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How Europe can avoid to be living in a reality distortion field of ‘security’.

It is fairly surprising, what lately surfaces as being published from the distortion field around telecommunication infrastructure,  some three letter agencies and the German government. Golf-ball shaped architectural elements rais suspicion, “small cylindric white objects” have been seen removed from the neutral grounds of amicable allies’s embassies in Berlin lately, and the rules of conduct for the DoD stemming from 2005 are updated already for the members of that part of the administration in Germany. The grounds and reasons for current actions given to the general public are at least… Read more How Europe can avoid to be living in a reality distortion field of ‘security’.

Prof. Tanenbaum retires from Vrije Universiteit

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

This is such a great thing to understand graphical thinking.

I really love it when understandable explications take the “ugh” out of learning. This wonderful TED presentation is such a thing. It really makes me wish to learn more about Chinese writing right away, and reminds me of my Japanese lectures taken when I was much, much younger (all forgotten – except some memories of Kanjis – those calligraphical pictograms which came out of the Chinese writing into the Japanese and augmented the spoken language with their rich pictures. The other Japanese writing styles still have their role in the… Read more This is such a great thing to understand graphical thinking.

The Growing Adoption of mHealth (Mobile Healthcare) – YouTube

Indeed, a useful summary on mHealth by CommCreative. The adoption rate of mobile is high, both in clinicians/practitioners as in service users (patients). The market – growth of mHealth is higher than any of the other sectors in mobile. So, if the legal elements and the security and privacy issues are taken into account well and the app is beneficial to service users and the healthcare provider it is a sure-fire success.   The Growing Adoption of mHealth (Mobile Healthcare) – YouTube.