Sunday, 24 Feb 2019
Category: general

The evil in ‘do not be evil’ google

The words “do not be evil” have been linked to Google for a while now, and has reached near mythical proportions now with some of its users. But how much of this is true? One would argue, successfully, that google must absolutely not be evil, since these very words where immortalized in it’s IPO. However, […]

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The only thing the iPad might be lacking

I, like many others, like the iPad. I don’t own one, and never have, because as much as I love my iPhone, I don’t like one simple thing: – it’s got no separation for users Separation for users, while a common thing on computers, including OS X, is very uncommon on phones and tablets. On […]

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Add another to the list

I can finally, after being long overdue, add the UK, and more specifically: Scotland to my list of countries visited. Last month, Kirsteen and I travelled to Glasgow on a family and friends visiting trip. I absolutely loved it. Though we did find the hotel lacking. Not worth what they charge. Though the breakfast at […]

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do companies ‘sell out’ their customers?

Normally I don’t answer ‘blocked’ phone numbers on my cellphone, but since I’m expecting a call from a company I got tempted today. It was (off course) some call center, who immediately asked: “I’m sorry to bother you, but do you by any chance have children under the age of 12?” my (logical) answer was: […]

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Spamassassin 2010 bug

Someone on IRC pointed me to this wonderful bug in Spamassassin, it’s easy to quickfix, but the fix itself will become a bug in 10 years, in any case, until they push an update that correctly fixes this: ##{ FH_DATE_PAST_20XX header FH_DATE_PAST_20XX Date =~ /20[1-9][0-9]/ [if-unset: 2006] describe FH_DATE_PAST_20XX The date is grossly in the […]

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a wonderful xmas :)

I had a wonderful Christmas this year 🙂 On the 24th, my girlfriend Kirsteen flew in from Vienna, where she lives, and she stayed until the 27th. We did the whole exchange of gifts on Christmas-eve, a first for me – it’s more a British tradition I think, and since she’s Scottish … I think […]

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