Things You Can Do To Improve Your Home

Home improvement is an aspect of improving and developing your home into something more aesthetically-pleasing, customized for convenience, developed for ease of use, built to have increased storage space, or reworked for maintenance purposes.  It does not matter whatever things you do as long as it encompasses any little or …

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Speaking The Lingo

At our latest Italian class, the teacher told the whole class how we had done some great progress in understanding. But then she turned towards me and André and basically said that we needed to practice talking. She is right, of course. André’s Italian doesn’t seem to have changed much …

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Farmville And Diabetes

Quite recently, André was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. This has had a major impact on our lives. André spends his time reading food labels in search of information on total carbohydrates and he is much more careful about what he eats and drinks (I’ve never seen him eat so …

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Tumblr

don’t know about you, but I love animated gifs. But since this blog is supposed to be my professional blog, I’ve started a parallel Tumblr one which is just for fun: Being a stranger in Italy. Also, it gives me an excuse to try out Tumblr. The plan is just …

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Expanding Our User Base

Yesterday, we distributed 100 smartphones to Antonella di Angeli’s HCI class. And we were still short of approximately 5 phones. As you can imagine, it was a bit of a hectic scene, although we did split the class in two to make distribution easier. This morning, I arrived to over …

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Smart Campus

The Smart Campus project has been going on for several months now. We have a website, a Facebook presence and are working on getting Twitter presence. In a nutshell, the project aims at creating an Android-based app that will serve the University of Trento community. It offers ways to organize …

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