A collection of 15 posts

Sep 8, 2015

Some thoughts on the Internet

Some thoughts on the Internet

It’s been more than three years since I last published anything about technology (it was a post where I expressed my distaste for Instagram on Android, a notion that persists to this

Feb 4, 2009

Google's Knol

In July 2008 Google released a new service called Knol. You’re probably wondering what sort of funny name that is, and after I’ve told you what Knol does, you’ll still

Jun 3, 2008

Oh my Goosh!

Here’s something to keep you occupied for a while. If you’re a geek and command-line fanatic, that is. Because has created something that’s both extremely helpful and, well,

May 7, 2008

The Google Trap

Went and saw a discussion at the Thalia-bookshop here in Vienna about a new book by an Austrian journalist titled “Die Google Falle” (The Google Trap). Unfortunately, it was the worst panel discussion

Mar 5, 2008

Jaiku - not Twitter, obviously

Today I received one of the coveted invites to Jaiku*, the micro-blogging service that’s been likened to Twitter a lot (even though it has been around longer). While Jaiku used to be

Dec 4, 2007

GMail goes colour

Well, to hell with my separate tech-blog, I need to write about this here: After releasing a tricked-out new version of GMail only a few weeks ago, the busy GMail team has now

May 31, 2007

The Offline Paradoxon

It’s usually not such a great thing when a website you use daily goes offline. Well, this time it’s perfect. Because, you see, it’s just semantics. Google Reader, as of

Dec 12, 2006

Breaking News - Google steals screenshot!

So apparently the seemingly endless flow of interesting new start-ups has finally run dry. Or why else would the good people at TechCrunch get all excited over an IE7 screenshot on the Google

Jun 21, 2006

Google Browser Sync

Once in a while, Google issues things that are really quite surprising. A couple of weeks back, that little surprise was the Google Browser Sync, an extension for popular open source browser Mozilla

May 26, 2006

Picasa for Linux

Just when I’ve become more and more frustrated with KimDaBa, or KPhotoAlbum as it’s now called, Google comes to rescue and releases Picasa for Linux (For some reason or other they