Category Archives: Buddy

Goodbye Paderborn, Hello Berlin

Our last day in Paderborn was bittersweet. I really enjoyed Paderborn a lot, and while I will miss it I am also excited to be in Berlin. Paderborn has beautiful architecture, the university campus is great, and all the people … Continue reading

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Ich danke ihnen vielmals!

As an infrequent bystander and non-participant in the Game Jam I can report that it went really well.  After hanging out together for a couple of days the students had really gotten to do some bonding and worked well together.  … Continue reading

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Day 6: International Man of Mystery

WARNING: First two paragraphs are postmortem stuff. Today concluded the game jam, where I learned many important lessons working on short group projects. The biggest and most costly mistake I made at the game jam was not getting enough sleep. … Continue reading

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Day 5: International Man of Mystery

If I can remember correctly, day 5 was comprised entirely of the game jam. I arrived at the gameslab at 10:00 am which was the time our group decided on meeting yesterday. For the entirety of the day I worked … Continue reading

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Tag zwei im Deutschland

Paderborn, am Dienstag dem 27.5.2014 Day two of my expedition and I am already becoming accustomed to some German oddities. Here they have door handles that rotate only a couple of degrees rather than the handles in America that rotate … Continue reading

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Tag eins im Deutschland

Paderborn, am Montag dem 26.5.2014 It was my first time flying over the ocean. I was surprised how fancy an overseas flight could be: the seats were spacious, I watched movies for free, and I received free food! Upon arriving … Continue reading

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Backschinken?!?

Today we visited the Nixdorf Museum. We had a guided tour and we started by getting an overview. The first part was about writing and printing and calculating, and I was suddenly back in my Tablet to Tablet: History of … Continue reading

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Day 1: The Long Journey to Paderborn

I will admit that the journey from Rochester to Paderborn was not an easy one. After 48 hours, 2 airport transfers, 1 lost wallet, and 0 resolution, I was finally able to make it to Berlin. Once safely in Germany, … Continue reading

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Discoveries Already

While I could write about my exciting mini-trip in Berlin with Freddy, Elvis, and our new Canadian friend before this program started, that’s not the point of this blog. And so, I write of today, and today was a day of … Continue reading

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A Most Excellent First Day

Lunch with Dr. Frick and Jorg went quite well. We are looking at the possibility of them visiting at the end of October to talk about additional linkages with other RIT programs. We now have a full contingent of students … Continue reading

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