Category Archives: Internet

Swiss ICT Awards 2014: The Winners


On November 5th, 2014 the Swiss ICT Award ceremony was held in the KKL Lucerne. Many companies had applied for the prestigious award and the Jury earlier this year had selected the finalists for the last round. See the finalists for the Swiss … Continue reading

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Re-use your old smartphone (3 ideas)


If you are like me then you also have a drawer with the several generations of phones that you went through in the last 15–20 years. Of course you should not let them acquire mold but keep their batteries charged … Continue reading

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Doing Well By Doing Good: Re-CAPTCHA at the Cross-Section of Technology, Economics, and Psychology


A colleague of mine at Infosys, Kapil Ashok Jaiswal, posted an article on our company internal blog site. I am thankful that he gave me the permission to re-post his contribution on my blog. He had titled his blog “Killing … Continue reading

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Hackers join McAfee to combat electric vehicle viruses | SmartPlanet


  SmartPlanet just published an interesting article that I would like to share with my readers: Hackers join McAfee to combat electric vehicle viruses | SmartPlanet. Here the first paragraphs of the article: “A team of hackers working for security company … Continue reading

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Privacy Revisited: A Standard Information Sharing Label


We all are very familiar with nutrition labels on milk bottles and groceries. They disclose to us that water has 0% fat and that the burger you are heating in the microwave contains 70%fat and some interesting chemicals. But when it comes … Continue reading

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Google Drive Arrived: Cloud Storage And Privacy/Security


Cloud Storage is not any longer just for the big guys. This morning when I updated my Android phone a new app was loaded called Google Drive. It explained that it was part of Google Docs and I downloaded it. … Continue reading

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‘Li-Fi’: Wireless Data Via LED Lights, Anywhere


In an earlier post I wrote about data transmission by light in the home. But this development gives the story a new twist: Using not only the lights in buildings but also outside light sources to transmit data wirelessly.

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