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#MyOpenHA Part 1 -Philosophy

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Home Automation. The holy hipster and geek grail. I have played with it. I have tried. I have failed. But today I am proud to have a solution I can truly end...

Just a thought

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I don’t fear the bugs that get fixed (in OpenSSL and now GnuTLS) in an open, transparent way we open source people do. I fear the bugs in proprietary stuff w...

Paper task management - the Corbinizer as A4

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I have always been struggling with task management. Always. And will always do. I have tried a lot of things, paper based, digital (starting on my Apple Newt...

GPG, subkeys, the genius of it!

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#geekporn Today it made “click” in my head. I finally understood the use of subkeys in GPG. The genius of it!

Slic3r on RHEL6, 64 bit – HOWTO

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As one of my hobbies is 3D printing, I have built an eMaker Huxley 3D printer last year. It is fun, teaches me a lot and I try to keep the setup up2date. So ...

Generation @ – inspired by @smarimc

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I think Smári McCarthy, a fellow transnational citizen, Uberhacker and admired activist, touched a special nerve when he recently twittered:

Closing remarks on FOSSpatents

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Florian Müller (or Mueller when he is quoted in english articles), a self-acclaimed “expert” on software patents and nowadays quite a mouthpiece for FRAND li...

Idea: Better architecture for computers

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SSDs that disguise as hard drives make no sense IMHO. A cool architecture would have temporary storage (RAM) and stable storage (Flash) on the same bus. Imag...

Dear Queen Beatrix,

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UPDATE 2 Rop Gonggrijp blogs, mentions this petition here. Explains there is no extradition request ATM and urges all to tone down.

#possesa – POSSE South Africa Day 1

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So here we are, all in a room, running POSSE. Capetown, it’s warm, it’s sunny, it’s a very nice place to be. Following the schedule as planned.

Facebook and education – my idea

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How about this: History teachres, students across the world can “adopt” a Facebook account that represents a historical person. These historical persons have...

Sixtus, GVU, Schwarze Schafe

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Die Kurzform: Sixtus macht tolle Filme/Spots. Er veröffentlicht diese Filme auf vimeo.de. Aber da gibt es auch noch die GVU, die im Namen der Gerechtigkeit g...

Open Standards – redefined?

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For years and years I am using and promoting the term Open Standards. And it has always been very clear what an Open Standard is and, more important, what it...

The dutch ACTA leak – rough translation

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Original dutch source is here. I hunted it through google translate and cleaned up some of the translation mistakes. As I am a native dutch, I do know what I...

WRT FOSDEM Beer Event

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Lots of comments on my last blog entry. Let me make some points clear before you all turn the flamewar to full force.

Google on Open – mixed feelings

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So Jonathan Rosenberg, Senior Vice President, Product Management, teaches us all on his understanding of “open” in various fields in this article over at the...

OOXML defect report – just the numbers

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So for all those people that still believe that OOXML is in good shape and might just need a few corrections. It might be a bit more complicated.

Spam protection on my blog

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I have activated Akismet and Yawasp for my WordPress blog here. It works. Here the current numbers:

Kadushin – Open Design

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Ronen Kadushin, famous designer in Berlin decides to do something quite interesting. He puts some of his designs under Creative Commons license.

Cool stuff: JBoss Developer Studio 2.0

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Red Hat has released the new JBoss Developer studio. Find more details here and here. Why do I think this is important? Well – first of all I am proud of the...

Sunday Wrapup

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I will try every sunday to wrap up the topics that kept me busy over the last week. Sort of like a braindump to make sure I capture those loose ends that oth...

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SundayRecap

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On a warm and sunny Sunday, in a Bavarian beergarden …

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