Finland

Friday Fun: Views on Finland

This Friday fun is about Finland, the country I live in. Finland, officially the Republic of Finland,  is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of Northern Europe. It is bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north, Russia to the east, and Estonia to the south across the Gulf of Finland. About.com

Hello World Open 2014 coding competition

I read from Tietoviikko and Facebook today that the first computer programming championships is going to be held in Finland this spring. Hello World Open 2014 competition will be held this spring in Helsinki. The competition is hosted by two Finnish IT companies: technology company Reaktor and very successful mobile gaming company Supercell. The organizers want

Finnish gaming industry is selling well

Finnish gaming industry is selling well. Not just games and related products, but also game companies. Finnish game companies Rovio and Supercell have been selling games very well for few years. The Fastest-Growing Game Company Ever, Supercell, was sold last year to GungHo And Softbank for $1.5 Billion. Rovio had just two years ago turned down

Overviews of Finnish Games Industry

The Finnish game industry has been growing dramatically during the past couple of years. An Overview of the $2.905 Billion Finnish Games Industry article says that the Finnish Game Industry is growing at a 39.5 percent growth rate because of some amazing game developers (SuperCell, Rovio, Remedy, etc.). The most well-known Finnish game companies are at the

Weather issues

Finnish Meteorological Institute Tesbed is an interesting project that shows weather in Helsinki area in great details. Helsinki Testbed project goals broadly consist of mesoscale weather research, forecast and dispersion models development and verification, demonstration of integration of modern technologies with complete weather observation systems, end-user product development and demonstration and data distribution for public