February 23, 2021 | 12:41

Quote of the Day

Today’s quote is from Mike Kuketz’s Fediverse1: Those in control of data are also in control of society. Digitisation must take this into account and understand data protection as social value. Data protection and digitalisation are not incompatible though many people believe this. In my daily practice, I encounter people who try to play data protection and digitisation off against each other. This eristic dialectic2 is something you can only avoid and quickly put an end to. Read more

January 19, 2021 | 13:09

Quote of the Day

Today I’ve found this quote in Nitter (Twitter-Proxy): The electric light did not come from the continuous improvement of candles. To the unkown author: You nailed it!

December 22, 2020 | 19:30

Auld Lang Syne 2020

I would like to wish all my customers, business partners, friends and acquaintances a happy Holiday Season. Please stay healthy! Wherever you are, cosily couch in yourselves and keep the necessary peace of mind during the Corona-Lockdown. May it be like an admin-friend told me recently: Think positive, stay negative! I am winding down my blog activities till January and devoting myself to the persons and activities needing me. Read more

October 20, 2020 | 09:09

A treasure of powerful quotes

For my presentations and webinars I am always looking for good quotations. A treasure of them, I found yesterday evening in the Netflix documentary “The Social Dilemma”1, of course in the original English version. I do not know the German translation. Some of those quotes I would like to share with you but not without first saying something about their context. Besides the inventors of the “Like-Button”2 and the “Infinite Scroll”, the documentary features numerous software developers, managers up to the highest levels of management, venture investors from Google, Twitter and Facebook, as well as a lot of scientists and civil rights activists. Read more

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