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Report: Lightweight Crypto Day 2016

At the end of March, I attended Technion’s Lightweight Crypto Day 2016 in Haifa, Israel. There’s so much technical stuff happening in Haifa — from startups to Fortune 500 presence. In my opinion, lightweight crypto is kind of a buzz … Continue reading

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Koli Calling’15 – International Conference on Computing Education Research

Koli Calling, one of the premier conferences in computing education research, celebrated 15th anniversary this year. Conference proceedings, including an analysis of one of the most often referred CS1 programming assignments co-authored by Essi and I, a longitudinal study on … Continue reading

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Frontiers in Education, El Paso, Texas

You know that you are in Texas when the meeting rooms are named according to different types of cows (Agnus, Hereford, Longhorn, …) So, I was in El Paso Texas to present a paper “Global vs. Local – Experiences from … Continue reading

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Report: NordSec 2015

Last week, I attended the Nordic Conference on Secure IT Systems (NordSec 2015). Although it’s experienced some internationalization, NordSec is traditionally a local conference — and with this year being the 20th anniversary, it has a rich history. On average, … Continue reading

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Report: CriM 2015 and Oulu Winter School

I recently returned from Oulu, where Juha Röning and Thomas Schaberreiter organized the co-located Ninth International Crisis Management Workshop (CriM15) and Oulu Winter School. At a high level, the event focused on security, trust, privacy, risk, and cryptography. I caught … Continue reading

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Conference report from CHI PLAY 2015

The second ACM SIGCHI Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play (CHI PLAY’15) conference was held 3.-7.10.2015 in London. CHI PLAY was founded as a result of the games track becoming too crowded in CHI. The Jufo level for CHI … Continue reading

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Technical debt, or how I stopped worrying and love the code

ICSME ’15, or 31st International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution, was held this year in Bremen last week. As a co-located event, MTD’15 (Seventh International Workshop on Managing Technical Debt) was organised on 2nd of October. Technical debt is … Continue reading

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EMBC’15 in Milano, Italy

The world was upside-down when I arrived to Milan. I had left the 25°C sunny weather of Hämeenmaa for 18°C and rainy Italy. I was in thermal shock! Second shock was when I realised that most Italians don’t want to … Continue reading

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Report: BalkanCryptSec 2015

I attended the second annual International Conference on Cryptography and Information Security that took place 03-04 September in Koper, Slovenia in the Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies (FAMNIT). Koper is a beautiful cozy coastal town on the … Continue reading

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ESEC/FSE 2015 in Bergamo, Italy

The 10th Joint Meeting of the European Software Engineering Conference and the ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering was held in Bergamo, Italy this year. I had an opportunity to visit the conference, as the article The … Continue reading

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