Category: Innovation / Civilisation / Zivilisation / Culture

Spectre and Meltdown – Linus Torvalds infuriated by Intel insanity – Open CPU and rise of RISC? RISCV – hifive1
09.05.2018

Update: 2020.03 “The newly developed Rowhammer- attack TRRespass can crack the RAM-a security mechanism by many DDR4-DRAM-modules as well as LPDDR4 Chips. Until now, these were considered to be almost immune to Rowhammer attacks.” https://www.com-magazin.de/news/sicherheit/software-hammer-ram-schutz-attackiert-2515621.html Update: 2019.10 Zombieload is back. […]

znet – estimates 2018 Corporate IT Budgets
30.04.2018

70% of decision makers increase tech budget in 2018, slightly higher than 2017. top technologies: CyberSecurity (53%) Hardware upgrades (47%) cloud services (43%) software (40%) BigData Analytics (20%) Internet of Things (18%) 35% training employees 29% want to hire new […]

02.04.2018

Is this SKYNET? “The Iridium satellite constellation provides voice and data coverage to satellite phones, pagers and integrated transceivers over the entire Earth surface.” “The constellation consists of 66 active satellites in orbit, required for global coverage, and additional spare […]

Firefox changing text write driection hotkey shortcut
05.05.2017

applies to: Mozilla Firefox 53.0 (64-Bit) It happened by accident… Ctrl+Shift+X   and suddenly your text is written in another direction…i think hebrew is writing from right to left.   Left to right, horizontal The following writing systems are written […]

04.05.2017

what real value can add linux to mankind? efficiency – less power consumed – less waste – because it runs well on old hardware as well transparency – should actually dissalow tyrannie and dictatorship – because you SHOULD acutally be […]

The Unix philosophy – simple and beautiful (so it “just works”)
02.05.2017

src: https://homepage.cs.uri.edu/~thenry/resources/unix_art/ch01s07.html The Unix philosophy emphasizes building simple, short, clear, modular, and extensible code that can be easily maintained and repurposed by developers other than its creators. The Unix philosophy favors composability as opposed to monolithic design. Later summarized by […]

Was macht eigentlich ORACLE?
28.01.2017

Jeder kennt Steve Jobs (now dead) – aber wer kennt schon “Larry” Ellison? 😀 Oracle hat 2010 die Firma “Sun Microsystem aufgekauft” und damit OpenSource Technologie wie Java, VirtualBox und MySQL eingekauft. Lawrence Joseph “Larry” Ellison (born August 17, 1944) […]

08.12.2015

The Net is free…. well somewhat, it costs of course money not only for servers and electricity and staff keeping it running, optimizing, administration and STUFF! (especially STUFF) Wikipedia has 77 millionen USD … and plans to raise another 25 […]

27.04.2015

Big Data Contest: Weis die Lufthansa selber nicht was tun mit all den gesammelten Flugdaten? Und was bitte schön hat TEDx damit zu tun? Bekommen die jetzt Schmiergeld für derartige Kampagnen welche Geheimdienste und Wirtschaft einander näher bringen? http://datanauts.tedxrheinmain.de/ … […]

17.03.2015

Mankind seems to develop “backwards” – from a real democracy during greec times to a hidden and anonymous dictatorship of money and spies. you have nothing to hide… really? why are you using encrypted e-Mail then? This gives you extra […]

28.10.2014

Is life in the universe as common as the stars in the sky? … if mankind does not destroy itself on-time… we might even find out. Why Mars? So why Mars? Mark (and fortunately lots of other people) believe that […]

14.10.2014

i love the american people… but here and there are totally irresponsible ceos. unfortunally i have to say… nokia would have been better off builing 6310s than doing this… souce: http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/apr/29/stephen-elop-microsoft-nokia Stephen Elop: I wasn’t a Trojan horse for Microsoft […]

13.10.2014

long live free speech in america… but i think it just died 20 years ago. what i did was the following: 1. created a linked in account ( the german counterpart is called xing.com which is probably just as useless… never got […]

15.09.2014

https://dearfcc.org/ i am not a citicen of the US… but you can use Wal Marts Adress in Texas if you want 😀 https://www.google.de/maps/search/walmart+near+Austin,+Texas,+United+States/@30.3077609,-97.7534014,11z/data=!3m1!4b1 It’s our Internet. We made it, and it has remade us, changing the way we communicate, learn, […]

31.03.2014

javascript jquery html form element – also submit checkboxes that have the “off” state solution: http://jsfiddle.net/az7s5/ [cc lang=”js” escaped=”true” width=”500″] // serialize form, also send values for checkboxes that are “off” $(form).children().each(function() { add = “”; //access to form element via […]