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Akiee Release 0.0.4

I have releasedĀ Akiee Version 0.0.4. This release focuses on improving the user experience.The source code view and the board view got moved to the menu, cause in tests they would not be used often and personal view is, that they should not be used often in an efficient workflow.Repeating tasks will now be set to […]

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Akiee 0.0.3 released

Release 0.0.3 is a big step for Akiee. I am switching Akiee from plain Javascript to Clojurescript with Reagent, which is a wrapper around Facebook's React. Furthermore, Akiee's UI has been improved to better fit into the respective operating systems. On the functional side it is now possible to add or edit data of a […]

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Financing Open-Source-Projects via the Ubuntu Software-Center

Since a few month it's relatively easy to offer commercial software through the Ubuntu Software-Center. Why shouldn't this be used to finance open-source projects like the Gimp, Ardour or Openshot and support their development efforts. Let's Take Brian Lunduke's favorite example: The Gimp. Before I want to make an fundamental assumption: It doesn't conflict with […]

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Business Model Canvas For Letter and A4

The Business Model Canvas is a great tool to draft different business models for your business idea. It is an accompanying download to the Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers book by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur. The only drawback is, that it's poster sized and not usable as a […]

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The 7 And A Half Sources Of Innovation

The 7 Sources of Innovation help you to look systematically for innovative Ideas. It doesn't matter if you want to start a new open source project are searching for interesting topic for your next thesis are looking for innovative business idea or you want to put up an effective social project. It neither doesn't matter, […]

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Wine for Ubuntu Users

A few days ago I spotted a wine for Ubuntu users. Unfortunately, the shop was closed. But I think I will come back and taste the wine. € 9,99 Euro is not too bad. Cheers!

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Linux Users Are Software Pirates

Why are Linux Users Software Pirates? In one sentence: Linux users are software pirates, because they don't pay for their software. Period! We all talk about the awesomeness of  Linux, Ubuntu and Open-Source-Software, but who of us is willing to pay for OSS? Nobody! Everything has to be free of charge. But Linux and OSS […]

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The perfect vocabulary trainer

Most of us have trouble to learn vocabulary, technical terms or facts. But why is that? Because we don't repeat things we learned often. Mnemosyne helps At that point comes Mnemosyne to the game. Mnemosyne works like an intelligent vocabulary trainer. Who knows what to repeat when you should repeat it. If you want to […]

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Faster with Ubuntu Part 4: Impressive

Today I want to show you a tool that will raise your presentation power and makes you faster getting what you want. Impressive shows presentations, saved as pdf , with tasty animations between slides. Impressive has a lot of additional functions. Two highlights are: 1. Overview Function: The overview makes it easy to jump back […]

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