In March 2016, while helping to organize TEDxWarsaw, I had a great pleasure of working with James Briscione on his amazing talk “Secret Patterns of flavour”. This fulfilled my Bucketlist item #4. James is a head of Institute of Culinary Education in New York and together with IBM created “Cognitive Cooking with Chef Watson” book and app. HeContinue reading “Secret patterns of flavour”
[ #182 in Bucketlist ] While choosing my bike, I wanted something good for a trip. I was asking myself Is this something I could cycle through loire valley on? This was few years ago and I had no concrete plan to really go and cycle in France. Only a certainty that I would getContinue reading “#182 Cycle the Loire Valley”
This is my bucketlist item #180 I have always dreamt of seeing a space launch. When I was just a small kid, my dad bought me a model of a Space Shuttle and we glued it together and later hanged it over my bed. I was falling asleep staring at it and dreaming of endlessContinue reading “#180 See a space launch”
This is my bucketlist item #142 I found a charming city of Crystal River, florida where you can legally swim with Manatees (they are an endangered species). I call them Sea Pugs. They are called Se Cows, bit I truly think Sea Pugs is more fitting Crystal River has about 70 springs with warmContinue reading “#142 Swim with Manatees”
This will kill 2 birds (or Aligators?) with one stone! Item #61 on my Bucketlist was “Explore the Everglades” and item #141 was “Air Boat Across an Alligator Infested Swamp”. Well, during my visit in Florida i had the chance to do both!
LearnMinder is a SmartPhone app that blocks internet access until a homework / coding challenge is solved. It is intended to be installed on a child’s smartphone. Parent can set up a topic that the child needs to practice. Every time the child wants to play or browse the Internet, she/he has to first solve aContinue reading “LearnMinder – Teaching kids how to code”
In June issue of Qualitative Sociology Review (Issue here) you can find mine and Krzysztof Stachura’s paper about using Evernote platform in the course of academic research. Please, keep in mind that paper is in Polish. Abstract The paper is a presentation of potential ways to use Evernote as a simple and cheap alternative toContinue reading “Evernote: Using Online Notes for Performing Qualitative Research”
I revisited Norway in 2018. I have to say, places are a little bit more crowded now and paths to Trolletunga / Preikestolen / Kjeragbolten are much more organized. Also, if you are taking a car – parking under Trolletunga is 500 NOK, under Preikestolem – 200 NOK and under Kjeragbolten 200 NOK asContinue reading “Preikestolen and Kjeragbolten on the cheap”