October 2021

Privacytools.io

The website privacytools.io is a extensive collection of links to software (on different platforms) that supports your strive to privacy in the digital world. Most of the tools are already used by myself but I also found some quite interesting new ones. Go, check it out and donate a little if you like the service.

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DIY Musicplayer for Kids – PhonieBox

With a growing number of children the need for more than one music player is quickly arising. As you know I am fond of free software, so I decided to build something with, tadaaaah: free software 😉 Fortunately there is a great project on the internet: the PhonieBox It is a collection of scripts that creates, on top of a raspberry pi, a music player with an interface for an RFID-Reader, Arcade-Buttons to control volume and skip tracks, and a webserver to upload music files to the raspberrys internal SD-Card. You can also add youtube-links, webradio and even play spotify-playlists....

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Development of Nextcloud Plugin for MS Teams

As Head of IT for a medium sized company it is my duty to make data and the internally used software reliable, trustfull and accessible to all of the companies employees. The usage and development of Open Source Software is therefore vital to keep control over the data which the company is using and producing. I am therefore proud to announce that we have decided to support Mr. Dirk Riehle and Nextcloud with the AMOS Project. The aim of this specific project is to develop Open Source Software through students together with partners of the industry. In our case roughly...

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Chiptunes / Bit-music Archive

If you are into chiptunes (that old computergame music) I recommend checking out the Mod Archive: https://modarchive.org/ It’s a compilation a of different Mods and XMs (Files in which the 8-bit-tunes come) which can be downloaded and then be played with FastTracker (available on https://16-bits.org/ft2.php) or the XMP Xmod-Player under Android

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