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Thank you, Microsoft

That was sarcastic. Today I ended up doing a Windows Update on my work PC, running Windows 10. For some reason this ended with me losing all the work I had in my documents folder, until I could recover it … Continue reading

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Listening in on other people’s children

Since apparently someone still thinks this is news, here we go again: Microsoft had third parties listening* in on Xbox recordings, sometimes of children and sometimes of recordings that had been made by mistake. I’ll repeat: Any internet connected camera … Continue reading

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Transcribing private conversations

Big Tech transcribes samples recorded from the microphones at our homes. We know this. I was honestly surprised that the Danish newspaper Politiken chose to treat the fact that Apple and Google had had private conversations of their users transcribed … Continue reading

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Alexa might spell the end of the independent seller

If invisible interfaces succeed – which I am not entirely sure they will – Alexa will function as a barrier of entry for independents sellers. Which is probably why Amazon is so focused on it. Google, Apple and Microsoft try … Continue reading

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Windows

Da jeg har programmeret siden i det meste af mit liv synes jeg at det er sjovt at læse Raymond Chen’s fortælling om alt det der gjorde det vanskeligt at få gamle programmer til at køre under Windows 95. Det … Continue reading

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Windows+Linux/Bash

Det havde jeg ikke set komme Jeg ville ønske at det ikke var så tæt på 1. april, eller at jeg i det mindste kunne finde flere steder der kunne bekræfte det Det giver fantastisk god mening og – hvis … Continue reading

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Nagware

Jeg kom til at begå den fejl at “reservere” en Windows 10 til min computer, hvilket betyder at den nu er begyndt at prøve at installere opgraderingen. Det er umådeligt svært at få Microsofts opgradering til at stoppe, end ikke når … Continue reading

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Windows 10 og sikkerhed

Jeg har ikke Windows 10, jeg har ikke installeret nogen pre-release versioner og selvom jeg jo nok ender med at bruge det, så bliver jeg heller ikke en af de første brugere. Men til alle andre så vil jeg godt … Continue reading

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A/B testing og hvorfor det nok ikke virker

A/B testing, hvor man prøver to konkurrerende implementationer af overfor brugerne og ser hvilken der performer bedst, er et fantastisk redskab til at forbedre et produkt. Det bruges meget i webudvikling og derfor er det egentlig underligt at så få … Continue reading

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Om Microsoft’s nye browser

Microsoft har skrevet lidt mere om deres nye browser i “Project Spartan and the Windows 10 January Preview Build“. Internet Explorer får lov at leve lidt tid endnu, så mit gæt er stadig at den kommer til at eksistere til og … Continue reading

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