Urho ice breaker Helsinki Finland – big boys toys

There comes a time in a man’s life when he must visit an icebreaker. The cognoscenti amongst you, and I know there are many, will know that an icebreaker is the ultimate boy’s toy. You may talk about fast cars (0 – 60 in 3.5 seconds) or the latest and greatest (Android) gadget but let […]

20th Anniversary of FICIX at Euro-IX 23 Helsinki

I’m at Euro-IX 23, the 23rd six monthly get together of the people that run Europe’s internet peering exchanges. Without these mutual not for profit exchanges your internet connection would cost a fair bit more. Euro-IX 23 is in Helsinki because 2013 is the 20th anniversary of the founding of FICIX, the Finnish internet exchange. […]