Archive for August, 2010

Dreamers, shapers, singers, makers

As Lauri announced, our company is called Offbeat Solutions. But in the announcement, he also quoted Technomage Elric from Babylon 5 in a way that deserves a closer look. “We are dreamers, shapers, singers, and makers. We study the mysteries of laser and circuit, crystal and scanner, holographic demons and invocation of equations. These are […]

August 18, 2010 · Jouni Heikniemi · 3 Comments
Posted in: Entrepreneurship, General

All good things…

It is time to head out and risk everything to find a yet another great world. 29th August will be recorded in the annals of history as my last day in Sininen Meteoriitti. I have been working for the company for six years now. And what six years have they been! I was employee #13 […]

August 12, 2010 · Jouni Heikniemi · 6 Comments
Posted in: Entrepreneurship, General

“Quadrant” scrapped, “M” refocused – Oslo soon under water?

Mary-Jo reports that her sources tell Quadrant is going to get scrapped and the M language refocused. What’s up with the previously massive Oslo codename? Both parts were key to Oslo – in fact, the most visible parts left of the original vision that once seemed to span the data modeling needs of the entire […]

August 6, 2010 · Jouni Heikniemi · No Comments
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