Monthly Archives: August 2014

Jargon Watch: Dorking

Google Dorking, to be more precise. Though some startup Internet company (you know, that has a ‘web site’) may want the adjective dropped.[Maybe they’d better do a ‘); DROP TABLE STUDENTS; — on themselves but that’s another matter entirely] Which … Continue reading

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Beardoras

This: Same as with beards … ’nuff said.

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Account your blessings, or not.

Originally posted on Maverisk:
Accountants of the certifying kind are still searching for their purpose. In life but moreover, in business reality. Which isn’t too strange. They exist only for a couple of centuries, so at the speed of thinking…

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Off the mApp

Suddenly, we don’t hear anything anymore about ‘apps’. Has the world moved on? Has the concept moved onto the Plateau of Productivity already so quickly ..? It just struck me. As the news broke that 90% of apps will be … Continue reading

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Mo’Data, Mo’Problems

Some time ago, I was triggered by this tweet (by @meneer; no surprise in that): Weer bizar weerbeeld… prognose #weerplaza van zuidoost naar noordwest, #buienradar van noordoost naar zuidwest— André Koot RCX (@meneer) July 26, 2014 that somewhat-translates (i.e., manually, … Continue reading

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Book by Quote: Tegen Verkiezingen

Yet another ‘Book By Quote’ then. A full of … ‘marvellous content’ one again. An attempt to subjectively summarise a book by the quotes I found worthwhile to mark, to remember. Be aware that the quotes as such, aren’t a … Continue reading

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Progress: Hacked (short note)

OK, so there’s progress… hackers (of the ethical kind …! …?) actually improving security, as per your Nest thermostat. Contrary, of course, to the hacking of your home security system as spelled out here and already ‘predicted’ by means of … Continue reading

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