Category Archive: Language

May 09

Budapest Study Abroad Program – BUTE

The Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BUTE) was founded in 1782 by Emperor Joseph II making it the oldest Institute of Technology of University rank and structure in the world. The campus is lovely and extremely interesting. Some of my classes are in older buildings which still use chalk boards and wooden tables, while …

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Apr 06

Budapest Study Abroad Program – Weekend Trips

The best part of studying in Budapest is that there is plenty of time to travel to all the great surrounding countries on the weekends! So far I have traveled to Austria, Italy and Croatia! Vienna, Austria 18-21 February, 2011 I took a bus to Vienna, Austria with seven friends who are also studying at …

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Feb 18

Wardriving

Have you seen the 80s movie WarGames? Well, I’m old enough to have seen it in the movies. Here’s the trailer: Here’s why I ask if you’ve seen this movie. Kent Chamberlin, Erika Clifford and I were discussing ongoing and future datacasting technology evaluations by Project54 at UNH. We’re interested in using datacasting in first …

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Feb 09

Snowclones

“Manual user interfaces? We don’t need no stinkin’ manual user interfaces!” This could be the new tagline for Project54 (which introduces speech user interfaces in police cruisers), if we followed the cliché popularized by the Mel Brooks movie, Blazing Saddles: “Badges? We don’t need no stinkin’ badges!” In fact there’s a simple formula we can …

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