Ubuntu Multipass

For new set-ups, Linux developments and test environments were Docker or Oracle Virtual Box my top choices. To test container systems like Docker or container orchestration like Kubernetes, it makes much sense to try it on Linux servers instead of Desktop Operation System. In Machine Learning development, is it best practice to set up a […]

Protect your Network with Pi-Hole

The Pi-hole® project is a DNS sinkhole that protects your devices from unwanted content without installing any client-side software. The project can use as an ad blocker for each device on a network. It can also block particular domains for internet access (e.g., known malware, spyware, ransomware, youth protection, Etc.). The Domain Name System (DNS) […]

Intel NC2 Gaze Control

Intel NC2 Gaze Control is a pyhton project at the Udacity Nanodegree Intel Edge AI for IoT Developer. This project controls the mouse using the gaze by creating a computer vision pipeline. The pipeline detects the face and gives the head pose and the eye locations. The model uses this information to estimate the next […]

Microservices Basics

In many areas in the topic field of microservices, we are often searching for additional information. To facilitate discussions in the basics of microservices, I started the following GitHub project. It contains a collection of links to topics like Docker, CI/CD, Kubernetes, and microservices monitoring. E.g., if you have to set up environments after weeks […]

Burnt, can a star chef act agile?

It is challenging to explain agile or lean methods to customers or outsiders. In the agile environment, many examples and metaphors from software development dominate. In lean, many examples are from industrial production, especially Toyota. Story In the movie Burnt, the main character John Adam went through an agile transformation. John Adam is a talented […]

Clean Agile

Between years, I was finally able to get into Clean Agile by Robert C. Martin. Uncle Bob impressively describes the history of agile software development. From its beginnings at the signing of the agile manifesto until today. The book is an excellent practical summary of twenty years of agile development that provides background and context […]

Wire IoT devices

Smart environments use a lot of servers, containers, and devices. Sometimes you need a lightweight system to connect and monitor these devices. IoT devices offer multiple open systems, but how can you wire them? Node-Red [1] is an open-source system based on NodeJS that fulfills this requirement. IBM initialed Node-Red. One year ago, I was […]

NextCloud on Raspberry Pi

Last year I decided to test Nextcloud [1] on a Raspberry Pi II. Before this installation, I had gained experience with ownCloud on the Raspberry Pi. However, I found the setup of the webserver, database and in-memory cache and message broker complicated. As a solution, I found NextCloudPi [2]. NextCloudPi provides virtual machines and docker […]

Impact Podcast

Fascinated about IMPACT_TALK Podcast. Topics are Circular Economy, Hydrogen, and Start-Ups. In my opinion, DLT systems (blockchain) can solve many problems of the circular economy. E.g., invoicing and accounting operations, deposit systems, product or raw material supply chain transparency (A trusted Database for Systems Boundaries). https://impact-festival.earth/#podcast

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