Month: June 2009

Connections

As social media is becoming more mainstream, I find I am discussing various tools and voicing my opinion in many daily situations. Half-geek that I am, I have explored quite a few tools over the years. For instance I find myself explaining: Why I deleted my Xing and LinkedIn accounts. Why it’s not such a …

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Mindblogging

Inspired by lots of fresh air After lots of hours cramped in front of my books, trying to catch up with my studies, I went jogging for a couple of rounds on the Finnenbahn ( a sawdust track ) in the woods. Usually I find running around in circles boring. But today I didn’t mind …

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Reality Mining

Just confirming what I already knew. No need to fight against machine-readable passports with RFIDs (c.f. #biometrischer pass). Your regular cell phone (that’s without any fancy GPS functions) already provides all the data needed to track you wherever you go. c.f. this Namics presentation on Internet trends. Add some pattern matching with some other online …

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Test, Test, 1, 2, 1, 2

Looks like my blog is back. Yay. Missed it. Especially in a time where I feel the return of the personal website is imminent. Recommended link of the week: Wordnik Can’t wait to try out the new WordPress…