Bitcoin has been around for a while now, and a few large issues have turned up: Transactions per second: The block size limit imposes a 3 transactions per second (tps) limit for the whole network. A far cry from the 2000 tps that VISA processes on average. Privacy: Absolutely everyone can see all your transactions. Bitcoin’s… Continue reading »
Bitcoin is rapidly gaining popularity. Despite the recent problems with the Mt.Gox bitcoin exchange, I think the Bitcoin protocol itself will prevail, and more and more people and businesses will start to use it. I’ve started to experiment with using Bitcoin myself, and found that it works really well. For instance, the Android Bitcoin Wallet makes… Continue reading »
I recently watched “Du är googla” (You’ve been Googled) on NRKs web-TV. It has a few interesting points, and one which I found particularly interesting is how much the Google search results on your name matter. So, knowing a thing or two about Google and AdWords from my time working for Google, I set out to… Continue reading »
Hold down shift while pressing reload to make sure the page fully reloads if OptiMap appears broken. The first thing you’ll notice is a complete makeover of the user interface. The functionality has grown considerably since I first posted OptiMap in 2007, and the controls were scattered randomly around. Now, they are organized into neat… Continue reading »
For a long time now, my mantra has been optimization. To make the most out of limited resources makes sense both economically and environmentally. OptiMap was an example of this. Driving too far is just stupid. Using OptiMap saves you time and money and it saves the environment too.