Monthly Archives for April 2013

We lost the elections, but I am so glad to have experienced the campaign!

As you may remember, this semester I ran for election as vice-rector in Kuvvet Atakan’s team. Today the results were announced. We won 41% of the votes, which wasn’t enough to win, but certainly shows that a great many people at … Continue reading

24. April 2013 by Jill
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Having fun with the election

I complained to Liz, who was here last weekend (wonderful, inspiring talk! slides here, video there) that I was getting bored with the election debates, of which there have been many, and she said, “So have fun! Make some memes!”

24. April 2013 by Jill
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My professor application

For quite a while, I’ve been meaning to put my application for full professor online. Here it is. I had never seen an example of an application for promotion to full professor when I submitted my own application, in September … Continue reading

23. April 2013 by Jill
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Hey girl Audun Lysbakken

Today I’m loving these Hey Girl Audun Lysbakken photos – Lysbakken heads the socialist party (SV) and I suppose he is rather good looking. Someone has started a series of photos of him based on the Ryan Gosling memes, or … Continue reading

22. April 2013 by Jill
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Imaginary bombs

“I saw two aeroplanes dropping bombs over our preschool,” Jessie told me. “No planes have dropped bombs over Bergen since grandma was a baby,” I said. “That only happens in wartime, and luckily there haven’t been wars here for a … Continue reading

21. April 2013 by Jill
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Teach the kids to code!

Tonight marks the first meeting of the Lær kidsa koding! (teach kids to code!) initiative, which I’m so thrilled to be a part of. One of the most important recommendations in the report to the government I co-wrote about hindrances … Continue reading

02. April 2013 by Jill
Categories: Teach kids to program! | 1 comment