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Sat 17 January 2009

Looking forward to FOSDEM 2009

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I'm going to FOSDEM, the Free and Open Source Software Developers' European Meeting

For the third time in a row I'll be attending FOSDEM in Brussels, first weekend of February. I'm looking forward to it because it's a very rich event with a lot of variety, exposing the diversity of the FOSS communities through lots of presentations given by tons of projects. Finally …

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Thu 15 January 2009

To tweet or not to tweet

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Twitter is well known by (weblogging?) online people. It's essentially microblogging, meaning that you update it more often than you would do with a weblog. Now I can see people rolling their eyes: "Oh noes, even more crap about what someone is eating currently or how the final product of …

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Wed 14 January 2009

diginaut.net

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I have been looking for a new domain which would work in parallel with aquariusoft.org. People tend to stumble a bit on that domain's name when getting my email address or url, so I wanted something more fool proof (cue Universe inventing a better fool).

Anyway, today in my …

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Sun 04 January 2009

Things I'm going to do in 2009

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Things I want^H^H^H^Ham going to do this year:

  • Read more books. Ever since I'm travelling by car to work (the railway connection is aweful), I'm reading a lot less. At home I spend a lot of time reading electronic stuff, but that's mostly news, not fiction …

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Sun 04 January 2009

ScheduleWorld just works

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

For years I've been wanting to synchronise my Sony Ericsson m600i smartphone with pc software. This would both provide a backup and a comfortable way of editing my agenda, contacts, todo's and whatmore, just like I did before with my Palm devices. I already had tried the Funambol SyncML software …

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Wed 31 December 2008

Youth and fireworks

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Is it just me or do those kids have too much to spend on fireworks? Of course they're free to spend their money on whatever they want, but to have more noise and light shows two days before it's actually the end of the year is a bit overdone in …

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