Monthly Archives: July 2015

Scaling ‘security’

Availability: 99.9% (per year). ‘Security’ (the C, the I) … nothing. Or, the infeasible 100.0% XOR nothing. We may have a major issue here… Well, we do have OSSTMM on one hand, and the seriously innovative, very important Secrecy stuff … Continue reading

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The Holidays

The (…) holidays are all around us. Except maybe in that North-American corner where the 5% of world population holds out that don’t celebrate (any) of that. How nice would it be if the rest would hold an indefinite holiday, … Continue reading

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Stale^2

Hm, wanted for once (huh?) to not be negative, deriding but … This here piece calls for comment. Like: Instating a quality seal for products that should be considered well-matured, almost outdated tiny point solutions; isn’t that overly stale2 ..? … Continue reading

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The Future Plays At All Boards

There seems to be quite an interest in ‘the’ future, lately. As in, the last couple of tens of millennia but also the last couple of months. Recency Effect, maybe ..? The thing is; discussions how the near and far … Continue reading

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Schmobol

With the current uptick in interest in the ageing population … of the handful still capable of hardcore manual programming of COBOL, as e.g., here, I wondered: Is the code base still so enormously biased to COBOL(-based! software)?  Why haven’t … Continue reading

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Waves of IoT

Tinkering with the great many (unknown) unknowns of the IoTsphere, it occurred to me that there are various intermediate phases to deal with before we can consider ourselves comprehensively outdone after the Singularity (dystopian with P(X)=1). By which I mean … Continue reading

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Self-driving hamster

There’s a self-driving angle (huh) in this somewhere but it remains just out of grasp. This being this; hamster-like ..?

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