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I never noticed the robots in my childhood?

Simon Stålehag, a digital painter, grew up in these landscapes – and so did I! These images evoke wonderful memories of my childhood years, even though I seem to have not noticed all those derelict robots and gauss freighters. Continue reading

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Genealogy is fun!

I’ve recently discovered genealogy by way of stumbling upon this simple online tool for modeling family trees. It’s really easy to get started and it’s quite captivating and lots of fun trying to remember everybody in the family. Continue reading

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Maybe Colemak is smarter than Dvorak?

Dvorak is my fastest and preferred layout on mobile. Oddly, this does not translate at all to physical keyboards. I’ve made several attempts at using Dvorak on the desktop computer and it still eludes me. I am now taking an interest in the “Colemak” keyboard layout. Continue reading

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Missed opportunities

My house was built less than two years ago and the satellite view of my home on Google Maps showed this: a lot of grass, but no house. It’s the lot in the middle of this angled view: I know … Continue reading

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“The felt is worn”

*”The felt rollers are worn”*
Here’s a completely true story that I personally experienced. I was working at Microsoft, fielding calls from Microsoft partners, retailers, and customers. It was generally interesting and often challenging. And once in a while, a question came along that had me in tears. Continue reading

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