Each year seems to go just slightly faster than the previous. Yet, each year has been challenging and rewarding at the same time, including 2021. I wanted to take a quick look at 2021 before shifting my focus to planning… Read More »Hello, 2022! And thanks 2021 – you were awesome!
More than six months ago, I wrote about planning and designing our future house. Fast forward to today, about nine months later, we see plenty of progress. Here’s an update, hoping that someone reading these later might find helpful information… Read More »Building a house: Construction and challenges
Yesterday, as I was wrapping up my day at the home office, I reached for my phone to check for notifications. It was that email – congratulating me for being awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award! I stopped… Read More »I’m awarded as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) on Azure!
Two years ago, in April, I wrote about the start of my Executive MBA journey. Fast forward 24 months, and here we are! I’ve completed 24 modules (out of 25) of lectures, pre- and post-assignments, and also the big one… Read More »Completing my Executive MBA journey
Today, I disabled and removed all Google Analytics scripts and injections from my website, https://jussiroine.com. I’ve had Google Analytics 3 running for as long as I can remember – and more recently, I upgraded to Google Analytics 4 on the… Read More »Disabling and removing Google Analytics tracking from my site
During the lifetime of this blog, I’ve written extensively about building different things. At the moment, I have 54 articles outlining anything from building solutions on IoT to Azure and Microsoft 365 services and how I utilize them for my… Read More »Building a house: Planning and designing
Today, we’re officially launching our new business – North Advisors. This is something we’ve been working on for a few months now, and I’m thrilled to announce that as of today, we’re open for business. You can check out our… Read More »The new adventure begins today – meet North Advisors!
I set out to replace and build a new high-performance workstation as my daily driver in July. It has now been about four months (or 120 days) since the build was completed, and I thought it would be fun to… Read More »My experience using a high-performance workstation PC (that I built) for 120 days
[ Update August 31: Thanks, the survey has now concluded! ] I’m 77 % done with my studies, which hopefully allow me to graduate as an Executive MBA in early 2021. As part of the two-year program (you can read… Read More »Help out by filling out my quick survey!
I’m typing this on my new workstation, which I managed to build last week. So far, the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X processor (12 cores, shows as 24 logical processors in Task Manager) is a beast. My previous Intel Core i7-5820K… Read More »A few updates, and transitioning to vacation mode
Back in December 2019, I joined Microsoft. I wrote about the background and my thoughts on that then. It’s been now about five months since then, so perhaps it’s useful to pause for a moment and reflect on what I’ve… Read More »I’m an Azure Developer Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft – what do I do?
It’s been three weeks since we saw drastic measures throughout the EU region to fight the coronavirus situation. In Italy, the situation has been much worse, while in Finland it’s been somewhat easier, in comparison. Yet, in Helsinki, where I… Read More »Working from Home – reflections during the coronavirus crisis
While I’m being busy building my new home office setup, recording podcasts, working at Microsoft, studying at school and deciding which porridge to cook for the family in the morning, I’ve had some time to push forward a few interesting… Read More »A few quick updates – and everything is awesome!
Yet another year has just ended, and it was memorable, and a great year. I was busy, met amazing people, spent a lot of time with my family and friends, and enjoyed life. I wanted to put some things in… Read More »Hello, 2020! And thanks 2019 – you were awesome!