book on social websites and their experimenting with users: “We Experiment On Human Beings!”

http://blog.okcupid.com/index.php/we-experiment-on-human-beings/ I’m the first to admit it: we might be popular, we might create a lot of great relationships, we might blah blah blah. But OkCupid doesn’t really know what it’s doing. Neither does any other website. It’s not like people have been building these things for very long, or you can go look up… Continue reading book on social websites and their experimenting with users: “We Experiment On Human Beings!”

smileys, emoticons, …

http://www.windweaver.com/emoticon.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smiley https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emoticon – there is also an emoticon code block on Unicode Created this article, so that I can remove the respective bookmark on Firefox. Update: This article got immediately and automatically posted to my G+ account as well. And what? They restricted the access to “personally only” as opposed to “public” – what are… Continue reading smileys, emoticons, …

Saturday night jogging at Berlin Tiergarten: 8.8 km in 00:55:09

https://flow.polar.com/training/analysis/20129050 V800 with the stride sensor show 9.61 km Polar Beat shows 8.8 km the Polar Stride Sensor “Model:Y8” needs calibrating – best probably in a stadium because of the well defined distance of the round weight after workout: 100 kg – wow, that’s a long-term low!

polar “stride sensor bluetooth smart” “Model:Y8”

http://www.polar.com/en/products/accessories/stride_sensor_bluetooth_smart http://www.polar.com/de/produkte/accessoires/Laufsensor_Bluetooth_Smart – the article in German: “Laufsensor Bluetooth Smart” compatible with their V800 compatible with the entire iPhone flock apparently not compatible with the Samsung Galaxy S5 resp. the Polar Beat Android app http://www.polar.com/e_manuals/V800/Polar_V800_user_manual_English/#Polar Stride Sensor Bluetooth Smart.htm?Highlight=calibrating – I need to calibrate it with the V800 :  (TBD!!!) Treadmill runners using the V800 need this, so… Continue reading polar “stride sensor bluetooth smart” “Model:Y8”

“Oracle Linux Server” as VirtualBox guest OS: a few administrational experiences

There is a VM appliance, that I run …, and that appliance uses Oracle Linux Server as its OS. I want the appliance’s hostname to be oracle000 – it’s going to be my Oracle Databaser server anyway. Q: The appliance’s network connection to outside – how to activate it? Initially the appliance’s network connection seems… Continue reading “Oracle Linux Server” as VirtualBox guest OS: a few administrational experiences