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19. Oktober 2009

Free Reading

Filed under: Diary,English,photo — Schlagwörter: , — vg @ 01:58

IMG_1224Free and/or gratis Culture can be found in many places in Brazil even where you wouldn’t even think of it, like in the subway. IMG_1225The Free Library gives commuters something to think about.

18. Oktober 2009

Welcome Dinner

Filed under: Diary,English,photo — Schlagwörter: , — vg @ 01:36

The day after my arrival in São Paulo my new working group, the Grupo de Pesquisa em Políticas Públicas para o Acesso à Informação (Gpopai) welcomed me with a dinner. Open Access in physics, vegetarianism, right wing tendencies in the animal rights movement and, of course, copyright were among the topics discussed.


17. Oktober 2009

Tux on the fly

Filed under: Diary,English,photo — Schlagwörter: — vg @ 17:39

IMG_1201Shortly before my KLM 747 landed in São Paulo yesterday the in-flight entertainment system crashed. And re-booted. And up comes not what you would have expected but a friendly Tux. No Flying-Bluescreen but free software above the skies.

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