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ESA Rosetta cometlander Philae wakes up! Where did she hide on 67P Churyumov Gerasimenko?

On March 2nd, 2004, the ESA Satellite Rosetta was launched. On board, a little comet lander called Philae, from the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, meant to land on some comet and investigate it. http://www.solarsystemscope.com/rosetta/ After a long journey, passing by several planets, and on which both Rosetta and Philae were put in hybernation, […]

Why Linux?

We tell people we use Linux because it’s secure. Or because it’s free, because it’s customizable, because it’s free (the other meaning), because it has excellent community support… But all of that is just marketing bullshit. We tell that to non-Linuxers because they wouldn’t understand the real reason. And when we say those false reasons […]

Apple vs. Android – a users perspective.

After being the user and owner of an Apple iPhone 3G I finally made the jump up to the Samsung Galaxy S2. And what a relief. Yes, I do understand that there is a difference of 2.5 years in improvement of the technology, but still, the freedom Android gives compared to Apple. It’s amazing – […]

The 21 Best Ways to Lose Your Information

By Kevin Beaver(Apr. 12, 2002) Have you ever wondered what the best ways are to get hacked, be adversely affected by disasters, or otherwise lose information stored on your computer systems? Here, in no particular order, are the 21 best ways to not secure your systems: 1. Don’t pay attention to or even bother to […]