Suicide Attack in Stockholm the Other Day? – Better Time Stamp Old Articles in the Top Lists

Yesterday (September 12, 2014) the “Most Read” top list at Swedish journal Svenska Dagbladet’s web site included a link to an article about the suicide attack in Stockholm 2010:

Screenshot of the "Most read" list, with the link to the article "Man blew himself up in Stockholm" highlighted
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Listen to the Public – But Pick Something that Works

Stockholm County Council has recently launched a site where you can vote for your favorite color for the yet-to-be-decided new subway line in Stockholm[1]

Screenshot of the main page of

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Lyssna på allmänheten, men välj något som fungerar

Stockholms läns landsting (SLL) har nyligen lanserat en sida där man kan vara med och påverka vad en eventuell tunnelbanesträckning till Arenastaden ska ha för färg –

Skärmdump av webbsidan

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Skype Simplifies the Pricing

Halleluja! Skype just announced[1] that they will simplify the top-up in EU + Switzerland and only charge what you ask them to – the VAT will be included in the minute rate instead of being added on top of the top-up amount:

Picture of part of the Swedish announcement from Skype about how they change charging the VAT in the EU and in Switzerland.

Well done! 

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How Google Drive Attachments Should Work in Gmail

Today, for the first time, I tried to attach a document in Gmail using Google Drive, since it was too big to be sent as a normal attachment.

Image of the button for inserting files with Google Drive in Gmail.

These are the steps I followed:

  1. I clicked “Insert files with Drive”.
  2. I dropped the concerned file in the window that opened and clicked “Upload”.
  3. I sent the email.

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Så här borde Google Drive-bilagor fungera i Gmail

Idag provade jag för första gången att bifoga en fil i Gmail med hjälp av Google Drive eftersom filen var för stor för att bifogas på vanligt vis.

Bild av knappen för att infoga bilagor med hjälp av Google Drive i Gmail.

Så här såg arbetsgången ut:

  1. Jag klickade på “Infoga filer med Drive”.
  2. Jag drog filen jag ville bifoga till fönstret som öppnades och klickade på “Överför”.
  3. Jag skickade mejlet.

Så långt allt väl, men det är nu det konstiga händer: Continue reading →