Tag: Sweden

My first blog post?

• January 30, 2013 • Comments (5)
My first blog post. I wrote in Swedish first week, then I went over to the English in the following years, to eventually start layering languages.

What was your very first blog post? asks TheJennie, and offers both peppery and nostalgia. There ought to be an easy question to answer, one might think. Though how do you figure? I started writing daily fresh post in January 1998, but then was not like the term blog invented. It was not to comment on the postings. [...]

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Hackathon in data journalism

• May 7, 2012 • Comments (1)
Hackathon in data journalism

This is Law Teachers tidning/TV4's presentation at the Hackathon in data journalism as I was on this weekend. At last, the journalists got their own 24-hour geek events! Together with hackers, additionally. It is among the funniest thing I've done in jobbväg in many years, and it was inspiring to see what results could be achieved in just a [...]

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Skolforum, exchanges and ict

• November 4, 2011 • Comments (1)
Edcamp, a okonferens on Skolforum. Photo: Lotta Holmström

Autumn's two most intensive job weeks are over. To monitor Skolforum is fun but sometimes a little frustrating. I want so much and see so many opportunities, but time is limited. I am inspired by teachers who take initiative as The Cage and EdCamp. Both events took place on Monday, and both are run by ordinary teachers [...]

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Interesting times ahead at the tabloids in Sweden

• March 11, 2009 • Comments (2)
Interesting times ahead at the tabloids in Sweden

Today Thomas Mattsson was appointed editor-in-chief of Expressen, the 2nd Unmatched tabloid / evening paper in Sweden. Great news, as Mattsson has made a name for himself being web2.0 friendly, listening to people and using social media to connect with his users / readers. Very exciting, and a very good choice. Second great news is the response from the [...]

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Major migration of the Swedish microblogosphere to Bloggy

• January 28, 2009 • Comments (0)
Jonas Lejon, Bloggy

Bloggy is the new microblogging site of choice for Swedes. In a short time the site has Gained about 3000 users and Continues to grow. - I was thinking: Can I do this better?, Says Jonas Lejon, the man behind the service, to Citizen Media Watch. In Sweden Jaiku has to a large extents [...]

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Twingly offers microblog search

• January 20, 2009 • Comments (0)

Twingly expands its search engine with a brand new microblog search tool. They've been working on it for six months and today it was released. In the Twingly blog, They write: When we started last summer to see the microblogging-hype we felt That a search dedicated to microblogs would be a quite natural development for [...]

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Camilla Lindberg: You need to be right - and earn the trust

• November 11, 2008 • Comments (0)

Over at Same Same But Different there's an interesting guest post by politician Camilla Lindberg, the only member of one of the government parties in Sweden who voted against the new and controversial wiretapping law, Commonly known as the FRA law. The debate about the law was a real breakthrough for the Swedish blogosphere (Which [...]

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At Facebook Garage Stockholm

• March 14, 2008 • Comments (0)
At Facebook Garage Stockholm

The usual crowd has shown up for Facebook Garage Stockholm, the third event organized by Nustart in Stockholm. The focus is on Facebook, but overpriced social networking sites in general and Their Development. The first speaker is from MySpace, for instance. - This is an audience-generated event, says moderator Beata Wickbom. That's what sets These [...]

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Hyperlocal - Åsbro

• December 23, 2007 • Comments (3)
Hyperlocal - Åsbro

I once more welcome Gitta Wilén as a guest contributor here at Citizen Media Watch. This time she has interviewed a hyperlocal blogger, Alf Fransson. Alf Fransson, 69, is blogging about a small area 1.3 Swedish miles from Askersund in Narke, Sweden. By putting up his own placards at the local petrol station / grocery store, he [...]

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Hubbub - a half day conference with a mobile focus

• November 18, 2007 • Comments (5)
Hubbub - a half day conference with a mobile focus

Update 2007-11-24: Four more speakers added! Next Saturday afternoon the nice guys and gals at Nustart will host another conference at Nymble at KTH in Stockholm. The last one, Hello 2007, was a great success, and I am looking forward to Saturday When Hubbub07 takes place. The focus this time is on fixed to mobile applications [...]

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English version of Nettby to launch - but what will it be called?

• November 3, 2007 • Comments (0)

A Swedish version of the Norwegian community site Nettby ice to be Launched Shortly. Nettby is a success story with over 500 000 members. Now there's a call for English name suggestions at the site. Ironically, mostly Norwegians will name the English site. Here's what the post on Nettby says (my translation): If you have [...]

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How many English blogs are there?

• November 3, 2007 • Comments (3)

I'm trying to get a grasp of the English blogosphere, to answer the simple question of how many Swedish blogs there are. Simple, That is, until you start digging into it. Then you time immediately Realize That You Have to limit yourself to English blogs on News blog services, as there are no country-specific statistics on [...]

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