Category Archives: Life

Monetary monopoly of governments in jeopardy? Stuerzt das Geldmonopol von Regierungen?

A spectre is haunting the world of finance. The spectre of Open Source Money. Bitcoin is currently experiencing media attention, after it was called “the most dangerous project ever seen” by an editor of a investent magazine. The video and … Continue reading

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Watch “23 Degrees 5 Minutes Teaser Trailer” on YouTube

Brownbag films are an Irish animation studio whose work exceeds the ordinary and is right up there on the animation olymp with the likes of Pixar and Co. . Enjoy this trailer teaser of their latest film to be released … Continue reading

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Watch “16-bit ALU in minecraft” on YouTube

Check out this guy who built an ALU in minecraft, using the means of the game to create binary switches and combine them into an “actual” piece of hardware – the ALU. He plans on adding components to achieve a … Continue reading

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I’m watching Touha on VEVO for Android.

I’m watching Touha on VEVO for Android. http://vevo.ly/hT366J

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RJ11 – oddities between headset and handset connectors?

Are RJ11 handset connectors wired differently from RJ11 headsets? Namely the speaker / microphone parts? Well at least in my case, this is what it looks like. I got a 3.5mm -> RJ11 adapter to connect a normal headset to … Continue reading

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Some pictures of Dajana’s visit 2011 – Day 2 (more to follow)

My sister visited me over the May bank holiday weekend 2011 – here are a few of the pictures we took while she was here:

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N900 – beautiful gimmick

The Nokia N900 is a beautiful machine but at best an average phone. And because Nokia half heartedly dumped Maemo and later Meego, (plus soon Symbian^3?) for WinMob7, app developers staid largely clear of it, turning to the “other” bigger … Continue reading

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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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Antimatter created up to 500 times a day – right here on Earth, above our heads…

antimatter created in Earth thunderstorms / Antimaterie entsteht in irdischen Gewittern Continue reading

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Life … it’s sad that it takes the loss of people close to me to start appreciating it again.

On Monday night I lost a close friend, fellow wanderer and techie to H1N1. On Friday I’ll bit him farewell as his mortal remains will be lowered into the eternal parking position on the great harddrive of life. I’ve been … Continue reading

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