Monatsarchiv: Dezember 2005

Holger brings the snow chaos to Europe

This week it snowed a lot in Europe thanks to a low pressure field called Holger. It’s so nice that three people thought of me when they heard about it. 😉

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US Military should know where to shoot

While searching for geodata on the internet I stumbled upon this message on nga.mil: Place name errors have been discovered in the GEOnet Names Server (GNS) over Afghanistan and Pakistan. Use GNS information for these countries with caution. I hope they found that out in a peaceful way.

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Thank you, Airtel Broadband! :-(

We have an Airtel 256k DSL-flatrate in our house in Bangalore. Especially in the evenings we often loose the internet connection. This is a ping request for one of Google’s IPs (Google should be usually answering, right?): Antwort von 216.239.57.104: Bytes=32 Zeit=266ms TTL=245Antwort von 216.239.57.104: Bytes=32 Zeit=268ms TTL=245Antwort von 216.239.57.104: Bytes=32 Zeit=271ms TTL=245Antwort von 216.239.57.104: […]

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The other side of outsourcing

Isn’t that ridiculous: I’m at home in Bangalore and try to watch this 45min-video about the outsourcing industry in India. And while the introduction commentor says: thousands of miles of fibre-optic cable have been installed in Bangalore my connection breaks. And it keeps breaking here in Bangalore almost every day (thanks to our provider Airtel). […]

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Kids with Cameras

Children of prostitutes from Calcutta took pictures from their daily life.

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