Working Like an Artist 🎨

Ever wondered how to create state of the art products and services? The key is to be obsessed with your creations. Most of the products that are surrounding us are those, which were created using the 80:20 principle. It means that creators used 20% of their effort to create 80% of the product, which normally …

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AWSome Day Roadshow 2018 in Munich

Today I’m participating in Amazon’s AWSome Day in Munich. The training starts at 09:00 a.m. and includes AWS Basics like Amazon EC2, Amazon S3 and Amazon RDS, before the day ends with a session about Serverless and Software development on AWS at 05:00 p.m. Here is the agenda: [09:00 – 10:00] REGISTRATION & COFFEE [10:00 …

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Docker for Beginners Workshop

This Tuesday was a great rainy day to spend 4 hours at the University of Bayreuth attending the Docker for Beginners workshop organized by Govinda Fichtner of Paessler AG and Bastian Roth of indibit GmbH. The workshop consisted of theoretical (slides) and practical (hands-on CLI orgy) parts. The process was accompanied by tasty family-size pizzas …

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“Automation meets Edge” Challenge

Siemens Digital Factory and Siemens Factory Automation business units, together with university and Edge experts of Siemens Corporate Technology are launching a Global University Challenge on the topic „Automation meets Edge”. It is an online open innovation competition where students from 32 partner universities worldwide are invited to share ideas on industrial app use cases …

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Three Bitcoin and Blockchain Courses

Blockchain is a groundbreaking technology. It’s already disrupting the banking and insurance industries and has the potential to revolutionize current political and social systems. It has many implementations and applications, like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Hyperledger, Smart Contracts, Smart Laws, Distributed Apps (DApps) etc. In essence, it’s about removing the trusted authorities and giving power to the …

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Three IoT-related PTC Courses

PTC offers three nice IoT-related courses via their IoT University website or via Udemy. Each course is about one hour long. ✔ Unpacking the Internet of Things ✔ A Simple Framework for Designing IoT Products ✔ New Business Markets in the Internet of Things Course instructors: Alyssa Walker, Ayora Berry and Jordan Jay Cox.

Completed 3 Kubernetes and Docker Courses

Containers have a bright future. Some analysts predict that PaaS technologies might be disrupted since containers are a platform on their own. I spent some time and passed 3 Kubernetes and Docker courses, which I can highly recommend: ✔ Learning Kubernetes by Karthik Gaekwad ✔ Kubernetes Native Tools by Karthik Gaekwad ✔ Learning Docker by …

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Works Council Election Result

I’m glad to announce, that according to the works council election result I was elected as one of the eleven works council members for the next four years. A big Thank You to all fellow employees for the strong support and all those who actively participated in the election. If you are a Siemens Industry …

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Three API Courses

The past Sunday was an API day! Completed another 3 online courses: ✔ Learning REST APIs by Morten Rand-Hendriksen ✔ API Testing and Validation by Keith Casey ✔ Designing RESTful APIs by Keith Casey All three courses are very well made and are highly recommended.