Monthly Archives for October 2004

eminem vs bush

Have you seen Eminem’s Mosh yet? Yeah, I know, I’m slow, I only just did. It’s a pretty cool piece of rhetoric, a hugely compressed and intensified Fahrenheit 911, basically a very political music video raging at Bush, listing his … Continue reading

29. October 2004 by Jill
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creative commons in bergen

On Tuesday Nov 2 Prodromos Tsiavos from International Commons will be talking at Landmark in Bergen. International Commons is the organisation working on creating international licences like the Creative Commons licences, making it easier for creators of digital content to … Continue reading

29. October 2004 by Jill
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kristin halvorsen’s blog

The first second Norwegian politician’s blog is born! [after Helga Pedersen‘s, see Lars’s comment to this post.] At least I think it’s the first second. Kristin Halvorsen is the leader of SV, the Socialist Left Party, who got 12,5% of … Continue reading

28. October 2004 by Jill
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where are you?

Cute, isn’t it? Where are visitors to this page? (Auto-update daily since 27-Jan-04) I find myself wondering who’s in which city – Bergen and Oslo are easy, and Copenhagen and Helsinki, and I think I can place Philadelphia, New York … Continue reading

28. October 2004 by Jill
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studvest interview

Our student newspaper’s got a feature on blogs today, with brief interviews with bloggers explaining why they like blogging, and with me playing the role of the serious researcher. As always it’s strange seeing what a journalist picks from a … Continue reading

27. October 2004 by Jill
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see no world, hear no world

George Bush’s official campaign website is currently off limits to anyone outside of the US and Canada. Go on, try clicking the link: georgewbush.com – it’s “403 forbidden”. Isn’t that weird? John Kerry‘s site’s still talking to us. It might … Continue reading

27. October 2004 by Jill
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just describe it right and it’ll sound good

One advantage of reading time management porn might be enhanced skills in describing those things the world doesn’t understand are productive so they sound impressive. Oh, and a sign of unproductivity for the blogger: “rereading an unupdated web page is … Continue reading

27. October 2004 by Jill
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e-bay reader

Routledge is looking for four or five additional papers to go in a 2006 book they’re working on that will be called The E-bay Reader. Got any e-bay kitch, folklore, research, narrative or other experiences you want to write up … Continue reading

26. October 2004 by Jill
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edge of the world

It’s hard belonging to a small nation, independent in name but so completely dependent on others. From this morning’s radio news: Though Norway said no to the invasion of Iraq, we also just happened to supply the US with weapons … Continue reading

26. October 2004 by Jill
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shameless plea

In a linky mood? Try linking to elinor.nu! See, nobody on the whole web has linked to ELINOR‘s site except me. Not very surprising, I guess, since I’ve not announced it and all it had on it till today was … Continue reading

25. October 2004 by Jill
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