vrijdag 30 maart 2018

De fatale Dag is Hier

Het is zo ver. Je weet dat het komt maar je bereidt je er niet voldoende op voor. Toch komt er zeker een einde, onherroepelijk en het is bijna altijd onverwacht. Je weet dat je dat anders had moeten doen en vraagt je af ‘waarom heb ik dat dan niet gedaan’? Zelfs als het niet helemaal onverwacht is en je de tijd had om maatregelen te nemen. Soms kan je het dus aan zien komen.

zondag 4 februari 2018

More and better killers in your future car

Many people understand that alcohol and driving do not match. The cellphone is for many people still acceptable but the addiction to technology adds the next killer in cars.

zondag 21 januari 2018

GoPro, the killer sport

It's winter and time to continue complaining. Posting your ego-boosting self-images as pictures on social media, with colourful drinks, a lavishly orange setting sun in the background and a good-looking partner with mirrors as sunglasses can be great, but you can do better.

maandag 10 juli 2017

Selfiday (there's no holiday without a selfie)

It's early summer and time to start complaining. The holidays are coming and with it the surge of tourists. Those tourists that do not travel to a location because of seeing the cultural heritage, walking the natural landscape or tasting the local food and drink.

vrijdag 21 februari 2014

Microsoft WindowsXP expires? Nonsense and FUD!

Suppose you are a car manufacturer. Every day minor design or manufacturing errors are found and sometimes even dangerous faults. How long will you keep up repairing and replacing parts, so as to keep your drivers safe and happy?

maandag 27 januari 2014

Copy Right or Copy Wrong?

I started out writing about writers and, while writing, almost wrote a book instead of a blog entry. The subject tends to become more complicated while you're at it.

Are the Anglo-Saxon descriptions Copyright Act, intellectual property rights or IP law misguiding? On the European continent similar Acts are in French called Droit d'Auteur, in Spanish Derechos de Autor and in German Urheberrecht, in Danish Loven om Ophavsret, in Dutch Auteurswet. Most of these terms translate to English as 'Authors Law' or 'Authors Rights'. So what?

vrijdag 7 september 2012

Selling software second hand, but also music and movies?

A software license often limits its use to the first "owner" or user. Court procedures in 2012 led to a remarkable modern view by judges. These views may hold for other data, such as music and e-books from download stores, as well. Publishers, do sleep on.