The City

April 22nd, 2018 Comments off

It is a concept, an idea of sorts; Tokyo, Paris, London or Copenhagen.

The city is an entity of its own. Always dynamic and depending on many views, architecture being one of them.

So, maybe I am not a materialst after all, after all these years?

The buildings being constructed in my city right now? Where the he** are the planners, architetechs, social workers, psychatrics and artists?

The 1900 pupil school or the 200 children kindergarten? A school and a kindergarten? The structure and scale is simply terryfing. I suppose there will be some kladding on the actual buildings in the end. They litteraly scare me in every aspect and sense.

Helas, it is not the worst visual assult. “Brohuset”… I’m quite confident it will be known as the worst (not) planned building in the history of Stockholm. Ever. And Stockholm is a pretty old city mind you.

No, I’m not missing the industrial area constructed in the mid 1980’s being demolished, not one bit. I just wish they could build something better.

It is not my problem. I’ve spent my time.

This is was democraticy is. This is free speech. This is possible. From being five years old and trapped in Choran school in 1950’s, some of you abuse these rights? Make fun of them? The Universal rights of every human being?

Do not.

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For Ever, Ever, Ever And Ever?

April 22nd, 2018 Comments off

Yes, for ever, ever, ever and ever.

Fabio & Grooverider on rinse.fm.

I can’t imagine a more beautiful thing on a crisp, bone-chilling Sunday in the very Northern regions of the civilised World.

Emperor Hadrianus was clearly a sensible man, he constructed the wall on an island mid-continental.

The unsurpassable Caeser left the Germanics to their own faith long before that, basically because he could not beat the bearded ones.

We’ve never even been close to seeing paved roads, any Romans or any others at all for that matter…

Mm, true I do not have a beard and the Germanics did drop by, but that was thousands of years later and as is a well known fact that they did not linger, here up north.

Sometimes you need to use capital spelled words… for ever, ever, ever and ever.

“‘Do not play that…’ [the track is called ‘Pistol Shot’], and even more somber times ahead, ‘seriously?’ ‘as the last tune, I got nothing that can follow that. I got nothing that can follow that.'” ‘That thing there…'”. I well better have a sit-down.

So, Twisted Individual is back? “Larry” that’s just more scarry than normal. The eternal breaks.

For ever.

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Cold V

April 22nd, 2018 Comments off

11 (eleven) centigrade, still cold. There are some scholars that say it is due to the Gulf stream slowing down. If true then it will get even colder here up north or “You know nothing John Snow.”.

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Cold IV

April 7th, 2018 Comments off

5 (five) centigrade.

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Cold III

April 7th, 2018 Comments off

0 (zero) centigrade.

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Cold II

March 27th, 2018 Comments off

The snow is gone (for now) and the sun is shining. It is still freezing cold.

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Cold I

February 28th, 2018 Comments off

That is approx. 24 hrs worth of snow on my balcony rail. 100.00mm/3.93″ (and still falling).

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You Say What Now?

February 28th, 2018 Comments off

– Develop tools for performance testing and resilience testing/chaos engineering – Analyse non-functional system design and behaviour – Define performance requirements – Support development teams as they build performance tests and set up reporting – Identify failure modes and scalability issues and provide input to architecture to resolve issues

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Le Mépris By Le Mépris

February 16th, 2018 Comments off

I like this album a lot. It is so melancholic, it contains piano, cello and it is scaled down, yet dramatic.

I like the artwork, I like the label [sic!] and I like the (assumed) über-reference as well.

The title and the artist’s name must have been taken from the identically named 1960’s film directed by Jean-Luc Godard and starring Brigitte Bardot? Contempt (1963).

It is very strong word, in any language.

System Burial?

February 9th, 2018 Comments off

“No sound can test, so you can bring them on.”

Wow, that’s funny and quite a claim apart from being an excellent opening track and one, two or possibly three quite heavy samples.

Fabio & Groove upsetting again. Lovely!

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