Benedikt Jóhannesson holds a Ph.D. in Statistics and Mathematics from the Florida State University. He is born in Reykjavík. Since 1983 he has been running a consulting company Talnakönnun (Data Analysis) and since 2000 the publishing company Heimur. He has been board member of various Icelandic companies, including some of Iceland's largest companies. Benedikt has published a collection of short stories. He is the editor of a weekly newsletter on Icelandic business and economics.
Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson still has cake on his mind. In an interview on eyjan.is he said that he had recently begun a physical fitness program and when he was offered a cake in parliament, he had to have half a piece.
Icelanders seem to be regaining their happiness. In a report just published Iceland came in second in the world, behind Switzerland but closely followed by our Scandinavian neighbors.
Elisabetta has offered all Iceland Review’s readers and friends a special deal on her soon to be published book Elements.
In the printed version of Iceland Review (02-15) a serious error was made in Eiríkur Bergmann Einarsson’s article 'Locking up the Banksters.'
According to the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police there was no truth to the story of a tourist being mugged in central Reykjavík yesterday.
The northern lights forecast for West Iceland, especially around Reykjavík, tonight is great, grade 9 (the highest level), with clear skies.