Why XING Sucks

Probably, most of you don’t even know what I mean by “XING” and why it sucks. If it wouldn’t suck you would definitely know it. Because it has a huge potential to become one of the biggest (if not the biggest) professional social networks in the world. What is XING? Well, XING is a professional …

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Edge + Fog + Cloud = Dark Matter

Herewith I want to announce the official launch of the open source project Dark Matter. In essence, it’s an effort to create a framework, which would allow to seamlessly distribute the apps, services and storage on nodes and devices on all three levels: on edge devices, on fog nodes and also in the cloud. It …

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LFD232 Cloud Foundry for Developers

It took me quite some time to complete the Linux Foundation’s course “LFD232 Cloud Foundry for Developers“. While the course was good, I still have a bad gut feeling about the Cloud Foundry technology in general. It feels kind of clumsy to me. The fact that it was there before the whole containers boom and …

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Disrupt Yourself!

We are living in the age of re-thinking. The rapid technological development gives us the tools to rethink and redo the old stuff in a new, optimized and lean way. “Digitalization” is the word that is frequently used to designate this trend. Some of its extreme forms are called disruptive innovation. The new ways to …

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Down With the Politicians

The world is changing dynamically and will be changing in the near future even more dramatically. Technology brings higher computational speed coupled with completely new ways to solve problems. Technology can reduce the physical work for people to the point that they don’t have to do it. Politics is an artificial and unnatural construction. Every …

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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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