5 Simple Tips To Automate Your AWS Cloud And Reduce Cost

Even though AWS provides you with automation tools like CloudFormation, Beanstalk and OpsWorks to run your infrastructure there are still a lot of system maintenance tasks you must do on an ongoing basis: running backups, synchronizing data or up-/downgrading instances according to traffic patterns. Today I want to show you five easy automation tips you can […]

3D Printing Is For Nerds Today But A Lucrative Investment For Tomorrow

Do you remember those noisy old dot-matrix printers you used ages ago, either at the office of your dad or at your home if you were lucky? This was early in the days before we got to thermo, inkjet and/or color laser printers. At the same time Microsoft wasn’t as big, burnable CD-ROMs were super […]

Spam Or Ham? BISH Index Analyses (Over-) Monetization Of Websites

I know this from my experience with Google’s search results but I am sure you have encountered the same: searching for a specific keyword, clicking on the first result and being confronted with an overly “AdSense optimized” website that was purely created for generating AdSense clicks. You might have a gut feel the website you’re […]

JVC’s Nightstand Might Finally Replace Your Oldschool Radio Alarm Clock

This newly introduced nightstand might be another cool addition to your ever-growing gadget collection.  JVC’s nightstand N-BX3 makes a beautiful nightstand that plays tunes from your iPod or iPhone. It comes in both black and white colours.  With a weight of approximately 20 kg and measurement of 500 x 300 x 110 millimetres, find all […]

Smart Bins: When Recycling Goes Digital

Just when you thought that digital screen technology is limited at homes and offices, think again.  Introducing “smart bins,” the newest digital screen network invades the streets of London in time before the Olympics 2012. Smart bins are more than just instalments slapped on the sidewalks.  These futuristic, multi-functional recycling stations come equipped with a couple […]

Google Now Analyzes Ad Placements – Improves Search Ranking Algorithm

Yesterday Google announced a major(!) upgrade to its search ranking algorithm which will drastically change the way designers and more importantly online marketeers will think about their website layouts. In Google’s ongoing effort to help users find more high-quality websites in search results, the company will introduce an improved algorithm. From then on Google will […]