Earlier this year, NRKbeta told you the story of something looking a lot like a web scam scheme somebody was trying to lure us into: Fraud 2.0: Albertio wants to stick his straw in NRKbeta’s Google Juice. Someone calling themselves Albertio Ward wanted to translate one of our articles to Bulgarian for free. After having [...]
The advertisement “Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in event of success.” has been a marketing litterature classic for ages. Irish polar explorer Ernest Shackleton is said to have received 5000 replies by mail. We write “said to have”, because even [...]
Why would anyone want to translate one of our articles to a minor European language? The story is more complex than you’d guess… NRKbeta is a technology blog operated by the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. From time to time we translate our articles to English, if we think they have relevance beyond Norway. I translated this [...]
Translated from the original article in Norwegian: http://nrkbeta.no/2012/03/26/om-nrkbetas-kommentarfelt/ and back dated to the same publishing date. A while ago, I was approached with a handful of questions about the comments here at NRKbeta, what thoughts I had, and how we handle comments. Camilla Haga is doing a bachelor’s degree in media sciences at Oslo University, [...]
According to internet expert Clay Shirky, Facebook is now so big it cannot be replaced by a competitor anymore. This is an English language version of Er Facebook blitt uerstattelig? published yesterday. When Clay Shirky visited Norway last week, I got the opportunity to interview him for the NRK P2 show Kurer.
The article and all pictures used are licensed under Creative Commons, you can use all of it or parts of it in whatever way you find suitable, as long as you attribute it with the following text and clickable link to this page: Content licensed under Creative Commons Source: NRKbeta.no http://nrkbeta.no/2011/06/16/hurtigruten-eng/ Norsk versjon av artikkel [...]
This op-ed was printed in Wired Italy, June 2010. You can read more about this blog at our english about-page. Norwegian intro: Tidligere i vår ble jeg bedt om å skrive en kronikk for Wired Italia. Den stod på trykk i juninummeret og som vanlig prøver vi å publisere våre eksterne medieinnspill her på NRKbeta [...]
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Ved å bruke Spotifys nye Metadata API, kan vi nå lage en oppdatert side med Spotify-lenker for NRK P3s A, B og C-lister. Empire State of Mind med Jay-Z og Alicia Keys ligger på P3s A-liste denne uka. Resten av artikkelen er på engelsk. Two days ago Spotify announced a public Spotify Metadata API. This [...]
(Norwegian info: Dette er en engelsk versjon av “gratulerer med våte bukser”.) Picture: “Fail” – av Nima Badiey med en Creative Commons 2.0-lisens. You may know the expression “peeing in your pants to keep warm”. It means that to pee in your pants to stay warm, may be a good tactic at the moment. But [...]