Today, October 14, is Ada Lovelace Day, also see http://findingada.com.
My best wishes to my dear female colleagues in our development and quality assurance department and Limor Fried, the founder of Adafruit!
Yesterday the “Freiraum-Demo” in Augsburg took place (also see http://freiraumaugsburg.wordpress.com). Even though it was quite cold many people followed the call.
The Bikekitchen organized a “sound truck”: A cargo bicycle with trailer. The loudspeakers with weather protection on the bicycle and a power generator on the trailer. This was used to play music during the demo and also for the speeches of the participants.
(Please see the German version for more details)
It’s always nice to see when old things get repaired by a skilled craftsman so they can be used for many years again – we need more of this!
Also see the video (German audio):
I’ll relax ;-)
On 3 May 2014 the first “Freiraum-Demo” in Augsburg takes place. It starts at 2 pm at Jakobertor.
See more at http://freiraumaugsburg.wordpress.com/
Please note: It’s not allowed to bring glass bottles or dogs to the demo!
A short documentary by Santiago Álvarez from 1965 which could be seen as one of the first music videos ever (and with this I don’t mean people dancing to the music but music combined with documentary content).
A very interesting documentation worth listening to (in English): When Patents Attack!
Some news are not believable if you don’t read them on your own (and even then you rub your eyes wondering). Also see http://www.heise.de/security/meldung/Newegg-verliert-Patentstreit-zu-RC4-Verschluesselung-2053971.html and http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/11/jury-newegg-infringes-spangenberg-patent-must-pay-2-3-million/.
If you want to get an overview of the federal government budget of Germany: http://www.bundeshaushalt-info.de
Take an older Canon EOS 40D, take some pictures with a small aperture and bright sky in the background… and then find out that the sensor is obviously forcible dusty. A testshot confirms that…