My Norwegian website is up at oyvindsolstad.no. Articles written in Norwegian are moved and redirected, only English articles will be found here when I’m finished. Norwegian tweets @osol, tweets in English @oyvind. Mine norske nettsider er nå oppe: oyvindsolstad.no. Alle nye artikler på norsk blir postet der, og alle norske fra denne oyvindsolstad.com blir flyttet […]

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Call me sentimental, but I almost start crying when I watch the flashmob dance from the Eurovision finals in Oslo last week. It makes me so happy to see lots of humans doing something like this together, even if it’s organized by NRK for the Eurovision finals. A Norwegian friend said on Facebook (my translation): […]

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Webdagene 2008

On September 23, 2008 By

Here’s my presentation from Webdagene in Lillestrøm, Norway, friday 19. September 2008. NRKbeta – Webdagene 2008 View SlideShare presentation. (tags: webdagene2008 nrk) Lars K. Flem har postet et veldig bra norsk referat med lenker på IAllenkelhet.

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If so – sorry!!!! Hi5 is a social network like Facebook, and like almost every other social network you can check which other friends are there as members. Well, I got an invite from a friend, added him and checked who else I know is on hi5. I clicked “unselect all” and checked off only […]

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This is my presentation from the meeting of Bibliofil in Tromsø, May 27th 2008. It’s late, but I have been moving and had a long summer vacation. The rest of the post is in Norwegian. Bibilofil presentation May 2008 View SlideShare presentation (tags: web20 presentation twitter facebook) Da er presentasjonen ute. Jeg skal legge til […]

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What I’m reading

On August 3, 2008 By

I’ve created an account at Shelfari. Feel free to add me as your friend or see what I’m reading/want to read/have read. I’m Oyvind at Shelfari. Here’s a preview – with the books I’m currently reading:

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“Treadmill” by maHidoodi Nike reports that Apple and Nike teams up with health clubs and gym equipment manufacturers: Nike and Apple are working with major gym equipment manufacturers such as Life Fitness, Precor, Star Trac and Technogym to make their cardio equipment Nike + iPod compatible so health club members can easily track workouts on […]

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In his new years speech for 2007, Norwegian King Harald said (in Norwegian): Mye i livet er viktig, men mon tro om vi ikke trenger å ta oss mer tid til å snakke sammen? I gamle dager hadde de butikken og kirkebakken, – møtesteder for den gode pratens skyld. I dag har vi mobiltelefonen, “Facebook” […]

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Twitters in Norway

On December 7, 2007 By

According to Twitterfacts, I was the 5th Norwegian using Twitter: Oldest Twitter accounts from Norway http://twitter.com/Elisabethicp – Elisabeth – first message on 30/08/2006 http://twitter.com/asgeirn – Asgeir S. Nilsen – first message on 3/09/2006 http://twitter.com/larskflem – larskflem – first message on 7/11/2006 http://twitter.com/einar – Benjamin Jacobsen – first message on 9/11/2006 http://twitter.com/oyvind – Oyvind Solstad – […]

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A bridge at Solsiden – a newly developed part of the harbour in Trondheim, Norway.

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If you know french, could you help me translate what Mathieu Janin says about me and my presentation at Comdays 2007 in his blogpost? An excerpt (which sounds nice, but I don’t know French): Inspiré par Malcom Macdowel, auteur du bestseller “tipping point”, il nous présente deux exemples norvégiens de succès au travers d’une magnifique […]

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After my presentation at Comdays 2007, Simon tipped me (thanks, Simon!) that my picture was at the website of Bieler Tagblatt. You have to click on the icon to the right of the date, and go to picture 13. I’m also at slide 10, from the panel discussion on Wednesday. From Bieler Tagblatt Online – […]

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Here’s my presentation from Comdays 2007. The official Comdays blog has a summary in German.

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If you came here for my Comdays presentation, I’ll put it up tomorrow afternoon. My schedule and slow WLAN stopped me from doing it yesterday, and today I’m travelling. So sunday 27. October, late – it should be up.It’s now up: http://oyvindsolstad.com/2007/10/29/oyvind-solstads-presentation-at-comdays-2007/

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Contextual advertising

On October 19, 2007 By

At my presentation for “Medievaner 07″ and in Tønsberg the week before I talked a abit about in-game advertising. And the possibility that in the future we could see companies like Google and Facebook – who knows a lot about their customers – connect with the gaming industry. So when you play “Project Gotham Racing […]

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