Category: microfail

What is Right – What is Wrong – with great powers comes great responsibility (aka the “Peter-Parker-principle” (Spiderman 2002)) – Big Tech with better and betters Tools and without better Ethics Morals unkowing what is Right or Wrong
17.07.2021

in short: humans per default, without an education might just be “better” apes. Some parts of mankind behave very primitive and clearly show no signs of higher intelligence or education. The troubles start, when the tools become more and more […]

24.07.2019

Capitalism inspires the short sighted incentives. But trust and honesty is key in long term relationships. So for a short period of time – some dishonest people might enjoy the benefits – but in the end – it comes home […]

ntpd – when fundamentals fail
06.07.2019

servers/clients/computers/programs/services/webservers need accurate time… they usually get it from time servers that have an atomic clock attached to their USB port. (just guessing) ping time.google.com PING time.google.com (216.239.35.4) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from time2.google.com (216.239.35.4): icmp_seq=1 ttl=46 time=43.5 […]

cost of cybercrime and lawful backdoors
09.03.2019

“The cost to companies from malware and “malicious insider”-related cyberattacks jumped +12 percent in 2018 and accounted for one-third of all cyberattack costs, according to new research published today by Accenture and the Ponemon Institute.” src: helpnetsecurity.com logical consequence: stop […]

02.04.2018

‘Umstrukturierung für den neuen Kurs, den Konzernchef Satya Nadella Microsoft verordnet hat: „Das Unternehmen sieht seine Zukunft bei Cloud-Produkten, künstlicher Intelligenz und Quantum Computing. Das sind die strategischen Schwerpunkte, auf die sich Microsoft künftig ausrichtet.“’ http://app.handelsblatt.com/unternehmen/it-medien/fragen-und-antworten-das-muessen-sie-zum-microsoft-konzernumbau-wissen/21129292.html

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 […]

18.12.2016

To be honest… SharePoint… seems to be: Office and Wiki in a Browser… is that it? A Wiki is a editable Website where you can also upload files into… if it exists as OpenSource Software… why would you spend MONEY […]