Buying Companies… how to choose…

Hi… ever thought on buying a company to extend your capabilities?? Well, this is what larger corps like Microsoft, Cisco, IBM or others do all the time. I found a nice article on how Microsoft decides which on to acquire: http://www.news.com/beyond-binary/8301-13860_3-9824046-56.html CU 0xff

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BarCamp Rhein Neckar

Hi… I was in Mannheim this weekend for the local bar camp. It was very interesting for me (it was my first to be honest). I have to think about lots of things I heard, I was asked etc. But… I’ll be back 😉   Since Lori (www.on10.net/blogs/lorigros) was responsible for bringing me to the…

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Yet Another Community…

Hi… in the past few weeks I heard so many people talking about new ideas all around community in the web. It seems like you only have to find something which humans tend to do in groups or at least two share an interest in (any kind of sports, hobby, whatever and no matter how…

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Forget all your MP3 Players…

Hi… last weekend I was with my parents and as usual my mother wanted to get rid of old things of mine. She showed what she called “an old music player of mine but since I certainly have a new one…” Well, this is an original Sony Walkman WM-31. It has a connector for an…

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Nice Clipping

Hi… have you ever “surfed away the afternoon”?? I mean sitting in front of your computer, reading blogs and clicking through the web (not to mention looking at senseless video clips…) ?? Now there is a formula behind this: nataliedee.com   CU 0xff

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A Map for .net Framework 3.5

Hi… http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=7B645F3A-6D22-4548-A0D8-C2A27E1917F8&displaylang=en this poster is a basic tool all of us needs, right?? CU 0xff

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What’s happening in the Security Space??

Hi… well, get informed: http://download.microsoft.com/download/a/a/1/aa1ac20e-514e-4ec1-a12e-022c35aa54cf/KeyFindings_MS_Security_Report_Jan-Jun07.xps This report is only a summarization of the broader study underneath. But it shows the hardest problem spaces. Well, seeing the result still shows we as an industry are still not aware enough all around this space. We need more focus on security, that’s for sure. Also very interesting is…

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Got a Nice Present

Hi… my colleague Lars Lippert gave me his beloved shirt, Steffen Weh added the nice face to it and we pinned it in the corner of my space. It is some kind of Independant Software Vendor ghost… thank you two so much!!! This present reminds me of the power of good gifts (and the power…

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A good Comparison…

Hi… <Quote> “…The transistor’s minimum layout dimension were about 10 micrometers 40 years ago, and are less then 50 nanometers today, smaller by a factor of more than 200. Suppose 1960s transistor was as big as a three-bedroom house and that it shrank by the same factor. You could hold the house in the palm…

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Our own Security Book…wooha

Hi… yes, finally we made it: We collected a lot of content and published our own security book. Thanks to all the authors and thanks to Sebastian Weber for doing all the work behind the scenes… If you speak German check it out: CU 0xff

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