Archiv der Kategorie: posts in English

Good Goys, Bad Guys

Kuddos to the Huffington Post for giving us one of the greatest headlines in recent times, namely „Goy, Bye“ for an article describing the firing of Stephen Bannon as Donald Trump’s strategy (now there’s an oxymoron for you) advisor. However, … Weiterlesen

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A loaf of bread, a steak, and thou

My grandfather Clifford Alonson Cole was a pious man of the cloth, and for him – and especially for his wife, my grandmother Bessie Mae – foul or frivolous language was both sinful and a sign of bad taste. But … Weiterlesen

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#10: Bluetooth and the Great Disconnect

Ab heute: Die beliebtesten Posts aus 22 Jahren Cole-Blog, hier nochmal zum Nachlesen. Heute: Nummer 10, erstmals am 12. Dezember 2011 veröffentlicht und seitdem mehr als 5000x abgerufen. Morgen: „Anpöbeln im Internet.“   …and then there were three The thing … Weiterlesen

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It was a very good year

..for small-town bloggers like me. At least my own blog, cole.de, which I have been publishing now for more than 21 years, took a major step forward in 2016, reaching more than 32,000 single visitors, an average of about 2.600 … Weiterlesen

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Why Apple is dying and why I’m glad

This post was originally written in German, but my Facebook friend Marc Labitzky (who says he’s „still a 100% Apple fan) asked me to translate it so could show it to a few people he knows at Apple. Enjoy, guys! … Weiterlesen

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Google, Facebook and the search for truth

  There is no doubt that false information and fake news sites on the Internet hugely influenced the outcome of the U.S. presidential election. There is no more appropriate figurehead for what the Economist in a recent title story called … Weiterlesen

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Driving the Digital Dumpster

Secret treasure troves lie buried in every organization, and Daniel Fallmann is here to salvage them. “The problem is that everybody has lots of digital data they can’t use because nobody can find the relevant pieces when they need them. … Weiterlesen

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How to Make Data Smarter

Hardly anyone still remembers the Dotcom Bust of 2001, but with Michael Mohr, the memories still rankle. Flush with cash from going public with his successful startup DCI, a company specializing in trade databases, he suffered, like many others, when … Weiterlesen

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Shedding Tears For a Dead Robot

Back in 1942, science-fiction author Isaac Asimov set down his famous Three Laws of Robotics as an organizing principle and unifying theme for his series of robot-related books and stories. The idea that human inventors should be compelled to program … Weiterlesen

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Great, but not grand

Actually there were three reasons I wanted to visit this typical tiny pub in a remote suburb on the outskirts of Dublin. First is the name, „The Gravediggers“, which locals have tacked on to the place because it is located … Weiterlesen

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