The two kinds of Developers

Hi… have you ever thought about the two fundamental types of developers?? OK, let me introduce my model to you: Product Group versus Laboratory Let us start with Lab guys first: The laboratory developer: * Short winded, things need to show quick results * No care about architecture * No care about security or performance…

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Handarbeiter sind im Vorteil…

Hi… der Begriff Wissensarbeiter – im Microsoft-Slang Information Worker – wird ja immer prominenter. Nun, ich mag mal diesen Begriff nehmen und einen weiteren Handarbeiter. Mit Handarbeiter meine ich jetzt mal, Menschen, die mit ihren Händen physische Dinge bearbeiten. Also Handwerker, Arbeiter… Der Handarbeiter und sein Werkzeug Wenn ich mir das Werkezug meines Elektrikers vorstelle,…

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Social Network for Conferences

Hi… I was just a member of the panel during a discussion which took place at the Medientage in München. We were asked to come up with ideas around what could help a typical attendee. Beside other topics we discovered that one thing was omnipresent: Social Networking. It is certainly true that conferences are not…

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Planted a tree…

Hi…   I just planted my tree. Its name is a reminder of a place which was very influential in my life… And here it is: Mein Baum in CARBON GROVE – Jeder Baum zählt.   Watch it growing 😉 Or get your own one here http://www.carbongrove.com/ CU 0xff

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Behavioral Audience Marketing…

Hi… as you might know beside being a techie by heart I have a bit of a marketing job to do. Part of my job is marketing developer content. So I have started to combine two things: Technical thinking with marketing… by the way: Excuse me if I am not using the exact academic terms…

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Startseite – Sonntag 2.0 @ mixxt

Hi… yes, we will try… our first mini-micro-nano-Barcamp. The real story behind it is interesting enough: We are in the process of doing a security roadshow. Since we had problems getting the locations filled (Developers and security is always the same…) we asked ourselves why not doing something completely different (just as Monty Python said)…

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Next-Gen PC Design | Home

Hi… like last years there is a PC Design competition going on right now. One of the ideas I like a lot is the Backpacker’s Diary: Next-Gen PC Design | Home CU 0xff

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Evangelism explained

Hi… my title is “Manager Evangelism & Marketing Operations” and I am asked frequently what the reason is behind using this word: Evangelists!? Well, sometimes it is better to let others speak: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Technology_evangelist For me the idea behind Evangelism is that evangelism is about you. I see the role of evangelists as a central part…

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Bet on the Future – Wisdom of the Crowd

Hi… I just saw an article on a crazy idea. See the article here http://spectrum.ieee.org/sep07/5488 The task to solve is a question on ideas or products which is not easy to answer and maybe even a bit political. The idea is now to built a stock market and let people trade their answer. The example…

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Pass a Turing Test and Find a Friend for Live

Hi… we all know services (like Hotmail for example) which require to identify the person behind the client to be a human being. I would call it a Turing test, others call it a CAPTCHA (Complete Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart). We all know those quirky collections of disordered characters…

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