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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died at 65

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates in 1975, died of cancer on Monday, October 15, 2018, at the age of 65, according to CNBC. Born in 1953, Allen left Microsoft as early as 1983 after being diagnosed with … Continue reading

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October the 1st, a historic day

Somehow, looking at the calendar, I noticed that today is October 1st. A date with historical significance, not only that today the Nobel Prize in Medicine goes to two cancer researchers.

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Ups, Linus Torvalds says sorry for his rude behavior

[German]Linus Torvalds, the creator of the Linux operating system and till now the kernel maintainer, is known and feared by developers for his often harsh words and reactions.  Now Torvalds has apologized for his rude behavior of recent years.

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A mysterious PowerShell error message

Warning, it’s a kind of joke, but it’s real. Windows is used everywhere. As a Windows user I ‘ve seen several obscure error messages. Now a somewhat obscure case has come to my eyes.

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Happy ‘Labor Day’ …

While we in Europe are starting into a working week, in the USA is a public holiday – Labor Day, always on the first Monday in September.

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Kickstarter project: Cloudbook

Today I like to share a short info about a kickstarter project, for which I was made aware last week. The idea: Stream hardware/performance from a high-end PC to a lightweight and affordable notebook via Stream OS. The first step … Continue reading

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Windows (10) Update Survey and an open letter to Microsoft

[German]How satisfied are home users and IT Professionals with Windows and Microsoft’s update policy? This question can be answered by surveys. Susan Bradley, a Windows veteran, has created two surveys. Here are the results of those surveys – and which … Continue reading

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What is a race condition?

[German]Today a blog post about a general topic. The question is: what is a race condition? Some blog readers may have noticed this term while reading update issues.

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Cloudflare launches DNS Service with IP 1.1.1.1

[German]Cloudflare has started a DNS service under the IP address 1.1.1.1 today, April 1, 2018 (four ones suggest the start on April 1). Here is some information about it.

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Teacher uses chalkboard to teach Word ICT in Ghana

[German]It’s one of the stories that life writes like this, and last week on the internet went viral. A photo of a teacher who drew a blackboard with chalk on the screen of Word in his computer science class appeared … Continue reading

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