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Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

After my first post of 2014, I am continuing to share something important with you in this beautiful, rainy, grey monday. (๏̯͡๏ )

Today, I will speak of scholarship news which is the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship. I think that most of you have already heard few months ago but I want to give some information that I learn during my applying process, if there is somebody who doesn’t hear it yet. This scholarship that I was informed from Google Facebook group last week, gives by Google company since 2004 but who is Anita Borg? (more…)

Summary of Valentine’s Day…

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Yesterday was February 14 called Valentine’s Day which celebrated from couples all around the world. I wanted to post something about this speacial day but I was really tired because of studying for certificate exam. Now I have time to write summary of Valentine’s Day.

Everybody knows that the story of Valentine’s Day but let’s remember once again!

The story of Valentine’s Day begins in the third century with an oppressive Roman emperor and a humble Christian martyr. The emperor was Claudius II Gothicus. The Christian was Valentinus.

Claudius had ordered all Romans to worship state religion’s idols, and he had made it a crime punishable by death to associate with Christians. But Valentinus was dedicated to the ideals of Christ, and not even the threat of death could keep him from practicing his beliefs.

During the last weeks of Valentinus’s life a remarkable thing happened. One day a jailer for the Emperor of Rome knocked at Valentinus’s door clutching his blind daughter in his arms. He had learned of Valentinus’s medical and spiritual healing abilities, and appealed to Valentinus to treat his daughter’s blindness. She had been blind since birth. Valentinus knew that her condition would be difficult to treat but he gave the man his word he would do his best. The little girl was examined, given an ointment for her eyes and a series of re-visits were scheduled.

Then one day, Valentinus received a visit from Roman soldiers who arrested him, destroyed his medicines and admonished him for his religious beliefs. When the little girl’s father learned of his arrest and imprisonment, he wanted to intervene but there was nothing he could do.

On the eve of his death, Valentinus wrote a last note to Julia – knowing his execution was imminent. Valentinus asked the jailer for a paper, pen and ink. He quickly jotted a farewell note and handed it to the jailer to give to his blind daughter. He urged her to stay close to GOD, and he signed it “From Your Valentine.” His sentence was carried out the next day, February 14, 270 A.D., near a gate that was later named Porta Valentini in his memory.

When the jailer went home, he was greeted by his little girl. The little girl opened the note and discovered a yellow crocus inside. The message said, “From your Valentine.” As the little girl looked down upon the crocus that spilled into her palm she saw brilliant colors for the first time in her life! The girl’s eyesight was restored! A miracle!

He was buried at what is now the Church of Praxedes in Rome. It is said that Julia herself planted a pink-blossomed almond tree near his grave. Today, the almond tree remains a symbol of abiding love and friendship. In 496 Pope Gelasius I named February 14 as Saint Valentine’s Day. On each Valentine’s Day, messages of affection, love and devotion are still exchanged around the world.

According to remember this story, we can look at 21th century’s Valentine’s Day.

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This year there was an social organization called 1 Billion Rising. The aim of this project was one billion women is dancing for revoluation on February 14, 2013 which was 15th anniversary of V-Day’s. One in three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her life time and violated is an atrocity. This action happened because of reacting this barbarity.

This is the official video of 1 Billion Rising

So what did I something else? Of course I made cupcakes from my recipe. (^ ⌣ ^)

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I can be lonely but this is not obstacle for making  happy to myself. I will always happy when I make dessert for me. I hope everybody passed a wonderful Valentine’s Day as a lonely or a couple. ƪ(♥o♥)ʃ

Kisses,
B.

Goodbye Campus Life..

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“Sometimes goodbye is a second chance…” I really love this song which is right and tells
everything in my mind. I said goodbye to my university campus this week. I don’t like valediction, never ever! There was not enough words to say at that time while I was my best place of the campus, this corner…

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I don’t know how many kilometers did I walk around boundaries of campus. Alone or with lots of friends? How many times did I pass near by this pool?

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Here is my motivation pool. When I tired of studying, I sit one of bench and thought…

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Wish tree, please make me happy!…
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Can you see me? I am a little girl in a huge campus.. It reminds “Englishman In New York” to me.

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In this photograph, I guess I tried to get to class in time.. Hurry up B!!!

And lots of things more…

I’ll never forget all of them and remember with a good memories of my campus life… Now I can take a step to beginning of my new life. Moreover, I’ll have a first job interview tomorrow. Wish me luck..

Hope you all had a happy and restful holiday!

Kisses,

B.

Officially Graduated? Really!

p.s. I am really sorry about posting late because of flu. And I want to dedicate it to loving memory of my grandfather.. I miss you…

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My grandfather always said that “If you want something with your whole soul and heart, you always get a best result ever. So, you never stop to believe in yourself!”

He couldn’t see my success, because I lost him 8 months ago but I can feel that he is watching me and proud of me. I believe that he was right about his quote. I really wanted to graduate from university. I was forced into waiting extra one more semester for graduate and now, I was officially graduated with honour degree on January 16, 2013.
Ok ok.. I cannot see any dramatic words anymore. Let’s celebrate it! ٩(×⌣×)۶

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Keep calm and graduate this year! Come on! Somebody tells me who can keep calm
in last semester of college? ƪ(◦ ‘ ⌣ ‘ ◦ )ʃ

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I am grad student. Any objection? ☜(゚ヮ゚☜)

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Nihahaha, I grabed my diploma in the end. It’s mine, mine, MINE!!! ƪ(♥o♥)ʃ

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BTO is one of best team ever, I have! Love you guys and miss you too. (๏̯͡๏ )


My girls killed me with their love. I was content with them. We need more girls in software area! Come on girls, you can be best software developer ever!!! (ˆڡˆ)

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Let me introduce to future engineers, diplomats, designers, lawyer, geneticits, manager which  are us. \(^O^)/

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One more pose is not enough.. ( ء˘з˘)

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Caps are flying. ( ̄。 ̄ノ)ノ

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Victory is mine.. ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ

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BTO (Bilkent University Information Office) is our family, because we are guide students.Our slogans “Once guide, forever guide!” I’ll miss my all tours and prospecitive students. (  ˘з˘)

I feel happy and sad at the same time and I know that  I cannot describe how does it feel. I am hopeful, expect lots of things from life but uncertinaty scare me sometimes. I’ll get my diploma on February and attend the graduation ceremony this summer, if I don’t die. ヘ(^_^ヘ)

I hear that you celebrate me from all around world. I just want to say “THANK YOU” to stay with me during my all advantures..♥ So.. KEEP GOING because JUST STARTED! ƪ(˘ ⌣ ˘)┐ ƪ(˘ ⌣ ˘)ʃ ┌(˘ ⌣ ˘)ʃ

Love & Kisses,

B.

After Party of Informatics 2012

Fiyuuu…

Finally, the end of conference..

The same night, the excitement of doing something now, We’re in the premiere of conference. Come back to JW Marriott and Noww.. Time to have fun!!  ٩(×⌣×)۶


Tonightttt… We are younggg… \(^O^)/


I love this team!!☜(゚ヮ゚☜) Working with you is a pride, guys. ƪ(♥o♥)ʃ


with member of board of Informatics Association of Turkey Youth Working Group. (ˆڡˆ)


…but we are more beautiful in a very nice environment. (^ ⌣ ^)


This is my favorite photo of the night. ƪ(♥o♥)ʃ


AND.. Mission is completed successfully, the glory of our. \(^O^)/

At the end of the night we left wonderful memories from the hotel and I felt happy to be a member of this team one more time. ☜(゚ヮ゚☜)

Kisses,

B.

Informatics 2012, 29th National Informatics Conference

Hey guys,

Is a weird smile on my face when I look in statistics. That’s why sometimes I’m angry to me because I cannot update more. I hope you know that I’m graduating this semester. Exams were not hard enough dealing with projects such as the completion. So, Managing my time is so hard at this period of time. Whatever.. I want to mention about good things from my life.

There is a conference which is organized by Informatics Association of Turkey. You know I am a vice chairman of Informatics Association of Turkey Youth Working Group. Although the association members attended the 29th National Informatics Conference in JW Marriott Hotels Ankara last friday. We had a great time together. 4 session organized and participated as a speaker in them. Yes, of course I am. ☜(゚ヮ゚☜)


Welcome to 29th National Informatics Conference. (^ ⌣ ^)


OMG! I am a speaker with experts!! I feel nervous. (๏̯͡๏ )


Here I am.. hehehe ٩(× ⌣ ×)۶


8 people sharing the same platform with the computer world for being successful was so excited.

In this presentation I attended as a speaker talked about the things that will help them to young people about their future.


I’m happy to do my presentation the first major successful. I was proud of myself. (ˆڡˆ)


And finally I got my first certificate of appreciation. \(^O^)/


My friends didn’t leave me alone, they are from my students chapter which  I was a chairman last year. (ˆڡˆ)

Other presentations were also successfully. We’re tried but happy to success.

To meet my next event.. Take care..

Kisses,

B.

Welcome To My Guests ♥




Oww guys, you made me happy this morning. ƪ(♥ ⌣ ♥)ʃ  Look at these shortcuts! I can’t believe that 90 countries visited my blog for begining of blogging. \(^O^)/ I am blogging with few posts only 6 months but I didn’t think to reach lots of people. I erased the number of visiting because doesn’t matter number, one important thing that I have guests from 90 countries. I never have that before and of course I am really happy and excited. ٩(× ⌣ ×)۶I hope you like and enjoy visiting my blog. And I hope these numbers increase to 100. ☜(゚ヮ゚☜)

Thank you so much everyone. (ˆڡˆ)

Good & happy morning! (^ ⌣ ^)

Kisses,

B.