You have reached the home of Morten Skogly, treehugger, project developer, beer brewer, weirdo, DIYer, social entrepreneur and ex-maker of websites. I work for the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, but the views expressed on these pages are my own, and should probably not be associated with my employer. I am currently in the process of starting up a few smaller side ventures on my own, so my free time is spent on entrepreneurship and … bookkeeping :/
My two most successful side projects are:
Skogly Kompost & Flisespikkeri
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I love learning, thinking and talking about ideas, especially ways to make the planet greener, and would love to hear from you.
Phone: (+47) 41545931
Tip: You will find me as mskogly on most social network.
I picked apart my first web page in 1993 with great enthusiasm. I’ve studied social anthropology at The University of Tromsø and Library and information science at Oslo And Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, but tended to get job offers that sidetracked me a tad. I’ve been doing new media journalism + producing, web user experience designing, r&d and project management as a living since 1997, gradually sliding into managerial roles in recent years. I’ve also done some television (U:Filter, Tekno, Ikke gjør dette hjemme). I’ve been with NRK (Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation) since 1997 where I’ve worked at a technical project manager at NRK P3 for many years, mostly leading web development projects for p3.no. One of the products I am most proud of having worked on is Urørt. I currently work as a new media/video journalist at p3.no.
I have 3 cute kids who are growing up fast, a wife, and live in an old house on the outskirts of Trondheim, Norway.
About this website:
I started this blog around 2001, and it was previously hosted at pappmaskin.blogspot.com. I recommend starting with the Featured category if you are new here. This site is (very) sporadically updated.
I love learning new things, and my interests vary a great deal. But the things I am most passionate about are DIY (beer brewing, food, art, photography, crafts, design, coding, electronics, gardening) and making the planet greener. You will find that reflected on this site, often in open source form. Almost all my images are CC Non-commercial attribution or better, and I also provide source code for some of my older projects.
I discovered your wind-triggered lantern in «Make» magazine. I am writing to solicit your assistance with the design and development of the Gateway to Science, an outdoor, hands-on children’s science museum currently set for construction on a two acre site in Lake Zurich, Illinois. We would very much like your collaboration on an exhibit for inclusion in the museum. Please contact me at your earliest convenience.
Just repaired my iphone 3Gs screen in a very long lunchbreak using your superbly detailed step-by-step tutorial. Simply fabulous! All is working fine again.
One tip to add may be to show on a picture how the LCD screen splits from the mainframe as I managed to break mine not knowing where it is meant to come apart (ordered a new one and installed it already though). I found it helped to carefully lift the little steel bit that protrudes on the bottom left of the metal back plate of LCD…anyway, fantastic work, thank you SO much for making the effort!
Thanks! I’m sorry to hear about the LCD, and thanks for the tip. I never quite found the perfect way to describe how to do this step, or where to lift, that’s why I simply said «be careful». The LCD is quite sturdy, mine has survived two glass changes now.
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