European countries are known for defending their privacy and of course not for the gossip magazines alone. But even Europe has apparently a tough time preserving those basic standards. According to the last privacy survey “The Netherlands systematically fails to uphold safeguards“. The conclusion page of the survey (easy to read) has some more ratings. (via)
Feel like becoming a radio astronomer ? Because there are plenty of ready and available world class & famous radio dishes. It sounds a bit like the Hubble Space telescope discussion, only then way easier reachable on earth. Since anyone can just fly to it, cannot imagine it will stay vacant very long, would it?
I am trying to build community blogs with WordPress. One of the features that would be very nice is a WordPress Agenda plugin that would enable my users to update events and place them on a shared agenda, without leaving the WordPress weblog.
Maybe it comes from the fear of another internet bubble or recent publications like the elevator pitch, that we see more focus on these general business principles.
Similar as writing a decent business plan with accounting figures in it can help developing your ideas (not selling the idea alone) better, may I assume that this approach is a general one and more likely to stay than other ones?
De website Blueace.nl heeft deze weken een aantal jonge nieuwe politieke honden geinterviewd van de zeven grootste partijen. Vandaag de tweede in deze serie; Marcel Lücht nummer 44 op de lijst van de VVD.
Sinds het in de VS heel gebruikelijk is om er vooruit te komen op wie je stemt: ik ga deze keer op Marcel Lücht stemmen. Zeker daar hij een helder antwoord geeft op een constant aandachtspunt op Barnhard.nl.
In de VS zijn software patenten ingevoerd, in Europa wordt daar nu over gedebatteerd. Bent u vóór- of tegenstander van het invoeren van Software Patenten en wat betekent een mogelijke invoering voor Nederland?
What: An unconventional conference about videoblogging in Europe. Where: Milan, Italy. When: November 18-19, 10-18h, 2006.
Who: Videobloggers, potential videobloggers and anyone interested in new media in general.
With the same delight as Dutch TV shows are now watchable online, Horizon has a couple nice shows there.
Have a look at War on Science or try to figure out where fantasy stops and something realistic begins in Parallel Universe.
We wrote before about torture and clearly condemn it. As UN-member, The Netherlands has undersigned this basic human right (art. 5) and there are even torture trails being held in the country. With some hot issues of indirect torture from immigration actions but not direct involvement as such, you would think the Dutch torture position and reputation are looking bright.