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» On learning a lesson

The Swiss canton Zürich is launching an infrastructure to support voting via SMS and Internet (The link is German only, I couldn't find an English article). They will be testing it in a voting for the collegiate self-government of a... Read more

Published on 21 November, 05:38 PM.

» PHP 5 Power Programming

PHP 5 Power Programming is an amazingly well-done book about the goodies of PHP 5 written by top-notch PHP people (Andi Gutmans, Stig Bakken and Derick Rethans). I had the pleasure of being one of the technical reviewers for it,... Read more

Published on 10 November, 03:12 PM.

» Peaceful Revolutions

Firefox - The Browser, Reloaded."> It's a funny coincidence that right on the day 15 years after the German Reunification the Mozilla Foundation has released version 1.0 of the Firefox browser. Time for another peaceful revolution?... Read more

Published on 9 November, 09:40 PM.

» eBay everywhere

So this is cool: I was looking for something on eBay Germany but couldn't find any useful auctions. Out of the blue I headed over to eBay's Austrian site and instantly found what I was looking for. Acting on instinct... Read more

Published on 7 November, 01:20 PM.

» Being appalled

James Duncan Davidson does a pretty good job in verbalizing my feelings about the U.S. presidential election: I'm not sure I'll be able to sleep tonight. I just want to wander the streets and periodically yell "FUCK! FUCK! FUCK!" at... Read more

Published on 4 November, 06:05 PM.