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Saturday, September 20, 2008

Jaiku digest 20.09.2008

watching 超级星光大道 cheers me up every weekend18 hours, 36 minutes ago
in Tampere, Finland.
Mail 4 exchange is acting weird on my E71. Keeps retrieving one of the emails over and over again. 41 copies of it now in my inbox. Hmm.1 day, 8 hours ago
in Tampere, Finland.
i'm too independent and "over qualified" (whatever that means) and that puts off some guys. i don't really need a guy in my life. discuss.2 days ago
in Tampere, Finland.
I had a dream that I was trying to jump out of the S60 trenches to do something different. Must be these ongoing Maemo & Android stuff ...3 days, 4 hours ago
in Tampere, Finland.
one thing J asked about my weekend in Hki: did you lose anything this time? your phone? bikini? um, no, but i did lose my absinthe virginity4 days, 1 hour ago
in Tampere, Finland.
Menin suomen kielen jatkokursille. Se on alkaa tänä iltana. Toivottavasti mun suomen kieli parantaa pian...5 days, 1 hour ago
in Tampere, Finland.
checking out Yammer. not many Nokians yet. don't see a compelling use case for it. tries to be "corporate twitter with a threaded option"5 days, 5 hours ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
Throat feels weird, hope i'm not coming down with something... ugh. Anyways, happy (belated) mid-autumn festival to all! Missing my family..5 days, 19 hours ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
Back in Tre, catching up on videos and pics from Nokia Open Lab (esp the main part that I missed), adding new contacts to Jaiku and FB6 days ago.
tried absinthe tonight. 73%. Wow. Crazy 2 nights, really fun, met so many cool people. Thanks to all for a wonderful weekend6 days, 20 hours ago
in Tampere, Finland.
Submitted applications for my residence permit renewal and finnish driver's license today. The lady says i'll probably get a 4-year permit. Wow, cool. Hope to get both soon.1 week, 1 day ago
in Tampere, Finland.
Congrats to Jukka! New baby girl: 3940g, 52cm!!1 week, 1 day ago
in Tampere, Finland.
Wow, we can vote for which band/performer we want to see at the Nokia Tampere Christmas Party! Hmm, so many choices, I want them all!1 week, 2 days ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
Enjoying some Mooncake (thanks @whiteg!!) and thinking of being a student again. Kinda miss that... or perhaps I just miss being young? :P1 week, 2 days ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Jaiku digest 10.09.2008

cold and wet at REM concert, very thankful to have a pair of strong arms around me through the concert1 day, 1 hour ago.
Olen elossa, mutta tunnun eloton.1 day, 12 hours ago
in Finland.
OMG Lee Williams just wrote on my Facebook wall!3 days, 5 hours ago
in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.
BSOD on my work laptop again. At least my desktop is working now. Maybe I overexerted the laptop when the desktop was down...3 days, 5 hours ago
in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.
in Ruma with friends (2 chinese guys who are 10 years younger than me) and they are on the prowl for young finnish girls. Already lost stefan in yo talo. What am i doing here? old and non-finnish, lol....3 days, 21 hours ago
in Tampere, Finland.
Wall-E was good, but not great. A bit disappointed really. Maybe I just had a long week. Now to sleep. Good night all.4 days, 23 hours ago
in Tampere, Finland.
Hope to visit Nokia China HQ sometime, supposedly even bigger than the world HQ in Espoo: http://udn.com/NEWS/FINANCE/FIN3/4504098.shtml5 days, 8 hours ago
in Tampere, Finland.
This weekend: Wall-E & a study weekend. Next week: R.E.M. concert (Tu), dinner with a dallas co-worker (Th), and Nokia Open Lab event (F-S)! 6 days, 4 hours ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
So much for having a taste of Sweetcron. After figuring out PHP versions and an issue with CodeIgniter, turns out it's stupid 1and1's fault1 week ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
Accidentally logged out of my yahoo/flickr acct. Can't log back in, it's tied to my old ISP (AT&T) and for some reason I have to reset pwd??1 week ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
Yearbook yourself http://yearbookyourself.com - http://share.ovi.com/search/owner:cybette+tag:yearbook1 week, 1 day ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
In a weird mood, can't seem to shake myself out of it. Want to go for a drive but no car...1 week, 1 day ago
in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.
just went to an info session for finnish course. Unfortunately the schedule doesn't work for me (4pm twice a week). I think i'll have to go to the other one, 7pm twice a week. prefer the first one though - free, and better teacher. Oh well, maybe next sem1 week, 2 days ago
in Tampere, Finland.
Bday party pics uploaded, taken with N85, including a test video: http://share.ovi.com/channel/cybette.birthday081 week, 2 days ago
in Tampere, Finland.

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Sunday, August 31, 2008

Jaiku digest - August part 2

Thanks @map + Mika, @constantine, @r200, @jkniiv, Janne & Jaakko for coming to the party and rounding up a great birth-month celebration! :D1 hour ago
in Tampere, Finland.
Ok need to get off jaiku and start preparing. I think I might have more guests from out-of-town than from Tampere. Can't wait to see every1!1 day, 9 hours ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
Drunk people and karaoke :D1 day, 20 hours ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
Thinking I might take one of my N85's out for a spin this weekend and use it as a "regular" phone. Wondering how long the battery will last?2 days, 5 hours ago
in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.
Happy birthday @mobiledan and happy betaday sweetcron! Anyone seen Dan or installed Sweetcron yet?3 days, 7 hours ago
in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.
Yay mobile client is working as well! To celebrate i will spare all of you the manga avatar treatment once and for all. Say hello to the real cybette :P3 days, 18 hours ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
Since Jaiku was down, I've sold my house in Dallas, joined Rejaw, swinged at a playground, been mistaken as a hooker, found several pairs of shoes, blew a fuse, and realized that I might be lactose intolerant.3 days, 19 hours ago
in Tampere, Finland.
Hsiao's voice gives me goosebumps... Sauna soothes them away. Both are wonderful sensations. Hmm, what if i listen to Hsiao's CD in the sauna?1 week, 2 days ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
Starting to have problems with the navi-keys on my E71, specifically the down key. It's losing precision & scrolling 2-3 items with 1 click1 week, 3 days ago
in Tampere, Finland.
我用我的生命愛你﹐不讓尖銳的世界傷害你...1 week, 3 days ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
我用我的生命愛你﹐不讓尖銳的世界傷害你。。。1 week, 3 days ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
Now it's 20.08.2008 20:08. I'm going to get some cake and cook some noodles (chinese tradition on bdays - signifies longevity). Cheers!1 week, 4 days ago
in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.
Wearing a hoodie from my sis over a dress from one of my closest friends (we've known each other for 20 years) and listening to a CD from lovely @chelx. I am indeed blessed. Now just need some cake, lol...1 week, 4 days ago
in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.
Thanks for all your jaikus, comments, IMs, SMSes, emails, FB posts, presents... I'm indeed lucky to have such wonderful friends! (and to get my E71 back :P)1 week, 4 days ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Jaiku digest - August part 1

Mä kaipaan hänen hymy...6 hours, 7 minutes ago
in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.
The previous 2 avatars lasted 6 months each. How long will this one last? More importantly, does it resemble me?23 hours, 8 minutes ago
in Tampere, Finland.
From thai food to medieval fair to drinks at Birger; from spending time with Stefan to catching up with Jarkko to finally meeting Jarmo; it has been a meaningful 3rd weekend of my "birth month" celebrations... concluding with Clone Wars with J :)1 day, 11 hours ago
in Tampere, Finland.
Heading to another sauna evening, this time saying goodbye to a coworker who's transferring to Korea. Hope I don't lose anything else 2nite4 days, 5 hours ago
in Tampere, Finland.
Had too good of a time. Lost my bikini and phone. Probably the former in NoHo sauna (although could be in Torni?) and the latter on bus...4 days, 19 hours ago
in Tampere, Finland.
Torstai on toivoa täynnä... Things are starting to look up, slowly... Oh and i just realized that today is my chinese (lunar calendar) birthday!5 days, 8 hours ago
in Rautatieasema, Tampere, Finland.
On my own, pretending he's beside me... All alone, I walk with him till morning... (I just recorded my own voice. eek.)5 days, 21 hours ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
Yet another minibook / netbook etc. by Maplin: http://www.maplin.co.uk/Search.aspx?criteria=minibook&source=15&SD=Y6 days, 16 hours ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
Anyone want to help me by buying my house? http://easyurl.net/7316wwd1 week ago
in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.
Moving cubes again this week due to project changes at work. Excited about the new features i'll be working on but sad i have to give up this window view. Nah, not really, i don't stare out the window much anyway (i think)1 week ago
in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.
Hmm, bus 20 has changed route, guess i haven't studied the new schedules closely enough1 week, 1 day ago
in Tampere, Finland.
I think he won't stop until he has depleted me emotionally and financially. I hate him. More importantly, i hate myself for letting him do that to me.1 week, 1 day ago
in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.
Today i had a chance to steer the boat! I think i sailed most of the way back, thanks to Mika and Minna for trusting me with my, um, "skills" :D such an exhilarating feeling, words can't begin to describe. Now on way back to Tre, still wishing we are sail1 week, 2 days ago
in Katanpää, Lypyrtti, Finland.
This trip has been magical so far: from the gorgeous weather to the feeling of being at sea on a sailboat to exploring the island to dinner on boat to sauna to a midnight walk in the dark to now listening to the rain as i fall asleep... Wow, just wow.1 week, 2 days ago
in Katanpää, Lypyrtti, Finland.
I found my bikini! Not sure if I'll get to use it on this sailing trip but yay anyway!1 week, 3 days ago
Sweetcron is launching 28.8.8, I think it's gonna be rather sweet. Nice addition to my bday month coda. Tonight 8.8.8 should be sweet too :)1 week, 4 days ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
Wow, who did this?!? Check out the poem in the comments... I have no clue!! http://blog.cybette.com/archives/000419.html1 week, 5 days ago
in Tampere, Finland.
Downloading Band of Brothers (not sure when i'll watch them). Shifting some files around. Deleting some old stuff. I need a new external HDD1 week, 5 days ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
Just had review of my 1H08 objectives, achieved all, exceeded on one. Not too bad. 2H08 looks challenging and fun. Feels great to be excited about what you do at work :)1 week, 6 days ago
in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.
Wished the chats were longer. And in person.1 week, 6 days ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
Lenovo's "netbook", the IdeaPad S10: http://blog.wired.com/gadgets/2008/08/lenovo-subnoteb.html2 weeks ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
Think I might have to give up my Green card (permanent residency status) in U.S. soon. Not sure how I feel about it...2 weeks, 1 day ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.
Second day at Ankkarock. Wheeee so excited!2 weeks, 2 days ago
in Korso, Vantaa, Finland.
A bit of a late start today... On my way to Day 1 of Ankkarock!! Think I'll take a nap on the train first though2 weeks, 3 days ago
in Rautatieasema, Tampere, Finland.
Movie: X-files. I want to believe.2 weeks, 4 days ago
in Plevna, Tampere, Finland.
Shit, way too cloudy to see the solar eclipse. Anyone else have any luck?2 weeks, 4 days ago
in Tampere, Finland.
Birthday month weekend plans: music festival, sailing trip, medieval fair, maybe ending with a birthday bash? Oh wait there's a 5th weekend!2 weeks, 4 days ago
in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

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Thursday, July 31, 2008

Jaiku digest 31.07.2008

Dozed off while chatting online with J. I sure know how to impress a guy don't I? :(

21 hours, 17 minutes ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

I hate it when someone i've never interacted with (online or off) adds me on Nokia Chat and the first thing they ask is for "exclusives" on the next new device. What do they take me for?! Grrrr

1 day, 4 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

First BSOD after running Vista for more than 6 months. Last thing I installed was Digsby. Hmm. But I really like Digsby! Uninstall Vista? :)

1 day, 11 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Where to buy Nokia E71, unlocked, need EU 3G (for use in Holland)? Cheapest price? Asking for a co-worker from Dallas... :P

2 days, 1 hour ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

How come nobody told me the old old Jaikus are now available online?! Just found my very first tripku (one way ticket to Tampere) ... *tear*

2 days, 20 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Ankkarock tickets purchased and delivered via sms. My hair today makes me look like a heavy metal dude. Is that a good or bad thing? At least i'm getting into the rock mood \m/

3 days, 6 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Having roast beef waffle at Vohvelikahvila. Yum. (with garlic mayonnaise and asparagus). Wonderful weather, sitting out...

4 days, 7 hours ago in Plevna, Tampere, Finland.

Carol is dressed up like a school girl for Finncon-Animecon!

5 days, 9 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Dark Knight.

6 days, 1 hour ago in Plevna, Tampere, Finland.

Shit, dropped my E71 yet again, this time finally chipping off a corner :(

6 days, 8 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Env extraction failed from yesterday, now have to redo. Staring out the window while waiting, wishing I was outside on this gorgeous day. Oh well, Kalevan Kisat @ Ratina later! Should be fun!

1 week ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Reading up on a new feature I'd be working on, wasn't my first choice but interesting nonetheless. Not much to do with Multimedia though...

1 week, 1 day ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.


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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Jaiku digest 22.07.2008

K

3 hours, 31 minutes ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Wearing a pair of jeans (bought in feb) that are too loose, so secured by a belt. But it scrunches up the front part making it look like a bulge that shouldn't be there :P

7 hours, 38 minutes ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Lusting after the new Panasonic cameras announced today: Lumix DMC-LX3 and -FZ28. Especially the latter... I like big zooms and i cannot lie

1 day ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Desperately needing new sneakers. Current pair is thoroughly soaked just from walking to work. Or wellies instead. Ehkä nokian kumisaappaat?

1 day, 11 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Grandma will be leaving hospital tomorrow, fashionably bald from her brain surgery. "Time for a new hairstyle", she says. That's my grandma!

1 day, 23 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Movie: Once. (nope, not dark knight, have to wait till next week)

3 days, 4 hours ago in Plevna, Tampere, Finland.

It's snowing! Merry Christmas! (That's Finnish summer"

4 days, 7 hours ago.

Convinced a co-worker to request an E71 as his next personal phone (not too difficult really). He's currently using an N95 8GB.

4 days, 9 hours ago.

Drinking cider and shopping for hoodie online. A general "Land of Metal" or band specific "HIM", "Bullet for my Valentine" or "Amorphis"?

5 days, 1 hour ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Haha, big mistake in google translate: lauantai is translated to friday. Should be saturday.

6 days, 7 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

My next bf must have a great singing voice. I've dated drummers, pianists/keyboardists (married one in fact), guitarists... never a vocalist

1 week ago.

@lemonad @mismisimos are you I'm Tampere? Saw a couple walking by just now looking uncannily like the both of you!

1 week ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.


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Monday, July 14, 2008

Jaiku digest 14.07.2008

A girlie agenda for the evening: sewing and painting my nails. (yes, i can sew! i just can't cook...)

2 hours, 10 minutes ago.

Shit! It's raining! how do i get home, no umbrella :(

5 hours, 31 minutes ago.

Been a long week... recovering from a trip, getting sick, catching up with work (but failing), trying to recover from this cold/flu/whatever, catching up with friends, Tammerfest, sending S off at the train station... oh and trying out Nokia Chat :P

22 hours, 7 minutes ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Yes! I can breath through my nose! Hope this lasts... so i can stop feeling like a porn star lying around with my flytrap open

1 day, 2 hours ago.

Tammerfest. First, wonderful BBQ @ Minna & Mika's (Kiitos!); now drinks and more drinks (my face is red); next YUP & CMX \m/

2 days, 2 hours ago in Rautatieasema, Tampere, Finland.

Had a dream about time travel, superman and batman. Weird. Woke up and received email about my grandma in hospital. And another friend ...

2 days, 8 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Carol's been giving lots of blow jobs these past couple of days.. to her nose :P Anyway, now some Thai food, might help with the congestion?

3 days, 3 hours ago.

Good morning! This is me: http://xkcd.com/448/

3 days, 9 hours ago.

Stayed up last night chatting with someone special, now suffering the consequences. Gonna drag my sorry ass to the doctor's now...

4 days, 10 hours ago.

Seen in breakroom: "Friday *bums* not served during July". (should be buns) ... lol

6 days, 9 hours ago.

Life is about making the best of what you have and not feeling sorry for yourself for what you don't / can't have. I'm learning, everyday :)

1 week ago.


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Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Jaiku digest - special roadtrip edition

Sore throat, ringing ears, wobbly knees, aching feet... All in all a successful first festival experience in Finland! Now waiting for train and eating caramel wafers (kiitos @ppk!). Heading back to tampere after being away for more than a week...

2 days ago in Turku, Finland.

Day 3, final day of the festival as well as my trip / summer vacation... feeling a bit sad. But, still gonna rock hard for the remaining hours!

2 days, 8 hours ago in Turku, Finland.

Second day, seems like 10x as many people here compared to yesterday. Just got hit on by a girl...

3 days, 1 hour ago in Ruisrock!!!, Turku, Finland.

From tent to spa.

3 days, 6 hours ago in Ruisrock!!!, Turku, Finland.

Got bluetooth advertisements! Duncan received a Koff ringtone and I got a Koff video clip. Technology, beer and music, this can't get any better, or can it?

4 days, 3 hours ago in Ruisrock!!!, Turku, Finland.

Ruisrock baby!! (not gonna Jaiku too much, not sure about being able to charge the phone at the camp site).

4 days, 13 hours ago in Viking terminal, Turku, Finland.

Standing in a non-moving line trying to get on Amorella (the ferry). Such a wonderful meetku and lovely city, gonna come back to sweden again soon! (need to visit Göteborg at least ;))

5 days ago in Viking terminal, Stockholm, Sweden.

7am arrival in stockholm. Tourist info kiosk ran out of maps. Guess we'll just wander around for a while until we meet up with Jonas and Anders!

5 days, 12 hours ago in Centralstation, Stockholm, Sweden.

Reached Luleå early, walked around and shopped for food, returned rental car (drove ~1900km) and dragged our stuff 1.7km to the train station. Now in tiny cabin that we paid big money for...

6 days, 3 hours ago in Centralstation, Luleå, Sweden.

Just crossed arctic circle on the swedish side. Skies are dark... Probably will see rain again today

6 days, 8 hours ago in Arctic circle, Lapland, Sweden.

Driving along the border of finland and sweden. Sonera consistently get close to full signal out here in lapland, but Elisa/kolumbus sometimes get only one bar or occasionally lose signal

6 days, 10 hours ago in Somewhere along E8, Enontekiö, Finland.

Ruisrock tickets booked (received as 2D barcode in an sms), campsite reserved, now we need a tent!!

6 days, 20 hours ago in Lapland Hotel Hetta, Enontekiö, Finland.

Breathtaking views from the room and restaurant at this hotel. Now planning a juicy pepper steak for dinner, followed by sauna, and then maybe head out to catch the midnight sun again ...

1 week ago in Lapland Hotel Hetta, Enontekiö, Finland.

Danger of running out of gas... Next town isn't for another 100km

1 week ago in Norway.

Midnight sun is really quite an experience... Sunset and sunrise within 5 minutes, with the sun never really disappearing.

1 week ago in Nordkapp Camping, Skipsfjorden, Norway.

I've failed.

1 week, 1 day ago in Nordkapp Camping, Skipsfjorden, Norway.

Bare bones "hotel", no towel, soap, shampoo etc. Bed linens extra. Luckily I was prepared :) going to the northernmost point of europe soon!!!

1 week, 1 day ago in Nordkapp Camping, Skipsfjorden, Norway.

Just crossed the border, we're now in Norway! Didn't even get to stop. Very uneventful. Still in Elisa network so going to upload some stuff to Ovi

1 week, 1 day ago in Border crossing, Darvunjarga, Finland.

Gorgeous view from the Kaunispää lookout, with a fighter jet flying by unexpectedly. Next stop, Näkkäläjärvi store in Inari

1 week, 1 day ago in Kaunispää, Saariselkä, Finland.

Can't get to sleep

1 week, 1 day ago in Saariselän Panimo, Saariselkä, Finland.

Quaint little hotel, putting on some bug spray, going to explore this beauty of a town called saariselkä.

1 week, 2 days ago in Saariselkä, Finland.

Found a beautiful lake/river side to park and have our lunch. Weather is gorgeous too... Ahhhhh

1 week, 2 days ago in Kurkiaskantie, Aska, Finland.

Wow still popular here right in the middle of summer. Christmas all year round it seems. Crossing the arctic circle line in a few minutes!

1 week, 2 days ago in Santa's Village, Rovaniemi, Finland.

Reached santa land right around midnight, still bright like midday, stark contrast to my last trip here in christmas. Bit tired from traveling but still feel like going for a drink...

1 week, 2 days ago in City Hotel, Rovaniemi, Finland.

In oulu after a 5 hr train ride. On our way to get rental car from airport and then drive up to rovaniemi for the night

1 week, 3 days ago in Rautatieasema, Oulu, Finland.

Oops again, forgot to start sportstracker in tampere. So our tripku will look like it started in Seinäjoki :P

1 week, 3 days ago in Rautatieasema, Seinäjoki, Finland.

Oops, forgot to Jaiku the start of our tripku. Anyway we're on the train from tampere to oulu and it's packed!

1 week, 3 days ago in Finland.


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Saturday, June 28, 2008

Jaiku digest 28.06.2008

Midnight. Cinderella is home.

8 hours, 40 minutes ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

I'm not one who usually check horoscopes, but just happened to see mine (Leo) today, how appropriate... I'm going to make it happen!!!

17 hours, 2 minutes ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

2 train trips booked, 2 hotels booked (in Rovaniemi & Enontekiö), awaiting confirmation from 2 more hotels (in Saariselkä & Nordkapp), need

1 day, 7 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Damn expensive: 900€ for 4 day car rental from Oulu, Finland to Luleå, Sweden. We might as well just sleep in the car...

1 day, 18 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Lol, a drunk guy just stopped me as I was walking home and asked me if I had a cig to spare. At least I think that's what he asked...

2 days, 17 hours ago in Tampere, Finland.

Calling all Tampere Jaikuers: Iron Man, 19:15 @ Plevna this evening. Or we could just hang out... :)

2 days, 20 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Henry's Pub. Anyone around?

3 days, 14 hours ago in Helsinki, Finland.

Totally in love with the E71, might not be so hard to get over the E90 after all. Sleeker, speedier, sexier...

3 days, 20 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Found a bottle of wine on my desk when I came in work today. No idea who it is from...?

4 days, 1 hour ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Impromptu dinner, shopping and drinks with @jkniiv, thanks to Jaiku, not Plazes ;)

4 days, 13 hours ago in Keskustori, Tampere, Finland.

Comparing Plazes to Dopplr (details in comments)

4 days, 18 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Will be in Helsinki tomorrow evening. Anyone up for a drink or two? (Or should I be using Plazes instead? :P)

4 days, 19 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.


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Sunday, June 22, 2008

Jaiku digest 22.06.2008

突然發現站了好久, 不知道要往哪走, 還不想回家的我, 再多人陪只會更寂寞... 許多話題關於我, 就連我也有聽過, 我的快樂要被認可, 委屈卻沒有人訴說... 夜把心 洋蔥般剝落, 拿掉防衛剩下什麼, 為什麼脆弱時候想你更多...

15 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Having my own version of the sopaipilla (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sopaipilla) - the sopaipita (pita bread filled with honey... yum)

1 day ago in Tampere, Finland.

Hyvää Juhannusta!! Having sauna, bbq, wines, beers.....mmm, this is the life! Only thing missing is a juhannuskokko. Maybe next year!

1 day, 20 hours ago in Rautatieasema, Tampere, Finland.

In särkänniemi amusement park!!

2 days, 22 hours ago in Särkänniemi, Tampere, Finland.

Movie: the incredible hulk

3 days, 18 hours ago in Keskustori, Tampere, Finland.

Juhannus store opening hours: Fri 20th until 13:00, Sat 21st closed, Sun 22nd from 12:00 to 21:00... wonder if the cinema is open saturday?

4 days, 3 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Short first date over a cup of coffee. Leaves you wanting more...

4 days, 21 hours ago in Tampere, Finland.

Bon jovi in concert. Wheeeee!

5 days, 19 hours ago in Helsinki, Finland.

Yes yes yes! the E71 is announced. I can finally bring my new baby out!! http://www.nokia.com/A4136001?newsid=1228283

6 days ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Next couple of days should be fun and interesting, but for now I need to get some sleep. I want to feel my best on Tuesday evening!

6 days, 10 hours ago in Tampere, Finland.

Zurich tripku. Totally unplanned. Got tickets like 14 hours ago. Still don't know where I'll be staying for the night!

1 week, 1 day ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Saunassa. Tämä on heaven.

1 week, 1 day ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Going to Zurich tomorrow and nothing planned or prepared. Maybe that's what I need, just two days of doing nothing. Away from everything.

1 week, 2 days ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Can't help but get turned on by the sexy looks of the HTC Touch Diamond... a bit reminiscent of Nokia Prism. And VGA resolution? Drool....

1 week, 3 days ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Returning to work after 4 days in bed. Hope my brain still functions. First order of the day: change passwords...

1 week, 4 days ago.

Um, what's the big deal about 3G and GPS? I've had it on my devices for almost 2 years now.

1 week, 5 days ago in Tampere, Finland.

I can't win. (Warning: whining ahead)

1 week, 5 days ago in Tampere, Finland.

I need some 川貝枇杷膏!

1 week, 6 days ago in Tampere, Finland.

You know I'm really sick when my E90 went 2 days without needing a charge (and still 3 bars left). But anyway... anyone up for brunch later?

2 weeks ago in Tampere, Finland.


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Sunday, June 08, 2008

Jaiku digest 08.06.2008

I think i'm coming down with something. Nokia summer party today plus a potential hot date tomorrow. I can't afford to get sick!

1 day, 23 hours ago in Tampere, Finland.

"I don't emote very well through my voice." "That's because you're like a Finn." "I think you're right.

2 days, 23 hours ago in Tampere, Finland.

i know nothing in life is for certain. but sometimes, just sometimes, i wish there were things (and people) that i could always, always, depend on

4 days, 12 hours ago.

one whole week without (much) internet access. I'm still surviving. Not sure how, as a loner, i have made so many wonderful friends... 10 days is not enough. Althoug i do miss finland as well. It's been an emotionally charged week. I think i need a vacati

6 days, 9 hours ago.

Torstai on toivoa täynnä (thursday full of hope). certainly hope so, coz wednesday is really sucky and shitty and it's barely lunch time.

1 week, 3 days ago in Dallas, TX.

Dallas tripku. And so it begins

2 weeks, 1 day ago in Tampere, Finland.

LOL @ an email dated 2/12/06: Brrrrrrrrr -20C is definitely an experience. Wouldn't want to live there, but glad to have experienced it.

2 weeks, 1 day ago.

Anyone from / have been to / living near Zürich? Planning a weekend trip there, need some suggestions, e.g. 2 days enough? What to do? etc.

2 weeks, 1 day ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

My throat hurts. It feels like there's a fish bone stuck somewhere. I'm not doing very well this week am I?

2 weeks, 2 days ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

The next 48 hours are going to be hell. Doesn't help that I've once again gotten only 2+ hours of sleep last night. I apologize in advance..

2 weeks, 2 days ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

My eyes hurt. They've been tearing for a few days now, maybe longer. Getting allergies in Finland already? Nooooooo!

2 weeks, 3 days ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Celebrating N78 sales start with some champagne :-)

2 weeks, 4 days ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Nokia prepares Linux-based cell phones to the market: http://www.kauppalehti.fi/5/i/talous/uutiset/etusivu/uutinen.jsp?oid=12054

2 weeks, 4 days ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Six Flags and (maybe) Stone Temple Pilots concert with a hunky dude next week. My Dallas trip is starting to shape up nicely :)

2 weeks, 4 days ago in Tampere, Finland.

@whiteg and @chelx: G's dad is ok, see 3rd comment - http://www.9loria.com/2008/05/post-602.html

2 weeks, 4 days ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.


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Monday, May 19, 2008

Jaiku digest 19.05.2008

One new proto device, two broken trace adapters, three SDKs to download. All in a day's work.

8 hours, 4 minutes ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Was uploading Riga pics to SoO, but the multiple files upload started giving me problems. Still have lots to go. Only 2.5hrs of sleep :(

13 hours, 8 minutes ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

In pet shop. I want a puppy! Or a pupu :)

1 day, 8 hours ago in Tampere, Finland.

Where do you sit? http://www.phdcomics.com/comics.php?f=1017

1 day, 11 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Chatting with 3 friends, have to stop typing in the wrong window!!

1 day, 22 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Movie night

2 days, 1 hour ago.

Teerenpeli -> tempo terrace -> o'connell's -> home next?

2 days, 23 hours ago in Keskustori, Tampere, Finland.

Samsung donated $xx to help with earthquake victims while Nokia *only* donated $xx. Urgh, this coming from someone within Nokia. You don't..

3 days, 5 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Moving day tomorrow! My new cube is 3 steps away from my current one, BUT... it comes with a window view! (does a happy dance)

4 days, 5 hours ago.

"Solved" a showstopper error. Yeah! now to home. hungry.

5 days, 3 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Minun Suomen nimi on Karoliina Chentonen. (how do you like my finnish name :D)

5 days, 12 hours ago.

Operaatio Rakastaja. The hunt is on! ;)

6 days, 12 hours ago.

An alternative to Cygwin: http://sourceforge.net/projects/unxutils (just discovered this today, thanks to a coworker)

1 week ago.

So difficult to switch back to work mode after vacation. So many VT errors. Grrrrrr.

1 week ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.


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Friday, May 09, 2008

Jaiku digest 09.05.2008

Tripku to Riga, Latvia. Wheeeee!!

1 minute ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Another wine and dine night. I need a serious workout. Soon.

19 hours, 12 minutes ago in Keskustori, Tampere, Finland.

Playing with the HTC Touch (thanks Jukka). First, need to figure out how to open it and put a SIM card in :P

1 day ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

In Coyote. Ate Kangaroo. :)

1 day, 20 hours ago in Keskustori, Tampere, Finland.

OOPS! Have been walking around all morning with my fly open. (and why do I announce this to the whole world is beyond me...)

2 days, 4 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Just found that one of my best friends is pregnant! Sooo happy for her coz i know it's something she's been wanting and looking forward to!

2 days, 6 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Back in office after a nice meal at Plevna. Colleagues on their way to Helsinki. I think they're surprised to see i'm doing well here and not crying to go back to dallas :)

2 days, 19 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Bad case of insomnia. 0500, sun's gone down and back up, I'm still up.

3 days, 10 hours ago Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Whee! Just found that I have 3 extra vacation days. If I do some overtime/flexi hrs, I can probably get another week's holiday this summer!

4 days, 1 hour ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Yay! Manager gave approval for a Finnish course starting in a couple of weeks which will be at work, during work hrs and paid for by Nokia!

4 days, 5 hours ago.

What's today? People marching along hämeenkatu which is closed to traffic, bunch of finnish flags flying... Vappu part 2?

5 days, 3 hours ago in Keskustori, Tampere, Finland.

Plan for today: waffles for lunch, ideapark, thai for dinner.. and hoping my 4th toe doesn't swell up to the size of my big toe :(

5 days, 5 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Tour of Tampere today, couple of observation towers and maybe the arboretum! Stubbed one of my toes this morning, now it hurts bad. :P

6 days, 4 hours ago.

The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return. (have a sudden urge to watch Moulin Rouge)

1 week ago.

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Thursday, May 01, 2008

Jaiku digest 01.05.2008

Hyvää vappua! Wonderful day out by the riverside with friends :D

10 hours, 38 minutes ago in Keskustori, Tampere, Finland.

Boo hoo, coworker is leaving. Yippee, inherited several protos from him.

1 day, 9 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Temperature going up to 20C (68F) today! Hot hot hot...

1 day, 14 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Another 3 coworkers from Dallas coming to Tampere next week. Can't wait to see them again. Which restaurant should I bring them to? hmm...

1 day, 23 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Thinking of a quick trip to Cape Canaveral while in the states next month to catch the launch of space shuttle Discovery on mission STS-124.

2 days, 6 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Manic Monday. I need a vacation. Riga or Frankfurt anyone?

3 days, 7 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

TOPLESS SUNDAY (since it's laundry day)! Now that I've got your attention, post a pic of your favorite t-shirt here for Fave Tee Sunday :)

4 days, 5 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Second load of laundry. Gonna pack up my winter clothes soon and bring out my spring ones! (from sweaters & jeans to T's & jeans -- boring)

4 days, 8 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

So so stuffed with great indian food at Swagath. Quite spicy. Yum.

5 days, 3 hours ago in Keskustori, Tampere, Finland.

Indulging in guilty pleasures: eating some Ben & Jerry's while watching 超級星光大道 on youtube.

5 days, 21 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Nokia summer party, 06.06, woo hoo, can't wait! (right after my US trip too, great timing :D)

6 days, 9 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

On my way to peck at peking duck!

1 week ago in Tampere, Finland.

Tickets purchased for Dallas trip. May-24 to June-3 (back in Finland on June-4). Wow, strange feeling... First things first: Dallas meetku?

1 week ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Jaiku digest 23.04.2008

Shiv!!! downloaded & extracted wrong env. now have to wait another 4 hrs before i can work on the probs i wanted to get done today. darn it.

6 hours, 9 minutes ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Eating some cracker mix, flashing some firmwares, almost picked up a 2GB micro SD card and pop it in my mouth :-Z

7 hours, 59 minutes ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Had an early dinner (at nokia's expense ;)) with a manager from dallas who's here for some meetings. Lovely weather today, would walk back to work if it wasn't that far...

1 day, 5 hours ago in Keskustori, Tampere, Finland.

Dreamt of an ex-manager who worked so hard at something but nobody appreciated his efforts. Then was the tornado dream yesterday. Hmm

1 day, 14 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Plevna. With german coworker ++, who has been working in bangalore for the past half year or so, thus needed some german cuisine and boooooze

2 days, 1 hour ago in Keskustori, Tampere, Finland.

Reading up on Re-entry permits, I-131, blah blah blah.

2 days, 6 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Huomenta! Not sure why I got up at 6:30am. Had a weird dream I think although I can't remember what it was about. More sleep or go to work?

2 days, 17 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Wonderful dinner -- from escargot to tiramisu... followed by movie Street Kings which was better than I expected

2 days, 23 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Train finally moving. 15 minutes late. Really packed too. Sitting next to someone with a shiny N95 8GB

3 days, 7 hours ago in Keskustori, Tampere, Finland.

Hmm, saw a car with an American flag under the rear windshield. Looks kinda out of place.

3 days, 8 hours ago in Kaleva, Tampere, Finland.

Got meself some B&J's Cherry Garcia. So delightful! Nom nom nom. Now my sore throat's gone :)~~

4 days, 3 hours ago.

Felt strong enough to leave the house. Had thai for dinner and one cider at kahdet kasvot. Wish my taste buds were at 100% but it was still a great meal. Now back to bed to rest some more :)

5 days ago in Keskustori, Tampere, Finland.

In sauna. Nice. Sickness index down 15%, mental clarity up 20%. Throat still murdering me

5 days, 5 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Can't stand my own whining, want to kick myself. But I'm still feeling miserable (sick). Don't laugh, but I actually miss work. I want to be

5 days, 9 hours ago.

Not quite 6am yet. Light out already. Woke up several times thru the night. Bad sore throat. Throbbing headache. Can I haz a sick day today?

6 days, 18 hours ago.


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Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Jaiku digest 16.04.2008

No Peking duck 2nite (have to order it 2 days in advance) but a nice LG dinner with @whiteg, @constantine and my coworker from dallas. Now having a drink in Konttori.
1 hour, 19 minutes ago in Keskustori, Tampere, Finland.

It's 9pm and there's still light out. Wasn't it just yesterday that it got dark around 3pm? Time flies...
1 day, 2 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Ughh, stupid scar, itching like crazy. Need. To. Resist. Scratching. Help....
1 day, 7 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Love how fast the N95 battery gets a full charge, hate how fast the N95 battery drains :P
2 days, 1 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Ouch, is it hailing? No...just the icicles falling from the trees and hitting my big head
2 days, 6 hours ago in Tampere, Finland.

4am, snowing hard, just like yesterday, finally getting to sleep. Loving the new theme on my e90, thanks to @constantine.
2 days, 19 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Great concert (Värttinä)! Visually stunning, musically intriguing. Cute violinist too! Not sure about the drummer as he's always half hidden behind the cymbals. Intermission now, more to come!
4 days, 4 hours ago in Rautatieasema, Tampere, Finland.

Test post from Sideku, pretty cool, can select icon, set location (with a 'recent location' list): http://www.jakattack.net/projects/sideku/
4 days, 18 hour ago in Test lab @ home, Tampere, Finland.

S60 app is not fetching anything, let's see if posting works... I love LG!
4 days, 23 hours ago in Keskustori, Tampere, Finland.

Just did a usability test and got free Finnkino tickets! whee
5 days, 9 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Just had coffee with a coworker from Dallas. Lots of changes there since I left. Major organizational change aside, someone got engaged ...
6 days, 9 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

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Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Jaiku digest 09.04.2008

First JA meeting of 2008 now in session. Please join us in channel #jaikuholicsanonymous ;)
1 hour, 20 minutes ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Stupid rain. No umbrella. At least it is not as heavy now. Going for the audition. Wish me luck!
1 day, 6 hours ago in Keskustori, Tampere, Finland.

Anyone know of something similar to Twitter Tools ( http://easyurl.net/twittertools ) for Jaiku and Movable Type?
1 day, 11 hours ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

In between finnish classes, doing homework... Nice and quiet in the school canteen. No unsecured wireless ap though :P
2 days, 6 hours ago in Tampere, Finland.

Tooooooooo sweet and cute!!! http://i26.tinypic.com/10mpw2e.jpg
2 days, 8 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

04.07. 04:07. washing my face with tears. (please don't ask. just needed to jaiku this.)
2 days, 20 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Help @geovoltoss organize a meetku here: http://jaiku.com/channel/meetku/presence/31081970 (also join #meetku if you haven't already!)
3 days, 9 hours ago in Tampere, Finland.

Tampere meetku: we're at 2H+K if anyone wants to join us!
4 days, 5 hours ago in Keskustori, Tampere, Finland.

Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration, which is why Engineers sometimes smell really bad.
4 days, 20 hours ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Hah, turns out next monday is the final lesson, not tonight. But better to have learnt finnish than to have spent money at stockmann, eh?
6 days, 3 hours ago in Kaleva, Tampere, Finland.

So embarrassing: my headphones weren't connected properly to my N95, i started blasting Northern Kings and wondering why the volume was so low... And the whole bus enjoyed half a song with me :P
6 days, 5 hours ago in Tampere, Finland.

Busy day ahead. If you see me on jaiku you have permission to kick me off. Kthxbai
1 week ago in Tampere, Finland.

Staying off jaiku today, don't wanna be a fool. Too damn busy anyway. Two workshops this week, and hullut päivät too! Ahhh....
1 week, 1 day ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

US Jaikuers: can I transfer a number to a prepaid account? Specifically from AT&T to T-mobile ToGo? (I know it works for regular plans...)
1 week, 1 day ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

testing testing blah blah beer blah the quick brown fox jumps beer over the lazy dog beer
1 week, 2 days ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Two coworkers moving this week (internal transfers, one to London and the other to Dallas). Gonna miss them both. Sob.
1 week, 2 days ago in Tampere, Finland.

Wet and gloomy outside, not sure why i'm up so early. Going back to sleep and trying to recover my lost hour.
1 week, 3 days ago in Tampere, Finland.

Jaikuton päivä, nähdään huomenna! (Day without Jaiku, see you tomorrow!)
1 week, 5 days ago.

hope i don't lose my job!
1 week, 6 days ago.

Hmm... the next Nseries device to lust after...
1 week, 6 days ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

An opportunity for an Integration Engineer position in *Dallas* appeared in my inbox, and I had a sudden urge to apply for that. Why?
1 week, 6 days ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

Värttinä concert, Saturday 12.4.2008, Pakkahuone, Tampere. Thinking of going. Anyone else interested?
2 weeks, 1 day ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Can you hear the difference: http://mp3ornot.com/
2 weeks, 1 day ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland.

OMG, the top related word to "jaiku" (at least according to this site) is "cybette"! how did that happen? http://easyurl.net/jaiku.rw
2 weeks, 1 day ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

為什麼我越想要把你拋到腦後﹐你越會遷入我的思維﹖不是想忘記你﹐而是受不了相思的痛苦。M.y.m.g.p.o.a... 你呢﹖你在乎嗎﹖
2 weeks, 1 day ago in Hervanta, Tampere, Finland.

Snowflakes coming down gently, so pretty. Maybe in 5 years i'll get tired of it, but this being my first winter in finland, i constantly find myself looking around me in amazement, happy to be here...
2 weeks, 2 days ago in Hermia, Tampere, Finland

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