Category: alternatives

about giadatech.com embedded industrial x86 and ARM computers
28.01.2023

about giada are small, power efficient but powerfull embedded PCs (x86 and ARM, tested the F300, 5 years later: 30x boxes still working perfectly fine, not even a power supply failed!) 😀 some are industrial grade or medical grade (please […]

GNU Linux Debian 10/11 – /etc/apt/sources.list suddenly empty (Signal?)
29.11.2022

something must have gone wrong during a apt update && apt upgrade… the /etc/apt/sources.list suddenly… is empty. GNU Linux Debian 11 (bullseye) default sources.list non-encrypted-transmission deb http://deb.debian.org/debian/ bullseye main deb-src http://deb.debian.org/debian/ bullseye main deb http://security.debian.org/debian-security bullseye-security main contrib deb-src http://security.debian.org/debian-security […]

if u have done this – u are definately a nerd
28.10.2022

… filling out endless repeating Google Captchas about cross walks… traffic lights… busses… bicycles… on lonely friday nights… just to realize… that https://disqus.com is programmed to never ever allow any tor user to login. so much for uncencored free speech on […]

Rust vs Go – Open Source is about enabling users – Rust lang will complement C around the GNU Linux Kernel (for better safety) “Amazon, Microsoft, Google” and the White House, want to make Open Source more secure
16.05.2022

Open Source is about enabling users “Amazon, Microsoft, Google” and the White House, want to help make Open Source more secure… https://www.golem.de/news/openssf-150-millionen-us-dollar-sollen-open-source-absichern-2205-165382.html https://www.golem.de/news/openssf-linux-foundation-will-security-praxis-vereinheitlichen-2008-150036.html src of src: “White House OSS Mobilization Plan” 2022: https://openssf.org/blog/2022/05/11/testimony-to-the-us-house-committee-on-science-and-technology/ 2020: “The OpenSSF is a cross-industry collaboration […]

wie privatsphäre online verbessern mit tor und kostenloser vpn firmware für router / How to protect privacy online with tor and free vpn firmware for routers – how to setup tor node / Как защитить конфиденциальность онлайн с помощью tor и бесплатной прошивки vpn для роутеров – как настроить tor узел / Як захистити конфіденційність в Інтернеті за допомогою tor і безкоштовної прошивки VPN для маршрутизаторів – як налаштувати вузол tor / Cómo proteger la privacidad en línea con tor y firmware vpn gratuito para enrutadores: cómo configurar el nodo tor / Comment protéger la confidentialité en ligne avec tor et le firmware VPN gratuit pour routeurs – comment configurer le nœud tor / 如何使用路由器的tor和免费VPN固件在线保护隐私 – 如何设置tor节点
31.03.2022

0) for security: keep all internet connected devices as up to date as possible! “Freifunk updates its router firmware and closes a critical security vulnerability that could allow attackers to install their own firmware on the devices” (src: heise.de) Also […]

BigData in Africa: without any protection – Shivani Siroya TEDx – “A smart new business loan for people with no credit” – When AI takes over – and calls all the shots – and nobody knows why it decides what it decides – not just Africa – bank accounts AI (over)blocked
23.03.2022

the risks of all digital (no cash) payment systems & amok AI: “This happens quite often with customers of the Cashgroup banks (@DeutscheBank / @Postbank / @Commerzbank / @Comdirect) as soon as their algorithms hit your account is directly without […]

How to – Inkscape – rounded corners
08.12.2021

inkscape is a genious vector drawing program it is a bit complex though and takes time getting used to hostnamectl; # tested on Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) Kernel: Linux 4.19.0-18-amd64 Architecture: x86-64 Inkscape 0.92.4 (5da689c313, 2019-01-14) install the […]

AI Superpowers China Silicon Valley and the New World Order – Kai-Fu Lee – light and silicon – extreme Ultra Violet CPU production – ASML (Netherlands) TSMC (Taiwan) AMD Intel (USA) and the crazy physics behind transition from 14nm to 7nm process – Ångstrom Era
13.11.2021

update: 2022-12 wow 3 and 4nm is very very small “TSMC recently announced that it is upping its U.S. investment in Arizona to US$40 billion (NT$1.23 trillion) and will manufacture 4nm and 3nm chips there. The 4nm chips are expected […]