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Geir Bækholt
Works at Crypho
Lives in Nøtterøy, Norway
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@SiliconVikings supports the #Viking @TheStartupBus which will take #Nordic entrepreneurs down to @LeWeb in Paris with startup pitch stops along the way.
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StartupBus Europe (November 29 - December 3)!
You and a team of strangers, on a bus traveling at 60 miles per hour, have 72 hours to conceive, build, and launch a startup!
This year we will also do a Viking bus from the Nordic countries! http://startupbus.com Have awesome connections in Finland, Iceland, Sweden? Please help share the word! :-) 
YOU AND A TEAM OF STRANGERS, ON A BUS TRAVELING AT 60 MILES PER HOUR, HAVE 72 HOURS TO CONCEIVE, BUILD, AND LAUNCH A STARTUP. Apply for StartupBus. Connect with Facebook. or. Sign Up. Photo by Benson ...
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Launched our new website for Crypho http://www.crypho.com 
Easy-to-use encrypted collaboration for teams, directly in your web-browser
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Splended :) Clean, simple and delightful :P
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New screenshot released!
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Persistent chat rooms. Persistent team chat with unsurpassed security. Instant setup. No software to install. read more. Instant file transfer. Instant file transfers between or within companies. Drag and drop upload directly in the browser. No plugins. read more. End-to-end encryption ...
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Would it be possible to open up some API allowing developers to create a notification extensions, to for instance Google Chrome? Content within the rooms on Crypho is often "forgotten" when users are not pulled back in using notifications. Thanks!
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Is Sweden the best place to start your start-up? "Every single year for 7-10 years there's been one $B company created from the Nordics."@JohanBrenner at @creandum by @LiamT Tung via @ZDNet
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Hi folks,

I just found out that my department (Computational Science at NREL http://www.nrel.gov/ in Golden, Colorado) is looking for a
"Scientific Python Applications Programmer".
It's a contract position (that's how most of us start here.)

Here is a link to the job description:
  http://www.redcanyonsoftware.com/jobs/index.php?id=33

If you or someone you know may be interested, please send
a resume. I used to contract through Red Canyon, and they
were pretty reasonable, and NREL is not a bad place to work.
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Diplomatic yet clear statement from Obama on blasphemy at the UN. Happy to see some sanity on this issue.
 
It's always a bit sobering to realize that not everyone doesn't buy the "sticks and stones" approach to insults. Obama said "get over it" in a much, much more diplomatic way than I ever could!
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Skeuomorphic design is probably the worst current trend in design. I cannot think of one single way in which it doesn't suck.  
 
Bask in the newly-abundant awfulness of skeuomorphic design inspired by the iPad. Legions of app developers have completely forgotten the lessons of Microsoft Bob.
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Wow. That sounds like the 00's and a ton of pain for the poor user. 
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Work
Occupation
founding a new web security company, Crypho
Employment
  • Crypho
    Founder, 2012 - present
  • Riot AS
    CEO, 2012 - 2012
  • Jarn AS
    Managing director, 2007 - 2012
  • Plone Solutions
    VP business dev, Managing director, 2003 - 2007
  • Funcom
    Web developer/PM, 1998 - 2003
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Serial entrepreneur, maker, builder, open source developer and community leader, geek, inventor, activist, dad, atheist, enjoyer of life.
Introduction
Founder of Crypho, the awesome web security / privacy service. 

Plone open source CMS community leader and developer. Founder of Jarn, Norwegian Plone consultancy. 


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Have built advanced, enterprise-level web-applications since the 90's and led teams doing the same, - sometimes teams distributed over 9 timezones. Open Source software activist, speaker, creator of collaboration and teams.
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Nøtterøy, Norway
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