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I have to say there is always something rather nice about seeing the people of a country break into the grounds of the lavish houses of former dictators and corrupt politicians. 
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This was taken in 2009 January at the boardwalk around the east side of False Creek, Vancouver. It was approximately one hour before sunrise.
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Beautiful Cathedral Cove, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand
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How to tell when you cat is fully charged.
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For those who are interested here is the recent overview of the workshop we held on Autonomous Driving at Auto UI 2013
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Somewhere in mainland Europe
I live and work currently in Luxembourg but I was previously in Germany for a few years. I like many things from theatre to IT. For work I get excited about doing new things, preferably things that have not been done before. 

I am heavily into news, current affairs, human-rights and politics. I have no patience for most politicians as to date I have found few who are capable of digesting the truth let alone speaking it. However, that said those I have met and know all seem like thoroughly decent people? So where did it go wrong?
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Still alive despite playing rugby at school until I was 16. Unlike football atleast the violence was kept on the pitch.
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Edinburgh - Christchurch - Bonn - Stockholm - Dundee - Leicester
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Information Technology Researcher in the field of human-computer interaction. I work mainly in the areas of: in-car systems, augmented & mixed realities and serious gaming. Right now I am working extensively on in-car gaming as odd as that sounds. I am interested in how people and technology come together, in particular how technology can improve our lives. You can find out more about my work and also download some of my publications from
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Dizionario Italiano - Offline

Dizionario italiano gratuito e offline che spiega il significato delle parole italiane, sulla base del Wikizionario italiano. Molto semplice

Women may again face Stoning in Afghanistan | Rod McCall

I hope as many people reading this blog will be as disgusted as I am by the fact that women may again face stoning for adultery in Afghanist

Driver Diaries IOS App Available Soon | Rod McCall

Having successfully launched the Android version of the Driver Diaries Application earlier this year we are pleased to say that the IOS vers

Diet Recorder

The application is designed to let you record and share information about what you eat throughout the day with others. It will hopefully enc

Snooping in USA only Targets Non-US Nationals | Rod McCall

The blanket spying (or wiretapping) on communications data in the USA predominantly applies to non-US nationals according to the BBC (US sec

Review: Mega Cloud Service | Rod McCall

The charming Kim Dotcom set up a new could service after his somewhat dodgy was shut down by the equally lovely US law enforc

'Au revoir' to English, demands French PM

FRANCE - Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault urged ministers to avoid using English words instead of French, after industrial renewal minister

Review: Mediafire | Rod McCall

Are you looking for an alternative to Dropbox or Google Drive? If so perhaps Mediafire is the answer. To give you some background I have had

Wordpress Hacking – Some Security Tips | Rod McCall

I'd like to thank the hacker with a Ukrainian IP address that tried 10001 times during 1 hr yesterday to hack into my blog – in the end thou

Thatcher Dies | Rod McCall

The death of Margaret Thatcher, the Iron Lady! If like me you lived through the Thatcher years in the UK then you will probably have positiv

Dropbox Alternatives | Rod McCall

Dropbox gives cloud computing a good name and is an excellent way to store media and make it available across devices quickly and easily. Ho

Vehicular Applications and Gamification Papers | Rod McCall

Here is a list of the main papers from this website that explore using gamification to reduce traffic congestion. The work is drawn from res

British HCI Conference Submission Deadline Extended | Rod McCall

For those interested in submitting a paper please note that the British HCI conference deadlines has been extended to the 5th April 2013. Th

How Private are Skype, Blackberry etc? | Rod McCall

Wort reports that Saudi authorities have threatened to block access to Skype, WhatsApp and Vibre. Officially this is due to the harm caused

Interview on Radio ARA, Luxembourg | Rod McCall

This morning my colleague (Martin Kracheel) and I did an interview on Radio ARA today about our work in the IGEAR project. We are looking fo

Cyber-attack on Spamhaus slows down the internet

Hundreds of thousands of Britons are unsuspectingly taking part in one of the internet's biggest-ever cyber-attacks

Evernote on Linux | Rod McCall

Officially there is no nice Evernote client for Linux unless you decide to use the web version inside Chrome. If however you install Wine (a

Call for Talks: PI and More, Trier | Rod McCall

For once Britain has successfully exported something to Germany, although I suspect that Raspberry PI sales not quite enough to make up for

Computer Security Round-Up | Rod McCall

I should qualify this post by saying that I am not a computer security researcher or expert but I do work in a research centre which works e

Top 5 Cloud Apps | Rod McCall

Cloud apps are a great way to make your data available everywhere all of the time and some like Evernote provide an excellent way to keep tr