Recently I wrote about the wonderful six colors of tea. Often people raise an eye brow when they read blue tea. It’s not a color you expect your tea to have. If you search for the term you will find a variety of drinks such as hibiscus tea which starts out blue and turns red … More The mysterious blue tea
Black and green tea are known to many, but did you know there are six colors of tea? … More How colorful is your tea?
Europeans on the web have typically been much more privacy aware than their US counterparts. So the WhatsApp exodus post Facebook purchase (as seen in the iOS AppStore charts led by alternative clients in a number of European countries) didn’t surprise me that much. But what was unusual is my personal decision to join the … More WhatsApp conversations increase your medical bills? When ads are not just ads.
In case you installed Visual Studio 2013 Preview onto a fresh machine (in my case Windows 8.1 Preview) and ran into one of the following problems when creating an App for SharePoint install the prerequisites mentioned below… Problems on compiling the empty ASP.NET MVC (App for SharePoint template solution): The type or namespace name ‘SharePointContextFilter’ … More Visual Studio 2013 Preview and Apps for SharePoint
“If you never miss a plane, you’re spending too much time at the airport.” George Stigler, U.S. economist In my case it was more a combination of a traffic jam and an invalid ticket that caused me to fly to Madrid a day later than originally planned. Most people would consider this a nuisance. For … More When a missed flight is not a lost opportunity – the birth of a product
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
As a start-up team you’re ideally a heterogeneous bunch of people with different ideas and opinions. You will have to make decisions that are not unanimous. On the other hand successful startups seem to always have a shared vision and one plan of actions. How do they do that? They can’t be living in a happy fluffy everybody … More The Importance of Committing