Sports & Trips November 14, 2018 vivalavida37 One comment

Preparation plan for my first marathon

First-timers preps As promised in my previous post now I share the workout plan I did for my first marathon. This is not approved plan by any medical or sport organization. I did some research on workout plans for first-timers and I created my own version. There are some general rules that I identified in most […]

Sports & Trips November 14, 2018 vivalavida37 One comment

The Authentic Marathon

I did it. My first marathon experience. It was in 2006 or 2007, when I started running. I still remember my first 500 meters at the river Vardar in Skopje during the hot summer evenings. After 500 meters I had to walk and then run 4-500 meters more. And that was it. At that time, I though […]

News November 14, 2018 vivalavida37 No comments

We kicked-off SecuCheck

  The @softwarecampus1 project SecuCheck is officially kicked off today! Our research team is ready to design a tool that will check developers’ code in their IDEs. #SecurityByDesign @FraunhoferIEM — secucheck (@secucheck_swc) November 13, 2018 I am happy that my Software Campus project has officially started. The preparation time took more than a year, starting […]

News August 23, 2018 vivalavida37 No comments

ECOOP/ISSTA 2018 in Amsterdam

The conferences ECOOP, ISSTA and Curry On, this year were co-located in Amsterdam in the Mövenpick Hotel next to Amsterdam Centraal. It was a great opportunity for me to meet many people from the static analysis community. And of course have fun 🙂 Arrived in Amsterdam for @issta_conf and @ECOOPconf . Attended @profbodden's pre-conference keynote […]

Sports & Trips July 31, 2018 vivalavida37 No comments

Rock ‘n’ Roll in Madrid

This year I rocked my best time on half marathon. My new personal best is now 1 hour 33 minutes and 48 seconds. This happened in Madrid at the 41. edition of the official city run branded under the Rock ‘n’ Roll series. The Rock ‘n’ Roll series are quite popular in the USA, but […]

News July 30, 2018 vivalavida37 No comments

Software Campus: Germnany’s IT Leaders

  I am happy to share that my project has been accepted in the Software Campus program. The program offers Master and PhD students to lead their own research project in cooperation with one industry partner. The project volume is up to 100 K € for 6 to 18 months. My project SecuCheck is expected […]

Sports & Trips May 7, 2018 vivalavida37 No comments

Cycling in Schleswig-Holstein

This was the first bike trip in 2018. It was a small one but a good one to start the season. This time, I biked together with my friend Elena, who did her first bike tour over few days. It was a longer weekend in Germany and the perfect opportunity to bike. We chose to […]

News February 11, 2018 vivalavida37 No comments

Paderborner Technology Meetup

I attended the 2nd PTM meeting in Paderborn which is organized by three students who are also part of the Microsoft Student Partner network. This Meetup was hosted at the AStA office in the center of the city which is actually difficult to find. There were four talks, from which three were related to Microsoft technologies […]

News February 10, 2018 vivalavida37 No comments


This year, I attended the FOSDEM conference on the 3rd and 4th February in Brussels. The name stands for Free and Open Source Software Developers’ European Meeting. It is an yearly event organized by volunteers and supported via sponsorship, but aggressive marketing is not allowed. Here are few facts about this conference: after one OSDEM event […]

Sports & Trips January 28, 2018 vivalavida37 No comments

Rhine and Mosel cycling in 3 days

In June 2017, during a longer weekend, I planned this cycling tour. It was a great experience. On this tour, I was cycling together with Matthias. Duration: 3 days Start: Bonn End: Trier Distance: 250 km Accommodation: Airbnb Overnight in 3 cities: Koblenz, Pünderich, Trier Bike: Bulls Cross Pulsar Tracking: TomTom Runner 2 watch Few […]

Sports & Trips January 11, 2018 vivalavida37 No comments

Cycling through NRW – Final day

Day 8: Bonn to Cologne Distance: 40 km Duration: 4 hours Route: Bonn – Wesseling – Brühl – Cologne Accommodation: Home Highlight: Castle in Brühl The final day from Bonn to Cologne was an easy and slow ride. The first part was next to the Rhein river. It is a very nice way to cycle. The […]

Sports & Trips January 7, 2018 vivalavida37 No comments

Cycling through NRW – Days 6 and 7

Day 6: Bassenge to Aachen Distance: 70km Duration: 5 hours Route: Bassenge – Liege – Herstal – Vise – Gulpen – Vaals – Aachen Accommodation: Friend (Nikola) Highlight: The view of Liege from the north side Day 6 started with a challenging way from Bassenge to Liege. Bassenge was already hilly, but to get to the […]