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.

donderdag 19 januari 2012

Internet TV - an already outdated technology

Colour TV, stereo, flatscreens, HD, ambilight, 3D, Dolby 5.1, interactive and internet TV. Why is TV technology outdated even when still in concept stage?

maandag 9 januari 2012

SME in the Deep-freeze: Small and Medium sized Enterprises left out in the Cold

Every government has the obligation to take care spending public funds. For that reason regional, national and even international rules have been set in place. You're not allowed to exclude providers or suppliers nor to promote them without good cause. You are supposed not to gain from an assignment or order (read bribery). Unfair competitive advantages (specific product or brand requests) nor between company agreements (cartel) are allowed. The procurement must be transparent and all information must be publicly available. And anyone selected for providing the goods or services must be a respectful and trusted supplier. And, we're economic: spending should be minimal.