WordPress does LaTeX

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While I was setting up another wordpress site today, I found out to my great surprise that WordPress can actually do markup by simply installing the jetpack plugin. For those that don’t know, is a computer typesetting system that really shines for difficult typesetting problems like mathematical formulas and scientific text. For more detail see What are and … Read More

Will they ever learn?

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The big media companies and their cronies are getting more and more desperate to try save their totally outdated business model. Modern computers make it ridiculously easy and cheap to copy and distribute any media. The media companies are however trying very hard to overcharge people for what they can do very easily themselves. Most people know that … Read More

Curse Of Silence

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While browsing through hack a day yesterday I found this Nokia smartphone vulnerability. If you go to the link you will notice that it was the Chaos Computer Club that published the vulnerability. I have written about them before and think they do great work to raise awareness about the risks in computers and other electronics. Some may … Read More

Africa from the rooftops – East Africa Trip 1

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About 6 years ago I started installing advertisement monitoring systems in Africa for a small media company. A media company of course has good relationships with their customers i.e. television and radio stations. The first installations I did was in East Africa, Dar es Salaam, Nairobi and Kampala. My first trip was kind of hectic, the logistics was … Read More

If you can read this, thank your sysadmin

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Today is System Administrator Appreciation Day You may ask “What is a System Administrator?” The answers you will find at http://www.sysadminday.com/ are as good as any. Being a System Administrator is a somewhat stressful job that turns you into a cynic very quickly and you start hanging out in places like the scary devil monastery. Your (l)users also … Read More

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