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 →

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 →

I have been working with and for Linux since version 0.94. In other words: I am not 20 anymore. Back in the old days, I ran around trying to convince companies to port software or to use Linux,  I wrote device drivers, applications, fixed bugs and had it in production environments serving hundred thousands of users. But the current operating system is not longer Linux. It’s Winux. And I hate it. Read More →