Martin Skopal

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The EU’s eastern neighbours

Employment rate in the EU’s eastern neighbour countries (15 years old and over)<p>GDP per capita of EU eastern neighbourhood countries as percentage of …

The basic problem is that the E.U. is not a true union but more a collection of states that have not in any real sense ceded decision-making power to a central authority.

Stowe Boyd<p>http://stoweboyd.com/post/46752553379/the-basic-problem-is-that-the-eu-is-not-a-true<p>David Unger, Who Can Bring the E.U. To Its Senses? The …

Europe

Wealth distribution in the eurozone

The eurosystem has worked for a number of years now on a very comprehensive survey, called Household Finance and Consumption Network (HFCN). Data …

Demographics

Eine Mittelmeerunion bleibt vorerst Vision

Am 13. Juli 2008 wurde in Paris die Union für das Mittelmeer (UfM) gegründet. Es war der Versuch, der euro-mediterranen Partnerschaft mit …

Europäische Union

Blogs review: Big Data, aggregates and individuals

<i>What’s at stake: The Big Data enthusiasts compare it to a revolution. For the agnostic observer, it is interesting to move beyond this general and</i> …

Economics

Einsatz für ein offenes Netz

In der Netzgemeinde ist nach dem gescheiterten Widerstand gegen das Leistungsschutzgesetz so richtig Leben in die Bude gekommen. Einige …

Datenschutz

Handelsabkommen zwischen EU und USA

Die Verhandlungen der Europäischen Union und der Vereinigten Staaten über ein bilaterales Handels- und Investitionsabkommen sind gute Nachrichten. …

Wirtschaft

Nachrichten

Nachricht25 Mai 2018<p>Aktualisierung der Vorschriften über Verbrauchsteuern auf Alkohol<p>Kommission schlägt neue Vorschriften vor, um niedrigere Kosten …

Wirtschaft

Bitcoin: How An Unregulated, Decentralized Virtual Currency Just Became A Billion Dollar Market

Hang around in the tech industry long enough and you or someone you know will be heard saying, “that’s so crazy it just might work.” Two years ago, if you’d have told me that an open-source, P2P currency would soon be a thriving, billion-dollar market, I would’ve told you that you were on a lonely …

Marktkapitalisierung: Bitcoin knackt Milliarden-Grenze

Die virtuelle Währung Bitcoin hat bei ihrem Höhenflug einen neuen Gipfel erreicht: Die Marktkapitalisierung (Menge der Bitcoins mal Wechselkurs) …

Der "Internet-Gau" war keiner

Nachdem in den vergangenen Tagen einige großen Medien das gesamte Internet in Gefahr schrieben haben, zeigt sich inzwischen, dass die …

Epic uptime achievement unlocked. Can you beat 16 years?

NetWare 3.12 server taken down after a decade and a half of duty.<p>It's September 23, 1996. It's a Monday. The Macarena is pumping out of the office …

Apple designs iPhone with wraparound 3D display

Apple has patented a new iPhone design featuring a wraparound display and no buttons.<p>The display would cover the entire surface of the devices and could include two AMOLED screens one on top of the other, according to a patent filing published this week, allowing it to give "an illusion of depth …

Electronics

The Responsive Web Design War Strategy

It seems like everyone is hailing Responsive Web Design (RWD) as the savior for the mobile site development in 2013. That’s reasonable too, since RWD …

Web Design

How to Creatively Market Yourself as a Designer



Start a Personal Project<p>The best thing about embarking on your own personal project is that you have free reign to make something that exactly suits …

Graphic Design

European Commission - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Speech: The big data revolution

European Commission<p>Neelie Kroes<p>Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda<p>The big data revolution<p>EIT Foundation …

Search

So Who Knew? In February Cyprus Deposit Outflows Soared To A Three Year High

The decision to crush Cypriot depositors (first all of them, then just the uninsured ones) came in March, without any prior hints of the carnage that …

E-Mail-Ersatz mit Bitcoin-Technik

Der Software-Entwickler Jonathan Warren hat Version 0.2.7 seines dezentralen Peer2Peer-Nachrichtendienstes Bitmessage veröffentlicht. Zu den …

Google schnürt Bundle aus Nik-Bearbeitungswerkzeugen

Google bietet die Foto-Plug-ins von Nik Software nun als "Nik Collection by Google" zum Paketpreis von 150 Dollar an, bislang lag der Gesamtpreis bei …

EU-Kommission will Europol für "Big Data" aufrüsten

Die EU-Kommission will Europol fit machen für die Auswertung großer Datenmengen. Sie hat dazu am Mittwoch einen Verordnungsentwurf (PDF-Datei) …

Dark Patterns, die unerfreuliche Webstrategie

Dark Patterns heißt eine von manchen Firmen genutzte Strategie, Websurfer zu Käufen zu animieren, die sie nicht dezidiert ausgewählt haben. Die …

Google forces a new Swedish word out of (official) existence

Google didn't like the word's definition; rather than argue, Sweden killed it.<p>The Swedish Language Council has nuked a word from its list of new …

EU intent on delivering 30Mbps broadband to everyone by 2020

$9 billion in budget cuts apparently isn't enough to derail the EU's plans.<p>Under the European Union’s Digital Agenda for Europe, all member states …

Your robot army, controlled by Arduino and Bluetooth

Open-source hardware project shrinks Arduino, adds wireless, creates awesome.<p>Soon, you could make everything in your life …

Hands-on with Mozilla’s Web-based “Firefox OS” for smartphones

Plans for an all-HTML5 smartphone OS are ambitious. Maybe too ambitious.<p>Launching a new mobile OS is a difficult project since the market leaders, …

Mozilla making the Web a gaming platform with Unreal 3 engine in a browser

High performance JavaScript and WebGL could put high-end games on the Web.<p>Mozilla wants the Web to be a platform that's fit for any purpose. That's …

Spamhaus DDoS grows to Internet-threatening size

More than 300 Gb/s of traffic aimed at the anti-spam site's hosting.<p>Last week, anti-spam organization Spamhaus became the victim of a large denial of …