Monthly Archives: November 2008

Alternative Super Suit

Not all of us can be Supermen. Michael for instance chose something else entirely…

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There’s nothing like the right t-shirt to boost self-confidence. It’s Mikkel in red and Toke in blue. Actually, we are considering making Superman t-shirts mandatory throughout the office.

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I had the pleasure to visit Helsinki this Tuesday doing a presentation about Summa. The audience was a good mix of librarians, technical people, and decision makers so I tried to strike a middle balance in the technical level of … Continue reading

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Pink Navigation

Haven’t see the navigation by colour concept before. It works well, however at – apparently “the world’s largest Japanese gadgets and lifestyle design shop”. Given the amount of pink stuff on the site, I expect their customers to be … Continue reading

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Google makes bad usability to get user data?

Google’s search result page is now a wiki Google has the introduced a new service that they call the Search Wiki. The service allows a user (logged into his Google account) to: 1.  rearrange the order in which Google search … Continue reading

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Summa@Oslo 2008-11-20

I am writing this blog post while waiting for my flight at Oslo airport. Unfortunately the airport doesn’t seem to have wifi so the actual posting will have to wait until later. I would have thought that all airports would … Continue reading

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Poltorak’s law of blog activity (PLBA)

Its relatively quiet here at the office right now. Summa 1.0 and even Summa 1.1 are out the door and the new version of Statsbiblioteket’s search engine has been released too. At the same time, I’ve noticed, the activity on … Continue reading

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The Summa Sandbox

For a while we have been talking about making a Summa Sandbox where we could show how Summa was being used. Both some of the real life production stuff but also the more experimental stuff we sometimes make. Something we … Continue reading

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Summa 1.1 Released

I believe that a resounding “w00t” is in order now that Summa 1.1 has hit the block. Another small open source project tried to steal our thunder by releasing the day before SUmma 1.1, but I don’t think they got … Continue reading

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