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How do human body and senses work? What is cloning? What way must a drug travel before it reaches a pharmacy?We will be able to learn all of this interactively in Humanitarium, a new facility which has been established in the complex EIT+ in Pracze Odrzańskie.
The purpose of the construction of this building is to stimulate a desire to understand the human body and mind, as well as curiosity and respect for the surrounding world. Humanitarium will offer visitors an interactive exhibition with multimedia elements. Everything you can touch, hear, smell and not only just see. The idea is to gain knowledge through direct experience as this exhibition will explore all the senses.
Humanitarium is not only an attraction for children and young people. A wide range of software will also appeal to their parents, grandparents and teachers. In Humanitarium one can find an exhibition hall with a mezzanine, a rotunda conference room, two laboratories for young investigators, and a souvenir shop in the lobby and a small catering point.
The centre for Humanitarium will be divided into several thematic sections, including: human body, the world of the senses, ecology and energy, engineering, genetics, medicine. It will contain more than 40 interactive exhibits.
– Thanks to them visitors will know different sources of energy that can be used in everyday life,
– They will test their senses: seeing, hearing, touching, smelling, and the sense of balance,
– They will see how much water there is in our body,
– and will know which way a drug must travel before it reaches a pharmacy.
In Humanitarium complicated issues related to cloning and gene therapy will be explained using a multimedia game.
DecoBazaar has been created because of avocation for beautiful objects and handicrafts. It is a place where works are displayed by designers and artists from whole Poland. Their items are handmade, very often in a single copy. Besides the author’s products, they also offer a true vintage beads, found in a second-hand shops.
If you like art and craft, you look for special objects, DecoBazaar is a place for you. If you create something yourself and you want to show it to others, DecoBazaar encourages you to send your application.
On December 10, 2011 there was open a showroom of a gallery in the city center. The owners of DecoBazaar invite all who life would like to see the work of young Polish designers, so far only available via the Internet. They have for you a lot of beautiful objects, from ceramics, jewellary, and fashion clothing and accessories.
For their headquarter they has chosen the ground floor of a beautiful nineteenth century building, which is located in the heart of the bohemian district of Nadodrze. It is a place of vibrant artistic life in Wroclaw, new galleries, studios and various cultural initiatives. You can easily get there from the vicinity of the market square, starting from the Old City through the University Gate. It’s only a 5 minute walk.
Do you remember the year 2006? Opera Mini just began its way to become the world’s most popular mobile browser, and Opera 9 was the latest version of the desktop browser. Daniel Craig played new James Bond, people loved My Space, and nobody had heard of iPhones. In the same year in Poland Opera opened its office complex with 23 employees.
– The last five years were probably the biggest step forward in the history of web technologies. The participation in this progress was, from the perspective of an office in Poland, exceptionally exciting – said Krystian Kolondra, director of Opera in Poland. – Beginning from Opera Mini, Opera Mobile and desktop browser to Opera TV Store, Opera have participated in Poland in all major projects of the company.
During those five years Opera in Poland have grown ten times – to almost 200 employees. Owing to talented IT specialists working in Wroclaw and Warsaw office, Opera in Poland became the largest foreign branch office, a key element in its global structure.
Opera in Poland
– First office in Wroclaw with 23 employees
– Work on optimizing the browser for the largest mobile operators and handset manufacturers in the world
– Start of work on the interface platform that revolutionized Opera Mini and Opera Mobile, providing them with the same interface across multiple platforms and devices
– Creation of a team dealing with a desktop browser
– Exceeding the number of 100 employees
– New office in Warsaw, with successive 30 employees
– Opera in Warsaw opens new data center, which compresses Web pages to millions of users of Opera Mini in the world
– Opera Mini for iPhone developed in Poland is becoming one of the most downloaded application in the history of AppStore
– Premiere of Opera 11 of platform extension created in Wroclaw office
– Development of products on TV is located in Poland and managed by Krystian Kolondra, Opera’s new SVP in charge of this branch of the products. Opera for the first time presents Opera TV Store.
Wroclaw can be proud that precisely here innovative products which are popular throughout the world arise.
For its part, I wanted to thank Slawek Sochaj and Mirek Polyniak that allowed me to participate in this event and together with Opera Software to celebrate its 5th anniversary and meet bloggers/people who are keen on new technologies, social media etc.: Pozytywna Kuchnia, Cakes and the City, Strawberries from Poland, Brunette’s Heart, Zuch rysuje, Spider’s Web, Kominek and MC Silk. I wish Opera a lot of next anniversaries!