Being a follower of the Open Source Business Alliance I am receiving their newsletter. The latest news about the OSBE conference in late 2020 caught my attention as the interview with Raphael Laguna de la Vera is absolutely eyeopening / mindblowing. It explains how we europeans can set standards for data protection and use it […]
As a supporter of the local Critical Mass Movement I wanted to entertain my fellow cyclists with some music. In order to get some good volume and to support my DIY interest i build my own portable boom box: It takes: car battery car amplifier with cinch input and stereo cable output 2 bookshelf speakers […]
If you have considered wearing a smartwatch but were afraid of how your personal / vital data gets handled there might be a solution. On F-Droid there is Gadgetbridge: An app for Android that connects to your smartwatch/Fitnesstracker and analyzes your vital data without using the manufacturers proprietary app or sending it to any other […]
If you ever wanted to turn your children into kewl computer nerds let them solder a blinkenrocket. The programmable matrix display origins from the blinkenlights project. Check out this video.
If you are tired of the growing TV-distractions while your dining with a friend or having a coffee in your local TV-plastered Coffeeshop check out this tool. I have soldered it myself, its pretty easy to do it and fun to use… but don’t get caught using it otherwise you have to take your coffee […]
Reading following article on heise.de CCC kommentiert Bundeshack I wanted to emphasize how important it is to make software that is being used by public institutions open source. Please check out the project Public Money, Public Code.