Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Small pages...

The day the routers died...

The day the routers died, performed at at the RIPE 55 conference: Video, Lyrics. Update: You can even find the lyrics in WHOIS.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

56 pages

Now that Gajo Simpatico is bragging about his imminent departure from the wonderful world of physics, I have to blog that I reached the number of 56 crappy pages in my thesis. I'll not add a live-counter, though.... So it's only a matter of few more years until I'll finish...

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

new airport power supply

Recently. The new and improved power supply, getting about 8V from a wall-wart. Using a LM2575 for 3.3V@1A and the venerable 78L05 for 5V at some insignificant current.


Saturday, November 10, 2007


I have removed the banner in the upper-right corner linking to http://www.vorratsdatenspeicherung.de/, obviously the aim of this campaign was not reached: Our beloved parliament has passed a law demanding storage of extensive records about phone- and internet usage of every citizen yesterday. I'll not go into the details of the infamous lies Mrs. Zypries has told the citizens to get to this point, please read about it in the link above. Update: If you want to learn about yet another reason why CDU/CSU or SPD must not be allowed to govern this country any longer, please have a lookt at the names of the members of parliament and their votes on this law.

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Airport Express

Claudio gave me his broken Airport-Express, which still seems to work fine if you don't use the switching power supply. As the SPS basically consists of only one chip on the primary side - which is broken - I'll most likely put the Airport Express in a nice plastic box with a new power adapter.

Making Coffee

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

y00ng l1b3r4lz

The young liberals invite to their monthly meeting. In l33t.

Monday, November 05, 2007