Analog film is dying. Digital film is slow in creation. A percent perhaps, of all film, is digitally available. It’s becoming harder to borrow film from archives. So, not even the places showing old films know how it’s going to be. Therefore, Malmö’s wonderful film club Cinemateket will sell half-year memberships now. 200 SEK to […]
So I went to a NoSQLSummer meeting yesterday night. Upon entering the deathly empty MINC complex, I thought “startups never sleep?”, but I found most of Neo’s staff in a cosy war-room called “Innovation Lab”. No coffee, but soda bottles. Copies of the paper were spread around the large table. We met. We hung out. […]
A summer’s rainy morning in MalmÃ¶. I’ve just hopped off the morning train from Copenhagen, clutching a crumpled paper that I just finished. I got wind of it through the NoSQL Summer reading club’s MalmÃ¶ instance. On the way into the office, I saw my FOSS friend T, waiting for a car. Handing him the […]
Author, young, from my town. Raises issues of “Swedishness”. But, also a brilliant stylist. Reviews have called her style usage average. I’d like to call it shining and excellent. Piercing. Kan du sÃ¤ga shibbolet is the title of her latest novel, which I’m currently enjoying. She’s like the anti-PÃ¤r ThÃ¶rn.
Drewex has the art supplies that I need, according to my comics artist friend. She showed some pens that were also brushes. It’s situated in a backstreet, and is cheap and popular with the active artists. These facts sum up to a great endorsement. I’ll report back when I’ve been there. In other news: Rainer […]
A man walks with a stick on his shoulder. The stick has gear attached. I get intrigued, and sidles up: “Nice rig. What is it?” He explains it is a large-format camera. 25cm square negatives! Hands me a business card that points to his website. (Oh! That website has a picture of the wonderful camera, […]
This is just me linking to my nearby local stores that I’ve gotten recommended. I’ll revise the list when I’ve experienced these. MalmÃ¶ At JÃ¤gersro Center the local electronics specialist Bejoken is joined by almost-an-institution Elfa (JÃ¤gershillgatan 20. Open 8AM-6PM Mon-Fri). More inner-city access can be given by Electrokit at SÃ¶dervÃ¤rn. They’re open daily at […]
I made a little web site for the hands-on Open Source group we’re putting together in here Malmö. That’s a little more Google-friendly: http://hackmeetup.ollehost.dk is the URL to Web Hacking Oresund. I used the simple Ruby project Webgen to make the site, and rsync to get it online.