Plastic bottle recycling

Plastic recycling is the process of recovering waste plastic and reprocessing it into new products. It plays a crucial role in reducing the environmental impact of plastic waste by diverting it from landfills and incineration, conserving resources, and minimizing pollution. Plastic recycling is challenge. Plastic recycling has been seen so complex that lots of materials

Telephone cards hacking history

Who remembers Phone booths and above all phone cards? Phone cards were a technological advance in the world of public telephone traffic in the 1990s. They allowed to make calls on many phone booths in Finland and phone cards were also a popular collector’s item, collected both used and unused: Telecom companies have placed advertising

Sauna stove fires

The Finnish sauna is a substantial part of Finnish culture. It was inscribed on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists at the 17 December 2020 meeting of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. The sauna in Finland is an old phenomenon and its roots are difficult to trace. Saunas

Teknologia 2023

I had most journalism work at Teknologia 2023. I spent last week two days at Teknologia 2023 and Cyber Security Nordic 2023 events in Helsinki Finland. Here are published material from the event: – I took picture – text and pictures – picture and text material – text and pictures More

Guitar effect DSP from Finland

What do Foo Fighters, Slipknot and Wintersun have in commo? The common thing are guitar and bass effect boxes come from Finland. Finnish Darkglass Electronics and Neural DSP export state-of-the-art instrument technology to the world. Neural DSP is developing technology to advance the state of the art in the music industry – mainly effect plug-ins

Pong is 50 years old

‘Pong’ is now half a century old. Pretty much exactly 50 years ago, Atari released Pong. It wasn’t the first video game ever created, nor the original take on virtual table tennis – But in Pong, the early video game industry was born in 1972. A few years later, the home version of Pong would

S-Pankki on-line banking has problems

Finnish bank hacking disaster: 150 data breaches, 53 frauds, loot of millions, a group of friends involved, bug has been on-line for months, allowed fraudent authentication to third party services (like medical records, taxes, etc.) On Tuesday, S-Pankki (S-bank) announced a vulnerability that occurred in the spring and summer when identifying with online banking credentials.

LUMI supercomputer

New European supercomputer is inaugurated in Finland. LUMI is the fastest and most energy-efficient supercomputer in Europe, ranked also the third fastest in the world. It will have an expected peak performance of 550 petaflops (550 million billion calculations per second) while being fully powered by renewable energy: LUMI uses natural cooling systems and its

Finnish Christmas traditions

Finnish Christmas traditions explained How did Santa Claus become a resident of Finland? Why don’t Finns sauna after dark on Christmas Eve? We take a deep dive into uniquely Finnish Christmas traditions.