Category Archives: Misc

HP Region code for printer

While I was living in France I needed a new printer/scanner and decided to buy a HP Photosmart Premium, a combined office machine with everything you need for your home-office. It was not really cheap but it was said that … Continue reading

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Finally Moved

Hey everybody! It took some time but I finally made it, to move my blog to a new server, update to the newest WordPress version and also update my plugins. Hopefully I will have some time to write new articles … Continue reading

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Big Brother is watching You

It is about 4 week ago that I switched from my favorite browser Firefox to Googles Chrome. On my Windows 7 system Firefox simply used too many resources. Today I updated my Spybot installation which protects my registry and made … Continue reading

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A dream within a dream

I just came back to the idea that the whole world is just a simulation on a nice super-computer like in the old science fiction film “Die Welt am Draht” from Fassbinder oder in the film “the 13th Floor”. All … Continue reading

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Blog enhanced with WPTouch

Since I am one of the guys playing around with an iPhone now I thought it might be a good idea to make my blog a little bit more readable on the iPhone and other PDAs. After a small research … Continue reading

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Back after a Break

I didn’t write anything for quite a while. But now I am back 🙂 My break had two reasons. The really good one is that I became father of a little daughter named Thalea in the mid of July. Naturally … Continue reading

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Joke about EU request to stop internet filtering in China

This can only be a political joke! I was pointed by the german netzpolitik.org and Die Neuen Menschen blogs to an article you can read in the news at N24 or Deutschlandradio about a statement from Viviane Reding, commissioner for … Continue reading

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Politik der verbrannten Erde

Was sich derzeit in der deutschen Politik so abspielt läßt sich nur noch schwer mit einem Generationenkonflikt erklären. Ich möchte hier nicht noch einmal auf die Argumente gegen eine Vorratsdatenspeicherung oder eine Netzzensur eingehen wie sie in der letzten Zeit … Continue reading

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SPD und CDU wenden sich gegen ihre jungen Wähler

Eigentlich hatte ich meinen Blog begonnen weil ich meine Freunde und Verwandte in der ganzen Welt ein wenig auf dem Laufenden halten wollte wie es mir in China so ergeht und sie mit Bildern und Geschichten vom anderen Ende der … Continue reading

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Practical Experience with Internet Censorship

As stated before I am a german computer scientist living in China at the moment. Therefore I am especially ashamed about the current ruling parties in germany who just agreed to establish internet censorship against all expert knowledge brought into … Continue reading

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