Tag: Augsburg

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My last day in Augsburg

I’ve spend some stressful days and this afternoon I finally go to Berlin. Today I will visit my empty appartement for the last time to hand it over to the landlord.

Even though I’m not born in Augsburg I lived here for about 40 years and the city had certainly become my homeland. On the other hand I am also happy to open a new chapter in my life.

Google Maps in 3D

Since a while Google Maps also offers a 3D view in modern browsers which support WebGL – similar to the way it is possible with the separate application „Google Earth“. For this you just have to click the “Earth” symbol in the lower left corner of the map view:

Google Maps, symbol to activate 3D view

If you are not sure if your browser generally supports WebGL you may first try my little example for WebGL.

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“Freiraum-Demo” in Augsburg – a retrospect

Yesterday the “Freiraum-Demo” in Augsburg took place (also see http://freiraumaugsburg.wordpress.com). Even though it was quite cold many people followed the call.

The Bikekitchen organized a “sound truck”: A cargo bicycle with trailer. The loudspeakers with weather protection on the bicycle and a power generator on the trailer. This was used to play music during the demo and also for the speeches of the participants.

(Please see the German version for more details)