October 31, 2003

With the recent solar storms, a lot of Norwegians are heading out, hoping for no clouds. Lars sent me this handy list of advice for photographing the Aurora Borealis (the Northern Lights)...
Posted by andersja at 03:09 PM

October 28, 2003

Dear God, why bother... seriously...: a comprehensive listing (and screenshots of) toilets in computer games! (via jill via Frank)
Posted by andersja at 01:19 PM

October 27, 2003

Le Danois - another Scandinavian Expat in La France
Posted by andersja at 08:28 PM

Cool: Bootleg Objects (via Thomas)
Posted by andersja at 08:04 PM

Trying to attract attention: Sophie Ellis Bextor was interviewed (and photographed) for a Norwegian newspaper while wearing no panties... (photo only)
Posted by andersja at 03:59 PM

Internet "kiosk" with a human face - why not sell the services of a Google power user by the minute while you're at it? It's a sure thing to help you find out where you are ;-)
Posted by andersja at 02:27 PM

October 26, 2003

MT-Blacklist. Installed. Fingers crossed.
Posted by andersja at 03:04 PM

October 24, 2003

Scandinavian stereotypes - a users' manual (via C)
Posted by andersja at 11:17 AM

Cool: Amateur Time Lapse photography (via Agnar)
Posted by andersja at 10:52 AM

October 23, 2003

Amazing stuff: Amazon implements searching for words in books (via Metafilter) How it works. I wonder when all the books will be available to download...
Posted by andersja at 05:59 PM

Pilot Patrick Smith writes about an airline named Aerobanana and about what happens "the shit hits the turbofan". Fun news & tidbits for frequent flyers...
Posted by andersja at 03:33 PM

Yeah! OBEY THE SUIT! (thanks, c)
Posted by andersja at 12:20 AM

October 22, 2003

Anyone in London should be intersted: Richard Stallmann (key player in the GNU and Free Software Foundation area) is giving a free speech about the dangers of software patents(PDF) Sunday Oct 26th. (Now pending, due to a broken arm)
Posted by andersja at 10:19 PM

Primate Programming (via ta)
Posted by andersja at 08:17 PM

If you're that smart, why aren't you that rich?
Posted by andersja at 01:03 PM

Simon Høgsberg's Private and Public project (via Peter's comments at extrospection)
Posted by andersja at 12:23 PM

The imaginary toolstore - how about an indian rope - for those times when you haven't got anything to hook onto? (via Freek)
Posted by andersja at 11:48 AM

October 21, 2003

Free Spy-software detector: SpyBot S&D (via Jorunn)
Posted by andersja at 11:16 PM

Genius - sheer genius: The world's first kindergarden for men has opened in Germany: beer, games and male bonding while the missus shops...
Posted by andersja at 11:08 PM

Julian Dibbell tries to sell non-tangible goods via PayPal. Unsuccessfully. Hilarious call to customer services... (via Metafilter)
Posted by andersja at 07:37 PM

October 20, 2003

A billion here, a billion there (via Martin via smi)
Posted by andersja at 11:52 PM

October 17, 2003

GM launches 'masturbation'-car: "I speak French as taught in Switzerland and as taught in France, I spent three years in Paris functioning in the French system, and I thought I knew every expression existing in the French language for self-gratification, including the crudest ones known to man," said a GM vice-chairman.
Posted by andersja at 03:49 PM

Why whips crack (via Knut)
Posted by andersja at 02:27 PM

October 16, 2003

Jay Allen releases MT-Blacklist - A Movable Type Anti-spam Plugin. Initial experiences sound good. I like easy & convenient maintenance...
Posted by andersja at 12:52 PM

Coool: Smart software watches the skies: Intelligent agents monitoring astronomical observations for significant changes helps scientist make most of current resources.
Posted by andersja at 12:17 PM

US legal approach on spam: "The leading proposals being considered by the US Congress would allow businesses to e-mail consumers until asked to stop." Morons; as if that will work??
Posted by andersja at 12:15 PM

Emese Gaal rightly asks: Is photoblogging good for photography?
Posted by andersja at 11:54 AM

October 15, 2003

Hilarious confessions. #709972666 is a classic! (via c)
Posted by andersja at 08:40 PM

Supercool: Mathematical LEGO® Sculptures. Also has Escher models and more.
Posted by andersja at 07:16 PM

October 13, 2003

Big Mac - A Mac-powered supercomputer. Cool :-)
Posted by andersja at 06:54 PM

October 02, 2003

Mmmmm... Bubblewrap!
Posted by andersja at 10:54 PM

October 01, 2003

Mathematica Art
Posted by andersja at 04:00 PM

Gotta love it: US Republicans' Fundraising FAQ: "Can I use my personal aircraft for campaign business?"
Posted by andersja at 11:57 AM