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Airport security technologies

Published on May 15th, 2009



Whenever you travel by plane you always go through a series of elaborate security checks in the airport. But what is at stake here? Why do you need to take of your shoes and hand over your water bottle? And does it actually make you safe?

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99dolla forever

Published on April 14th, 2009


99dolla forever

The last two times I have visited New York City, I have had the pleasure of staying at 99dolla – the most remarkable bed & breakfast in the city.

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Photo exhibition: Signs Of Time

Published on February 2nd, 2009


?Turner Rode The F-Train - Photo by Mathias Vestergaard

After visiting the photo exhibition of Jens Peter Engedal (“Yes We Can”, January 2009) I felt really inspired by his photo exhibition format. The exhibition was based on one single idea, which was thoroughly executed and consequently presented as his  personal statement.

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Six tips for blending in, in New York City

Published on November 23rd, 2008


Taking a cab from JFK on a rainy night

Actually, it is not so much the fact that I want to be like everyone else, I do want to stand out in a way. I would like to end up in the position, where neither myself or anybody else perceives me as a tourist or visitor.

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The professional errand-boy

Published on November 23rd, 2008


On the plane to New York

I know what I want to do. I want to write a book, move to New York, drink cocktails, hang out with friends, etc. Today I discovered a new activity that I really enjoy: running errands.

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Talk: My life in the digital world

Published on October 2nd, 2008


Mathias Vestergaard™ it forum event 2008 v2

Yesterday, on Wednesday October 1st, I gave a very short speech at a conference organized by IT Forum Midtjylland. The theme of the conference was “living in a digital world” and the other speakers included the likes of Marc Prensky and Anne Lise Kjaer.

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Article: A tailored master of the stage

Published on March 1st, 2008


Photo by Mathias Vestergaard.

During fall 2007 I spent three months in New York City. It was a great experience for me. During my time in Manhattan I wrote several articles about life in the city. While I was there I was contacted by Chris Pedersen, whom at the time was the fashion editor of Euroman.

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Article: Aarhus And The City – Part 3/3

Published on February 1st, 2008


Outside La Esquina.

The theme of the February 2008 issue of Delfinen (#138) was “Make it new”, so in my last article about New York I focused on some the current trends in NYC. What I found was that many restaurants and bars were practicing a kind of pseudo-secretness.

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Article: Aarhus And The City – Part 2/3

Published on December 1st, 2007


Martin Roald on top of the house in Brooklyn, where he was living in fall 2007.

In my second article about New York, I focused on how to get there. How can you get to experience the life in Manhattan if you are from Denmark and do not have a work permit?

I asked two Danish students, who were doing internships at the time.

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Article: Aarhus And The City – Part 1/3

Published on November 1st, 2007


St. Marks Place in East Village, NY. There is always something to do.

During my fall 2007 stay in New York City I wrote a series of articles about life in the city, compared to my home town Aarhus. The articles were published in the student magazine Delfinen. In this first article in what became a trilogy (published in November 2007, #136) Read more.



Book review: City Of Glass

Published on September 8th, 2007


Sample of the graphic novel adaption of City Of Glass by Paul Auster.

In the September 2007 issue of Delfinen (#134) I wrote this incredibly short power review of the graphic novel adaption of Paul Auster’s City Of Glass.

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