And the Oscar goes to… Torill Kove

The Norwegian director Torill Kove won an Oscar for best Short Film (animated) with “Den danske poeten (“The Dansih Poet”). She have previously been nominated in the same category in 2000 with “Min bestemor strøk kongens skjorter” (“My Grandmother Ironed the King’s Shirts”), but didn’t win any Oscar then. This is the first Norwegian Oscar [...]

Nintendo news

Nintendo of Japan will have MSX and Neo-Geo games on Virtual Console this spring/summer (source NintendoWorldReport.com). Hope this will come to Europe too. Nintendo of America’s spokeswoman, Perrin Kaplan, says that Nintendo will stop producing and supporting GameCube. But Nintendo of Europe (UK) says that it still will make GameCubes, games and support the platform [...]

The King of Norway is turning 70 today!

King Harald of Norway is turning 70 today. Congratulation!

Minor VC software update: Mario Kart 64, Military Madness

There is two minor software updates (at least in Europe) for Virtual Console games. I saw this when I went to the Shop Channel. Mario Kart 64: “The new version fixes minor error that occurred when the player selection screen was left running for too loong.” Military Madness: “The new version addresses certain issues that [...]

Nintendo Wii: Everybody Vote Channel

This was a big suprise and came out of nowhere. Today Nintendo released the Everybody Vote Channel. On the release day, there are four polls. How do you prefer your eggs? (Boiled/Fried) Which do you prefer? (Eating/Sleeping) You have some free time. What do you do? (Go out and party/Stay home and relex) Do you [...]

Joost (aka. The Venice Project)

Last year The Venice Project started by the men behind Skype. And they changed the name to Joost this year. It’s a per-to-per software, and it will stream different video/TV content. I’m a beta tester and used a while know. It actually work very well. Not all of the channels are that interesting, but some [...]

Free 3D software

There is one free 3D program you may consider. It’s DAZStudio. Here’s the introduction on their website:“DAZStudio is a free software application that allows you to easily create beautiful digital art. You can use this software to load in people, animals, vehicles, buildings, props, and accessories to create digital scenes. DAZStudio includes two pre-configured scenes [...]