Outsourcing – the holy hand-grenade of Antioch

Outsourcing – the holy handgrenade of Antioch [1]! As shown in Monty Python and the holy grail [2], that is how certain managers see outsourcing as the solution for cost savings. Short term Starting an outsourcing project requires in a first step to document everything. This requires a kind of feedback-circle, and cannot be done… Read More »

Information about Flight Accidents

As a pilot your are always trying to improve your skills. Therefore it is always good to get reports on flight accidents, causes and possible failures. I actually like the Aviation Herald [1] quite much since it provides always the latest issues/incidents with quite good reports. Another quite good page is the Aviation Safety Network… Read More »

Howto start with Bitcoin

Within the last months I have heard a lot about Bitcoin. So I thought to get a bit into this topic. According to Wikipedia [1] it is a decentralized cryptocurrency. The main advantages are basically that the currency is managed decentral, meaning that there are basically no banks required to do any transaction. In addition… Read More »

Howto make a bootable USB stick on OS X

Recently I updated my Windows PC (which I only use for gaming purpose of course) and managed to screw it. Once I did the planned restart it showed me “No operating system found”. Since I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 via the update manager I also did not had a Windows 10 image… Read More »

Aero Club Trip – Regio Emillia

Within my pilot training, I had the exceptional chance to join the Pilotenclub Wien [1] club-trip to Italy. It took place from the 4th to the 7th of July 2015. This was actually possible, since my pilot trainer joined and agreed to fly with me there. Preparation Everybody is thinking about flying as the freedom… Read More »

Private Pilot Licence – Final Exam

Time has passed quickly. Not a year ago I started with theoretical and practical training for the Private Pilot Licence – and a few weeks ago I finally finished. So what has happened after the theoretical exam [1]. A lot – In a nutshell: Finish solo cross country flights Language Proficiency Check Progress Check D Final… Read More »

Private Pilot Licence – Theoretical Exam

After finishing all the classroom training and the subject related test after each session, you are basically allowed to do the theoretical exam after a overall pre-test in your flight school.The theoretical part is basically separated from the practical, wherby it should be noted that you need to have the theoretical exam, befor going to… Read More »

Private Pilot Licence – Radio Check

While progressing on my practical trainings, I also managed to do my radio-check. In Austria it is mandatory to do a radio check, which is held by an official government institution. It is differentiated between: AFZ – Allgemeines Funkzeugnis EFZ – Eingeschränktes Funkzeugnis BFZ – Binnen Funkzeugnis From what I understood, the Austrian BFZ is… Read More »

MacOS Yosemite: Apps still in Launchpad after removal

Recently I have removed some apps from my Macbook Air, as I’ve noticed that is definitely not a gaming PC. In concrete I am talking about Steam, the Gaming Platform and two games. Neither the Mac Book Air is designed for games, nor the small SSD can handle too much data. So what I did… Read More »

Back online after disaster recovery

Recently I tried to upgrade my Ubuntu server from 10.04 to 14.04 – but I ended up in a big chaos. My my case chaos is defined by a non-working server, where actually most of the standard Linux commands has gone, and an upgrade/downgrade was not possible anymore. After long back and forth, I decided… Read More »

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