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Support Freedom, Privacy and Informational Self-Determination (Update)

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Every year we have several ways to donate our hard-earned money for charity. We hope to help children in the third world, support efforts to treat deceases or rescue the wildlife. Well, or we just spend it for lots of socks, ties, champagne and fireworks.

This year …

web2py: Normalized many-to-many model with multiselect drop-down

The Python framework web2py is pretty powerful when it comes to automagical form and data handling. A quite common use case in an application is the need to manage a business object that might have many relations to some other business object, e.g. one package might consist of many …

Foto auf der elektronischen Gesundheitskarte ist rechtmäßig

Das Foto auf der elektronischen Gesundheitskarte (eGK) verletzte laut einer Entscheidung des Bundessozialgerichts in Kassel nicht das Recht auf informationelle Selbstbestimmung.

Die weitere Begründung lässt einen ungläubig die Augen reiben:

[...] Das Recht schützt bereits die betroffenen Daten vor unbefugtem Zugriff Dritter und vor missbräuchlicher Nutzung. Dass die Datensicherheit faktisch unzulänglich …

The Tao of Programming


A manager went to the Master Programmer and showed him the requirements document for a new application. The manager asked the Master: "How long will it take to design this system if I assign five programmers to it?"

"It will take one year," said the Master promptly.

"But …

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