Posts tagged “microblog”

August 9, 2020 Since Ubuntu’s refusal to boot since last night I’m now happy for Live-CD’s.
Making yet another backup of my files before reinstall it again

August 7, 2020 P/2 Experiment Failed
My experiment of checking out if P/2 could be used nicely for microblogging failed after realied that the RSS feed in any case contains a title even

August 7, 2020 Musescore 3.5
Just by chance I realized that Musescore 3.5 was released yesterday. This is great and it comes just in time for the upcoming work season. Looking

August 6, 2020 p2 Microblog?
I sure can’t be the only one to think that Wordpress’s new P2-thingy would make a great Microblog or? It even has keyboard navigation and should

August 5, 2020 Firefox's "Quick Find (for links only)"
Firefox’s Quick Find (for links only), invoked by pressing the , has become my favourite way of navigating or opening links on a website. So much

August 4, 2020 Emacs Web Browser
Just by accident I found out that Emacs also has a built-in web-browser (and of course why shouldn’t it) and I was surprised to see that this blog

July 21, 2020 Finsihed reading "The Saga of the Swamp Thing"
Finished reading Alan Moore’s The Saga of the Swamp Thing today and enjoyed it a lot. In hindsight I was both a bit bummed, and delighted to figure

July 21, 2020 FILE_RENAME
I just spend an hour debating with myself about how to better name some files and then re-naming a folder worth of PDF’s. Somehow it is clearer now,

July 8, 2020 Thinking about moving again
My plan to give the blog a face-lift got nowhere further than being a plan. Guess that saves time in the long run. For now real reason I kept

July 5, 2020 Redesign
As I’m now roughly in the middle of my vacation it would be a reasonably good time to slowly start preparing things for work. This usually

June 28, 2020 Hailuoto Beach
An image from yesterday’s trip to the beach. In the past I would have needed a tripod and my DSLR to capture an image like this, now an app comes

June 23, 2020 Daily Achievement
Also: my daily achievement would be setting up an Org-Capture template to post a Microblog entry to my blog. All nicely with header and dates

June 23, 2020 Standard E-Books
Via Boing Boing I ran into Standard Ebooks the other day. A very nice collection of nicely made public domain e-Books. I will have to have a

June 15, 2020 Nextcloud
Since I’m in the process of moving things around I also had a look at a demo-account of Nextcloud and that looks very interesting. It ticks all the

June 12, 2020 The Case of Dexter Ward - Podcast
If you follow this blog for a while you know I enjoy horror-/mystery audio-dramas a lot and via Boing Boing I ran into a modern adaptation of

June 10, 2020 My Emacs.org
After only two weeks my had become a bit hard to navigate and messy, that I did the inevitable and built a file. This was kind of fun and made the

June 9, 2020 At the Beach
Even though it had been colder than it looks, we took a trip to the beach in the morning

May 30, 2020 Wiped, a Work in Progress
During the last few days I have spent a lot of time freeing space on my Windows 10 machine as to create space for dual-booting Ubuntu. Turns out the

May 22, 2020 Matrix-Riot
Just learned about Riot.im, Matrix and it’s decentralized platform. This looks very interesting. Will have have to set up an account soon as it

May 19, 2020 Ubuntu-Drive
Over the weekend I made myself a bootable Ubuntu thumbdrive via the terminal and revived an otherwise unsuable 12 year old MacBook installing Ubuntu

May 5, 2020 New Murderbot
Happy to notice that the new novel in the “Murderbot Diaries” series, Mass Effect, by Martha Wells had been released. This is going to be a fun read

May 1, 2020 30 Years Good Omens
Since today marks the 30th anniversary of Terry Pratchett’s and Neil Gaiman’s Good Omens an image my the signed edition that I gifted my wife a

April 26, 2020 Star Wars Backgrounds
Custom backgrounds for video chat are a thing right now, and while similar ones had been all over the place already, I do enjoy Disneys Star Wars

April 17, 2020 chris-potter-on-crowdcast
Oh my! Chris Potter and Bob Reynolds on “How to Approach Jazz Standards” is right up my alley. Looking forward to that tonight

April 10, 2020 I continued my Sandman-binge and finished Vol.
9, The Kindly Ones today and since I’m already at it, will continue with Vol.10 The Wake now. It

April 10, 2020 I just pre-ordered the to-be-released-next-week “The Annotated American Gods” by Neil Gaiman/Leslie Klinger.
I own the annotated versions of

April 8, 2020 For Shits and Giggles as comedian Andy Zaltzman would have put it, I, much to the amusement of everyone else in the family, cut off my beard over the weekend.
For Shits and Giggles as comedian Andy Zaltzman would have put it, I, much to the amusement of everyone else in the family, cut off my beard over

April 4, 2020 Earlier today I finished LeVar Burton’s reading of Max Gladstone’s A Kiss With Teeth on his podcast and enjoyed it a lot and would really like to follow his live-reading of Neil Gaiman’s work later today.
Earlier today I finished LeVar Burton’s reading of Max Gladstone’s A Kiss With Teeth on his podcast and enjoyed it a lot and would really like to

April 1, 2020 cola-cookies
Cookies with cola-taste are almost as bad as one might expect. Not that I couldn’t eat them though

March 28, 2020 This didn’t took long.
I think I had most material down anyway and only load a few videos and audio-files and as of now this is my only blog and my

March 25, 2020 I’m using the current situation of being more or less locked in and covered with preparations for work, as the perfect opportunity to move my blog back to Blot.
I’m using the current situation of being more or less locked in and covered with preparations for work, as the perfect opportunity to move my blog

March 21, 2020 I am slow with updates during this year, and still have to write some stats-posts from last year among other posts, but at least I found the energy to update my book-log with the books from this year.
I am slow with updates during this year, and still have to write some stats-posts from last year among other posts, but at least I found the energy

January 9, 2020 Nice!
Just noticed that the latest Doctor Who season is airing here as well

January 5, 2020 Every time I open Musecore after a little break I wonder why I shell out for Sibelius every month.
Maybe I should be working it for a little longer

January 2, 2020 ″ It’s a perfect time for one of those “shit we’re old” posts“.
Brilliant post on”Wait But Why”

December 26, 2019 post
During the morning walk

December 24, 2019 post
Merry Christmas (or any other Festivo of your choosing for that matter)

December 22, 2019 I started to read and buy more graphic novels than ever before, which, so far, are all adaptation of Neil Gaiman stories and books.
I enjoyed all of

December 21, 2019 post
T minus12 minutes

December 21, 2019 post
Done! Tree’s up

December 20, 2019 Since Flickr popped up in my feed frequently enough to bring it back to attention, I finally cleaned it up a bit, moved it off Yahoo and deleted my Yahoo account in the process.
Since Flickr popped up in my feed frequently enough to bring it back to attention, I finally cleaned it up a bit, moved it off Yahoo and deleted my

December 16, 2019 Today my wife and me celebrated today our 8th wedding anniversary!
As today had been a normal and normally long, workday, we will celebrate a bit

December 12, 2019 It’s that time of the year at which a new default theme comes in (this year the Twenty Twenty), and I give my blog a facelift.
In the process I

December 3, 2019 post
From the recent light-show event in the city. I like to believe Kylo Ren’s lightsaber to have been an inspiration for this one

November 17, 2019 While my copy of the newly released illustrated edition of Neil Gaiman’s “The Ocean at the End of the Lane” is still in the mail, and, I’m afraid, will continue to be so for a while thanks to the postal strike, I am though happy to see that the launch-event from London (?
While my copy of the newly released illustrated edition of Neil Gaiman’s “The Ocean at the End of the Lane” is still in the mail, and, I’m afraid,

November 15, 2019 post
Since the weather turned rainy, gray and generally dreadful a quick reminder of just a few days ago

November 6, 2019 post
And suddenly it’s Winter

November 2, 2019 While reading the introduction to “The New Annotated H.
P. Lovecraft” I ran into many, unknown to me, classics of horror fiction and read “Carmilla”

November 1, 2019 Finished reading Neil Gaiman’s “Smoke and Mirrors” the other day.
What a great collection of stories and I enjoyed it a lot and will without any

October 28, 2019 Finished the audiobook of Leslie S.
Klinger’s In the Shadow of Edgar Allan Poe this morning and it’s a great compilation of Gothic horror stories. I

October 25, 2019 post
I posted the image from the first concert of the little tour, but forgot to publish the last. Before our last concert

October 22, 2019 post
It had been snowing again the other day

October 12, 2019 post
Still empty. Kids’ concert starts in two hours

September 11, 2019 Finished reading the audiobook “Heroes” by, and read by, Stephen Fry yesterday.
The book is very interesting, entertaining and confusing at the same

September 7, 2019 While I’m surprisingly happy with the state of my current blog-design using the Twenty Nineteen theme, I can’t help but notice that the first previews of  the upcoming Twenty Twenty theme, designed by Anders Noren look very nice.
While I’m surprisingly happy with the state of my current blog-design using the Twenty Nineteen theme, I can’t help but notice that the first

September 4, 2019 post
We are performing with the Big Band tonight and after the soundcheck I went over to the comic book store. Looking forward to read these

September 1, 2019 We had fun watching “Toy Story 4” today.
I felt the movie had a little bit of everything and was very entertaining. It also, as did “Endgame” which

August 26, 2019 Finished the audiobook of “Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth” by Frank Cottrell Boyce earlier today.
It’s a fun story and the reading by Peter

August 22, 2019 I just finished reading the audiobook of Stephen King’s “Bag Of Bones”, read by the author himself and enjoyed it a lot.
I generally like how he

August 20, 2019 Even though there is no shortage of ways to do so, I might actually use Feedbin’ newly added ability to Save Webpages to Read Later.
It’s defacto

August 18, 2019 It don’t why that is, but every time I get a tracking code for a delivery, it never seems to update.
That’s almost worse than getting none at all

August 12, 2019 Goulet Pens has a nice page to compare Nib-Sizes.
This is surely a niche-thing but it did help

August 10, 2019 Enjoyed a great reading of Lovecraft’s The Rats in the Walls on Drabblecast today.
I wasn’t familiar with this story, but it’s just the kind of

August 8, 2019 post
My wife surprised me with some new additions to the Lego Star Wars Family for my birthday which go nicely in the new display alongside the Falcon.

August 6, 2019 I don’t think I will ever get to the point at which I start to begin to understand, as of to why in so many cases an e-Book is more expensive than it’s physical counterpart.
I don’t think I will ever get to the point at which I start to begin to understand, as of to why in so many cases an e-Book is more expensive than

August 5, 2019 Much to my own surprise my work starts next week, and not as I was living in the believe for the whole vacation, on Wednesday.
What a pleasant

August 2, 2019 post
Performing tonight at 22:00 o’clock on the Elojazz Festival with the OASBB feat. Jukkis Uotila, Timo Hirvonen and Jussi Lehtonen playing the music

August 1, 2019 Finally watched Captain Marvel today.
Great movie! Looking forward to see Endgame also at some point

July 31, 2019 Nice, just realized that the latest version of Chrome (v.
76?) now supports Dark Mode for websites as well (there is probably a proper term for

July 30, 2019 I don’t know how I could have missed this, but Marvel’s Wolverine podcast went already into season 2.
I know what I’m going to listen to during the

July 27, 2019 I’m not sure what it says about me, but I’m rather excited that a delivery of new ink (Pelikan Edelstein Smoky Quartz) and new stationary (Leuchtturm 1917, my current is soon filled and a new one for me, Rhodia A5 Note Pad) arrived way earlier than expected.
I’m not sure what it says about me, but I’m rather excited that a delivery of new ink (Pelikan Edelstein Smoky Quartz) and new stationary

July 26, 2019 Finished the audiobook of Neil Gaiman’s “The Anansi Boys” read by Lenny Henry who really knocks it out of the park.
Outstanding reading! I read the

July 22, 2019 Thanks to a minor home-improvement project I managed to listen Terry Pratchett’s “The Light Fantastic” (book #2 in the Discworld series) as well as start with the audiobook of Neil Gaiman’s “The Anansi Boys”.
Thanks to a minor home-improvement project I managed to listen Terry Pratchett’s “The Light Fantastic” (book #2 in the Discworld series) as well as

July 20, 2019 Finished watching Good Omens as well as the audiobook of Stardust also by Neil Gaiman and enjoyed both immensely.
The appendix of the audiobook

July 19, 2019 I finally watched the first episode of Neil Gaiman’s and Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens last night and will soon continue with the second episode.
I

July 16, 2019 Finished reading Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman Vol.
2: The Doll’s House. What a book! I never really had been a comics reader, but these books make me

July 13, 2019 For those interested: One tune from yesterday’s concert in Luleå you can see here on YouTube.

July 12, 2019 post
At 20 o’clock tonight we’re hitting the stage with the newly formed Arctic Pulse Jazz Orchestra at the Luleå Hamnfestival. Soloists are Micke Holm

July 7, 2019 The other day I met a couple from China, who drove all the way in their mini-van from China to here.
And here, being there where I was, on the

July 7, 2019 Finished reading The Sandman Vol.
1: Peludes and Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman. It’s the first graphic novel I read in a long time and already got me the

July 6, 2019 post
First stay on the trip to Lofoten

July 1, 2019 Finished another “migration” in my Bullet Journal and am definitely getting the hang of it.
During the last two months I have learned quite a bit

June 30, 2019 For once I did a decent attach-the-screen-protector job on our son’s first phone.
No dust got stuck under it, no bubbles under the glass and only

June 27, 2019 Finished the audiobook of Ray Bradbury’s Zen in the Art of Writing.
It is always interesting to see how the art writing relates to other arts, such

June 26, 2019 Finally came around watching Spiderman: Homecoming the other day.
It surely was a fun movie. Since Captain Marvel is coming out soon in iTunes as

June 21, 2019 Note to self: rewatch Stranger Things before July 4th, season 3 is out soon.

June 21, 2019 Note to self: rewatch Stranger Things before July 4th, season 3 is out soon.

June 19, 2019 Note to self: don’t expect re-directs to work when the DNS-settings point already elsewhere.

June 19, 2019 Note to self: don’t expect re-directs to work when the DNS-settings point already elsewhere.

June 18, 2019 Finished reading Terry Pratchett’s “The Colour of Magic” early in the morning.
It was fun, albeit a bit confusing as an audiobook. It took me a

June 17, 2019 My Windows 10 machine finally got updated (I like the feeling of being of being last in line in a staged-rollout) and thanks to that, I was able to add an automatic dark-mode to my blog.
My Windows 10 machine finally got updated (I like the feeling of being of being last in line in a staged-rollout) and thanks to that, I was able to

June 17, 2019 My Windows 10 machine finally got updated (I like the feeling of being of being last in line in a staged-rollout) and thanks to that, I was able to add an automatic dark-mode to my blog.
My Windows 10 machine finally got updated (I like the feeling of being of being last in line in a staged-rollout) and thanks to that, I was able to

June 15, 2019 Last day of concerts before summer vacation today.
It’s going to be fun to fill-in as the conductor of the OYJO and thereafter performing with OASBB

June 15, 2019 Last day of concerts before summer vacation today.
It’s going to be fun to fill-in as the conductor of the OYJO and thereafter performing with OASBB

June 8, 2019 As it turns out, sun-lotion, after being left in the car since last summer and frozen during winter, turns into something resembling old mayonnaise, acts like mayonnaise colored paint AND smells like something I can’t quite put my finger on.
As it turns out, sun-lotion, after being left in the car since last summer and frozen during winter, turns into something resembling old mayonnaise,

June 8, 2019 As it turns out, sun-lotion, after being left in the car since last summer and frozen during winter, turns into something resembling old mayonnaise, acts like mayonnaise colored paint AND smells like something I can’t quite put my finger on.
As it turns out, sun-lotion, after being left in the car since last summer and frozen during winter, turns into something resembling old mayonnaise,

June 4, 2019 I’m happily running my blog for a year now on Blot.
im and it renewed today for another year. For a couple of days though, I feel the urge to use

June 4, 2019 I’m happily running my blog for a year now on Blot.
im and it renewed today for another year. For a couple of days though, I feel the urge to use

June 3, 2019 Finished the audiobook of Adam Savage’s “Every Tool’s a Hammer” the other day.
It is a fun, insightful and inspiring read. Funnily it shared some

June 1, 2019 2019-06-01-17-36-06
Probably the most beautiful beer-menu that I have seen so far

May 28, 2019 Today I bought a notebook and totally didn’t like it… Immediately afterwards ordered one that I know I like.
Two weeks in and it turns out that I’m

May 26, 2019 I think I have spent too much time today on The Pen Addict.
Very nice blog. I’m discovering yet unknown sides in myself. Related: this is going to

May 24, 2019 morning routine
It was a rather spartan hotel room the other day, but at least it had a table. I had a coffee and a rather minimal morning routine

May 23, 2019 As I finished, and enjoyed reading Atomic Habits this week I did some browsing and found a whole series on How to Master Creativity and Uncover Your Creative Genius on James Clear’s site which seems to be rather interesting.
As I finished, and enjoyed reading Atomic Habits this week I did some browsing and found a whole series on How to Master Creativity and Uncover Your

May 21, 2019 Got a minor journaling crisis today.
Pen/paper, plain-text or DayOne?! Maybe I figure out a decent balance between pen/paper and plain-text and use

May 18, 2019 The Real Cat.

May 15, 2019 Over the course of the last few weeks so found it rather soothing trying to improve my handwriting, albeit being a tad frustrating.
To find more use

May 11, 2019 Tuomo
Performing with the Oulu All Stars Big Band feat. Tuomo today. This is going to be a fun gig

May 9, 2019 Very nice article on The Best iPad Keyboard Shortcuts for Improved Productivity over on The Sweet Setup and some good tips in there.
Some of my most

May 7, 2019 This list of Pangrams is going to be useful for my humble attempts of improving my handwriting.

April 27, 2019 Fun fact: I routinely learn about the “death” of RSS in my RSS reader.

April 23, 2019 I just had been running about 4km, cycled the same distance back AND had a shower.
This does qualify as a Triathlon, or

April 22, 2019 Earlier today I one link led to another and I ended up on LilyPond and remembered how I used the software about 15 years ago on Linux.
If that would

April 21, 2019 The whole searching-for-stuff thing would already be done if the Easter Bunny could remember where he hid stuff.
Building LEGO sets in the meantime

April 16, 2019 Not everything is nice about this rather early spring: I’m seeing reports of dog having gotten ticks already.
Getting our dog protected now. I

April 14, 2019 It a been going on for a few weeks that every, but the first coffee of the day, started to taste like the liquid equivalent of sandpaper.
So I’m

April 13, 2019 I’m a slow reader and not that far into “Tiamats Wrath” yet (28% to be precise), but I’m sure that Timothy is Amos in disguise.
Which is great

April 10, 2019 Brilliant and true: Similarities Between the One Ring and a Typical Smartphone

April 9, 2019 Just read a thought provoking article on How much can we afford to forget, if we train machines to remember?
on Aeon. Very interesting

April 6, 2019 2019-04-06-20-47-50
Performing tonight with the OASBB in Uusi Seurahuone, feat. Peter Asplund. This is going to be a fun concert

April 5, 2019 The other day I turned on a random episode of “The Bugle” and learned that there is a 4000 year old, britain sized, termite city in Brazil.
I

April 4, 2019 I was just browsing some tutorial sides when one started to play the Star Wars soundtrack.
Don’t ask me why. This though reminded me that I should

March 29, 2019 In a combination of Launch Center Pro and Shortcuts I have set up an action which turns off the Wifi on my phone when I arrive at work.
It kind of

March 27, 2019 2019-03-27-23-35-38
I’m not sure how new this is, but I like that I can edit images with Darkroom within the Photos.app now. Very comfortable

March 23, 2019 I was just setting up a couple of keyboard shortcuts in Drafts when I figured that the CMD+Option+D shows/hides the dock on the iPad.
Then I learned

March 20, 2019 In my effort simplify all things related to my digital-life I tend to make things first more complicated and then see what sticks or not.
In this

March 19, 2019 While I had been happy with Things, I, of course, ran into a thing yesterday in which I could not view my tasks in a way that I needed/wanted to.

March 18, 2019 Lego-Bat-Man
The Bat-Wall in the kids’ room got a new, very appropriate addition

March 17, 2019 Matthew Cassinelli has a great article on his blog on How to create a deep link to file in iCloud Drive so you can directly access it later.
I did

March 11, 2019 2019-03-11-10-23-06
This just happened. Related: I have made an un-precedented case of bad-screenprotector adjustment. I guess this was the last time I did it myself

March 7, 2019 We were just browsing through the “Not on this iPad” tab in the app store looking for an old game.
It was a rather interesting experience. A few

March 7, 2019 Am a bit miffed at the science-center’s facial-detection exhibit, which vicously has added 15+ years to my age.
Maybe it’s time to re-think the

February 27, 2019 During the last few days I have used the Safari Markdown Selection from the MacStories’ Shortcuts Archive.
It has proven to be super useful. Thanks

February 26, 2019 I have now proof that I change my note-taking system about every three months.
I started out a certain set of notes in plain-text, after three

February 21, 2019 superheroes on a t-shirt
Take 3 of testing something with my T-Shirt selection of the day. Which means, if you can see a selection of superheroes on a t-shirt, whatever I

February 21, 2019 Is this really neccessary
Probably

February 21, 2019 Finished reading the audiobook version of “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind” by Yuval Noah Harari just a few minutes ago.
There is a lot to

February 18, 2019 Nice surprise.
At some point during the last OS updates, it happened that saved-to-the-desktop bookmarks on the iPad, support now keyboard

February 18, 2019 I’m currently in stage two of moving everything over to Blot.
im, a process that started at some point last spring. Almost all posts have been moved

February 17, 2019 A few days late, but came around watching the latest Star Trek Discovery episode.
I like how to this show is developing, keeping a larger storyline

February 17, 2019 During the last few days I have been re-watching Sherlock with my oldest daughter.
This is I believe the third time I am watching it and I think the

February 16, 2019 cobra-paw
Having fun playing a new game — Cobra Paw

February 16, 2019 espresso
Since I decided to stick with tea for a while, it seemed reasonable to purchase yet another way to make coffee. This one turned out to be delicious

February 16, 2019 I think I might have reached peak-caffeination.
Maybe I’ll stick to tea for a while

February 15, 2019 It’s that time of the year, that I for the uptenth time am about to re-think my blogging setup and wonder whether I should go back to a setup with Micro.
It’s that time of the year, that I for the uptenth time am about to re-think my blogging setup and wonder whether I should go back to a setup with

February 12, 2019 As per recommendation of a friend I’m currently reading Yuval Noah Harari’s “Sapiens“.
Very fascinating book 📚

February 11, 2019 Finished the audiobook of Clive Barker’s Hellbound Heart the other day.
Really liked the book, even though I found some developments in the story a

February 11, 2019 Just realized that the bug I filed a few days ago, had been fixed already.
Very fast work by the folks at @automattic 👍. Category-archives on my

February 8, 2019 Lifehack: make sure to remove protective folio on new watch before attempting to charge.
Significantly decreases, eliminates even, time spent

February 6, 2019 A new book by Randall Munroe?!
How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems. Wondering how the ratio between time spent

February 5, 2019 Finished the audiobook of Homer’s The Odyssey in the new translation by Emily Wilson.
The story was rather easy to follow but I’d be hard pressed

February 4, 2019 I had the pleasure to be invited for a chat with @macgenie for the Micro-Monday podcast.
The episode is now live, and if you want to hear me stumble

February 4, 2019 For the first time this schoolyear I actually have time to prepare stuff in the morning.
I’m not sure what happened but I’m not complaining. Could

January 31, 2019 The worst thing about being sick, aside from actually being sick, is how every coffee tastes like gas-station-at-4-am-coffee.
The better part is

January 29, 2019 Oh my, that’s me… every single day in three languages… Brilliant comic on Fowl Language.

January 28, 2019 Whenever iA Writer receives a feature update I start thinking how I can make more use of the app.
The new Windows beta looks very nice and this made

January 27, 2019 Yesterday I talked, amongst other things, how I launched my personal blog years ago.
One thing that I forgot in the process, is that I took

January 24, 2019 What about a little Fireplace to keep you warm?
Despite getting “warm” the other day, we are back at a chilling -29 degrees now. Imagining sitting on a nice warm fireplace, like this one at the

January 23, 2019 Funny how, after a few days of cold between -25 and -30, multiple people insisted it has gotten really warm today.
I had been -18 degrees at that

January 21, 2019 Glad that Star Trek Discovery is back.
I enjoyed the first show of the second season, and caught myself thinking frequently that is kind of more

January 20, 2019 Feels like -32
Yikes. Feels like -32

January 17, 2019 The other week I wrote about how I like to see in a task-manager all related info related to a specific task, when opening said task.
So I was happy

January 15, 2019 Kottke.
org posted the other day about The World’s Fastest Human on a Bike which was 293 km/h. Which, even with all the technique involved, is

January 14, 2019 I find that reading a book which jumps a lot between timelines in the present and various stages in the past, is way more challenging in an audiobook compared to a book-book for the lack of a better term.
I find that reading a book which jumps a lot between timelines in the present and various stages in the past, is way more challenging in an

January 11, 2019 During the week I realized that the Doctor Who’s new years episode, Resolution, is available for streaming here.
I was already miffed that it

January 9, 2019 update
Nice! Pie update has arrived

January 8, 2019 Enjoying the audiobook of Stephen King’s “The Stand“.
With its length of 47 hours it has been a companion for little more than two weeks already

January 5, 2019 Just set up our Mi Box/Android TV.
Very pleasant and simple experience 👍

January 3, 2019 Happy to notice that The Magnus Archives Season 4 will start next week.
Looking forward to that

January 2, 2019 Everlast
I don’t use notebooks nearly as much as I would like to and like the idea of these re-usable notebooks. My current though kind of cooked during the

December 30, 2018 Considering the speed and price of our “fixed” internet connection we finally switched to a “mobile” one.
It’s up to 4x’s faster at a lower price

December 28, 2018 I just read that Musescore 3.
0 was released over the holiday, which is nice. I have used the 3.0-beta a bit, but will have to explore it more now. I

December 23, 2018 Cold Day
Ouch. The first really cold day of this winter

December 22, 2018 The other day one search led to another and I ran into the Swimming with Giants 360 degree video which was fun to watch and play around with, especially for the the kids.
The other day one search led to another and I ran into the Swimming with Giants 360 degree video which was fun to watch and play around with,

December 20, 2018 As I just started another Stephen King novel, I was reminded again how much I enjoy the prefaces he writes to introduce the story, to add some background information or simply to share his thoughts about the process.
As I just started another Stephen King novel, I was reminded again how much I enjoy the prefaces he writes to introduce the story, to add some

December 19, 2018 This is a nice surprise.
After a very short beta Android Pie update is rolling out to the Nokia 8. I’m not seeing it yet, but it is already the

December 15, 2018 WordPress’ new default theme Twenty Nineteen has silently become available on WordPress.
com the other night. I equally silently switched to it and

December 14, 2018 Feeds
Managed to be so early for work, that there was enough time to get a nice very large Latte beforehand and some more time to catch up with my feeds

December 13, 2018 I’m probably the last one to see it, but I used it’s digital release to watch “The Incredibles 2” with the kids.
It’s a fun movie. The kids already

December 7, 2018 Streak-7
Not much, but at least something

December 4, 2018 Nice!
Photo Book creation has silently been added to Google Photos up here. This must have happened during the last week(s?) or so. Haven’t noticed

December 1, 2018 Star Wars Dog Toys
It seems dogs like Star Wars too

November 24, 2018 Last Gig
At the last soundcheck on this trip

November 24, 2018 Kaunis Paa
We used a bit downtime to walk up to the top of Kaunis Pää. What a nice view from here

November 22, 2018 It’s been a few very busy days recently, so far so, that I just now noticed the Pocket Cast 7.
0 update. Brilliant update to my favourite podcast

November 22, 2018 Arctic Cirlce
Gigging way up in the North today. Even though I crossed the Arctic circle uncountable times, it for some reason never looses its charm

November 20, 2018 This comic on the Oatmeal is a beautiful homage and illustration for the InSight spacecraft landing on Mars coming up next Monday.
Wasn’t myself

November 17, 2018 frozen rhubarb
Frozen over rhubarb surely is stuff out of Lovecraftian dreams

November 11, 2018 Castle Ludwig
Game night! Playing The Castles of Mad King Ludwig for the first time. This means that the greater part of the game-play is spent watching YouTube

November 7, 2018 By pure accident I discovered “The Wolverine — The Long Night” the other night and by now I’m already a few episodes in, only disrupted by the apparent in-ability of my bluetooth headphones to charge properly.
By pure accident I discovered “The Wolverine — The Long Night” the other night and by now I’m already a few episodes in, only disrupted by the

October 28, 2018 While reading Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere I learned about the Great Stink, which I was delighted to learn is, or better was, a thing.
The Great Stink

October 27, 2018 cake
My wife made a fun cake for Halloween. 👍🏻

October 25, 2018 Alongside the long awaited (or feared, you choose) WordPress 5.
0 beta also the new default theme Twenty Nineteen was introduced. Judging by the

October 22, 2018 The fine folks at My Music Masterclass have released a video (actually two) with saxophone legend George Coleman which looks great.
This was kind of

October 22, 2018
Finished the audibook of Neil Gaiman’s “Neverwhere” read by the author himself. I enjoyed the book a lot and surely will listen to or read it again

October 19, 2018 microblog-post
Slightly belated morning routine. Enjoying the last few minutes before work with coffee and my feeds. A few more hours to go before vacation starts

October 18, 2018 I read Shirley Jacksons The Haunting of Hill House I believe last year and so far had only a quick glimpse at the new series on Netflix.

October 14, 2018 Last week we had sub-freezing temperatures, snow and I already got winter-tyres for the car.
Today, we just came back home from a nice walk at the

October 11, 2018 We celebrated our son’s sixth birthday with yet another great cake courtesy of my wife.
Related: cake-for-breakfast

October 11, 2018 Still figuring out what causes the feed issues.

October 7, 2018 I realized that, for some reason, the feed doesn’t seem to import correctly.
Let’s see if this shows up, and more important: when

October 7, 2018 It’s already very “autumn” outside, which considered that it already been snowing, should come as no surprise.

September 26, 2018 new-cover
Bought new keyboard case because the old one didn’t agree with the coffee which spilled upon. Related pro tip: don’t dry the keys with hair-dryer:

September 22, 2018 Updating an old iPhone 5s that I had in the book-shelve for years to iOS12.
Currently it is running iOS 9.3.3 Even though I need to connect the

September 21, 2018 Had a great rehearsal with the OASBB featuring the great Jukka Perko and Jukka Eskola performing Jazz Noir composed and conducted by Jussi Lampela.

September 20, 2018 Totally unrelated: I have switched from Inoreader to Feedbin.
Have done this plenty before, but now have the feeling I might acutally stick with it

September 20, 2018 OMG, OMG!
👍🏻 Was this always in there on iOS? Either way, awesome that it is

September 15, 2018 I totally want this: Lego Porg.
This should be looking great next my BB-8

September 14, 2018 My oldest daughter turned 16 today, which is a great reason to celebrate.
Related: cake for breakfast is amazing

September 7, 2018 I’m probably late to the game, but private and encrypted messaging based out of Europe sounds great.
Wire definitely looks interesting

September 5, 2018 Just finished the audiobook of Herbie Hancock’s autobiography “Possibilities” and what an inspiring read!
Now will have to go through my notes and

August 30, 2018 Should you be in the need of a coffee table and find yourself spare of about 10.
000 Lego bricks, then this is for you. It does look rather nice

August 29, 2018 herbie
Currently listening to the audiobook of Herbie Hancock’s autobiography and it works brilliant as an audiobook, since he is reading it himself. It’s

August 23, 2018 I just finished the 70+ hour long The Complete Sherlock Holmes audiobook read by Stephen Fry.
It had been a long, but worthy read. I found though

August 22, 2018 the-mind
A new card game arrived the other day: The Mind. I’m not particularly good with games but look forward to give this a try as the reviews and awards

August 18, 2018 standing-desk
Working late on my standing-desk with re-purposed kids’ toys. Not perfect, but does its job. It’s definitely better for my posture and rather

August 18, 2018 monarch
I’m pretty sure they are making this up on the go, but I added another badge to the collection

August 17, 2018 For the sake of consistency, and the lack of possibility to change usernames, I have deleted my old Mastodon profile and created a new one.

July 29, 2018 kuhmo-festival
Just returned from the OASBB concert at the Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival. We had fun perfoming Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite and a bunch of

July 21, 2018 Watched Ant-Man and the Wasp the other day with the kids and enjoyed it a lot.
Just like the first movie it is a good mix of comedy and action and a

July 10, 2018 Just read about Microsoft’s new Surface Go devices and am very intrigued.
They just look like the device which could fit perfectly into the way I

June 28, 2018 Sonny Stitt in 1982
Sonny is without doubt one of my favorite players. Here’s a great video and some info on JazzWax. Adding this to my

June 13, 2018 The Star Wars exhibition at Legoland is very nice.
Some real great models there. Especially this Millennium Falcon

June 12, 2018 A panorama taken approaching Stockholm.

June 7, 2018 As much as a I like the idea of Firefox’s Side View experiment I totally enjoy the Color one much more.
I am finally having a browser with a dark

June 3, 2018 Had fun watching Solo with the kids today.
Even though I for some reason didn’t anticipate the movie like the other Star Wars movies, I enjoyed it a

May 30, 2018 And as of now, I officially start my summer vacation.
Sort of. Still some minor things have to get done before that, but at least I don’t have to

May 29, 2018 And talking about beta’s: Carrot Weather is now also available on Android.
Nice! I will definitely give it a try even though I doubt that I have a

May 14, 2018 Monday May 2018, 12.01.19

May 12, 2018 361163324

April 1, 2018 Having some fun with Google’s April fools.
Zooming makes it a bit easier and quickly reached level 4. I wonder how many levels there are. I guess

March 31, 2018 The more or less subtle hint that there is a Inoreader re-design coming up in the WIRED article gets me excited.
I’m using Inoreader for about two

March 31, 2018 Walking the dog

March 29, 2018 Finished the audio-book version of Ready Player One the other day.
I have read plenty of SciFi, Horror, Fantasy and what not, but never had a book

March 23, 2018 Finished John Scalzi’s The Last Colony, book 3 in the Old Man’s War series.
It was as great as the first two. Purchased the remaining three books in

March 22, 2018 At work and using some off-time to get some work done.
Deadline is getting close, but no need to stress so far

March 21, 2018 Sublime Zettelkasten System
I have been trying to resist new note-apps, or note-taking ideas for a while, and have been rather satisfied with my current setup. Gabe’s latest

March 19, 2018 Finished the audiobook of Stephen Hawkins’s A Brief History of Time.
I’m surely spinning into some direction am most definitely have created some

March 19, 2018 I own too many domains that I don’t use anymore yet have to renew all the time.
Last time I let an unused domain expire, it seemingly got used for a

March 19, 2018 Stuck

March 17, 2018 Vibes…

March 17, 2018 Performing today with the OASBB feat.
Severi Pyysalo & Kauko Röhkä in Valve Sali at 19 o’clock and 17 o’clock tomorrow. If you’re around and have

March 16, 2018 Custom Map Generator [Link]
Custom Map Generator The Custom Map Generator is generating the most beautiful backgrounds for phones (also posters, I see myself ordering one) that

March 12, 2018 The other day I finished the audiobook of Stephen Fry’s Mythos.
It was both educating and entertaining. It was bit difficult to follow the names of

March 12, 2018 My first Micro-Monday post and shout-out goes to @ChrisReed not only for his helpful article but also for helping me out with some Wordpress issues in the Slack channel 👍
My first Micro-Monday post and shout-out goes to @ChrisReed not only for his helpful article but also for helping me out with some Wordpress issues

March 12, 2018 I was looking for some illustration assets (which I still haven’t found, but that’s another story) and re-discovered this collection of wallpapers.

March 10, 2018 Missed Thor Ragnarock in the movies and now finally had the chance to watch it.
It was a fun movie. Especially enjoyed the short appearance of

March 8, 2018 Hot Air Balloon… this Fitbit-badge could be interpreted also differently.

March 7, 2018 ia Writer for Windows
Congrats to the iA Writer team to the release of iA Writer 1.0 for Windows. Using the app since it’s beta release and if it’s

March 5, 2018 Finished reading John Scalzi’s Your Hatemail will be Graded last night and continued right away with more Scalzi: The Last Colony (Old Man’s War Book 3).
Finished reading John Scalzi’s Your Hatemail will be Graded last night and continued right away with more Scalzi: The Last Colony (Old Man’s War

March 5, 2018 While moving my site I had the idea to browse through my long dismissed photoblog From 10 to 300mm on Archive.
org and ended up importing what I

March 4, 2018 While waiting I played around with the panorama feature of the Nokia 8 and tried a horizontal for a change.
It performed brilliantly again

March 2, 2018 Trying to cancel a hosting account.
I don’t think it should be necessary to contact support to do that, yet here we are

February 28, 2018 This is just brilliant.
I enjoy my Nokia 8 but I have to say the Sirocco looks darn nice. Plus it’s a fun ad

February 28, 2018 Jakie McLean documentary on Jazz Wax
And JazzWax dug up another interesting documentary. This time on Jackie McLean: Jackie McLean on Mars. Now I

February 26, 2018 Accidentally started to write a book on a book with scale- and other technique exercises for saxophone with iA Writer and Sibelius.
Embedding the

February 24, 2018 Do you use Todoist and always wanted to have more keyboard-shortcuts to navigate through the app?
Then this extension is what you are looking for

February 23, 2018 Another very interesting in documentary: BBC Documentary: Charlie Parker.
I don’t think I have seen this one before, but surely will over the weekend

February 20, 2018 Now that I’m finished with the Hitchhiker’s Guide Tiology of Five books I continued with Stephen Fry’s Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece.
Now that I’m finished with the Hitchhiker’s Guide Tiology of Five books I continued with Stephen Fry’s Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient

February 19, 2018 I’m quite impressed with the panorama function of the Nokia 8 camera.
It did handle the situation very well and much better than my previous phones

February 17, 2018 Art Pepper: Jazz Surviver
This looks like a great documentary. Will have to watch it this weekend

February 15, 2018 Neat!
Nokia 8 already on the latest OS. This is very promising

February 10, 2018 Nice, my Nokia 8 already got the February security update.
Good to see that Nokia seems to keep up to the promise and keep Android up-to-date. Guess

February 8, 2018 This just showed up in my feed.
Fantastic Coltrane with Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb recorded in Düsseldorf in 1960

February 8, 2018 Despite just having backed/pre-ordered a new bag the other day more or less on a whim, this is totally me.
I’m definitely guilty of owning, and not

February 6, 2018 Finally signed up for Storytel, think Spotify for audiobooks, and been enjoying it a lot so far.
Doesn’t seem to have as large catalogue as Audible

February 1, 2018 Appointment at the service station at 10:30.
A couple of coffees, one McFeast menu and two hours later I’m still waiting for them to even start

January 27, 2018 View at breakfast today.

January 27, 2018 Happy to learn it was the battery after all and therefore a quick fix.
In the process I also learned how to use a booster-cable without messing up

January 24, 2018 Audiobooks now officially available from Google Play
This is actually great news. Looking forward to see which titles they have available. And of

January 20, 2018 Finished Persepolis Rising - Expanse #7 today.
It was as good as the rest of the series and apparently the first of the last three books in this

January 18, 2018 The telescoping effect
This totally happens to me all the time. There are quite a few trips that I could swear were just “recently”

January 3, 2018 That moment you misalign the screen protector on a new phone by just this little bit.

December 29, 2017 Are we alone in the universe?
Interesting article from NASA

December 29, 2017 If you try the cricket-bar you don’t have to eat the carrot.
A sentence I actually said

December 29, 2017 Liking this.
Also make sure to read the linked-to article on Mashable: Stop using Facebook and start using your browser

December 29, 2017 Getting a new battery?!
in A Message to Our Customers - Apple: Apple is reducing the price of an out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacement by $50 — from $79 to $29 — for

December 28, 2017 Liked: Video: Cannonball in 1958

December 28, 2017 Enjoyed watching Doctor Who’s christmas episode.
I think it was the first Christmas episode, that I actually managed to watch around Christmas. And

December 26, 2017 We went to see some reindeer in the morning.
Related: phone dies at minus 20 degrees

December 23, 2017 Not built for dads.

December 21, 2017 And it continues… Almost every image upload fails.
This is how frustrating is spelled. I’m already in contact with the support, but if there’s no

December 17, 2017 Yesterday we celebrated our 6th wedding anniversary with a great dinner at Ostroferia and The Last Jedi.
Perfect

December 16, 2017 Woah!
Star Wars and LEGO, what go wrong? These works take it to another level though! Great work: 16 of the best custom LEGO Star Wars creations

December 16, 2017 Why Coffee Naps Will Perk You Up More Than Either Coffee, or Naps, Alone
We’ve all had a cup of coffee after a nap. But maybe we’ve been doing it

December 14, 2017 Some good ideas in here from Ben Britton: Improvising and Ending Your Lines

December 13, 2017 Liked: Cultured Code Releases ‘Mail to Things’

December 12, 2017 Today at 17:30 me and Sami Juntunen are going to perform in Cafe Makia.
Chances are that there are going to be quite a few 8th notes, some of which

December 10, 2017 Just by accident (read updating iTunes) I realized that iCloud is available on Windows as well.
Woohoo! This will make a lot of things a lot easier

December 8, 2017 We had an earthquake last night.
Not that anything happened, but felt it anyway while I was working

December 7, 2017 Old Man’s War as a movie sounds great.
I thoroughly enjoyed the first two books and have the remaining ones already cued up. Looking forward to it

December 7, 2017 Anders Noren has some real nice and free Wordpress themes on his website.
Just switched over to Lingonberry the other night. Been using that theme

December 6, 2017 Would have been nice if It also would have been there.

December 6, 2017 Woah!
The next book in the Expanse series Persepolis Rising is going to be released in the next few days. Almost missed the release but now

December 4, 2017 Had fun the other day performing with the OASBB at the official 100year celebration of the Finnish independence.

November 29, 2017 Now that ECM records are available on iTunes I use a little downtime by listening to a long, but but not forgotten classic, Kenny Wheeler’s ”Music For Large And Small Ensembles”.
Now that ECM records are available on iTunes I use a little downtime by listening to a long, but but not forgotten classic, Kenny Wheeler’s ”Music

November 28, 2017 I have a pain in my teeth that stops whenever I eat or brush my teeth.
I gather my options are either to gain weight or end up with a really shiny

November 21, 2017 Took advantage of this offer and renewed my Inoreader subscription today.
I use the service probably way too many times a day and enjoying the IFTTT

November 20, 2017 I was just looking for a new wallpaper and realized that this collection on grafiksyndikat.
com got updated since the last time I visited and linked

November 17, 2017 Liked: ECM Records Now Available on Apple Music

November 17, 2017 Liked: How to Make Friends

November 14, 2017 New in Today I Learned: playing about 60 bars of music on drums, roughly counts down to 150 steps on my Fitbit.
Not sure is this useful information

November 10, 2017 In which Fraser and Federico get me exicted about iOS’s Notes.
app again. Which also serves as the final nail in the coffin of my Evernote

November 9, 2017 This looks like a neat solution to create breath marks in Sibelius.
Will give a try: Better breath marks in Sibelius

November 6, 2017 A phone a size of a Pop-Tart, yet I still need glasses.
Upcoming up in life- advice: How to use the iPad as your primary phone

November 6, 2017 Nice!
After a break of over a year Limetown Season 2 is teased. Already thought the show is dead

November 5, 2017 My wife made some delicious, yet belated, Halloween cupcakes!

October 30, 2017 First snow for this Winter.

October 30, 2017 Blue screen of death is pink now.
Much friendlier. Related: must be Monday

October 26, 2017 This!
Reaching people on the internet - The Oatmeal

October 24, 2017 Finished the first 7 minute workout in two months.
Before summer vacation I did one daily for about two months but then didn’t get back into the

October 21, 2017 Every time I change a theme I am but reminded how inconsistent themes handle similar elements.
I ran into subtitles being handled right within the

October 17, 2017 Another great find on JAzzWax and a video that I will have to check out: Dizzy Gillespie Documentary, 1990 - JazzWax

October 14, 2017 Yesterday’s achievement:

October 13, 2017 Yesterday’s gig performing the music from Birth of the Cool was a good one and a reward for all the work that went into it.
Many thanks to Tappi

October 10, 2017 Celebrating our five year old’s birthday with this great cake curtesy of my wife!

October 7, 2017 I stand corrected.
Interestingly the first book of Expanse ended in the middle of the second TV-season. Which was somewhat unexpected

October 4, 2017 Something new for a change: Site got stuck in _Maintenance Mode _after/during updating a bunch of plugins.
Luckily there was a quick and easy fix

October 2, 2017 Updated to Sibelius 8.
7 just before heading out to work. Looking forward to give the new publish feature a try. If it works as advertised this is

September 28, 2017 Finally finished the first season of Expanse.
It’s good as it is, but after reading the though it feels rushed, is missing half the book and is not

September 27, 2017 Bat-Wall

September 26, 2017 Pocket Casts is long my favourite podcast client and now web-app gets seriously improved!
I am one of those using the web-app regularly and these

September 17, 2017 Room with a view

September 13, 2017 Didn’t know that Art Pepper did also some movie soundtracks.
Some very good stuff on Jazz Wax again: Art Pepper: At the Movies

September 12, 2017 Started to work with Lightroom again over the weekend and happily noticed that even after a two years (or even longer) break, I quickly remembered all the commonly used keyboard shortcuts again.
Started to work with Lightroom again over the weekend and happily noticed that even after a two years (or even longer) break, I quickly remembered

September 10, 2017 Fast as always I finally came around to process some of the images from last year.
Took this one on the road to Narvik

September 7, 2017 Tiina blew my mind by introducing me to the DEL-Key.
Tiina blew my mind by introducing me to the . Coming from a Mac Laptop I literally never used that key. Feeling both enlightened and stupid at the

August 31, 2017 Talking about podcasts… Just learned about this one, which right up my alley and seems to be very interesting: LeVar Burton Reads Short Fiction to You in New Podcast
Talking about podcasts… Just learned about this one, which right up my alley and seems to be very interesting: LeVar Burton Reads Short Fiction to

August 29, 2017 I like the built-in solarized theme in Atom a lot but this looks very nice.
Will give it a try: At a Glance: Panda Syntax Dark Theme

August 26, 2017 Aikuinen nainen.
Great concert today with OASBB

August 25, 2017 Obviously time to say goodbye to summer.

August 23, 2017 Me, right there: A little inspiration goes a long way.

August 22, 2017 Sami Juntunen (piano) and me are going to perform today at 18:00 at Cafe Makia.
There’s going to be a many 8th notes of which some might actually

August 21, 2017 👍“Nachdem ich mich dann aber überhaupt nicht im Themedschungel auf WordPress.
org zurechtgefunden habe, bin ich dann bei meinem persönlichen

August 17, 2017 Great new episode of The Magnus Archive.
Like how it all starts to unravel. Looking forward to the next episode

August 15, 2017 Very nice article and listening the recording right now: Chet Baker: Live in London

August 14, 2017 A fishing cottage on Senja, Norway.

August 12, 2017 I was wondering if there is a string-instrument lower than the double-bass.
Of course there is: the Octobasse. Why wouldn’t it

August 8, 2017 Since it’s #internationalcatday today our own tiger.
An awesome trait that he had taught himself

August 8, 2017 Just figured out that Day One recently introduced browser extensions for Chrome and Safari.
Until the web-app enables editing this is so far the

August 7, 2017 After the Big Band concert I had the chance to meet one of my all-time heroes Jerry Bergonzi

August 6, 2017 Yesterdays concert was a good one, this is certainly a fun program to play and people enjoyed it.
Thanks to Tappi, Jukka, Maikki, Sami, Harri and

August 4, 2017 Following the post with Metal Band names another one for, say, non-metal-bands.
This will come in useful: The neural network will name your next band

August 3, 2017 After you have visited the Big Band gig on Friday you can of course come to Jumpru Pub on Saturday at 16:30 and listen to us performing the music of Charles Mingus.
After you have visited the Big Band gig on Friday you can of course come to Jumpru Pub on Saturday at 16:30 and listen to us performing the music of

July 30, 2017 Since I haven’t even started with the write-up of the trip, here already another image from along the road.

July 29, 2017 Nice!
Action Launcher also enables Google Now integration: Action Launcher + Google Now

July 28, 2017 The question “How did Finland become such fertile ground for wacky sports?
” is answered here: Finland has a Sports Screw Loose

July 28, 2017 Activated cross-posting from the blog to Facebook.
Let’s see how that goes. Unlrelated: first update there in 8 years

July 27, 2017 I used Scrivener for my humble needs in the past but it is way too powerful for me.
The upcoming version 3 though looks so nice on both platforms

July 26, 2017 Albeit a bit more cumbersome, this does work in Chrome as well.
Might come in handy one day: How to Post to Instagram from Safari on a Mac

July 25, 2017 I order to not clutter my blog I have moved the microblog entries to away from the front-page and into it’s own faux-sub-page to feature longer entries on the homepage.
I order to not clutter my blog I have moved the microblog entries to away from the front-page and into it’s own faux-sub-page to feature longer

July 25, 2017 We went to the circus the other day.
Sure was fun, especially the thing with the five motorcycles in this cage

July 22, 2017 Rocks and cottage in the mountains between Norway and Sweden.

July 22, 2017 A beautiful white beach at Bøvær.

July 21, 2017 Mentally adding the inventor of crayons to the list of people that clearly hate parents.

July 21, 2017 For the first time in months needed to a computer without hi-res or retina display.
The difference in font-quality is shocking. Wouldn’t have

July 20, 2017 Perfect!
- Coffee is awesome: Tom Gauld: A recent cartoon for New Scientist (via)

July 20, 2017 Sonny Rollins live in 1968.
Great music and video from Cafe Montmatre on Jazz Wax: Sonny Rollins: Copenhagen, 1968

July 19, 2017 I think PDF-view was about the final piece missing for solving my note-taking issue and building a Dropbox/Folder- based plain-text notes-app with Atom.
I think PDF-view was about the final piece missing for solving my note-taking issue and building a Dropbox/Folder- based plain-text notes-app with

July 19, 2017 This happens to me all the time.
Sometimes I even don’t realize I had WiFI turned off. Classic XCKD: Wifi vs Cellular

July 19, 2017 Yikes!
Action Launchers latest beta introduces some really nice new, Android O related features. Very nice: The first beta of Action Launcher v26 is

July 19, 2017 Very nice.
I am familiar with Quill but Omnibear was new to me. I will have to give this a try as well

July 18, 2017 Interesting.
The Android WordPress app features a new editor, both on iOS and Android. Looks nice, this will make new posts much easier

July 18, 2017 Found in document-outline a very nice package to further pimp my Atom.
io setup. This is going to be very useful for me

July 18, 2017 Spotify’s search is utterly useless.
Doesn’t find anything. Searching for a soundtrack links to a playlist of the soundtrack but not the actual

July 18, 2017 In response to: Amazon may be working on a new messaging service called ‘Anytime’:
The leaked images suggest this app can do everything Allo, Duo

July 15, 2017 Been looking for a nice cross-platform notes solution and found Standard Notes.
Looks interesting, anyone tried it already

July 14, 2017 Coffee to Milk ratio… Brilliant: Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Espresso

July 13, 2017 Today I learned that a narrow road through the mountains with less that 10m visibility is both scary and fun.
Actually more scary. The good thing

July 13, 2017 Cape North is even foggier and stormier than last time.
One day we might actually see something

July 11, 2017 Yesterday’s posts were brought to you from this beautiful location.

July 11, 2017 Likes: Why I prefer blogging on the open web
Word. Also like that blogging on your own site makes it personal, something that I want to share in the

July 11, 2017 A vantage point on the way to Bøvær.

July 11, 2017 Road trip day 2 is about to start.
We drove about 1000 km on the first day and visited lots of nice places. Today is going to be a bit easier day

July 10, 2017 On the way to Norway in Abisko National Park.

July 8, 2017 We had a fun day at the zoo the other day.
Moose there, and lots of Reindeers on the road on the way home

July 7, 2017 07/07/2017, 05:59
These are probably two of my favourite Lego Star Wars sets: Dead Obi-Wan Kenobi, Alderaan

July 6, 2017 This got to be my favorite live-stream at the moment: Bears in Alaska

July 6, 2017 Summer, obviously.
☃️

July 6, 2017 I was a little too optimistic.
Even though I didn’t break anything, it didn’t work as expected. From my understanding Micro.blog does show the

July 6, 2017 Did some pre-coffee adjustments on the backend
of the blog. Happy to note, that I didn’t take down anything. Guess I’m getting better at copy/paste

July 5, 2017 I feel confident that I have now made all the adjustments to the CSS and now will have to clean up the mess I made here.
At the same time, I will

July 4, 2017 Yeah!
The obligatory first post from the Micro.Blog iOS app. Congrats to @Manton for the release

July 4, 2017 This is crazy.
Article in german, but the video is the important part: Rubik’s Cube by Thomas

July 4, 2017 In reply to: Day One Premium and the Future
I have greater concerns about Day One’s ability to survive as a business. My impression is that the

July 3, 2017 A great article on two newly released Art Pepper recordings: Art Pepper: More West Coast

July 3, 2017 Here’s an error I don’t want to do a second time, aka filed under today I learned: An error in a themes’ function.
php can take down the wp-admin

July 3, 2017 Too bad.
Just when I thought I could make replying to a post a bit faster with IFTTT, I run into the limitations of what seems to be possible within

July 2, 2017 Exploring the various plugins and services related to Indieweb.
This is all very interesting. There is still some things to learn but I’m closer to

July 1, 2017 361158629

July 1, 2017 During the last few days I realized that I find Firefox’s developer tools a lot easier to use than Chrome’s.
At least editing and working with CSS

May 31, 2017 I never liked the un-responsiveness of the Spotify embed, so I responsified it.

May 31, 2017 Changing the colour of my Todoist.
app to Blueberry probably was one of the more exciting things that I did. Like this week

May 31, 2017 Starting the day with a classic: Dexter Gordon - Sophisticated Giant

May 30, 2017 It’s been a while since last time.

May 30, 2017 I’m still torn whether to use a single or two column theme on the blog.
Since it is was an easy thing to do, turned my current now as a single

May 29, 2017 Summer vacation commenced!

May 28, 2017 After playing with Caret.
io for a little while, I think I might have found the cross-platform Markdown editor that I have been looking for. Nice and

May 28, 2017 Twackle, crump-eth!
The kids woke up at 5:40 and now we’re watching Batman S02 Episode 1&2. Funny how much they like it

May 28, 2017 Woah, I totally forgot about the Todoist integration with Google Assistant.
When the integration was announced Assistant wasn’t available here, but

May 26, 2017 I just read the article Cover Story: Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Definitive Preview and liked it.

May 26, 2017 In Moto 360 (2nd Gen.
) could receive Android Wear 2.0 update as early as today As you can see, the Android Wear 2.0 update for Moto 360 (2nd Gen.)

May 24, 2017 Star Wars improves everything, also Carcassonne.

May 24, 2017 After the iPad had been dormant for a while and after updating all the things I was stoked to realize how bad keyboard support still is.
It seems

May 24, 2017 In Don’t Blame Twitter — Dave Pell — Medium
The problem is not that Twitter enabled those who would choose to spread hate speech. The problem is

May 23, 2017 The downside of spring: ticks.
One walk with the dog and he’s covered with ticks. Okay, well not covered, but two is two more than I tolerate

May 23, 2017 I just read the article When the Hell Will We Find Planet Nine?
and liked it

May 23, 2017 It’s finally getting spring.

May 21, 2017 My streak continues and I had another 7 Minute workout today.
Amazing how exhausted I can get during such a short time. Related: wearing a Hulk

May 21, 2017 For the 2nd birthday of our daughter, Tiina made her a cake of her two favourite superheros.

May 20, 2017 Replaced milk with Almond Milk for my Latte this morning.
It turned out to be surprisingly good, albeit expensive in the long run

May 20, 2017 My Mastodon sticker arrived earlier this week.
This will look great on the Laptop

May 19, 2017 I am not much of a handwritten note-taker but Rocketbook looks compelling.
After I recently realized how my handwriting has deteriorated it might be

May 19, 2017 In Note-taking made easier for everyone—redesigning OneNote - Office Blogs
These design features, rolling out over the coming weeks, include three

May 19, 2017 I gave up (again) and after four (maybe five) themes changes and trialing even more I went for the simplest that I could find and made it even simpler.
I gave up (again) and after four (maybe five) themes changes and trialing even more I went for the simplest that I could find and made it even

May 18, 2017 I shouldn’t be allowed to have free time.
The first thing I did was tweaking and changing my blog’s theme. That would be third this week. Turns out

May 18, 2017 Even though it still needs some tweaking and a bit more refinement, I am currently rather satisfied with IFTTT applets to publish to my blog.
Still

May 17, 2017 Kind of looking forward to see what is going to be announced at I/O today.
I actually hope they come out with the announced desktop/web app for

May 17, 2017 80267 views.
My images on Google Maps certainly are doing better than my blog

May 16, 2017 Had a bit of free time and the first thing I did was changing the blog’s theme.
Now using the same like two years ago and most likely will change it

May 16, 2017 I just finished reading the articleHow to improve your sleep and liked it.

May 15, 2017 The last really busy week of this schoolyear started.
I am about to make it even more busy, by trying out themes for the blog, note apps

May 14, 2017 And yes, it had been snowing today again.
Because, why not! I guess. The weather had been so bad recently even a popular TV meteorologist can’t stop

May 14, 2017 Also: today I learned one can burn chocolate in the microwave, when trying to melt it.
Seems logical, albeit didn’t expect it to happen so quick

May 14, 2017 Unrelated: The cat is crazy about croissants.

May 13, 2017 About to start baking a cake for my wife with the kids.
Recipe doesn’t appear to be challenging. Nutella Cheesecake. Even when it goes wrong it is

May 13, 2017 After two nights of concerts, teaching on a Saturday morning seemingly requires more coffee than I have available here.
On the positive side though

May 12, 2017 Well, that didn’t work.
I give it one more try. It seem Flow might be able to do what I am looking for, but it is certainly not as intuitive as I

May 12, 2017 Now that I have successfully setup a workflow including Inoreader and IFTTT to post updates to my blog, I’m now giving Microsoft Flow a try, to see if it a) works and b) would be faster because it involves less steps.
Now that I have successfully setup a workflow including Inoreader and IFTTT to post updates to my blog, I’m now giving Microsoft Flow a try, to see

May 12, 2017 If you are into spooky audio dramas The Magnus Archives might be for you.
During the last year it has become one of my favorite shows and it has

May 12, 2017 There is a significant speed increase of my blog since I switched to using system fonts.

May 11, 2017 After my Alto mouthpiece broke in the morning I managed to get my old mouthpiece back.
Now that I played for a while I wonder I ever got a new one

May 11, 2017 Ouch
Of course the mouthpiece had to break in the morning, just before a concert

May 11, 2017 Neat!
I finally tricked out Windows and Chrome and added Wordpress’s Press This bookmarklet to the desktop, for quickly posting stuff to the blog

May 11, 2017 So, I did the inevitable and most reasonable thing and moved my microblog posts back to my own blog.
It makes more sense to have all under one roof

May 10, 2017 And here’s your daily weather update: sun and snow.
Of course. Because it’s May

May 10, 2017 Just had my first micro-blogging crisis.
First I thought it would be more useful to, essentially have two blogs. One for, like real posts, and one

May 10, 2017 I’m in the process to figure out how to best automate publishing to my micro-blog.
For some services, such as Mastodon and Pocket I have it working

May 10, 2017 Taskzy
looks great. Automation like this seems very useful. More interesting Android experiments on Androidexperiments.com. (via)

May 9, 2017 May… Looks like.

May 9, 2017 I hate to bring this up again: but after the hail in the morning it just now has started to snow again.

May 9, 2017 Funny how coffee always taste always so much better before 6am.
It’s almost worth getting up

May 8, 2017 Which reminds me that my Spotify library and playlist situation is a complete mess.
It makes me almost nervous. I should do something about that

May 8, 2017 Nice new case for the phone arrived today.
Actually like this a lot. They offered custom engraving so I chose the first thing that came to mind

May 8, 2017 Woah.
Dr.Who audio-dramas on Spotify. I guess I know what I will listen to in the next week’s

May 8, 2017 Alright.
There is snow falling…

May 8, 2017 Taking a break and fiddling with IFTTT applets while waiting.
As one does

May 8, 2017 The last two, and probably most busy weeks of this school season, started surprisingly smooth.
Not sure is this now a good sign

May 7, 2017 Enjoying the latest Episode of No Such Thing As A Fish with guest John Hodgman.

May 7, 2017 5:47am Obviously Sundays are starting earlier than other days.
💤

May 6, 2017 After ironing out one weird issue with the RSS feed, I have now the foundation for a lifestream site, which at the same time will also be able to almost selectively auto-post elsewhere.
After ironing out one weird issue with the RSS feed, I have now the foundation for a lifestream site, which at the same time will also be able to

May 6, 2017 Okay.
This was enough testing. I will stick for the time being to the main feed. Having though the category feed would be helpful, as I could

May 6, 2017 Indeed, the category feed is the culprit.
For whatever reason. Now trying the post-type feed

May 6, 2017 Jeps, it seems there was (or is, trying to figure this out right now) an issue when adding the feed from a category.
The main feed works as

May 6, 2017 I changed the feed from the main feed of the site to the category feed of the status updates.
Wondering if that’s what is causing the issues

May 6, 2017 Still having some issues, but I came now up with a different solution to filter the RSS feed.
If this doesn’t work, I give up for now. And if it

May 6, 2017 There is some weird encoding showing up on Micro.
Blog. I thing this originates from posts, generated from IFTTT. What is weird, is that the posts

May 6, 2017 Last adjustments didn’t work either.
Murr. This is the final try. It would actually be neat if Mastodon had separate RSS feeds for updates and

May 6, 2017 Well, this was only partly successful.
The part with getting it to my blog, easy-peasy. The part with piping that to Micro.Blog didn’t. But it’s

May 6, 2017 In an effort to simplify my micro-blogging/status update/POSSE thingy I have now connected my blog to Mastodon.
This should then, hopefully

May 6, 2017 Yeah.
I realized that Mastodon.social now accepts new accounts. You can find me now at @svens@mastodon.social

May 6, 2017 Re-watched Deadpool this evening.
Definitely liked it better this time

May 5, 2017 Now having a few minutes…
Now having a few minutes downtime and explore a few apps for video-editing on Android. So far I do like both Premiere Clips and Go Pro’s Quik. Both

May 5, 2017 Had a nice lunch with my lovely wife today.
I daresay it was the first time in quite some time that we had time for that

May 5, 2017 Good morning.
Exciting day coming up, plus it’s Friday

May 4, 2017 Catching up with the latest Dr.
Who episode. I think finish TV is even on the same schedule as the BBC. That’s progress

May 4, 2017 I just realized that I don’t have to write any arrangements for this schoolyear anymore.
Should maybe update the/now page

May 4, 2017 The upcoming concert requires an unreasonable amount of doubling on clarinet.
Have to get/find some decent reeds since I haven’t played in a while

May 4, 2017 I spent some time during the last few days and though about what would be the best way for me to integrate Micro.
Blog into my workflow and website

May 3, 2017 Realized that my Mastodon instance seems to be down for quite some time.
This surely one of the drawbacks of a system in which instances are hosted

May 1, 2017 Thanks to a clarification from @manton I actually got the mirco.
blog setup to work the way I wanted. All it needed was to omit the title in the

May 1, 2017 361156166
Hauska Vappu

April 30, 2017 Mirco Fiddling
Currently trying to wrap my head around how to get a good micro-blogging setup. Ideally I post a status here and have it show up as a full post on

April 26, 2017 Micro.Blog
Today I got my invite for Micro.Blog and the domain I was looking for. Having now svens.blog for my blog and svens.micro.blog, well for the micro

April 14, 2017 Stay in Material
A new addition to my shirt-collection has arrived. A shirt from my favourite podcast, Material, has arrived. Yeah! The first time these shirts were

March 26, 2017 Inferno
The other day we finally came around watching Inferno, and even though I enjoyed the movie, I found myself frequently confused on differences

March 22, 2017 Almost Done
Managed to finish the last very big arrangement for this school-year. Feels good. There will be still some more coming up, but they shouldn’t be as

March 17, 2017 I knew it had been in beta already, but I didn’t expect Android 7.
1.1 to arrive on my device that quickly. It’s great to see how @OnePlus is pushing

March 10, 2017 I was pleasantly surprised to wake up in the morning and to realize that Google Assistanthad arrived on my device.
I was expecting the roll-out to

March 8, 2017 I’m having way too much fun with Prisma recently and currently editing a few of my older images.
I always envisioned using illustrations as featured

March 7, 2017 A Duo-Lingual Communication Issue
I was surprised to figure out that Google Now had learned to speak finnish. Me: (speaking through the headphones while driving on the bike, at minus

February 15, 2017 Talking about reading.
I figured the biggest problem with my established reading habit is, that I have accumulated a huge back catalog of TV-series

February 9, 2017 Jeij, Android Wear 2.
0 is out and I keep checking for updates on my watch. I enjoy the heck out of my Moto 360 and look forward to the updated OS

January 28, 2017 On the Lake
Took a short walk on the lake

January 4, 2017 Mirco.Blog
Yesterday I backed Manton Reece’s book and microblogging platform on Kickstarter. I was intrigued by Mirco.Blog for a while and I’m looking forward

December 21, 2016 Waiting
The last days at work before the Christmas vacation are historically defined by a lot of waiting and not enough coffee

October 24, 2016 The second backpack in less than a year died on me.
While on the first one the main zipper broke, on my current one, one of the carrying straps

October 13, 2016 If you have nothing else to do today, feel free to drop by at 21:00 @Tulinberg Sali.
We’re performing the music of Charles Mingus today. This is

October 1, 2016 If you have nothing else to do and look for a nice concert to go to, you are welcome to drop by at 16 o’clock at Valve.
We are performing there

September 22, 2016 Yesterday was update-day and for the first time ever my main machine didn’t play the startup sound.
It turned out that its too old and doesn’t

September 14, 2016 A iOS 10 ‘Yay’ moment
I haven’t been diving deep into iOS 10 yet, but one of my first Yay! moments was noticing the increased font size in the Podcast.app (yes, using

September 12, 2016 Now that I have digested the keynote a few thoughts:
iWork: I’m frequently using iWork and any update is great, especially collaboration. Would be even better if I would collaborate. Mario! Apple

August 31, 2016 The WordPress app is getting better and better: I just fixed a 5px too narrow padding in the CSS of my blog from my phone.
This is the future. I

July 19, 2016 In a spur of a moment I started to use my old iPhone 5s again.
After using 5+ inch devices for a year and a half I have a hard time using such a

July 18, 2016 Software Boxes
I found some old software buried deep in some boxes: The time, one actually went out and bought software and operating systems in a box, seems

July 4, 2016 In which I Failed
Okay, I’ll admit: I failed. Shame on me. I went back to use the iPad as my main device and then I realized that the theme I was using was a little

June 10, 2016 30% battery left after 48 hours on one charge.
Way to go Marshmallow

June 6, 2016 Settings>About Phone>System Update
After learning about the imminent rollout of Marshmallow for my phone I keep refreshing the Software Update once an hour. It’s hard to believe that

June 3, 2016 Vacation officially commenced.
Looking forward to it and starting with a cup of coffee

May 19, 2016 Allo
I had only little time to check what was announced at i/O but both Allo and Duo can’t come early enough. Totally looking forward to these apps.

May 17, 2016 Nice!
We got tickets for the Louis C.K. show which got on sale today. Looking forward to see him live

May 4, 2016 Every time I get up at stupid o’clock have a nice large mug of Cafè-Latte and do some reading I wonder why I am not doing this every day.
It’s so

May 3, 2016 Recently I found myself using Wordpress’s_ Press This_ bookmarklet for posting to the blog.
I’m not quite sure why I haven’t used it before that

May 3, 2016 I haven’t yet received the update yet but this looks very nice.
Of all the choices out there this is my favourite keyboard. Looking forward to get

April 13, 2016 It just seems like a natural event that, the moment I sit down at the workshop, have a coffee and start working while waiting to get the summer-tires attached, it has to start snowing again.
It just seems like a natural event that, the moment I sit down at the workshop, have a coffee and start working while waiting to get the

April 5, 2016 Just received the payment receipt for a long-forgotten pre-order.
I guess that answers the question what I will be reading next. Also learned that

March 20, 2016 Earthquake
So, apparently there had been an earthquake of 4.8 magnitude around here. Needless to say that I didn’t notice a thing. (via Tiina)

March 18, 2016 Tomorrow, on the 19th of March, our Oulu All Stars Big Band will perform with the vocal ensemble Touche from Denmark.
Showtime is 21 o’clock at the

March 15, 2016 Cleaned my headphones today.
Related: Turns out that I’m not nearly deaf as I thought. Also they work better than expected

March 8, 2016 It’s now more than two months since I quit coffee and switched to tea.
The other day, for the first time since, I enjoyed it. Guess, I am making

March 3, 2016 Looking forward to get the new Google Photos update.
Looks very nice

February 23, 2016 I’m going again through a bit of a blog-template-blues.
I don’t know if such a thing exists, but over the years I have become quite good at it

February 16, 2016 and
#awesomecook

February 14, 2016 Enjoyed watching The Martian the other day.
I have to say though that I liked the book a lot more. The movie felt somewhat rushed and skipped

February 8, 2016 OASBB plays the Music of Thad Jones
On Saturday 13th of January at 19:00 o’clock we perform the Music of Thad Jones with conductor Ari Jokelainen in Tulinberg Sali. Nice place and

January 27, 2016 Revisited Atom.
io the other day and after installing a few more packages to my current setup I am now very happy with my setup for writing in

January 25, 2016 Missed Opportunity: Brick Professional
The other day I learned about the Lego-Certified Professional program. Turns out that one can actually build Lego for a living. This is seriously

January 20, 2016 It is funny how minus 23 degrees celsius starts to feel almost warm after two weeks at the edge of -30 degrees.
Looking forward to a warm -15

January 13, 2016 Well, this is not good: my favourite backpacks zipper broke and in effect rendering the bag rather useless.
The good news though is that this, for

January 8, 2016 I haven’t had coffee in six days now, which probably is the longest time without in almost 30 years.
I’m doing surprisingly well ever since the

January 3, 2016 Note to self: Don’t expect Sibelius to play-back the trumpet part if you write tacet at some point into the part.

January 3, 2016 As deadlines are approaching I’m getting back into the routine of working in the early mornings.
Besides getting up at stupid o’clock it actually

December 29, 2015 Burning the Midnight Oil
Burning the midnight oil lately again. Since I’m not really working faster or even efficient at this time of day, progress can be described as slow

December 29, 2015 New phone on the way
Ordered a new phone and with it making my switch to Android, which was on the horizon for while already. Exciting! Looking forward to refresh the

December 26, 2015 Game Night
Played Carcassonne for the first time in a very long time. It sure took a while to re-learn the rules (and this time the correct ones) but it was fun

December 24, 2015 Merry Christmas

December 23, 2015 Wrapping
If not for anything else, I see a good chance to go into history as the worst gift-wrapper ever

December 16, 2015 4 years
Today it’s four happy years with much more to come

December 15, 2015 More Garzone
All the audiobooks and podcasts that I am running through on a daily basis aside I have been also on a George Garzone binge recently. I rarely find

December 13, 2015 The Force
As an early gift for our wedding anniversary Tiina bought me tickets for a viewing for The Force Awakens on the 16th already. Funnily my gift for

December 6, 2015 The Tardis Gingerbread House
[gallery ids=“361150500,361150499,361150494,361150497,361150495,361150498” type=“rectangular”] Another year, another gingerbread-house. This time

November 29, 2015 Tiger

November 21, 2015 Flurry

November 17, 2015 Todoist Master
I wrote a lot, if not too much, about my constant back and forth between various task-managers, but for quite some time I am happily using Todoist.

November 8, 2015 Darth Vader
[gallery type=“rectangular” ids=“361150375,361150376,361150377,361150378,361150379”] I don’t think there could be more suitable gift for father’s

October 31, 2015 A Pumpkin And A Cake
[gallery type=“rectangular” ids=“361150342,361150343,361150345,361150341”] This year’s pumpkin and a great cake. Happy Halloween

October 20, 2015 Butterflies
[gallery type=“rectangular” ids=“361150312,361150313,361150314,361150315,361150316,361150319,361150318,361150317” orderby=“rand”] We had some fun

October 12, 2015 Two Cakes
[gallery type=“square” ids=“361150294,361150293,361150292,361150291”] Tiina made some awesome cakes for our three year old

September 26, 2015 My Most Favourite iOS 9 feature
While many of the new and interesting features of iOS, such as split view or force touch don’t work the devices I own, it turns out that Spotlight

September 23, 2015 Restored
I have to admit that I acted a bit to hastily. Someone, who shall not be named, apparently (yay, keyboardshortcuts) had put the missing note into

September 15, 2015 Rage Quit
I sense a rage-quit is in the air. I’m not 100% sure as of now, but a certain note-taking application seems to have lost some notes, but definitely

September 4, 2015 Hipster Workspace

August 26, 2015 4am
Getting up at 4am for the last two weeks and starting to do work has seriously increased my productivity and reduced stress levels. Plus it makes

August 18, 2015 Revisiting ‘Workin’’
It’ been a long while since I have been listening to Miles Davis’s Walkin’ and was yet once more reminded of the beauty and the genius of

July 31, 2015 Vacation Must Be Over Soon
It’s Friday, 23:20 and I start outlining the next schoolyear. I guess that the end of vacation is getting close. At least I get to do some Mind

July 29, 2015 Elojazz 2015
Just a quick heads up: The Oulu All Stars Big Band is performing tomorrow, Thursday 30.07.2015 at the Elojazz Festival featuring Dr.Lonnie Smith.

July 24, 2015 Ant-Man
Had fun watching Ant-Man with the kids the other day. Nice movie, but of course it bothered me until the end from where I know the main actors. IMDB

July 19, 2015 Ice Bear

July 13, 2015 1px Margin
Obsessing until 2am about a 1 pixel margin. Yup, that’s me. And yes, got it fixed

July 1, 2015 Apple Music Find
I installed the 8.4 update just before going to sleep and only browsed quickly through the Apple Music catalog in the morning. My favourite feature

June 30, 2015 Like at 7:30am
[audio m4a=“https://svenseebeck.files.wordpress.com/2015/06/drill-2.m4a”\]\[/audio\] Not much has changed during the last few weeks

June 22, 2015 My least productive time
It turns out that, that for some reason, vacation-time, almost traditionally by now, ends up to be the least-productive time of the year here on the

June 8, 2015 Status
So, I have re-instituted status-posts here on the blog. Which is somewhat ironic since my last update on Twitter dates back to the 29th of April.

June 4, 2015 I Still Suck At Threes
I usually play it once a day before going to sleep but I’m not really making much progress

May 27, 2015 There’s No Sound Like Home
Due to some remodeling of the building this is what it sounds like in here[^-361149495]: [audio

May 24, 2015 Settings > General > Keyboard > (Dis)able Dictation
Once the novelty of it’s availability of it has worn off, the ever so permanent dictation button on the iPhone keyboard has become useless and over

April 24, 2015 Areena

April 20, 2015 Min 1:35
I have been waiting for this a long time. I actually teared up a little bit. And since I’m already at it a little bit more Star Wars related stuff

February 4, 2015 Conversations with Siri
Me: Skip two minutes. Siri: Fast forwarding two minutes Me: Skip one minute Siri: You have one appointment, which started at 11:30. I’m relying on

February 2, 2015 Good Mood-ify
Today’s good mood is brought to you courtesy of Stan Getz: [spotify id=“spotify:track:4Wzym5Rbnn8Ny8rFqEObm1” width=“300” height=“380” /] The

January 20, 2015 I Got Mail
Jeij, I got the Ulysses stickers last week. Thanks to the Ulysses team and greetings to Leipzig! Now I only have to figure where to stick it to

January 2, 2015 Not Much Of A Resolution
Now that we have the second of January the majority of New Year’s Resoltutions have been already posted. At least so I guess as in my news-reader

December 24, 2014 The Christmas Card
I wish you and your families a Merry Christmas

December 22, 2014 The Not-So-Haunted Mansion: A Gingerbread House
[gallery type=“rectangular” ids=“361149141,361149142,361149143,361149140,361149137,361149136,361149135”] This year’s house is done. It was

December 21, 2014 Note to Self
the Apple Remote is in the sofa. Where else could it be

December 16, 2014 Anniversary
Today we’re celebrating our third wedding anniversary by watching The Expandables III. Makes sense, doesn’t it

December 5, 2014 Which Circle Is It?
Things, OmniFocus, OmniFocus, Things, iAWriter, OmniFocus, Wordpress, Ulysses III, Scriptogram, iAWriter, Things, Worpdress, OmniFocus,

November 27, 2014 Backstage

November 24, 2014 Chapter 44
I’m still binging on We’re Alive. I didn’t expect the story to be so exciting and captivating but now I hardly can get away from it. It’s really

November 13, 2014 It Was Unavoidable
Against my own judgement I switched back to UlyssesIII a couple of days ago. In hindsight it was a really good decision. My follow-up post though

November 6, 2014 Weirdly So
Hmm. It seems that my last post prevents both the page and the whole site to load on mobile devices. That is indeed a bit strange. I will look into

October 29, 2014 Minuscule
I’m blogging now regularly since 2006/2007 and maintain this one in it’s various iterations at least since 2008. I’m in the process of doing some

October 27, 2014 Un-Freezing
During the last few days I had been busy trying to unfreeze the fridge/freezer thingy. It goes almost without saying that it is now already a

October 9, 2014 Like A Trip To The Future
I’m running the public Yosemite beta for a while and just made for the first time a phone call via the phone on my MacBook. This is totally awesome

October 8, 2014 Tell Me Where This is Frustrating
There’s still three more weeks until the phone actually might show up here but of course the case is already arrived last week. And yes, despite my

September 27, 2014 Whoa!
Dispatched: 3-4 weeks. Should have ordered yesterday when it was still 5-7 days. On the positive side at least more apps most likely will be updated

September 17, 2014 Getting A Headache
iOS8 is out and by now all my devices have updated and I’m trying to keep up with all the app-updates. This is going to keep me pretty busy for a

September 11, 2014 Sloooow
There are three kind of deliveries: the one’s that are slow and the ones that are very slow. And then there the ones I’m waiting for. The ones in

August 13, 2014 The ‘Whooshing Sound’
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by. Douglas Adams Haven’t heard that whooshing sound (yet) but am obviously

August 3, 2014 A Session To Remember
It’s rare enough of an occasion that someone like Joe Lovano performs around here, let alone shows up on the Jam Session. So rare, that I almost

July 13, 2014 Failed Prediction
https://twitter.com/SvenSeebeck/statuses/488390876541235200 Apparently I was wrong. Which is no surprise and also one of the reasons I never won at

June 26, 2014 Twenty-Something Years Later
About twenty years ago I was listening to a Big Band rehearsal for a concert with Sam River’s music, the host of the masterclass that I was

June 18, 2014 Bears

June 12, 2014 In Concert: OASBB feat. Bobby Shew
On Sunday, 15th of June the Oulu All Star Big Band performs with trumpet legend Bobby Shew. There’s no soccer games at that time so there’s no

June 5, 2014 Genius
I’m a Mac user now a little shy of ten years and today I have used for the first time, at least knowingly, a Genius playlist. And it was great. A

May 19, 2014 Almost There
My goal always had been to make this blog not only a place to post things that interest me at the moment, but also a place that actually get’s ugly

May 18, 2014 Path

May 18, 2014 Gone Fishing

April 12, 2014 On A Little Side-Note
During the last few weeks I realised that the more I use Twitter the the more I start to use my App.net account again. I guess I can’t give up on

March 26, 2014 I Sure Was Wrong
I do this over and over again, yet I never really draw any consequences off of that: I rage-quit. Easily and honestly too often. Simply put, I often

March 14, 2014 Violin

December 17, 2013 EWF - Tribute
If you happen to be around you may want to drop by in Ravintola Rio today, Wednesday,18th or Thursday the 19th at 20 o’clock for a fun Earth, Wind

December 13, 2013 hmm…Not so sure about that
Really?! I guess it should read: saved a lot, never came around to read anything and then marked everything as read. Which might almost be right.

December 4, 2013 Unavailable for a while
Will dive into a cave now. See you in… well, let’s see about that

December 1, 2013 In Concert
In case you are in the area you should come around to Valve this evening, Sunday, December 1st, and see with the Oulu All Star Big Band. The program

November 27, 2013 Almost like Groundhog Day
The regular visitor of this little blog of mine, will have noticed that I again have changed the theme of this blog. Well, this is certainly nothing

November 19, 2013 In the wrong place, at the right time

November 19, 2013 Actually…
Actually the last post turned out to be the 200th one on this blog. Just saying

November 11, 2013 A Mouthpiece Follow-Up
It’s been a while ago that I ordered the Son Of Slant mouthpiece, and it’s almost unnecessary to add that it has arrived in the meanwhile. It is,

November 3, 2013 Yet another new theme
The general idea of this blog currently seems to be to update and change the theme regularly but not add any new content. But this latest theme was

June 22, 2013 A Horse

June 18, 2013 Fjord

June 16, 2013 Tinkering #1
I’m a little bit in a bit of a let’s see if that works mood. So, please prepare yourselves for an influx of updates in the near future. That is, if

June 9, 2013 Taking It Easy

April 14, 2013 Not so “Lazy Bird” [Aside]
I was listening to John Coltrane’s Lazy Bird and was thinking that I should transcribe that solo, when I realized that I transcribed it already more

April 13, 2013 Orchid

March 6, 2013 Stop

February 27, 2013 333 Words and still going on

February 23, 2013 Just Noticed Again
While I’m currently writing on my (overdue) weekly post, I realized again how much more I like to write in Nebulous Notes than in other apps. I have

February 11, 2013 Current Status - Theming
I could have been writing something useful for the blog, but chose to work on a MultiMarkdown Composer theme. The dark theme is slowly getting there

February 4, 2013 Not a Solution, but Helpful in Any Case
In the latest episode of MacPowerUsers I heard guest Craig Hockenberry mentioning having issues on his Mac with sound pretty much the same like

February 1, 2013 Current Status: 02 Feb 2013
It took some time, but I’m finally about to be done with the homepage. It’s not yet quite there yet, but I’m afraid it’ll never be and I’d rather

January 30, 2013 Soon…

January 20, 2013 On Tweaks And Spent Time [Aside]
I have planned to have two posts out by now, but naturally things came in different than expected. Not only kept my work me fairly busy but I also

January 18, 2013 Being Productive in the Backseat: Reading

January 11, 2013 [Status]: 11 Jan 2013
In the desire to add some warmth to the site I have spent a significant (read: stupid) amount of time finding the right highlight color. Well, I

December 24, 2012 Already My Favourite Shirt

December 17, 2012 The Gingerbread House
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December 15, 2012 On the Move
The one or two of you who have been dropping by during the last few days will have noticed that this site is, dare I say, *again* in a state of

December 11, 2012 [Status]: 12 Dec 2012 - 06:50
The site is going to be updated soon, and if you read this, it’s either done already and nothing went wrong, or it will be starting soon. Either

December 9, 2012 Star Wars Snowflakes (cont.)
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December 6, 2012 Status: 2012-12-06
For a few days now, my iPad seems to be loosing battery level rather quickly. Wondering if it’s connected to the new data-connection as it started

December 4, 2012 8:13am

November 26, 2012 The Hipstamatic Archive #1
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November 26, 2012 The Hipstamatic Archive [Aside]
I have been cleaning up my iPhone recently and finally took the time to take care of photo-app-situation and export my Hipstamatic library. I

November 23, 2012 Status: The Aside
All I wanted was to do write a little aside on my task-manager situation. Well, the aside got kind of out-of hand and turned into a medium sized

November 18, 2012 Something’s Up

November 11, 2012 A Quick Follow-Up [Aside]
A quick follow up from earlier today: I have now been experimenting a tiny little bit with Pythonista, one script and one bookmark and it totally

November 8, 2012 My Instagram Profile [Aside]
I just remembered to check again and it seems that yours truly’s public Instagram profile has gone live during the last day. It features our (then)

November 4, 2012 Winter Trees

November 3, 2012 Current Status: 3-Nov-2012
During the last two weeks I have managed to switch my blog theme twice, but now I think I might be set. I’m not entirely sure about the font though.

September 28, 2012 Home Screen #0.1 [Aside]
Since a few days have passed by now I thought I’ll give you a little update on my little home screen project and yes, I have made some progress with

September 25, 2012 The Soccer Game

September 14, 2012 Friday Flower

September 13, 2012 The Icon Thing - an Aside
As I app’d 1 it yesterday I have spent quite a bit of time finding the right colours for the icons/images in my headers and as of now, I consider it

September 10, 2012 On App.net
It’s a few days ago that I wrote about growing dislike on Twitter’s additude and yesterday I signed up for App.net. You can find me there there at

September 2, 2012 Sunday Occupation: Cleaning Up The Feedreader
I planned this for quite some time already, but today I finally got around and took some time to clean up my RSS reader. Essentially I deleted feeds

August 23, 2012 Current Status: The Writing Setup
My favourite writing setup

August 3, 2012 Totally updating
Almost as usually I am in the process of moving around the furniture around here. Even though I am essentially almost (at least in theory, so far)

July 28, 2012 Guest Article On Kwerfeldein
It has been indeed a bit silent here on the blog, but I can assure you that I haven not been completely in holiday-mode. I had the chance for some

April 2, 2012 Hung-out
It had been crazy busy around here and time for writing and processing images for fresh posts are a rare bonus at the moment. I did find some time

February 10, 2012 Mountain Sketches - The iBook
It was just a few weeks ago I that I wrote about my planned re-design of my e-books after playing a bit with Apple’s iBooks Author application. The

January 22, 2012 e-Book-Updates Ahead
If you are a regular visitor to this blog, you might be already familiar with the two e-books that I have made and released over the last two years.

December 23, 2011 Merry Christmas
Today I would like to wish all of you who take their time to visit my site a Merry Christmas. This year surely was an eventful one and with the

December 4, 2011 A Very Much Belated Anniversary Post
So, there you go. I missed it. For the first time in now four years I missed the anniversary of this little blog of mine. It passed by un-noticed,

September 12, 2011 Guest Blog on Kwerfeldein
Every now and then I have the honour to write an article for another blog and today I’m happy to announce that my article “Mountain Sketches: Eine

August 7, 2011 A Quick Note to My RSS-Subscribers
I’m running this website now for a couple of years and it has been evolving ever since and now it’s about time for some more improvements and

July 31, 2011 Article in Sunday’s edition of Kaleva
I few weeks ago I wrote about the exhibtion in which a few of my images are shown and so far the exhibiton went quite fine. Since it is still going

July 19, 2011 Not Quite Hanging Out
Vacation is a curious thing… one has all the time in the world but in the end it’s not enough time to actually keep up with all the plans that one

June 30, 2011 Plus’d
Google+ is all over the news at the moment and just this morning I got into the service like out of nowhere. Think about the surprise! Not only was

June 21, 2011 Most Likely On The Road Already
It’s time again for my second trip to Norway this year. It’s going to be a short again. I planned to visit the area of Senja and it’s surroundings

June 20, 2011 Exhibition Opened
The other day I wrote about about a small exhibition which, amongst mine, features the work of Kai Tirkkonen, Jakkarin Kong-Iad and Lauri Lehenkari

May 28, 2011 iA Writer for OSX
Finally, iA Writer for Mac OS got released and is available in the App Store now. iA Writer on the iPad is by far my favourite writing solution and

May 8, 2011 Gallery Refresh
Some of you might already have noticed a change during the last few weeks and today I would like to use the chance to simply point you to my new

May 1, 2011 Wallpaper for May: Storvatnet Reflection
It’s 1st of May and time for another wallpaper. Since the last few ones that I published here were with the iPad/iPhone in mind I thought it’s time

April 25, 2011 Giving up…
Giving up on Chrome that is. At least for the time being. I’m always on and off with different browsers, but whichever one I try I always end up

April 8, 2011 Up? Down!
via This hurts on so many levels. After 12hrs still not working for me on the desktop while via 3G it works. Annoying

April 1, 2011 April Wallpaper - Signaldalen
It’s the beginning of the month and therefore time for another wallpaper! Unlike last month I remembered this time and it will be for the iPad. I

March 25, 2011 The Print Aid Project
In the beginning of the week Liverpool based photographer Pete Carr (well-known of his blog Vanilla Days) introduced his “The Print Aid Project” and

March 7, 2011 And I'm Off
It feels like forever since I had posted a similar post like this and it’s actually long overdue. Work schedules and a distance of roughly 800km to

February 18, 2011 My Follow Friday List
For the longest time I have wanted to publish a follow-up to my first #followfriday post here on the blog. Since the latter got published now almost

January 23, 2011 Sunday Link Post
I haven’t been posting a link post for quite a while now and I think it’s about time for a fresh one. I still think that sharing on a blog is much

January 7, 2011 The Print-Store
In an earlier blog I already hinted a more exciting things to happen to here on the blog during this year and today I’m pleased to tell you that

December 1, 2010 December Wallpaper: The Island
The days fly by it seems and too quickly another month has passed and it’s time for another wallpaper. Last month’s wallpaper was designed for the

September 5, 2010 Many Thanks!
A few days ago, on the 1st of September, I have released my first e-Book here on the blog and I’m overwhelmed by the response that I got from my

June 13, 2010 The iPhone Photography Sunday — TiPPS #12: The Amusement Park Edition
It’s Sunday and as such it’s also time for another post in my The iPhone Photography Sunday. After the announcement from last Monday I’m already

August 17, 2008 Wet Feet?
Okay, I admit… I didn’t get wet feet here. I was standing very close to the water and shooting at 17mm but still I was rather safe and dry on a