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Caucasus Reading List

Now I'm reading Nicholas Griffin's "Caucasus - Mountain Men and Holy Wars".Other books I've been thinking about include:Panttipataljoona (Jokipii, 1968) - Finnish volunteers fighting for German SS in CaucasusHadji Murad (Tolstoy, 1904) - Story of a Chechen warlord fighting with and against the legendary Imam ShamilLet me know if you have any thoughts. As usual, I prefer historical accounts over...
cover image for 10th Anniversary of Harmaasudet

10th Anniversary of Harmaasudet

We arranged a "HC Susi" contest with meep for the event. In the contest the teams had to arrange performances with themes like "Why Grey Wolves suck - view of the ordinary live-roleplayer" or "Headlines of Grey Wolves' gossip column for the coming years", and recognize obscure items and faces from the history of the association.The prize of special "HC...

Open Source and Usability

The discussion on the matter continues on Slashdot thread "Making Things Easy is Hard".With Midgard, there are several major issues affecting usability:Installation is horrible: solution would be to provide prebuilt packages for popular Linux/Unix platformsSite setup is difficult: we should integrate sitegroup creation, host creation from template, style creation, site initialization and VirtualHost setting into one simple "Create website" dialogContent...

Jose is Back

Pretty interesting stories; hanging from a cliff hands bleeding and meditating under a tree for days. Makes me really look forward to the official show-and-tell evening on Saturday in Parnell's.Also, the photos of his Enfield were simply sexy. Oh well, then we have a new member at Routa MC.Updated 2004-04-04: For Jose's new life style of short sleep and daily...

Netcraft on Blogs and Wikis

"The current excitement over blogs is curious, since they amount to little more than personal Web pages. Although a standard history of blogging dates the phenomenon to 1997, the key attributes of the blog - a page of selected links and comments in reverse chronological order - can be found as far back as June 1993 on the NCSA What's...

Rides Through Ghost Town

"Motorcycling is a great hobby of mine. I ride all my life and I owned different bikes and I ended with big kawasaki ninja. This motorbike has matured 147 horse powers, some serious bark, it is that fast like a bullet and comfortable for a long trips. I travel a lot and my favorite destination lead through so called Chernobyl...

Finland's Regulations on Freedom of Speech on Web

The law defines web publication as a periodic publication created from materials collected by the publisher. This definition would make the law apply to blogs, mailing lists, discussion forums and news sites, but not necessarily to regular organizatorial websites. The "Application of Freedom of Speech in Mass Media" law can apply even to personal blogs, but is slightly eased for...

RSS as Business Notification Tool

"...automated business systems are being retrofitted to generate data in RSS format. For example, Triple Point uses StarTeam for source control and release management... In the past, developers were required to produce email announcements of each source code change; now that process has been automated via RSS."

Marc Andreessen: Why Open Source Will Boom

"The Internet is powered by open source." "The Internet is the carrier for open source." "The Internet is also the platform through which open source is developed." "It's simply going to be more secure than proprietary software." "Open source benefits from anti-American sentiments." "Incentives around open source include the respect of one's peers." "Open source means standing on the shoulders...

Dashboard: Managing contact relationship

Integrating Dashboard support to Nemein.Net might be interesting. NN already stores information related to persons in several places, including:Contacts databaseSales projectsSupport requestsProject contactsIn addition to those, we will probably have to start connecting Calendar entries to persons from the Contacts database. The Calendar API already supports connecting any person records to the entry, but there is no user interface to...