Month: March 2017

Posted on: March 16, 2017 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 2

Back at Sushi Ran

During my last trip to San Francisco in early 2017, I once again enjoyed an amazingly awesome omakase style dinner at the sushi bar at Sushi Ran. I have been there a few times and still enjoyed it as much as every time I went there. First, I started with a …

Posted on: March 16, 2017 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

How Peer Reviews for Scientific Journals and Conference Papers Work

In case you ever wondered, how peer reviews are usually done in context of academia,  scientific journals and conferences, there are some short but informative posts by Peter Casserly (and others) on Ex Ordo for Academics explaining how it works. Ruffly, there are single-blind peer reviews (which are still most common), where …

Posted on: March 14, 2017 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

ReWine sells wine directly from the barrel

While staying in Melbourne in February 2017, I stumbled upon ReWine on Queen Victoria Market. It’s a local retail company, selling wine by the glass or in refill bottles directly from the barrel of regional wineries. I really like the concept behind this: “We buy wines that we like direct …

Posted on: March 14, 2017 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Impressions from Melbourne

In February 2017 I spent 2 weeks in Melbourne and explored the city and its surroundings. I went there to attend the ACERE conference 2017 and I presented a research paper on the entrepreneurship policy in Sydney, where I spent several months in 2016. All things considered, Melbourne is very different from Sydney. …

Posted on: March 9, 2017 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Impressions from ACERE conference 2017 in Melbourne

In February 2017 I attended the ACERE conference 2017 in Melbourne as a speaker to present a case study on the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Sydney and the regional entrepreneurship policy. The paper was created in 2016 during my time at UNSW Business School in Sydney. “ACERE stands for Australian Centre …

Posted on: March 9, 2017 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

4G Pocket Wifi with prepaid data plan in Australia

While staying in Melbourne in February 2017, I chose to buy a mobile hotspot to stay online with the various devices I had with me. As in 2016, I chose Vodafone as the service provider, since they seem to offer the best network, coverage, value for money and data options. …