Thoughts on the Internet-of-Things (IoT), Episode 0

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The main message of this article is that the idea of combining software, cheap-enough computing and every-day object is NOT yet another stupid marketing hype, but a practical trend that probably increases demand for firmware development services. People at Intel have implemented a car head-light tha consists of a projector and a camera and the headlight …

Selgitus, miks New York'i kesklinn on "Lollideküla"

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Arutelu dominant seisneb üüri-hinnas, New York'i kesklinna ümbritseva piirkonna linna-planeeringus, globaalsetes kaupade/teenuste hindades. Antud arutelu kehtib väiksemas mastaabis ka Londoni ja Tallinna kesklinnade kohta. Kui odavama otsa üüri-hind 2015. aasta New York'is on "keskmiselt" 100€/m^3, piltlikumalt öeldes, nõuka-aegse Tallinna korteri suuruse korteri kuuüür on odavaimal juhul ~5000$ ja seda mitte vaid interneti-andmetel, vaid tean seda ka …

Summary of the Blue Ocean Strategy

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In stead of playing a null sum game in the "blood-red" ocean, where sharks fight with each other for the market share, the blue ocean strategy is to look at the "red ocean" and list as many segments of "non-customers" of the red ocean as possible. The non-customers are all of those people that are not …

List of my Dreams that have been Implemented by Others, Episode 0

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About in 2001 I dreamt of a coffee shop, where people can listen to music all the time without ever needing to listen to the same song twice. I did not like, how radio stations repeat the same songs all over again. In 2015 there is mobile internet and YouTube that brings that dream into reality …

Yet Another way to Misunderstand the Dijkstra's Algorithm, Episode 0

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The videos on YouTube about the Dijkstra's algorithm are almost all very nice and helpful, my gratitude to the people, who created them, but at the time of writing this blog post, I'm dumb enough to not understand the "shortEST" path side of the story. For example, in the case of the videos on YouTube, which …

Mida hinnata tööintervjuul

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This blog post is in Estonian, because it's a copy/paste of an e-mail that I sent to one of the places that I applied to.

An Idea about a Mathematical Model for Healing and Growth

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Each cell has a cell type number that depends on the region of the body, where the cell resides. For example cells of, different ears have different cell type numbers. In case of injury, neighbors of the destroyed cells tell the cell type number of the destroyed cell that resided right next to them and a …

People's History: A Split-up in Estonian Christian Country Style, Story 0

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For the privacy of the participants, I will not mention, where exactly or when that, true, story took place, but the story is that at a rural, small, Estonian village, on one of the Estonian islands, a female that was at its last months of pregnancy, got dumped by her mate. When the boyfriend came to …

Descriptions of Various Dreams, Episode 0

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The purpose of this article is to collect descriptions of some of the weirder dreams that I have had. This article will be modified, updated according to the dreams that I see.

About Democracy and Lying, Episode 0

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In stead of the classical structure that consists of introduction, content, summary, this article is written by using the structure of system of equations. Solution, if it exists at all, does not depend on the order of the equations, nor does it depend on the form that the equations have been transformed. I suggest to listen …

Free Software Foundation Stance on Combining GPL, MIT and BSD Licensed Works

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What is Software Good for, Episode 1

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Another way to ask this is, what can be done with software? The motivation for that question is to understand software market a bit better by looking at the same thing throw different views. To answer the question, what can be done with software, one possible first step is to classify software. I have a guess …

Some Thoughts on Stupidity, View 1

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It's easy to say that aren't the crooks stupid to ruin their collaboration opportunities by committing their banal acts or that violence is not a smart way to resolve disputes. On the other hand, it's pretty stupid to explain philosophy to the shark that is chewing Your feet or to the soldier, who is turning his/her …

A View on Macroeconomics in 2014 and a Prediction, Version 0

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Once upon a time, before the invention of the printing press, books were copied by rewriting them manually. As it is with all manual processes, errare humanum est. In year 2014 a laser printer makes less mistakes than a human and is cheaper to keep than a slave that is willing to work for food and …

Babel Architecture, Version 0

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How it works out, remains to be seen, but the initial plan is that the main() will be written in Ada, because Ada is, supposedly, fast and has built-in concurrency support. This article will probably be changed/updated in the future.

Collection of Project idea Stem-cells, Episode 0

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Gym Replacement for full body Workout

The Basics of the Recruitment of Software Developers, Episode 0

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The targeted audience of this article is human resource personnel, professional head-hunters, agents of recruitment agencies. If You are one of those recruitment agents and You think that You do not have the time to get into details and read some useless, impractical, philosophical, rant of some techno-scum, then You can save Your time by skipping …

Ideas About Next Generation Weaponry, Episode 1

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This article is part of a series of articles that discusses possible advancements of weaponry. The Episode 0 focused mainly on ammunition and propulsion systems of the ammunition. This article, the Episode 1, is mostly about bombs. (Yes, imagine that: a blog post about "how to make a bomb", uuuuuuuuuu ).

Sales, Smarts and Scale (SSS), Episode 1point5

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Probably it's not possible to sell math related consulting services or language courses to apes in the jungle. The apes just do not feel that they need that, even if they had something to pay with. Penguins could use some hunting harpoons to defend themselves against Orca whales and other predators, but they probably do not …

The Future of Security Audits, Episode 0

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As software grows larger and larger, there is no chance that people are able to manually audit code. Just like people make syntax mistakes, people make semantics mistakes, mis-design and mis-understand design patterns. It is not possible to manually re-audit huge projects after updates, corrections, "corrections" and refactoring. Nor is it possible to reaudit huge projects …

Floating Flowerpot Prototype 1

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That way the plants do not have to be watered that often. The wooden sticks, which are sold at groceries for serving meat, are to keep the flowerpot from turning upside down, which might happen, because the mass center of the flowerpot is above the water level. Still water and mud is a biologically dangerous combination. …

What are Economists good for, Episode 0

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The short answer is that their main strength is an activity that is denoted with a single word: buy-sell-exchange. It practically means retail shops and banking. If groceries is looked at, then clearly the buy-sell-exchange activity is amiable, honorable, activity that clearly benefits everyone. The same with exchange of other, premanufactured(!!!), simple-to-use, goods like clothing, home …

Kommunistliku ideoloogia iva võrrelduna 2014. aasta trendidega

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Ühes suhtluskanalis, mille nime jätan praegu nimetamata, reklaamisin välja YouTube'ist leitud video pealkirjaga "Liberty 101". Oma postitusele sain väga meeldiva, sisuka, vastuse, kus inimene oli pannud ligikaudu neljal (jah, arv 4 ehk 3+1) A4 formaadis leheküljel kirja oma, alternatiivsed, mõtted. Nende 4 A4 korral oli selles mõttes tegu väga meeldiva tekstiga, et see tekst oli põhjalik …

Market Limits, Episode 0

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Operations research depends on limits.
This blog post aims to list some of them. The blog post is subject to modification.

Stupid, but Noteworthy Videos, Episode 0

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The videos are linked and the collection is subject to change.

Ideas About Next Generation Weaponry, Episode 0

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The very first requirements that the weaponry must meet is concealability and a possibility to produce them in a concealed manner, preferably from commodity materials. The 1$ microscope project has demonstrated that advanced results can be achieved by using cheap, commodity, materials. In MythBusters Season 13 Episode 8 the stars of the show demonstrate that a …

An idea About Group Relationships, Episode 0

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The main idea of this blog post is that regardless of the fact, whether the relationships between members of a group are coercive or not, the relationships are always an intellectual phenomena that can have very many different versions. Coercive examples are various states and pirate ships, from Egyptian and Mayan pharaohs and priests to Islam, …

About Whistle Blowing and Leaking

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Why Tyrants (Should) need Whistle Blowers

A Thought About Law Obedience and Economic Sanctions, Episode 0

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Law Obedience

How lack of Privacy Hinders Development

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Often specialists, for example, IT-people, consult with their former colleagues, schoolmates, friends, about things that are related to their work. That speeds up work and leads to good results faster. Clearly that sort of phone calls, e-mails, etc. is PRIVATE COMMUNICATION and will not take place, if "the boss" listens in on it or records it. …