Archive for November, 2005

BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | Project Paperclip: Dark side of the Moon

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | Project Paperclip: Dark side of the Moon

An article describing the so called Project Paperclip, that aimed to secure the brightest of the Nazi German scientists for the US – most of whom were die-hard Nazis.

Without the sacrifice of thousands in the Nazi labour camps where the V2 rockets were produced, we would not have gotten to moon as early as we did.

Food for thought!

Ungemesse 2005

Saturday, November 19th, 2005

Torsdag og Fredag deltog jeg som udstiller på Ungemesse 2005 i Nørrebrohallen.

Jeg repræsenterede Netværksgruppen i Mjølnerparken på en fællesstand for ServiceButikken, Sundhedsplejen, Ungerådgivningen, Ungdomsklubben First Floor og Netværksgruppen i Mjølnerparken.
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Orkut’s idea of “funny”

Saturday, November 19th, 2005

Orkut is obviously in the process of being given a serious overhaul, but the error messages that I get these days are just a little too upbeat – to the brink of being downright annoying.

Bad, bad server. No donut for you.

Unfortunately, the orkut.com server has acted out in an unexpected way. Hopefully, it will return to its helpful self if you try again in a few minutes.

It’s likely that the server will behave this way on occasion during the coming months. We apologize for the inconvenience and for our server’s lack of consideration for others.

Tor: An anonymous Internet communication system

Friday, November 18th, 2005

Tor: An anonymous Internet communication system

If you live in a totalitarian society – like most of do 😉 consider joining the Tor network. Supported by EFF (Electonic Frontier Foundation).
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iPod nano flashing and switching evangelism

Friday, November 18th, 2005

My iPod nano does draw some comments. Since I got the nano lanyard and started wearing the nano around my neck, people have stopped me and asked what it is – the reaction is much like the iPod nano TV add. But since the nano can be used to break the ice – it’s a good opportunity do some switching evangelism.
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iriver – portable digital devices on steriods

Friday, November 18th, 2005

iriver eats Appleiriver Global Home – portable digital devices on steriods

When it comes to features in portable digitial devices, iriver runs circles around Apple. iriver even have the audacity to market some of their new products using a picture of an attractive lady eating an apple – yummy 😀
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Reporters sans frontières – Handbook for bloggers and cyber-dissidents

Friday, November 18th, 2005

Reporters sans frontières – Handbook for bloggers and cyber-dissidents

RSF has published a handbook for bloggers – eg. indivduals that publish to the web – like yours truly. In many countries with totalitarian regimes, bloggers are the only real journalists.
This is a very useful guide…Including detailed instructions on how to publish to the Internet annonymously – e.g. using proxies. Big thumbs up to RSF.
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Reporters sans frontières – The 15 enemies of the Internet and other countries to watch

Friday, November 18th, 2005

Reporters sans frontières – WSIS
The 15 enemies of the Internet and other countries to watch

Reporters sans frontières – Reporters witout Borders – is the journalistic free-speech equivalent of Medicins sans Frontièrs.

RSF has just released a list of the countries that could be consideres the “enemies” of the Internet, as well as a list of countries “to watch”.
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Aperture – all-in-one post-production tool for photographers

Monday, November 14th, 2005

The Aperture – all-in-one post-production tool for photographers

Apperture looks like an incredibly powerful piece of software for post production of still-images. Aperture targets professional photographers, who want to work directly with RAW formats.

German Courses | Deutsche Welle

Monday, November 14th, 2005

German Courses | Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle offers some great and, best of all, free German language courses.