Category Archives: Technology

Raspberry Pi for sailboats

A friend of mine recently bought a sailboat. Now, before you think that this is going to be a bragging post with loads of pictures of people sipping champagne, sorry to disappoint you. The boat is already about 10 years … Continue reading

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Upgrading my Medion akoya E1232T with an SSD.

For a while now, I’ve been using this little clamshell as my private traveling machine, I was dragging it along as far as Japan and in general, it never let me down. Granted, the battery lifetime isn’t great, the shrunk … Continue reading

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Goodbye Facebook

So finally, after being on Facebook for, well as long as Facebook existed, I decided to deactivate my account today. I still remember the time when you actually needed an .edu or otherwise academic e-mail address to register, that must … Continue reading

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Microsoft fixing your PC…

Now I’m working for this company for about three years and I still discover new things I wish I would have found a long time ago. If you’re the typical PC end user that is frustrated by your PCs behavior … Continue reading

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Mensch und Computer 2007 in Weimar

At the moment, I’m attending Mensch und Computer 2007. The invited talk of this morning was very nice, altough it was given via Skype as the speaker, Adrian David Cheok fell ill and was not allowed to travel. The talk … Continue reading

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How to install a SSL certificate on a GSM Phone

For some time now, I had a problem using the IMAP e-mail client with my own mailhost. When using unencrypted POP3 or IMAP4, everything was fine, but when I tried to use SSL to protect my password, the phone refused … Continue reading

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Nanotechnology at the local grocery store

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Mobile Phone Robocup Rescue Software released

Nils released our MobileResQ software today. It consists of a java-based mobile phone client (should work on all MIDP2.0 / CLDC1.0 phones with Bluetooth and JSR82 Java bluetooth interface) and a java-based server that can run on any java-enabled internet … Continue reading

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