Finland

Uusiteknologia magazine issue 2/2017

Newsest issue 2/2017 of Uusiteknologia magazine has been just published. The magazine has three technical articles written by me (Ethernet, Bluetooth Mesh and smart phone OS). The magazine is in Finnish language, but the technical articles have also short summaries written in English. You can read the magazine on-line or download in PDF format.  

An Angry Birds Empire: Games, Toys, Movies and Now an I.P.O. 

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/09/05/business/dealbook/angry-birds-rovio-ipo.html?referer=http://m.facebook.com/ The digital world is littered with one-hit wonders — companies that tried to turn a single successful brand into a big-time business only to be eclipsed by changing technology and consumer tastes. The maker of Angry Birds, Rovio Entertainment, hopes to defy that trend. Rovio found success in a smartphone game Angry Birds. Rovio helped

End of Solu Machines

I have written several postings on SOLU computer that aimed to reinvent personal computer. Solu Machines, founded in 2014, was developing a Solu computer it claimed to be revolutionary. I did report about it that because it looked interesting and I happen to know the person behind this vision. At least what they did was

Kristoffer Lawson talks about a future where you zoom into work | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/04/kristoffer-lawson-talks-about-a-future-where-you-zoom-into-work/ Kristoffer Lawson created Solu, the social computer. His tiny device uses a unique UI and UX to allow you to connect with friends and collaborate using an icon-based OS that lets you zoom in and out of work. Lawson speaks about the future of computing and how his ideas – and the ideas of other

Finnish diabetes vaccine trials to start in 2018 | Yle Uutiset | yle.fi

https://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/finnish_diabetes_vaccine_trials_to_start_in_2018/9730247 A vaccine for type 1 diabetes developed by Finnish researchers will be tested on mainly Finnish human subjects in late 2018. A virus may be behind a significant proportion of type 1 diabetes cases, which are especially common among children. Researchers are confident that an enterovirus that attacks the pancreas to destroy insulin-producing cells is

Why Finland bans the weirdest things

http://inktank.fi/finland-bans-the-darndest-things/ Excessive banning is not exclusively a Finnish phenomenon, but what is astounding, is our ferocity in enforcing our regulations. No matter how silly, we take them seriously. Don´t believe us? Check out a list of funny things somebody somewhere in Finland wanted to ban.

Transfer of atomic mass with a photon solves the momentum paradox of light – Aalto University

http://www.aalto.fi/en/current/news/2017-06-30/ In a recent publication, Aalto University researchers show that in a transparent medium each photon is accompanied by an atomic mass density wave. The novel discovery solves the centennial momentum paradox of light.  If this theoretical finding is proven true with experiments, it can affect our understanding of universe: “Presently the Hubble’s law is explained