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Transfluent: tweeting in tongues

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

Extreme stunt group The Dudesons are one of Finland’s biggest exports. These four death-defying maniacs have a long-running, widely-broadcast TV show specializing in stunts so stupidly dangerous they make Jackass look safety-conscious. The Dudesons have many talents (like still being able to move without wheelchairs), but even their biggest fans would admit the guys aren’t exactly “intellectuals”. So …

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The Travelling Salesman, one man and his crazy dream

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… lifestyle is not for him, he has a future with those other highly intelligent Finns, the Dudesons.)

Start me up: Silicon Valley of the north?

But the main reason why Microtask, Nokia and Microsoft are sponsoring this adventure is because of who Kristoffer is going to meet, and what he will learn. For, in this land of extremes – with midnight sun and freezing, constant darkness – an exciting phenomenon has emerged. All over the region, poking their heads out of the snow with …

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