A rantbox

Wed 29 November 2017

Using older devices

Posted by Michiel Scholten in gadgets   

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As an enthusiast for technological things in general, and gadgets in particular, I like to use (and own) shiny devices. Be it a fast (and slightly big) smartphone with the latest OS, or a laptop with a lot of muscle and a 4K (touch)screen, I really can find a …


Wed 12 July 2017

Computer Ethics quotes

Posted by Michiel Scholten in thoughts   

"I have said that this new development has unbound possibilities for good and for evil. For one thing, it makes the metaphorical dominance of the machines, as imagined by Samual Butler, a most immediate and non-metaphorical problem. It gives the human race a new and most effective collection of mechanical …


Fri 20 January 2017

Hello 2017

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

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The year 2017 has barely begun, but somehow it is already looking up. At least in my personal bubble.

Son is suddenly confident enough to try a lot of new words, with mixed success in pronunciation or even correctness, but he is leaping forward amazingly. I am really happy with …