Christmas!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Towards the year-end my computing interests have been a bit of tit-and-dat. I’ve developed quite a keen interest to finally resolve how to make 3-D graphics (on Linux). Though it does seem a little bit kinky project, I try to remain stubborn enough to get some kind of object rotating on my screen. The past […]

Captain’s Log, year 2000 and Info-Society development

Reading Time: 4 minutes Captain’s Log, 2000 supplemental: Finland Losing the Grip in Info-Society Development by Jukka Paulin (18 April 2000) This text is a historical reproduction, vis-a-vis from the year 2000 homepage writings. I was then a systems programmer on a Java security project, and blogging about the Possible Future scenarios in IT. Introduction I was purely amazed at the […]

Captain’s Log 2006: establishing IT admin business

Reading Time: 2 minutes Captain’s Log, year 2006: supplemental establishing computer maintenance and administration business in Finland keywords: T:mi, toiminimi, Jukka, Paulin My email to a friend; I am living in Klaukkala, Finland, at the time. And just about having established my own sole proprietorship in the computer / security and software maintenance (administration) business. Those laptops sure are […]

On Learning – neuroscience view

Reading Time: 3 minutes BlueInk wall of Yoga About Learning During the fall 2001, when attending to Structure and Organization of Brain -course taught at Helsinki University of Technology, I decided to jot down some extra-curricular notes, or a learning diary. Learning is a fascinating yet still mysterious process. It can be viewed from a high abstraction point, where […]

Historical dreams – mobile world in 2000

Reading Time: 3 minutes Crinus’ Mobile Dreams From work to centre of Helsinki to Airport I am blasting near Helsinki with my parents’ car, en route to the airport to deliver them this necessary piece of transportation. Frustrated with the sluggish pace of the traffic and the always-out-of-date information signs (yes, I’ve taken the hint from Helsinki: cars not […]

About WikiLeaks

Reading Time: 2 minutes The gelly eye Wikileaks is, according to Wikipedia (the free online dictionary), an “international new media non-profit organization that publishes submissions of otherwise unavailable documents from anonymous news sources and leaks”. So basically WikiLeaks takes leads or stories or documents from anyone, does their best to do a fair anonymizing process, check the source credibility (truthfulness of the […]

Kapteenin lokikirja, 2006: Tuokko ensiajatukset

Reading Time: 1 minute Mietinpä tuossa ideaa kun aamu lähti seuraavasti käyntiin: – palauta DVD paikkaan Filmtown – palauta pullot, lähin kauppa joka hyväksyy ne (ja tölkit myös mielellään) – vie lompakko vaimolle Mitä jos kartalle laitettaisiin palvelujen kuvauskielellä vähän enemmänkin tietoa erilaisista palveluista? Palveluitahan on varmaan kymmeniä-, jollei satojatuhansia erilaisia. Niille voisi kehittää jonkin yhtenäisen frameworkin. * palvelu […]

Kapteenin lokikirja, 2006: PRK ja Nokia

Reading Time: 1 minute Kapteenin lokikirja, 2006: ekskursio Nokialle Kävästiin Radiokerhon poppoon kanssa Nokian alueella Espoon Karakalliossa. Saunassa kipakat löylyt ja oli mielenkiintoista kuunnella juttua Jaakko Riihiseltä. Myöskin PRK:n kerholainen aikanaan, kehitti PRK-84 tietokoneen josta tuli tällainen rakennussarja – eräänlainen kerhon vetonaula, jonka 100-150 kerholaista ja muitakin ajan mittaan ostivat myös ja rakensivat. Jaakko kertoi että siinä hommassa jos […]