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.

donderdag 1 maart 2012

The Centre of the Universe (link)

The early Greeks wrote gnothi seauton (γνῶθι σεαυτόν), “Know Thyself” on the walls of the Temple of Delphi, thousands of years ago. Cogito ergo sum. I think therefore I am. A thought by René Descartes as he wrote in his Principia Philosophiae (1644). In short it captures the concept that the only thing I really know, the only thing I can be sure of is me, myself and I. Not in a physical sense, not as body, but I do have thoughts and that at least is Me. ... Click here for more: On Bio and Science: The Centre of the Universe.