Monthly Archives for May 2004

sizes

Confused by different standards I bought jeans in the States two sizes below what I thought my size was and returned home to find the jeans are big enough I could be five months pregnant and perfectly comfortable in them. … Continue reading

26. May 2004 by Jill
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wetware

Ew. In September Critical Art Ensemble are coming from New York to Stavanger’s iolab to lead a workshop in wetware. Wetware, yes, that means making art from organic materials. I’m a wimp, but there’s something about the word wetware that … Continue reading

24. May 2004 by Jill
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telio

I just sent back the Telio IP phone adaptor I was so enthusiastic about when I first heard about it.

24. May 2004 by Jill
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small-world links in academia

I’ve been meaning to blog this – looks like it’ll be interesting to many people doing research on academic uses of weblogs and of the web. The link below goes directly to the PDF; there’s also a summary page for … Continue reading

24. May 2004 by Jill
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hansaspill

We not only had fun following the players around and laughing at their antics, they reminded us, in the most amusing manner, of how rich with history Bergen is. It’s easy to forget all the stories here – like the … Continue reading

23. May 2004 by Jill
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rhythms and metronomes

I like the rhythms of blogs. I like how things happen while I’m sleeping, how I become aware of other rhythms than my own in the blogs I read. Elouise usually blogs in her mornings, which are my afternoons. Meredith … Continue reading

23. May 2004 by Jill
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misunderstanding

A Whole Lotta Nothing points to an astonishing example of how most people don’t get blogs. For some reason a blog post briefly mentioning having watched an episode of Overhauling, which seems to be a makeover show for cars (!), … Continue reading

23. May 2004 by Jill
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prime numbers

Will Self’s imitation of Dorian Gray got a bit repetitive for me so I started on a murder mystery Mum lent me that’s written from the perspective of a boy with Asperger’s. It ‘s so satisfying to sometimes read a … Continue reading

22. May 2004 by Jill
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social fabric rent

Clay Shirky has an interesting point in his response to the MT debacle: The dilemma for people who build communal tools is this: if you want something that hooks people emotionally, you cannot have rational users, and vice-versa. And when … Continue reading

21. May 2004 by Jill
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other countries’ ceremonies

We don’t really celebrate graduations en masse in Norway, well, except PhD graduations, I suppose, so last week I was astonished to hear Pomp and Circumstance played as the graduates walked in (the most familiar part of the melody on … Continue reading

20. May 2004 by Jill
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