Monthly Archives: April 2009

Mrs. Aigner, it seems I misunderstood your intentions!

Two weeks ago in my article What is “green” in Green Gene Technology I still praised the decision from germanys Minister of Agriculture, Mrs. Ilse Aigner, for her change of opinion which lead to the ban of the genetically altered … Continue reading

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What Germany should have learned from the 60′s !

The 60′s of the last century have been a time of breakup in Germany and many other countries in the world. Young people didn’t agree any more with the moral and political ideas of the elder generation and cried for … Continue reading

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Germany and China in opposite directions

It seems that Germany and China are going in opposite directions when it comes to the freedom of their people. While China is willing, at least according do their communiques, that they want to strengthen the human rights in their … Continue reading

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Catch 22

Does anybody recall the novel Catch 22 from Joseph Heller? One of the main characters in the novel is the army B-25 bombardier Yossarian who tries to escape the war by playing crazy which is the reason why he is … Continue reading

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Pandora’s Box

As I mentioned earlier, once the possibilities for gathering informations about you over the internet are established, they will be used! I just read an article in the New York Times about the NSA: N.S.A.’s Intercepts Exceed Limits Set by … Continue reading

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Analysis about Child Pornography as Argument to establish Internet Blocker

In Germany a big political discussion is going on about the establishment of internet blockers to fight the spread of child pornography. Netzpolitik.org is calling for a picket against internet blocks in Berlin on friday Mahnwache am Freitag: Keine Scheuklappen … Continue reading

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What is “green” in Green Gene Technology

In one word: nothing! Green Gene Technology describes the genetic manipulation of plants in contrast for example to the Red Gene Technology which describes the genetic manipulation of organisms with red blood like animals or humans. It has nothing to … Continue reading

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Chinese Human Rights Action Plan

As the chinese news agency Xinhua reported, yesterday the chinese government published for the first time a human rights action plan for China. During the next 2 years human rights shall be protected and promoted with an focus on: Civil … Continue reading

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My Living Room

For the first time I played a little bit with HDR photography and tried some programs like Photomatix, Dynamic Photo HDR and QtPfsGui. The results were not always as I expected but one of the results of my living room, … Continue reading

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Guangzhou

I just came back from Guangzhou where I had to go for a week. Guangzhou is a city with about 10.5 mio. habitants and when you arrive there coming from Haikou the impression is that of a very busy and … Continue reading

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