Category: doink

‘locate’ on Ubuntu with an encrypted home dir

recently, i noticed that the locate command on my ubuntu system didn’t work as expected. it simply didn’t list files located in my $HOME dir, while it did still list files in the…

Matching hard- and software

“If a company designs both hardware and software, it can build much better systems than if they only design the software. That’s why Apple’s iPhone is so much better than Microsoft phones.” this…

Google’s secret

google got all fat & rich because of one single reason: they excel at sorting search engine hits. the secret behind this is called PageRank, a clever algorithm to sort links. they even…

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