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Der elektrische Reporter erklärt Microblogging

by Christian Scholz on November 29, 2008

German public TV channel ZDF now cooperates with the german videoblog “Elektrischer Reporter” (electric reporter) and the first episode of their cooperation is about Microblogging. I think a very good introduction which mentions of course Twitter but also the recent (…)

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Developer-Portal der Telekom: Mein Scheitern

by Christian Scholz on November 24, 2008

This post is about my failed attempts to buy something at Deutsche Telekom with their Micropayment systems. Yes, they seem to have many where you can upload money from one to the other just to get a message in the (…)

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OpenWeb-Podcast Folge 5: Microformats

by Christian Scholz on November 24, 2008

The 5th epside of our german podcast about the open web is about Microformats. We discuss what it is and what the future of microformats might be. In der fünften Folge des OpenWeb-Podcasts geht es um Microformats. Wir erklären, was (…)

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Barcamp Hamburg 2008

by Christian Scholz on November 24, 2008

This is a little report in german about the Barcamp Hamburg. It was nice to see all those people again and we had incredible 2/3 of the crowd being people new to a barcamp. It spreads! Die Anfahrt Alles startet (…)

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Sphinx 0.5 released (technical)

by Christian Scholz on November 24, 2008

Interesting for Python programmers: Sphinx, the documentation tool we all love, has been released in version 0.5. Development has moved now to mercurial and is hosted at http://www.bitbucket.org/birkenfeld/sphinx. Biggest change is probably the i18n support, there are now 10 supported (…)

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Obama’s FCC Transition Team to have virtual worlds experts on it

by Christian Scholz on November 19, 2008

As BoingBoing reports (via James Wagner Au, a journalist well known for his insights into virtual worlds), the FCC transition team has Kevin Werbach and Susan Crawford on it. Kevin seems to be a passionate WoW-player and Susan Crawford knows (…)

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TopfShow #10: Der Wandel durch das Netz

by Christian Scholz on November 19, 2008

In this episode of my german podcast I talk about my experiences with Microsoft listening to Twitter, about how Lutz Heilmann became known world-wide and how public TV tries to change in the face of the internet. [Download mp3, 34:42, (…)

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Amazon präsentiert Content Delivery Network “CloudFront”

by Christian Scholz on November 19, 2008

Technorati-Tags: cloudfront,amazon,aws,contentdelivery,cds,cdn,webservices,startups Amazon presents their new Web-Service, a Content Delivery Service called "CloudFront". Find all about it here. Heute gab es einen neuen Newsletter in dem Amazon seinen neuesten Web-Service vorstellte, nämlich ein Content Delivery System namens CloudFront. Damit kann (…)

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MrTopf packt aus: Podcasting-Equipment

by Christian Scholz on November 18, 2008

In this (german) video you can see me unpacking some podcasting gear. Stuff to play! Um noch bessere Folgen für den OpenWeb-Podcast zu machen, habe ich mal ein bisschen Zeugs bestellt. Hier seht ihr, wie ich es auspacke: Donnerstag abend (…)

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CIA.gov wird OpenID-Provider

by Christian Scholz on November 18, 2008

Paul Madsen has a good writeup on how and why the CIA might become an OpenID provider. Worauf wir hierzulande sehnsüchtig noch warten ist, dass das BKA und BND OpenID-Provider werden. Ginge es nach Paul Madsen, wäre die USA dort (…)

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