Monthly Archives for November 2003
A parodic blog supposedly by the creators of Google. Fiction, mockumentary, whatever. Must be dozens of these kinds of things. Johnny Howard‘s, for instance, and here are a few others.
“Oh, you can send SMSes to Americans, no problem!”, the phone help desk person assured me. I was trying to change my phone plan so I wouldn’t have to pay 3 kroner a minute on top of the dollar a … Continue reading
Instead of packing, I installed Romeo. Now I have to carry my phone everywhere, because my computer mutes itself and turns on a screensaver when I go out of Bluetooth range. And I can remote control presentations and iTunes. Oh … Continue reading
Grassroots infomercials: Ipodsdirtysecret.com. Keep watching. It’s great media jamming. (possible solution if you do want an ipod: get an extended warranty, they’d just give you a new one, then)
In Ballade.no, by J¯rgen Larsson: Criticism of TONO’s giving away Norweigan music without asking the bands, to celebrate their own birthday, when they sue bands for giving away their own music.
I don’t think I’ve ever been so tired in my life. I’m still tired, two days later, though I slept and slept last night. I’m exhausted. But hey! I did it! The defence was excellent. I was calm, and it … Continue reading
Wonderfully, I’m the proud auntie of a newborn niece, Nara, who was born at 3:42 this morning! She’s in Harstad, way up north, so sadly I won’t be able to see her until I get back from the States. My … Continue reading
I can’t decide whether to spend the next two hours frantically revising or deliberately relaxing. Whatever I do the whole PhD defence will be over soon. By my next blog post, actually.
If I hadn’t been preparing my defence I would currently be legally downloading Norwegian, copyrighted music for free from musikkonline.no. Dagbladet reminds me which bands and songs I might want, and kindly provides direct links. It is, truly, a strange … Continue reading