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The Music in the Clouds

I have got a new job. For the last one and a half month I have been working as a research assistant on the research project “Clouds & Concerts” (Norwegian: Sky & Scene). The project is a collaboration between the Department of Musicology and the Department of Media and Communication at the University of Oslo […]

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Graduation

The 23rd of November mom, Jules and I went to Scotland to attend my graduation at the University of Edinburgh. In McEwan Hall I meet with most of my old study colleagues and we were in turn hit by the hat which graduates us and bestow our academic titles upon us. This could have been […]

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Useful Research Tools

Writing a paper can be both joy and pain as the writing and editing sessions oscillate between a flow of excellent sentences conveying the propositional content in a clear and gracious way, and word-by-word slow typing sentences which does not feel elegant nor correct nor clear. The tools I have found, and today deeply appreciate, […]

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A very very short 3D video

I’m now finished with my master thesis. Hurray. One of the things I have embarked on now that I have heaps of spare time is to learn more about 3D. The last few days I have played with shaders, material, primitives, polygons and other things I hitherto just vaguely knew. What has surprised me is how […]

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Open Data Phenomenon Trend Literature

On Tuesday it is just one month until the master thesis is to be handed in, hence the next weeks will be spent in front of the keyboard writing down findings from literature and interviews, editing the text, making connections and hopefully complete a text that can convey something interesting about what I perceive as […]

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Data.govs

Last week Prime Minister David Cameron announced that more governmental information produced by the UK public sector should be opened to the public. This will according to the Guardian make the UK data.gov.uk repository the largest in the world, exceeding the US data.gov and equivalent in other countries. I decided two months ago to have […]

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Master thesis

I’m now finished with two semesters coursework for my masters, and the thesis is left to write before I hopefully will be entitled to receive my masters degree. I have learned much from the two previous semesters, and hope to learn even more from the process leading up to my dissertation is printed and handed […]

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Nonlinear narrative

If you are a frequent reader on this blog you have probably seen the earlier updates on the computer game I created together with Tom, Brendan, Gary and Elias last semester. If this is your first time here, or you just visited by accident earlier: welcome! You can find more information about the process clicking […]

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New version of Non-linear narrative

As the second semester in my master program is moving towards the end I have some content I want to share with you all. Beside the digital marketplace course and a reading course I have been working on a digital media studio project, or as we call it, the DMSP. In this course sound designers, […]

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DMSP: A little Game

The Non-linear Narrative group, where I’m one of the members, handed in the first assignment in the Digital Media Studio Project on Friday. Together with Brendan, Tom, Gary and Elias I’m working on creating a story which is determined by a random computer model in combination with some pre-written elements. This approach poses some difficulties […]