My name is Oy (well close enough) and for nine pounds I'll blog once or twice a week. 32 year (nice round number) old male soon to be married. One great kid, a boy just turned 1.
English is not my native language, but I've been told I get along quite well - so I'm sure you'll be able to make sense of me. I'm guessing my improvised Irish folksongs in a taxi home from a party a few years ago is what earned myself an invite. Or?
I'm Norwegian. That means I'm biased in many ways. I eat brown goat cheese. I enjoy beeing all alone in the middle of nowhere without electricity (as long as my iphone has coverage and battery...) Half the year Norway is a hot and sunny place where it never really gets dark. The other half its always dark and cold. It does something with you.
Technology appeals to me. I like to make things tick. At the age of 5 my father gave me his old broken tape recorder for me to "fix". I happily dug into it looking for the broken part , cutting away wires as I peeled it to parts. As years passed I've gotten better at putting things back together too, not only picking things apart.
My career path started early with a C64. That machine made me think I could create anything as long as I had enough time. I still think I can, I know I can. But time is also limited. I've programmed Java since the dot com days, helped build big sites I wont bore you with. You've read a few of them. These days I'm wearing a tie, programming less, talking more. Still helping people create and solve great stuff though. I hope.
See you all around. Looking forward to getting to know you all.
(Screenshot from the demo Obsoleet by Unreal Vodoo )