This is a story of how a small side project I started as an intrapreneur grew into a national information system. I am going to give the project’s full history, but if you wish, you can jump to the year 2009, when the system was born. Diversity of Databases Even though exhibitions are the most […]
(First published Aug 13th 2015, edited Oct 26th 2015) After reading a few articles discussing the troubles with museum specimen identifiers (Guralnick et. al. 2014, 2015), I decided to write down how we have managed identifiers at the Finnish Museum of Natural History, and what kind of solution we have come up with. We are currently […]
In broad sense, strategic thinking is the process of coming up with ideas in order to reach goals. Still, there isn’t one ’right’ way to describe strategic thinking. Read a summary of strategic thinking and planning at Nutshelled.net.
One reason why I like Twitter more than Facebook or Google Plus: Interesting content on Twitter marked with blue: On Facebook: And on Google+: Larger and simpler content area, less clutter.
Parliament voting data visualized and published as a RESTful API. Results of the votings by the Finnish Parliament are available from the Parliament website, but they are difficult to find and read. It is especially tedious to find out what a particular parliament member has voted, because the results are divided accross hunderds of pages. Linking […]
Introduction Miscellaneous Information Birds A list of species observed Suggested birding locations Other animals Vegetation Nature Trails Santorini is a small volcanic island group in the Aiegean archipelago, Greece (see location and a local map). It consist of five islands: Thira (the main island, sometimes spelled Thera), Thirasia (Therasia), Aspronisi, Nea Kameni and Palea Kameni. The two […]