A month of tropical co-working in Koh Lanta, Thailand

The small island in the south of Thailand is as a popular tourist destinatior. It’s famous for relaxing, snorkeling and ping. Tucked away in the center of the island lies the tropical co-working space KoHub. It attracts digital nomads from around the world. I had planned to visit here last year until I broke my … More A month of tropical co-working in Koh Lanta, Thailand

Some notes on working, travelling and being a “digital nomad”

Starting out on your first journey you don’t think you’re allowed to call yourself a digital nomad yet. Later you use in quotes because you can’t identify 100% with it. But thanks to becoming main stream it’s the easiest way of explaining the lifestyle. I’ve been meaning to write down some notes on how I … More Some notes on working, travelling and being a “digital nomad”

“Bob is on BeardGroomers.com” – Your system is leaking information

Exchange BeardGroomers.com with a more risqué site and at best the grapevine starts talking. In the worst case political views, private activities etc are used to blackmail you. A very common security best practice is to avoid information leakage on web sites. This basically means you shouldn’t be able to figure out if a user … More “Bob is on BeardGroomers.com” – Your system is leaking information

SharePoint: Why won’t you let me delete a column? A case of “Cannot complete this action.”

Today I deployed a custom SharePoint column and list definition to our productive systems and added some extra columns to test some functionality. I then wanted to delete them again. Boom: ASP.net Error page. ULS told me: “Cannot complete this action. Please try again.“. Suffice to say: Trying again did not help. Fired up the … More SharePoint: Why won’t you let me delete a column? A case of “Cannot complete this action.”