Month: April 2010

  • SIP and international telephone numbers to get called at

    You are living in country X, but you want to have a telephone number in country Y, where you can get called at. Some combinations of providers and governments won’t allow it, but it’s worth having a look at it. Some providers will charge you quite some Dollars, Euros, or whatever. Find out! Here are […]

  • The H speed guide to NoSQL

    An interesting article on NoSQL at

  • Eyjafjallajökull

    There is an article on it on resp. on the current events: Eyjafjallajökull — translated as “Eyja-fjalla glacier” or “island-fells glacier”—is one of the smaller glaciers of Iceland.

  • Emacs & the birth of the GPL

    A very  interesting article at

  • tools for “shrinking” a DVD

    I came across these tools, haven’t tried them yet myself, but I am definitely going to, and at least XDVDShrink must be quite reasonable, as it has pretty good ratings resp. weekly download figures at sourceforge: XDVDShrink vamps Both are available on the Packman Repository for openSUSE 11.2, which I use directly with yast; there […]