December 30, 2011

2012, the year of 600 quadrillion possibilities

At least since „2012“ by Roland Emmerich the coming year has been heavy with dark foreboding. On the 21st of December the Mayan calendar will run out of days, the Internet probably out of addresses before then, and, all in […]
March 1, 2012

2012 Spring Expositions

The leaves are coming out and the sun is warming up. Berlin is putting the chairs on the streets: it’s time to emerge from hibernation! Spring expositions and conventions are popping up everywhere along with the crocuses, from Barcelona to […]
April 1, 2012

Machine Translator

Our issue is integration The linking of two separate systems and the mediation between uncooperative machines. That is how the job profile of the machine translator is widely regarded, as the one going bravely into the line of fire between hostile […]
May 1, 2012

A new agile home

Why do some IT projects fail and why are others successful? If you believe the CHAOS report of the Standish Group, projects fail due to the lack of preparatory work done by users incomplete and unclear specifications and the frequent changes made to […]
June 1, 2012

We can only see

We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done Alan Mathison Turing 1912-1954 This month, there is only one important event for all of those who work with computers in […]
September 21, 2012

Amazing – Grace Murray Hopper 1906 – 1992

  …the novelty of inventing programs wears off and degenerates into the dull labor of writing and checking programs. This duty now looms as an imposition on the human brain. Also, with the computer paid for, the cost of programming […]