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Fotball, Språk

Om fotball og fiskeboller. Og språk.

Hva skal til for å kalles Norges beste? I Markedsføringsloven finner vi følgende: § 26. Villedende forretningsmetoder I næringsvirksomhet er det forbudt å anvende uriktig eller av annen grunn villedende fremstilling som er egnet til å påvirke etterspørselen etter eller…

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Gamle blogginnlegg, Observasjoner

Understatement

Time and again I have admired the British for their spot-on understatements. My best-ever experience with such humour was way back in 1986. I had just arrived at my hotel downtown London and was checking in. There was just the…

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Gamle blogginnlegg, Teknologi

Another Microflop

Sad days for all the Windows-loyal out there. Strong evidence of another Microflop (or more correctly Macroflop) from Microsoft is emerging. Microsoft and Ballmer have been laughing at iPhone. And stating that they have a strategy which is going to…

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Gamle blogginnlegg, Spiselig

Toro and the art of cooking

For those of you who haven’t heard of Toro at all let us just briefly state that their main contribution to the world is to deliver products which may be made into somtehing edible fast (relatively) by adding few ingredients…

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Informasjon, Observasjoner

Information is beautiful

Visualization may be the most powerful method for getting your message through. My all time favourite book is still The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward Tufte. The one visualization shown in this book which shook me the most…

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