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Juha Siltala
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Lives in Sodankylä, Finland
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The next Gold Rush?
How Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are rushing to cash in on cannabis.
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Making easy things difficult.
 
WebUpd8 have successfully created an article that would scare off many Windows switchers. http://www.webupd8.org/2014/04/10-things-to-do-after-installing-ubuntu.html

Given all the effort involved above why do Linux users think installing Arch Linux is difficult? 
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The GNOME Foundation is in need of quick cash. The bright side is, the Slashdot community still continues to deliver.
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wrt slashdot - the bridge is very large and very accommodating
it is exactly what it is
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There totally should be an International Burn Appreciation Day. When did you last play Burn?
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just now ...
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”Säännöstelymääräykset olivat ehkä merkittävin tasa-arvoa tavoitteleva käytännön toimenpide Suomen historiassa.”
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SK:n arkistoista: Peruna, lanttu ja porkkana pitivät hengissä. Kaikkea muuta sai mustasta pörssistä ylennyshintaan.
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“You come out of rehab and you’re doing real good, you’ve got your weight back, you’ve got your color back, and right away the drug dealers in the Providence are going to give you drugs for free.”
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The wonderful world of whiskey: http://f-st.co/Zw2Ijat
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"The night Stevie was killed the handful of flophouses on the Bowery were scarcely noticeable, as always, sheltered in the shadows cast by the streetlights."
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All praise to Zornak!
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seems plausible to me
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PhD student, University of Helsinki
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Linux, Activity Theory, Community management, Rock'n'Roll
Employment
  • Ubuntu
    IRC Council member, 2009 - 2013
  • Bean PC
    Chairman, 2011 - 2012
  • Finnish Linux User Group FLUG ry
    Chairman, 2010 - 2012
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Sodankylä, Finland
Previously
Oulu, Finland - Helsinki, Finland
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Introduction
Free Software enthusiast. Electronic civil rights activist. Researcher and sense-maker. Geek.
Bragging rights
Played rock'n'roll in the Soviet Union, which promptly collapsed after that.
Education
  • University of Helsinki
    Adult Education, 2003 - present
  • University of Oulu
    History of Science and Ideas, 1991 - 2002
  • University of Oulu
    English Philology, 1989 - 1991
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The Guilt of the Video-Game Millionaires
www.newyorker.com

For many young, successful game makers, who created their work out of a passion for play, riches come with profound cost.

Francis and His Predecessors
prospect.org

Why the new pope’s tenure may be less liberal but more countercultural than it seems.

GNOME 3.12 Live CD is Now Available! | woGue
worldofgnome.org

I've pushed 3.12.0 modulesets. It all built fine here. The only module where I'm sad that I haven't gotten a 3.12.0 tarball yet is gnome-twe

Microsoft makes source code for MS-DOS and Word for Windows available to...
blogs.technet.com

News and perspectives covering the top stories, events and activities from Microsoft. The content for this blog includes the official inform

Äidit nyysivät tavaraa synnytyssairaalasta: "Television kaukosäätimetkin...
yle.fi

Vauvanvaatteita, peittoja ja hoitotarvikkeita katoaa jatkuvasti synnytyssairaaloista kotiutuvien äitien laukkujen uumeniin. Jotkut äidit var

Looking Forward to 3.12
afaikblog.wordpress.com

I usually do a review of what is coming in the run up to a release. However, there have been so many blog posts about 3.12 already that I do

"Työllä ei enää rikastu" – perijöiden yhteiskunta tekee paluun
www.hs.fi

Uudessa ajassa keskiluokan kannattaa taloudellisen optimoinnin nimissä keskittyä työn tekemisen sijaan siihen, miten onnistuisi naimaan peri

It-yrittäjä turhautui: "luulin päässeeni eroon tuosta helvetistä"
www.tietoviikko.fi

Työsuojeluviranomaisten käynti Petri Hollménin omistaman ohjelmistofirman Lyyti Oy:n tiloissa on herättänyt voimakasta keskustelua sosiaalis

Anyone Can Do Any Amount of Work, Provided It Isn’t the Work He Is Suppo...
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All the websites and reference books I could find agree that this should be credited to Robert Benchley. But I have never seen a reference t

"Kyllä se kansa tietää" – Mielipiteestä tulee totuus, kun tarpeeksi moni...
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Kun Suomi siirtyi euroon vuonna 2002, hinnat nousivat. Se ei ole totta, mutta silti lähes jokainen on tätä mieltä.

Nation Demands More Mind-Blowing Guitar Solos
www.theonion.com

WASHINGTON—Voicing their calls for heavy distortion and completely badass riffs, millions of Americans across the country fervently demanded

2-vuotiaan ilmapallo karkasi - palautettiin omistajalleen poliisiautolla
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Helsingin Ruoholahdessa koettiin kauhun hetkiä perjantaina puolenpäivän aikaan, kun 2-vuotiaan Edvinin ilmapallo pääsi karkuun.

Musiikin käyttö paljastaa miehesi seksuaalimoraalin
www.hs.fi

Yksi miestyyppi valmistautuu uuden levyn kuunteluun kuin ensitreffeihin, toinen on valmis ottamaan artistin missä tahansa, kirjoittaa HS:n k

In Praise of Idleness By Bertrand Russell
www.zpub.com

Like most of my generation, I was brought up on the saying: 'Satan finds some mischief for idle hands to do.' Being a highly virtuous child,

Greatest Pharmacist Ever Prescribes Anti-Monster Spray for 6-Year-Old
gizmodo.com

If there's an award for the most adorable prescription of the year, pharmacist Jeff Dodds of Watford City, North Dakota has this year's titl

Dilbert comic strip for 03/11/2014 from the official Dilbert comic strip...
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The Official Dilbert Website featuring Scott Adams Dilbert strips, animation, mashups and more starring Dilbert, Dogbert, Wally, The Pointy

Martin Luther King Jr.: A Candid Conversation With the Nobel Prize-Winni...
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On Monday, America celebrates the life and work of the pioneering Civil Rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. In 1964, Playboy published an