Using a Microsoft-Tool for Software- and patch-distribution can’t be wrong, can it? I have tried a while to come up with a couple of good reasons to use SCCM, but… Read more Microsoft SCCM as the ride a malicious hitchhiker would love →
Once in a while, things happen that have incredible potential, and a couple of months down the road, everyone thinks “I could have had this idea!”. Antsle is one of… Read more Why we endorse Antsle →
Andrew S. Tanenbaum publishes Minix 3.3.0. Tanenbaum is one of the lighthouse open source folks out there (don’t forget: his last university lecture is coming up in the Aula of Vrije Universiteit – and we are invited for free coffee!). Minix is cool, based on a microkernel of less than 13,00 LOC. It is largely compatible with NetBSD, and runs thousands of packages. Does ARM, too. Go get it.
I used to be on MS Windows. Since many years I have been able to avoid it, first by using some great NeXT boxes (cube and colorstation) and then, after… Read more Skype infinite loop →
I only dimly remember the mid-90s, but one event sticks out from all: The opportunity to listen to a presentation given by Prof. Andy Tanenbaum during the Unix User Group conference in Wiesbaden. This was the time, when I was mightily upsetting my fellow colleagues by bringing my own device (a shiny black NeXT cube with a 400 dpi black and white printer and a brilliant black and white display) into the office, and whenever any Windows machine in the office needed to be rebooted, I would observe the number… Read more Prof. Tanenbaum retires from Vrije Universiteit →