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

October 13, 2020 | 13:01

Security, Risks, Liability and Audits

I need to admit: I really love writing audits. It has a certain degree of scientific working to falsify statements. So I was recently confronted with the following quote from a responsible IT manager: We are not concerned with security, but with liability. If Microsoft promises security, this is enough for us. Well, unfortunately I did not attend a judicial exam but when I read the Microsoft EULA1 regarding risks and liability, I consider the circumstances slightly more differentiated: Read more

September 21, 2020 | 12:26

Digitization in Schools: Micosoft Myth-Busted

Today Mike Kuketz published a great article in his blog on Digitization in schools and on educational policy, unfortunately in German only, but worth to read: Bildungswesen: Entlarvung der häufigsten Microsoft-Mythen Have fun reading and a good start to the week! Here are some Power-Quotes: Therefore, only product training courses take place. The expiration date for such trained knowledge will be exceeded by the next update of the user interface and subsequently has to be re-learned. Read more

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