My work and contact resumé

This is going to be a simple post, really. I need a centralised place to detail my work, contact methods, and other things as well.

Translations

I have been involved in translating the following things to Norwegian Bokmål:

VLC (PC, Android², Windows Modern, iOS², website²), AudacitySMPlayer, Plex Web, WordPress (Web, Android, iOS, PC²), Barcode Scanner¹, PeaZip, Nova Launcher², Osu!, DNS66, Adblock Plus¹², PCSX2¹, RouterCheck, HandBrake Linux, Unchecky, Tampermonkey, Stocard, Geekuninstaller (Program, website), Disqus, SumatraPDF, Subtitle Edit, Team Win Recovery Project¹, QTTabBarOpen Camera, OBS Studio², AdBlock, GravatarPoedit, bitwarden, XNViewMP, LineageOS², Mozilla¹², Simple Solitaire Collection, Subnautica¹, App Locale 2 (by Flo354)¹, AIDA64¹, HID to VPAD¹, Core Temp¹, Etar¹, HTTP Shortcuts¹, MediaWiki, APK Extractor (by axxapy)¹, SageThumbs¹, AdAway¹, SichboPVR, Android DVB-T Driver¹, Rtl-sdr driver¹, Aerial TV¹, microG Unified Network Location Provider¹, Auto Updater for Chromium (by Federico Dossena)¹, and Mp3tag.

¹ = Not used in the stable release channel at the time of writing.
² = Only minor modifications were needed.

Other translations I’ve worked on:

SumatraPDF (Nynorsk), VLC (PC Nynorsk), Pixiv (English), and WordPress (Web Nynorsk, Web Danish², Web UK English).

Statistics for Google Translation contributions, as far as Google Translate Community is concerned:

English → Norwegian: 2,161
Norwegian → English: 510
Danish → English: 203

I have also translated YouTube videos from Vinesauce and PistolShrimps¹.

I fully accept translation works for short-term hire. I may choose to decline if I find the thing that is to be translated to be repulsive, but overall I love the thought of supplementing my universal basic income by making Norwegians’ lives better. I have a poorly founded dream of one day getting to translate for… Bitdefender, MeWe or Hauppauge, I guess?

I am capable of writing transcriptions as well, such as on this video.

Web filter lists

I have created 12 filter lists for a wide variety of different purposes, extensions, and browsers. The crown jewel is the Norwegian filter list, whose userbase is estimated by me to be in the thousands, and which is included in uBlock Origin (≥v1.15.10), and on Adblock Plus’ secondary subscriptions archive.

Additionally, 9 of the lists are listed on FilterLists.com.

Keyboard layouts

I have created extended keyboard layouts for the Latin and Cyrillic alphabets, which are far and beyond more extended than their Windows equivalents for Nordic and Russian languages, and that are slightly more extended and practical than their Mac/Linux equivalents. The process of generating and preparing the Swedish and Danish versions of the Latin keyboard for upload, have been a bit delayed thus far due to a complete lack of public interest, as well as uncertainties over how to properly upload MKLC-created layouts.

Physical jobs

Worked as a plastifier of books at the Trondheim Folkebibliotek Sentrum library from ca. 2011-2012.

Worked as an allround part-time worker at the Tiller Bydelskafé cafeteria from 2014-2017.

School years

I’m still trying to forget those miserable years.

Other achievements

I am listed on the Bitdefender Bug Bounty Hall of Fame for having reported about and assisted in solving a bug in Bitdefender Home Scanner, that caused printers to print out random code and to waste paper in the process.

I am a tulpamancer, and would love to contribute to anything that’d help normalize or study the nature of them. In particular, through my experiences and first-hand observations, I harbour a theory that tulpas, angels, ghosts, schizophrenic visions, and spirit guardians can all be grouped into one category, that I am very willing to help prove is in fact not supernatural in any way whatsoever.

I consider myself to be a charitable person, and I am a paying full member of Amnesty International’s Norwegian sector, as I see that they serve productively working humans who are at extreme risk of mistreatment.

I have substantial experience with various wiki projects and with wiki markup codes, and I feel I have been able to aid a little bit where I feel that it’s needed.

Age

Born in January 1995.

Medical information

  • Aspergers syndrome (Diagnosed)
  • Bipolarity (Not officially diagnosed, but I receive medications with it in mind.)
  • Mild respiratory botherances of unknown cause

Transport methods

  • Kick scooter (During summer and autumn, for distances up to 3.5 km)
  • Jogging (For distances up to 1.5km)
  • Bus

Technology skills

My computer skills are pretty good. I take security and modernity very seriously, I have mastered such tools as GitHub and Poedit, and how to do great things in the Windows registry. Basically, I know all the important computer stuff except for coding things from scratch.

I feel that I am competent with using the sound editing tool Audacity, which I am able to use to e.g. create mashups every now and then, among many other things I can do with it.

I have learned how to add custom operative systems to mobile phones, having successfully added LineageOS to a Lenovo K5 Vibe and a Samsung S4, as well as CyanogenMod to an HTC Wildfire S. I consider myself to be well-versed in bootloaders and custom recovery environments, as a result of this.

Other skills

I consider myself to be splendid at writing both Norwegian and English, which comes in handy when I do translation tasks.

I am very good at sorting things, and love to do it as well. If I’m tasked to organize some shelves, do a translation, set up a PC, or optimalise an apartment’s furniture, I’d be eager to take on the mission. Especially if I got to do those things in my own ways.

I consider myself a good chef if given the right tools, and can cook somewhat healthy and very appetizing meals.

Languages

The proficiency levels in the paranthesises roughly adher to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

I can speak
Norwegian Bokmål (C2), English (C1), Norwegian Nynorsk (B1)

I can write
Norwegian Bokmål (C2), English (C2), Norwegian Nynorsk (B1), Danish (A2)

I can hear
Norwegian Bokmål (C2), Norwegian dialects (C1 for most of them, B2-B1 for rural southern and northwest ones), English (C1 or B2, depending on the source), Swedish (B2), Danish (B1)

I can read
Norwegian Bokmål (C2), English (C2), Norwegian Nynorsk (C1), Danish (C1), Swedish (B2), German (A1)

Additionally I know what the letters of the Cyrillic script actually sounds like. It doesn’t mean that I can actively understand Russian writings, but it makes all the difference in the world when it comes to loanwords (on posters and such) and names.

Contact methods at the time of writing

• E-mail: imreeil42 at-sign gmаil dot сom
• Alternate E-mail: imreeilgarbage at-sign gmаil dot сom
• Google Hangouts: imreeil42 at-sign gmаіl dot соm
• The Making WordPress community on Slack: at-sign dandelionsprout
• MeWe: Invitation only. Only people who know me dearly, can apply to see me there. It is however the place where I am the most active.
• SMS (Not for phone calls!): +47 4бб 55 Ʒ95
• Finn.no³: Imre Eilertsen
• Posten Digipost³: Imre Kristoffer Eilertsen
• SoundCloud message system: Dandelion Sprout
TrackMania United Forever message system: dandelion_sprout
• The contact form at the bottom of this article.
• Physical post address: If you request it, and you cite a good reason for needing it, I may or may not give you it in private.

You should be aware that some of the entries above have been obfuscated by lookalike Unicode letters. You should therefore write the entries manually in order to reach me, instead of pasting them into a bar of some sort.

If you ever were to experience that I am unavailable on every one of the above methods (excluding Norway-only methods if you live outside of Norway), then I can add furthermore contact methods to the list.

³ = Methods that are under typical circumstances only available to Norwegians and people with ties to Norway, due to those services only operating in that country.

If you want to support me

• Donation link on PayPal: https://www.paypal.me/DandeeSprout
• Donation number on Vipps (Norway only): 4бб 55 Ʒ95
• [Giftcards/Gifts/Codes/Purchases] for Deezer, Egon, Norwegian hardware stores, Norwegian book stores, eBay, GOG.com, Schibsted, OneCall (the Norwegian phone operator), TrueCaller Professional, Microsoft Office 365 Home, PlayStation Store, Nintendo eShop, Steam, Pixiv, MeWe, 3DMark Time Spy, VSDC Video Editor, Google Play, WordPressCOM, bitwarden, GitHub, MightyText, Paysafecard, XXL (the Norwegian sports outlet), Microsoft Store, or Coop.
• Many of my websites support Flattr, meaning that Flattr subscribers will benefit me a teeny tiny little bit.
• Donate to Amnesty International, Wikileaks, War Resisters’ International, Atheist Alliance, or International Planned Parenthood Federation.
• Give thumbs up to Q-Meieriene suggestions that involve the public release of stevia products.
• Request to hire me for short-term jobs.
• Coppers in TrackMania United Forever or in ManiaPlanet, even though they have practically zero monetary value of any sort.
• Sign up for stuff through various referration campaigns: Flattr, MightyText.
• Complain to Team Win Recovery Project that translators can’t be expected to have to learn Gerrit in order for new translations to be added to their program.
• I don’t make an active effort to accept altcoins or LiberaPay at the moment, but I can do so upon anyone stating an intention of donating some to me.

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