Thorn presentation at JAOO

Perhaps your next programming language? Thorn. (A JVM scripting language.) John Field’s talk at JAOO in Ã…rhus 2009 is about that. Here is the interesting blurb from that page: Scripting languages are justifiably popular because of their support for rapid and exploratory development. However, scripts are notoriously hard to compose and to evolve. Additionallly, though […]

stop press – Nina von Rüdiger and Joc Koljonen create manga album named Oblivion High

Watch a 30-seconds teaser video for the soon-to-be-released manga (comic book, you know) Oblivion High. Yes, Nina, that perky web-and-illustration person you met when I used to live in Stockholm, sometimes with Jonas Bohlin nearby, or Joc Koljonen. That Nina. Yes, it appears this is a real Japanese-style teen romance manga set in Upplands Väsby, […]


I was just insulted. By a paperback. The book that insulted me was “Five equations that changed the world” by a Dr. Michael Guillen in 1995. His psychologizing take on Newton’s youth was demeaning to the reader’s intellectual capacity, and after having experienced the Baroque Cycle by Neal Stephenson, which contains quite a lot of […]

Began running

Just found an old unblogged note from August 27: Today I went for a run in Fælledparken, with my training buddy, PM. This is a completely new experience for me: sports that I have elected to perform myself. I’m beat! Exhausted. Sweating. We ran from my house to the park, footfalls synchronized. After a couple […]

Back home!

I am back in Copenhagen, at my desk. Back? Yes, for the last 14 days, me and my wife have been in transit: Sweden, Finland, and Estonia have been well visited. I should type up a real report on this, but Everyday Life (that lovely thing) makes me focus on getting back on track again. […]