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the Zeitgeist movies – conspiracy theories of leftist dreamers?

A lot of myths surround our society nowadays – some are as fabricated as the superstitions of past centuries, which we now clearly recognise and know to be false.
So what about Christianity, Free markets, social classes, greed as a natural attribute, genetic imprinting, the invisible hand, … Believe in them if you like or have your beliefs stirred up a bit if you think you can take it… Continue reading

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Welcome! :-) Willkommen!

My blog 2.0 *sic* has gone online. I imported posts from my blogspot.com blogs and my older phpBB blog. So this is now a one-stop shop for schubi’s blogs. Mein Blog 2.0 *seufz* ist nun online. Ich hab’ die Eintraege … Continue reading

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Forgetting passwords can have a learning effect.

… or so it seems. I have this little “CMS” on my router which uses sqlite as database-backend and I had forgotten the password of the admin user. So I found the .db file that housed the “database” and renamed … Continue reading

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No gameport on Vista – who’d have thought?

… so after half a decade of using only Linux for my non-work-related IT, I was trying to get this gameport-steering wheel running under Vista. Turns out that MS removed the gameport support altogether and the creative driver hack doesn’t … Continue reading

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Facebook stole my blogging mojo.

Fuer die deutsche Version, bitte den ersten Kommentar anklicken. … I’m just after realising that it has already been 6 months since I last updated this blog – and then even just to say its been 1.5 years … so … Continue reading

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1,5 Jahre Auszeit? Zur Zukunft von blog.fword.de

Uuuups, der letzte Eintrag ist vom Februar 2009. Das macht fast 1,5 Jahre. Mir gingen damals wichtige Dateien verloren, und anstatt mir Gedanken zu machen, wie ich das Blog wieder instand setze, lag es brach. Nun, ich war vielleicht nicht … Continue reading

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Winter 2009 – sort of. Snowfall in Dublin / Schnee in Dublin

click here for all the pictures/hier fuer alle Bilder klicken Winter is here! Today we had proper snow fall for the first time in … well as long as I can think back being in this country. http://pics.fword.de/Dublin%20Februar%202009%20Snowfall/thumbs/DSCF2145.JPG The snow’s … Continue reading

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The age of digital radio in Ireland… has come to an end

Earlier this week I bought my first ever DAB (digital audio broadcasting) radio receiver in a local super market (was on offer and according to the reviews a pretty good deal). I was delighted to find my favourite radio station … Continue reading

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Weihnachtsstimmung in Plexiglas – Christmas decorations

Weihnachten steht bald vor der Tuer’ und drhamm werden bald die Fenster und Stuben wieder weihnachtlich geschmueckt. Als besonders heimelich habe ich die Schwibboegen in den Fenstern der schneebedeckten Erzgebirgs- und Vogtlandhaeuser in Erinnerung. Die Lichterboegen mit ihren traditionellen Motiven … Continue reading

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Chinese Space Agency and StarTrek’s Starfleet ;-)

If one compares the logos / emblems of the Chinese National Space Administration: Wenn man die Logos/Embleme der Chinesischen Raumfahrtbehoerde: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/b/be/CNSA.svg/200px-CNSA.svg.png …and of StarTrek’s Starfleet – the military wing of the United Federation of Planets: …und der Sternenflotte – dem … Continue reading

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