Monatliches Archiv: Februar 2019

Call it by its name.

I think research topics and ideas should be called by what they are about, not people or places.

Tenemetry.

You know that the telemetry surveillance in your operating system is getting out of hand when even the German government writes 63 pages about it.

Privileged Thief.

This social experiment was conducted in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in 2014. Three young man that dress the same, have the same height and are of the same age, try to steal a bike.

All men have been 'stealing' the bike for 30 minutes. They all used the same utensils (hammer, saw, plyers) for the same amount of time. During the 30 minutes of testing with all men around 500 people passed by. The three men are actors, the other people in the film aren't.

Control Alt Delete: Stealing bikes in Holland (video)

Bauchgitfühl.

command line typo of the day: gut status

Added Material Strength.

We knew the world would not be the same.

A few people laughed.

A few people cried.

J. Robert Oppenheimer
(quoted by Tara Drozdenko on fas.org)

Einsolitary.

That something, which is not,
Nevertheless should populate
Empty night more solidly
Than that with which we copulate,

Aldous Huxley: Brave New World

Spaziergespräch.

Walking and talking — that seemed a very odd way of spending an afternoon.

Aldous Huxley: Brave New World

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