Monthly Archives: September 2015

Adrian Cheok Talk: “Everysense Everywhere Human Communication”

Adrian Cheok Talk: “Everysense Everywhere Human Communication” Time: Friday 25.9.2015 at 10.15-12 Place: TUT, Tietotalo, TB109 (Korkeakoulunkatu 1, 33710 Tampere) Adrian Cheok was visiting Tampere and gave an inspiring talk on the title “Everysense Everywhere Human Communication”. Cheok was also … Continue reading

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Be Lean. Be Good.

A group of 24 students were lucky to witness the birth of the concept of “Design Weekend”, a new way to learn User Experience Design work in collaboration with experts in the industry. Futurice experts and TUT’s teachers (Thomas Olsson … Continue reading

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Software Engineering Summer School in Bolzano Free University

Last week I attended to software engineering summer school held in Bolzano, Italy. There were about 40 people from many different countries, e.g. from Brazil and Austria. The topics of the summer school covered various themes from software engineering research … Continue reading

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Authenticated Encryption: CAESAR Round 2

The crypto community likes algorithm competitions. It gives us a chance to practice all sorts of skills: design, cryptanalysis, implementation, and standardization. Maybe even soft skills too like collaboration and communication. I’ll also half-jokingly comment it helps the field self-sustain: … Continue reading

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Projektityön uudet kuviot: SoftTTY

On se aika vuodesta, kun Tietotekniikan laitoksen suosituin kurssi, eli Tietotekniikan projektityö, on alkumetreillään. Kun sain johdettavakseni projektityökurssin viime kesäkuussa tutustuin ensin jonkin verran sen historiaan. Laitoksen johto oli toivonut, että kurssia uudistetaan ns. nykyaikaisempaan suuntaan, vastaamaan enemmän tämän päivän … Continue reading

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Ohjelmistotuotanto ei ole mitään leikkiä, vaan vaikeaa, vaativaa ja vakavaa asiaa alusta loppuun

Disclaimer: Löysääthän pipaa tämän humoristista tyylilajia tavoittelevan pakinan lukemisen ajaksi. Turhaa puhetta että ohjelmistotuotanto olisi leikintekoa muihin teknillisiin tieteisiin verrattuna. Kaikkinainen sensuuntainen höpötys on vain kateellisten harhaoppisten luusereiden katkeraa jupinaa. Koska “käytävähuhut” kuitenkin tuppaavat olemaan sitkeähenkisiä, ja jopa elämään omaa … 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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Abstracting Application Development for Resource Constrained Wireless Sensor Networks

M.Sc. Teemu Laukkarinen defended his Doctoral Thesis last Friday on the devlopment of abstraction layers for resource constrained WSNs. Here’s a cut abstract of his thesis abstract: “The development of WSN application software requires the abstraction of computing, communication, data … Continue reading

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How not to be a “Spherical Cow”: a quantitative approach

OK, now that I have got your attention with that catchy title, I hope to sustain it for a couple more minutes while you read this #hopefullynotsoboring blog post. My name is Kameswar Rao Vaddina (in short you can call … Continue reading

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