Change - from a different perspective

Just minutes after his inauguration, the website of the website was changed. Besides all the obvious changes there is a not so obvious change: Despite of having a more than...

links for 2009-01-20

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Alarm

Just thought of an alarm screensaver. In normal mode the screensaver just display “ANTI THEFT ALARM” in various languages. Obviously the screensaver must deactivate the sleep mode. When the screensaver...

Introduction to "IPMP re-architected"

Steffen Weiberle wrote a great introduction to the rearchitected IPMP: IPMP Re-architecture is delivered. Worth a read, as it covers the old configuration style as well as the new one....

Thoughts about the Turbo Boost feature in Intel Nehalem

While sitting in a workshop meeting, my thoughts went away from the meeting and circled around the Turbo Boost feature of the Nehalem processor. Too make it clear at the...

Fassade

Es ist alles nur Fassade. Staffage. Einfach nur ein äusserer Schein. Jene höchstens wenige Milimeter dicke Schicht verschiedener Gewebe, die wir auf unserer Haut tragen. Darunter sind wir alle nackt....

The ditch switch

When an A320 wants to take a bath in a river, you have to prepare the plane for it, as there are many inlets for air. An article in a...

16,1 Prozent

16,1 Prozent?Für die FDP ? Sagt mal, kann man ein Bundesland eigentlich auch irgendwie loswerden?

Landing on Hudson Airport - Video

A camera of the Coast Guard was able to film the landing. The aircraft is really small, but later on they zoom onto the plane. </param></param></embed> I assume, those people...

links for 2009-01-17

DATA ACCESS CHARACTERISTICS AND OPTIMIZATIONS FOR SUN ULTRASPARC T2 AND T2+ SYSTEMS (application/pdf-Objekt) Notes on Web Server Open Sourcing : Jyri Virkki Some facts about the released code (tags: sun...

www.iknowwhereyourcarparks.com

When you look at the Web 2.0 ecosphere, you will recognize, that the most unlikely services wins. Or did you really expected that one of the most used services allows...

1204 subscribers

A nice start into the weekend. c0t0d0s0.org was able to reach more than 1200 subscribers:

Hell freezes over - Mac Users want feature from OpenSolaris.

I didn´t thought, that i would read this in my lifetime: An author of the german mobile-macs.de blog writes that he wants a Timeslider-like recovery functionality in MacOS X.

Surströmming

In unserer Küche hier im Büro hat jemand gerade einen Fisch zubereitet, der eigentlich nur in Laboratorien der Klassifikation “Biosafety Level 4”verarbeitet, zubereitet und verzehrt werden darf. Der Gestank war...

Hudson Airport

This photo was taken by Greg Lam Pak Ng right after the splashdown of the USair in the Hudson River before help reached the crash site: When you look at...

HHOSUG - zweite Zwischenbilanz

Die Xing-Gruppe der Hamburg Opensolaris Group existiert jetzt seit 15 Tagen und doch haben sich schon 57 Leute in diesem Forum angemeldet. Das ist weit mehr als ich erwartet habe....

Airbus Waterplanes Division

An emergency landing on water is a very rare condition. An emergency landing of a large commercial aircraft is almost impossible (there were 5 or 6 halfway successful emergency landing...

SAP can use Java SE 1.4.2 for a longer time.

SAP and Sun signed an aggreement about providing Java SE for Business support to Windows and Linux customers. This support prolongs the support for the aging 1.4.2 version of the...

HPC at the University of Zurich

Sun seems to get more and more traction in the HPC market. Yesterday the University of Zurich announced, that Sun will deliver a new HPC system based on the Constallation...

Flying like sardines

Air Austral and Airbus signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase of two A380. But this aircrafts don´t follow the “luxury to the max” concept of SIA, Emirates or...