Once In A White Moon - by Gina Therese Hvidsten
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Once In A White Moon

Who’s my inner hero

I found this site, where you can make your own hero, through this blog. The hero I made for myself didn’t exactly turn out to be a big surprise to me (or the people who know me). It’s a good idea, though, and I hope someone will pick up this comic book idea and call me in as a consultant.

Norwegian companies band together to ban IE6

If you’re using the browser Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) or an older one, you should have got the message at the top of the browser telling you you should upgrade. Why do I, and many other Norwegian companies, care about which browser you use? Shouldn’t it be up to every individual what they want to use? Lots of errors in IE6 The internet should be for everyone. I’m therefore hesitant about telling the users which browser or other applications they should use. IE6, on the other hand, is a bit special. It is used by less than 10% of the users on this website, but more than 15% of the users on other websites. Some websites have an even higher percentage.The problem with IE6 is […] Read more

Words don’t come easy

New, Now and Back. Apparently I like to use those words a lot. This is a Word Cloud with the most frequently used words appearing in my blog, generated with big help from Wordle, an online word cloud generator. I think the result turned out quite artistic, even though there are no big buzz words in the resulting cloud.Tip of the hat to the Bad Astronomer for Wordle tip.

G.T. Phone Home

I got a new mobile phone yesterday, which has just about all the functionality you would ever need (and also a bit more). The only thing it doesn’t have is a touchscreen, but I already have an iPod Touch so I didn’t really need an iPhone.My new phone is a Nokia E71. My main requirement for a new phone was that it should have a full QWERTY keyboard, and after reading a lot of reviews I decided on that one.Of useless features it even has a barcode reader to read those fancy 3D barcodes. Try reading the barcode attached to this article.So far, after 24 hours of owning the phone, I’m pretty happy with it. I’m even happier that I didn’t have to pay anything […] Read more