Reading Time: 1 minute  Sandra is a PC server, running Ubuntu Linux. It’s located in a shed. The ambient temperature is around 0-1 centigrade currently, so the temperature is pretty low. I’m running tests and seeing how she fares. There’s approximately 1250 watts of heating power located in the 15 cubic meter surrounding the machine. 250 watts comes from […]

the evaluation of Finnish IT projects on a national level

Reading Time: 1 minute This statement by the NAO (National Audit Office, ‘Valtiontalouden tarkastusvirasto’ in Finnish) does not give high credits to the impact of public-led information technology projects. It states that – the concrete impacts on local geographic levels have been mild, compared tothe substantial financial bets placed in these projects- the goals set in these IT projects […]

Reading Time: 1 minute  Testing Picasa2 color and contrast adjustments. It’s a good tool. Takes the blogging to new level, easily. You can scan a setof pictures on your harddrive, then do the effects, cropping andother adjustments, and place the picture in the blog directlyfrom the same user interface.