Tongue twisters in Finnish

Tongue twisters in Finnish. Couple of times I have been asked if Finnish has tongue twisters, and I have failed to remember any. Mun mummoni muni mun mammani, mun mammani muni mun = My grandma hatched my mom, my mom hatched me (song) Appilan pappilan apupapin papupata pankolla porisee ja kuohuu = Appila vicarage’s assistant…

Une nouvelle année

Heli arrived on last Friday. It’s been good. Özhan, l’artiste took a photo of me and Heli yesterday. I haven’t been featured on Deviantart before! Not that we are recognizable, but still it’s cool. The weather in Metz really is that melancholic. No wonder Verlaine and folks liked it here. It was a good and…

Ultimate NucleusCMS to any blog migration (here, WordPress)

This is not based on migrating the database, but on keeping both systems, Nucleus and the new blogging software working, and the old one’s URLs intact (using some simple .htaccess magic) while adding the new one’s urls. The downside is that when Nucleus has security holes fixed, you have to keep upgrading it, as well…

New journal

To celebrate going to France in a week, decided to throw out the old blog engine nucleus and use the oh-so-fashinable WordPress. Most links should still work, though. Going to customize this theme when I have a chance, to look like pilpi.net again. The old blog entries are still here, too.

Setting up DansGuardian on a single home PC running Ubuntu

I am available for hire! Usability evaluation and testing, software development, Moodle development. See portfolio Please note: there are newer howtos at ubuntu forums (howto1, howto2). These are probably more thoroughly tested than mine is. Thanks. Dansguardian (nowadays E2Guardian; see commercial options) is efficient, even mostly out-of-the-box web content filtering to protect from the filth…

Garden

In a hidden garden, where the air is heavy and warm, where light is cast from somewhere outside on certain spots. Here you cannot see any life besides that of the plants, the shine of your soul seems dim, more faded than ever before. Why is that, you ask yourself and keep walking along the…