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Conversion completed. All my content is now available in much more organized forms at the following URL:
Readers looking for spesific posts may be interested in the following links: (list of most read articles based on recent search referrals) Please use the URL above when making references to "andersja's weblog" in the future. Thanks!

:: 20 Latest weblog entries in the new blog ::

Website usability: optimise the experience - don't ask users again for data you've already got
Clicking an online advertising banner for Nike ID recently, I noted something interesting: Nike already knew where I was and my language preference (supplied by either Google AdWords page context or Geolocation), yet they required me to take the time to give them the same information again in order to progress to their site. [...] Read more...
What people believe in depends on where they're born
science evolves and scientists of the (whole) world generally update their knowledge while religion is highly regional and individuals' beliefs depending mostly on where they were born: [...] Read more...
What is a NUF? - Norskregistrert utenlandsk foretak
Sponsored link: NUF
links for 2008-08-06 [delicious.com]
Charlie Brooker on Dawkins' Darwin TV show Since Darwin's death, Dawkins points out, the evidence confirming his discovery has piled up and up and up, [...]. And yet heroically,... Read more...
links for 2008-08-04 [delicious.com]
WordPress › Monotone theme Clever photoblog theme that changes colours based on the photo displayed. (tags: wordpress photo blogs) Photo blog, wordpress themefrom WP Glamour Pretty good looking WP... Read more...
links for 2008-06-18
Why You Should Download Firefox 3 Right Now Webmonkey summarizes the benefits of new Firefox 3 (tags: web firefox) Help Firefox Set a World Record Mozilla aims for new... Read more...
links for 2008-06-04
The day the music died [dive into mark] Why Microsoft's "PlaysForSure" is about to stop playing (tags: music, DRM)... Read more...
links for 2008-04-09
Sam Harris: What Barack Obama Could Not (and Should Not) Say Very interesting and to the point about religion in the US today (tags: religion politics atheism) Christopher Hitchens... Read more...
links for 2008-04-01
Reports of voting irregularities in Norway over OOXML standard approval (tags: microsoft standards technology openoffice Norway ooxml) OOXML approved as international standard? The Register reports on the debate following... Read more...
links for 2008-03-19
Phatch a good-looking multiplatform batch photo editor (Windows, Linux and Mac) (tags: linux opensource photo software)... Read more...
links for 2008-03-05
Useful list of Wordpress plugins (tags: wordpress blogs)...
links for 2008-02-29
It’s Pronounced Dow Aaron Toponce aka John Dough beats "the system" (tags: hack privacy) Unintentionally funny product names (tags: fun funny)... Read more...
links for 2008-02-26
Can an enterprise be completely supported by open source? (tags: opensource technology ubuntu openoffice)... Read more...
links for 2008-02-22
Shamed 'alternative medicine' quack silences web critic | The Register Quackometer, run by Oxfordshire IT worker Andy Lewis, was shuttered by ISP Netcetera on Monday following threats to sue... Read more...
links for 2008-02-21
Open source software free, open source solutions to most of your "I want to..."s (tags: opensource software windows linux) Baby Bible Bashers davblog points out a show I must... Read more...
links for 2008-02-15
Apparently people are still being convicted for 'witchcraft' in 2008! Rather shocking and tragic story from Saudi Arabia. (tags: religion science) Human rights group pleads for condemned Saudi 'witch'... Read more...
links for 2008-02-05
French police switches from Win XP to Ubuntu Interesting and forward-looking (tags: ubuntu windows) Presentation Load VERY pretty MS Powerpoint templates for sale. I wonder if they're compatible with... Read more...
links for 2007-10-24
Amersham Arms Recently opened music venue / pub / restaurant in front of New Cross station (tags: London se14 music) TimeOut: Amersham Arms Relaunch Weekender The Deptford Triangle is... Read more...
links for 2007-09-07
The latest from American and Jihadi Intelligence UK Comedian Pat Condell presents... (tags: atheism religion humour) Pat Condell UK comedian insults most major world religions faster than one can... Read more...
links for 2007-09-06
Goats sacrificed to fix Nepal jet - BBC News When the airline engineers start slaughtering goats instead of fixing the planes, I want to get off the plane... (tags:... Read more...
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Ok. I couldn't stand it anymore... ;-) I've initiated an account upgrade to an Advanced account at pair and I'll be starting to convert to movable type as soon as the upgrade is processed.... I think the easiest will be to change URL at the same time (enabling me to "play" with the new blog at an unpublished location until I'm happy with it and then publicizing the URL after). I shall post the new URL here as soon as I have something workable online :-) Wish me luck (oh -- I plan to enable comments and trackback in the new site :-)
andersja -- [permanent link]

:: Blog ::

\Blo*g\ (bl[o^]gg), n.

[E. weblog ]

Online publications that can include links to news stories, opinion pieces and commentary, used for everything from personal journals to intercompany notes to supplementary news on major media sites

:: Colophon ::

\Col"o*phon\ (k[o^]l"[-o]*f[o^]n), n.

[L. colophon finishing stroke, Gr. kolofw`n; ]

An inscription, monogram, or cipher, containing the place and date of publication, printer's name, etc., formerly placed on the last page of a book.

:: Who: Anders Jacobsen (AKA andersja)

:: Publication: irregular intervals...

:: Location: Netherlands, France, Norway...
:: [Recent flights {world, europe}]

:: What: So... this "blog" is where I have started to stick all kinds of interesting and uninteresting stuff I come across on the net. Some days there's loads, some times nothing at all - it depends on what I do and read each day (I work too... :-) ...

:: My Links ::

:: My regular news-sources online ::

:: dagbladet.no [nor]
:: vg.no [nor]
:: cnn.com [eng]

:: Science/Technology news ::

:: digi.no [nor]
:: itavisen.no [nor]
:: wired.com [eng]
:: cnn.com/tech [eng]

:: Technology & Society news ::

:: MSNBC: Tech & Society [eng]
:: Wired: Culture [eng]

:: Travel sites ::

:: flyertalk.com - frequent traveller forum
:: Opodo {.fr, .co.uk} - cheap tickets

:: Search-engines I use ::

:: google - the one and only...
:: wisenut - not a bad alternative
:: dict.org - dictionary
:: Glossary - a nice beta from Google
:: daypop [about] - what's hot in the news today?

:: Looking for other blogs? ::

:: the pepys project
:: eatonweb portal
:: globe of blogs
:: find the blog
:: blogdex [about] - similar to daypop

:: Recently read books ::

:: Shadow of the Hegemon (Ender series)
:: The Call of Earth (Homecoming vol 1)
:: The Memory of Earth (vol 2)
:: The Ships of Earth (vol 3)
:: Earthfall (vol 4)
:: Earthborn (vol 5)
:: Calculating God
:: Flashforward
:: The Terminal Experiment
:: Signal to Noise
:: Golf for Dummies
:: Factoring Humanity
:: About a boy
:: The Salmon of Doubt [review]

:: Currently reading ::

:: Wired

:: Soon reading ::

(Currently in my suitcase :-)

:: In the beginning...was the command line
:: Super Cannes
:: E=mc2: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation

:: Want to read ::

:: My amazon.fr wishlist

:: Archives ::

blog-postings (by date)

:: current
:: 2002-06-02 - 2002-06-08
:: 2002-06-09 - 2002-06-15
:: 2002-06-16 - 2002-06-22
:: 2002-06-23 - 2002-06-29
:: 2002-06-30 - 2002-07-06
:: 2002-07-07 - 2002-07-13
:: 2002-07-14 - 2002-07-20
:: 2002-07-21 - 2002-07-27
:: 2002-07-28 - 2002-08-03
:: 2002-08-04 - 2002-08-11
:: ...

FlyerTalk-postings (by forum)

:: Starwood
:: Hilton
:: KLM
:: MilesBuzz

Usenet-postings (by from-address)

:: 1995 - 97
:: 1997 - 99...(?)

:: anders ::
:: Other blogs ::

blogs of note online in no particular order...:

boing boing :: enger.priv.no :: linkmachinego :: google blog :: "thinking with my fingers" :: the fix :: BloggerdyDoc :: sprøytvarsleren :: just a girl :: Cosmic Log :: Practical Futurist :: not.so.soft :: disenchanted :: fark.com :: ThomaZ :: Anders Fagerjord :: /dev/null :: jill/txt :: David Gallagher [about] :: Lars Ludvigsen [about:: Håvard Ottesen [about:: Fredrik Norman [about:: The Morning News ::

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