Category: digital life

Don’t Type – Skype

Just recently I talked about Jabber an IM. But now we have Skype. It is P2P telephony which is very well secured. So, download the beta at skyper.net and give me a ring. Calls between…

Jabber and IM

You probably never saw a nice looking Jabber client on the Windows Platform. Check out the RhymBox. It looks great and works like a charm. It supports SSL (yeah!) and when your Jabberserver has some…

EEG used as RC (Science Thursday)

The notoriously vague EEG patterns are being used in an experiment to control a robot’s movement, promising wheelchair driving in the future. This can of course be extrapolated and you can imagine easily other vehicles…

Science Thursday again: No-Fly Zones

Surrounding city centres and likely terrorist targets with “soft walls” will make it impossible for hijacked planes to get anywhere near them. So say the inventors of an avionics system that creates no-fly zones that…

The power of physical goods

Nice one mate: MP3’s are boring. You can’t touch them. You can’t feel them. There’s no sleeve. There’s no art work. You can’t show them to your friends. You can’t find one’s you’ve been after…