WAD Live Week – on the pitfalls of Deep Learning

We Are Developers is the world’s largest conference for software development. It’s a great opportunity for software engineers to connect with tech companies and learn about interesting advances in technology. This year, it was supposed to take place in Berlin, but due to COVID-19, it was moved online for a Live Week (25-29 May) of... Continue Reading →

WAD Live Week – on diversity in IT

We Are Developers is the world's largest conference for software development. It's a great opportunity for software engineers to connect with tech companies and learn about interesting advances in technology. This year, it was supposed to take place in Berlin, but due to COVID-19, it was moved online for a Live Week (25-29 May) of exciting... Continue Reading →

Women in Data – Berlin Chapter kick-off

Women in Data is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing diversity in data-related careers. To this goal, they organize networking events, talks on data science topics and career advice, and a residency program for aspiring data scientists with partner companies like IBM and KPMG. WiD was founded in 2015 in Sacramento, California, and has since... Continue Reading →

Art of Akume exhibition in Berlin

This weekend, 29th to 30th of March, Crush XV hosted the exhibition of my favorite artist: Akume. He exhibited four of his sculptures: The dull flame of desire, Stabat mater, Rex tremendae, and Twisted muse. I have taken photos of his sculptures for his website and every shooting was an exciting challenge, as I was trying to capture all the... Continue Reading →

Fear and loathing @ 5. Linguistik Meetup in Potsdam

Wednesday marked the first day of the last summer month and I celebrated by presenting a poster at the 5th Linguistics Meetup Berlin-Potsdam, hosted at the Potsdam University. Whereas last year I gave a talk about the impairment of concrete vs. abstract words in semantic dementia, this year I contributed with a poster about my ongoing... Continue Reading →

11th Meeting of Patholinguistics in Potsdam

Last Saturday 18th November I attended again the Autumn Meeting of Patholinguistics in Potsdam, in a wonderful new location Am Neuen Palais. The theme of this edition was "Diagnosis and treatment of dysphonia" (also known as hoarseness), a condition of the vocal chords or the larynx which makes the voice sound breathy, strained, raspy, or... Continue Reading →

ExpoLingua in Berlin

Today I attended the long-awaited international fair for languages and cultures ExpoLingua in Berlin. It's a must event for anyone interested in language learning and teaching, because for two days (17-18 November) it brings 150+ exhibitors (language schools, travel operators, cultural institutes, publishing houses, translators, associations) from 30+ countries and offers workshops, presentations, crash-courses in different languages,... Continue Reading →

My poster @ 2nd Conference for Student Research in Berlin

I am typing this post from a coffee shop around Humboldt University of Berlin, sipping the fifth coffee today and leafing through my notes from the 2nd Conference for Student Research (Forschung Vermitteln-Communicating Research). In the past two days (21-22.9.2017) I've attended 16 out of 80 talks and 52 posters of (under)graduate students from all over the world.... Continue Reading →

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