Twitter: one abusive way to gain followers, e.g. saramess=”Sara Messelaar”

https://twitter.com/saramess – Sara Messelaar She “favorites” one of your tweets, and you are foolish enough to start following her. Maybe you ask her, why she “favorited” your tweet. And you already know, it wasn’t a really important tweet of yourself. Especially for her I created a new private Twitter list by the name of “tmptmptmp” – and… Continue reading Twitter: one abusive way to gain followers, e.g. saramess=”Sara Messelaar”

my unfavourite Wikipedia contributors

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Dsimic (Dragan Simic) – executing WP rules, just because they got set up and he likes to – I guess he is bored otherwise

bash scripts and start-up files

Just my personal opinion – but with many years of experience on my back: most shell scripts (bash, ksh, csh) should be run without ~/.bashrc (or equivalent) – bash has “–norc” for that purpose, csh has “-f“ the PATH environment variable should be set within ~/.profile …, not within ~/.bashrc – do it once at… Continue reading bash scripts and start-up files

the Israeli NGO “Breaking the Silence” AKA BtS – in transliterated Hebrew: “Shovrim Shtika”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breaking_the_Silence_(non-governmental_organization) If people from outside Israel look at the peaks of the Arab-Israeli conflicts, they should also consider BtS and their role and publications. The contemporary Israeli society also incorporates a very credible and honest group like this one. I personally trust them. In my opinion they form a rather honourable counterpoint. Having said this …… Continue reading the Israeli NGO “Breaking the Silence” AKA BtS – in transliterated Hebrew: “Shovrim Shtika”

movie: Marcello Marcello (2008)

For the love of the beautiful Elena the young fisherman’s son Marcello turns a whole village upside down. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1069235 What a lovely movie and story!