With Alexa, Siri and Google happily chatting around, let’s take a snapshot of what is available on Linux. Hint – not much. But let’s take a look. Read More →
Say you built a small server – to play your audios or videos – and you want to easily and securely access it in your local network It works great and you consider making a product out of it. Well – here’s the thing – there is no universal, convenient way for users to safely connect to your server – even in their local network. Let’s have a look at the situation, backgrounds and possible workarounds. Read More →
After having been working with voice controlled or .. voice activated “smart” environments for a while, here’s my take: This could get really great if .. and that’s a big if .. we find a common protocol that enables flexibility, compatibility and true interactions. Read More →
In order to understand things, I like to create something useful learning all steps in the process. After connecting a few Alexa-enabled plugs, I wanted to control my TV – at least switch it on and off. So – I started a project. Here’s how it went .. Read More →
Plenty of services use a standard email-address as login token. This has advantages: The user doesn’t need to remember another keyword and the service provider knows that the email address is unique and can be verified. But there’s one BIG problem: Other people know your email-address and – with it – 50% of your login credentials. How to to eat the cake AND eat it? Read More →
A “self driving” Tesla killed it’s passenger because it didn’t understand a tractor trailer blocking it’s full field of vision. That accident – though a combination of several factors – again underlines the fact that “self driving” is nothing but a pipe dream.
Everybody – well – almost everybody loves WordPress. And with the WooCommerce plugin you can make it into a full blown shopping site – for free. However – extensions for WooCommerce come with a price tag. Time to take a look at it.. Read More →
Ich bin ein Fan von modernen Systemen. 3D Drucker, Virtual Reality oder alle andere aktuellen Entwicklungen faszinieren mich privat wie beruflich. Deswegen finde ich auch selbst-steuernde Autos einfach super. Aber auch wenn ich von der technologischen Entwicklung beeindruckt bin: Die Roboter-Autos werden noch viele, viele Jahre an Entwicklungen brauchen. Read More →