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Niilo Alhovaara
Works at Luleå kommun, Sweden: Tunaskolan
Attends Karlstad University
Lives in Kyrkbyn, Luleå Sweden
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Stockholm Arlanda airport is really neat compared to many other airports - lots of light, wood (or something that kinda looks like it) and no loudspeakers booming out the departures. There are also many pretty comfy spots for folks to sit and charge all of the absolutely necessary electronic devices we all are hauling around these days.

However there is a downside: food and drink. Everything is awfully expensive and rarely especially good. Guess this is for the most part due to the fact that almost all restaurants and cafés are run (behind the scenes) by the same - or two?! - companies. A real bummer. Guess the prices are synced as well. 

Tried something new this time - I spotted a food truck! Yeah, makes great sense having it in there.. Dumplings were okay but they were served on top of plain shredded cabbage(!), all three of them, and the cost was SEK 49. Nah, not my kind of a deal: https://goo.gl/photos/G7dpk1AsJDkKwwoP6

The best deal when you want to grab a bite are the burger joints, I'd say, even though I'm not generally crazy about that fare. Go for the northern offering and choose Max - beats the other options hands down!
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Oj, vad hände med mig nu då? Det blev visst lite fuktigt i ögonen.
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De möts på en pub i engelska Bath 1964. Inga-Lill är 14 år och på språkresa och David en gänglig, förälskad sextonåring. Sen skiljs de. Femtio år senare ...
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Dagens moralpanik saknar verkligen spänst och lyster. Det var definitivt bättre förr, precis som Linus Larsson skriver i sin krönika i #DN.
DN Krönika 27 augusti http://bit.ly/SamtidensMoralpanikSaknarSpanst
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Krönika. Visst är det fint att läsa om hur Pokémon Go och internet förstör oss.
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WhatsApp's new terms let them share your data with Facebook - you have 30 days to (partially) opt out

. . . by coordinating more with Facebook, we'll be able to do things like track basic metrics about how often people use our services and better fight spam on WhatsApp. And by connecting your phone number with Facebook's systems, Facebook can offer better friend suggestions and show you more relevant ads if you have an account with them

And the changes in the terms and privacy policy will also let businesses contact you on the platform.

But as we announced earlier this year, we want to explore ways for you to communicate with businesses that matter to you too, while still giving you an experience without third-party banner ads and spam. Whether it's hearing from your bank about a potentially fraudulent transaction, or getting notified by an airline about a delayed flight, many of us get this information elsewhere, including in text messages and phone calls. We want to test these features in the next several months, but need to update our terms and privacy policy to do so.

Since WhatsApp was purchased by Facebook in 2014, this was probably inevitable.

Official announcement:
https://blog.whatsapp.com/10000627/Looking-ahead-for-WhatsApp

Instructions: How do I choose not to share my account information with Facebook to improve my Facebook ads and products experiences?

https://www.whatsapp.com/faq/general/26000016

Read the article in +WIRED for a discussion of the implications:
https://www.wired.com/2016/08/whatsapp-privacy-facebook/
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Music and good food is a truly awesome combo so, obviously, I had to replace the old and tired #Creative bt speaker we used to have in the kitchen. I wanted (very) small size, minimalistic design and - above all - good quality audio. That's a tough set of requirements and I chose the #Sony SRS-X33, even though I knew it has a bit of a Dr Jekyll And Mr Hide psyche.

The speaker is tiny, well built and surprisingly heavy for its size (no, you do not necessarily need Tabasco when listening). Then about the audio: when satisfied with low volume - I mostly am, in the kitchen - it's just phenomenal with an amazing, tight and deep(!) bass. Voices also sound superb so listening to vocal - and instrumental - jazz is a real pleasure. However, if you crank up the volume, the whole sound stage breaks down and the low end gets so distorted that it's just awful.

What gives? Well, I just don't crank it up much and we get along just fine. Most often, I have the same music playing through one of my #GoogleCast units - in the main speakers in the living room, perfectly synced - and when I want to increase the volume, I just adjust those accordingly.

Well then - do I recommend the tiny #Sony? Sure, if you know what you are buying and that's really what you want. #ns 
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Fixing food outdoors can be tons of fun but sometimes you just want to get it over with - fast. The best camping stove I've ever had is the tiny #PrimusLitePlus  ; it's lightning fast for bringing water to a boil but the really cool thing is that it also works just fine to actually cook or warm up food since the flame is highly adjustable.

Several smart solutions make this rocket stove even better - for example, there are three 'screws' fixed in the handle (strangely, not visible in the pic from Primus shop) that make it possible to use a frying pan on top of the stove. Very nice! Just make sure you don't lose those screws..

The whole package is, of course, extremely compact - including the gas that you pack within the stove itself - and this thing functions amazingly well even when there's a bit of a breeze.

Very cool - even though the stuff inside gets very hot! - and highly recommended. Check it out on the manufacturer's site: http://www.primus.eu/products/stoves/gas-stoves/liteplus-unblue and a couple of more of my pics here: http://bit.ly/PrimusLitePlusInAction #ns 
Primus shop online. Passion for the outdoors and technical expertise is the secret behind Primus innovative outdoor products.
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Was this #BeSmartOnAir Episode 24 great or what! Like you said +Tiina Sarisalmi​ - incredible that folks are not fighting to get into the panel! Or possibly they are and we just have not noticed it. Good job +Alastair Creelman​, your helicopter view on European affairs is always super!
http:bit.lyBeSmartOnAir24EventWeAreNotLeaving
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Som vanligt träffar +Elza Dunkels helt rätt när det handlar om överdrivna farhågor om - i synnerhet - barnens användning av #internet :
http://www.dn.se/kultur-noje/kulturdebatt/pokemon-go-hotar-knappast-barnens-halsa/
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Alarmistiskt om digital teknik. Forskare som svartmålar ungas nätvanor gör bara saken värre, skriver två forskare.
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Inte lätt att bli klok på #Facebook  gemenskaphetsregler, den saken är i alla fall glasklar! http://www.aftonbladet.se/nojesbladet/article23400961.ab
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Bilden på kvinnan som tvingas ta av sig sin hijab på stranden i Nice har väckt stor uppståndelse världen över. En av dem som reagerat är komikern Jonas Gardell som delade bilden på…
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Det går också att påverka en hel del annat - i synnerhet den 'spårning' som vi utsätts för på nätet, också genom de samarbetspartners som exempelvis Facebook har. Det finns ett Chrome-tillägg vid namn #PrivacyBadger  som gör det möjligt för användarna att stänga av de 'trackers' vi inte gillar. Så här skrev förresten USA Today - jepp, i USA! - om hur vi spåras på nätet: http://bit.ly/FacebookIsWatchingYouUSAToday
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Facebook är skrämmande bra att rikta annonser. Dessa annonser bygger på oerhörd mängde information som vi själva valt att ge Facebook utan att vi kanske ens reflekterat över det. Våra politiska sympatier, vilken teknik vi anv...
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Here we go again, the #BeSmartOnAir   #HangoutOnAir  Episode 24 'We Are Not Leaving!' with the amazing talking heads in full, vivid color! On top of that, as always, the complimentary audio-only version (but who could even imagine skipping the video?!). See the blog post:
http://bit.ly/BeSmartOnAir24WeAreNotLeavingBlog
Not leaving, any other European Union countries – I’d think that’s a wish we all in the panel can sign up for. However, like Tiina pointed out, it’s not just that all the go…
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Teacher, teacher trainer, EdTech coach
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Communicative use of technology in education; Google Apps for Education, international edu collaboration
Employment
  • Luleå kommun, Sweden: Tunaskolan
    Teacher, 2001 - present
    Language teacher: Swedish, EnglishPedagogical use of ITIT teacher training: nation wide Practical IT and Media examinatorInternational school collaboration; EU eTwinning ambassador
  • Focusing on communication and media in education
    Teacher, 2012
  • Luleå kommun, Sweden: Råneskolan
    Teacher, 1996 - 2001
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Kyrkbyn, Luleå Sweden
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Stockholm - Munich - Berlin - Los Angeles - Tampere - Hämeenlinna
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Teacher, EdTech coach, GAFE superadmin, school collaboration advocate
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Still speak great Finnish! I also implemented Google Apps for Education in my school during my coffee breaks (and working both day and night shift for half a year).
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  • Karlstad University
    web publishing in schools, present
    Editorial approach to web publishing: students working as journalists with global audience
  • Stockholm University
    Economics, present
    BA in Economics
  • Stockholm University
    pedagogy, present
    Teacher in Swedish and English, ages 13-15
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Twitter as a tool for discussion
acreelman.blogspot.com

by wildxplorer on Flickr I have been an enthusiastic user of Twitter for almost 6 years now and use it mostly as a channel for sharing links

Revbensspjäll kokta sedan grillade
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Revbensspjäll som är först kokta, marinerade och sedan grillade eller ugnsstekta.

Network for Sustainable Innovation
schoolsgoingglobal.blogspot.com

eTwinning ambassadors are a network of teachers committed to promote cross-border collaborative learning between European students and teach

Thai Kitchen i Kiruna
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Google Sites - Free websites and wikis
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Thinking of creating a website? Google Sites is a free and easy way to create and share webpages. Learn more. Createrich web pages easily; C

Google+
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Real-life sharing rethought for the web, wherever you are. Google+ for mobile makes sharing the right things with the right people a lot sim

Social Media News and Web Tips – Mashable – The Social Media Guide
mashable.com

Social Media news blog covering cool new websites and social networks: Facebook, Google, Twitter, MySpace and YouTube. The latest web techno

Paper Camera
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See the world through a novel, original, stylish and captivating lens. Real time cartoon and painting effects displayed on your camera feed!

Boomerang for Gmail | Plugin for Firefox and Chrome
www.boomeranggmail.com

Boomerang for Gmail is a plugin for Firefox and Chrome that lets you schedule sending and receiving emails, helping you reach Inbox Zen.

How To Use Evernote: The Missing Manual
www.makeuseof.com

Are you a digital packrat? Are you in need of a searchable repository for everything you want to recall later? Does the idea of automatic OC

Voodoo Sound
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This app controls Voodoo sound for Galaxy S, Nexus S phones Galaxy Tab and Asus Transformer running custom kernels implementing Voodoo patch

MailDrop
www.getmaildrop.com

MailDrop Version 2 Released! June 3rd, 2011 Michael W. No comments. It's been a long time coming, but MailDrop 2.0 is finally available

TuneIn Radio Pro
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Browse and listen to radio -- live, local and global. TuneIn is a new way to listen to music, sports and news from every corner of the earth

aPLaNet - Autonomous PLNs for Language educators
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aPLaNet, an EU education project for language educators

Field Trip
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Field Trip is your guide to the cool, hidden, and unique things in the world around you. Field Trip runs in the background on your phone. Wh

Mediagrafik & illustration
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Välkommen till Mediagrafik & illustration. När du behöver illustrationer som förklarar, förankrar och bär ditt budskap - hör av dig!

My Tracks
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Record and share your GPS tracks with My Tracks.My Tracks records your path, speed, distance, and elevation while you walk, run, bike, or do

GTasks: To Do List | Task List
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Synchronize Your To Do Tasks | List with Google GTasks is a simple and efficient android to do list app. It help you to organize your life i

Bombfellows! This Site Does Your Clothes Picking For You
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Bombfell uses personal information to suggest stylist-approved clothing for men.

I was here for a quick meetup only but the service was very good indeed and the staff was friendly and professional.
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Neat, tiny pizza & burrito 'hole in the wall' (well, almost) and my Parma ham pizza was delicious with thin crust and lots of good stuff on top. You don't get much of a view from here but the food is apparently great! Friendly, nice staff as well.
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These folks are pros with a great track record. On top of that, a friendly team that works very well together.
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Great to have a real forge in the Village!
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Friendly staff and the 'O'Leary' experience the way it normally is - that is, US style (fast) food and beer. Pricey? Yup.
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Great resource for anyone interested in film - especially including pedagogical use of film and video in schools.
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We immediately felt welcome when the friendly head waiter told us about the menu options. Mostly locally sourced ingredients (also the great northern Sweden Nausta beers) - and naturally lots of seafood in the 'Harbor Kitchen'! The paella is a kind of 'top of the pops' for this place and very tasty, even though the dish could have been a bit warmer when it came to the table. A mussel soup appetizer was included which was unexpected and really nice. We also had the cloudberry mousse for dessert; it was okay even though it was just cloudberries topped with (lots) of whipped cream. All in all, a really charming and laid-back summer restaurant way off the beaten path, at a beautiful location - and absolutely worth a visit. A unique concept in Luleå!
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