make It in St. Petersburg

2 weeks are gone without a post here and that is not just because I am busy preparing many projects for Media Labs Spring Demo Day (May 29th at Taik in Helsinki, you are welcome to join!) but also because I have been in St. Petersburg/Russia for a long weekend. St. Petersburg was very nice […]


Urban Alphabets from Seattle and my first trip to the US

I have been quite here for a while now and besides being busy with finishing things up for Demoday (may 29th) there is another good reason: I’ve been in the US for the first time. Above there are the Urban Alphabets and Urban Postcards produced during the trip. Other than that we (4 mlab students) […]


Urban Alphabets at SIDeR 2013 in Aarhus/Denmark

  Last week I went to the little city (town?) of Aarhus in Denmark to present the Urban Alphabets app as a demo during the Student Interaction Design Research (SIDeR) conference. about SIDeR SIDeR was organized for the 9th time this year. Place changes every year, but there are mostly people from Denmark and Sweden […]

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new website for Urban Alphabets

Urban Alphabets now has it’s own website: (also as you can guess from what you see up here: the project has a new logo as well. would be happy to hear opinions! (and am very much looking forward to SIDeR next week! – keep posted for more info)

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