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To Lisbon and back again

So I was at the Web Summit in Lisbon a week ago. It was packed with people (around 50,000 attendees), there were lots of stages with speakers and plenty of stands too. It was nice to see what a major international tech conference looks and feels like, but honestly speaking it didn’t make me a … [ read more » ]

Going places

A different scenery during work. Beats staring at a computer screen.

Let’s blog. Turn on your laptop and write the news. In order to fight apathy I’ve been quite active lately. I went canoeing for the first time in Helsinki and went to see two theatre performances (Sumu and Noitavaino). On top of that I went to listen to some classical music again twice (because I … [ read more » ]

Sound and vision (plus a swamp)

Been a bit active lately. First, there was the Love and Anarchy international film festival. I watched ten movies, of which only one was crap, most were okay and then there were a few better ones. The movie I looked forward to the most was Samurai Rauni Reposaarelainen, mainly because it was directed by multitalent … [ read more » ]

Just positive thoughts

Green tea (still) tastes good. Love and Anarchy Film Festival began. Went to a joga session today for the first time for at least a year, felt good. Reigns is an odd but refreshing gaming experience. I’ve been rather consistent in getting up early for work. I also sleep quite well. The most likely album … [ read more » ]

Past and future festivals

Various minor things done recently, let me type them out. First, I saw Iggy Pop live at the Flow Festival. He was awesome. Especially considering his age of 69. He held nothing back and the setlist was pretty much perfect (personal favourites included Sixteen, Mass Production, I wanna be your dog, Skull ring, Sunday etc. … [ read more » ]

The Highlands and the free falls

Time marches forward and doesn’t care if you are tagging along or not. I haven’t been using my time in a most optimal fashion, but I did make some achievements. I visited Scotland after some 30 years, which was nice. Great landscapes there (no trees blocking the view helped). I also made some day trips … [ read more » ]