Being a disciple to the Open Source movement I often have to explain why it is better to make code public than private. Apart from the usual arguments such as “access to better security”, “trust through transparency” or “the design is the intellectual property”, I came up with the argument of true value. Let me explain.
Wir befinden uns gerade in einem umstrittenen Abstimmungskampf in der Schweiz. Wir entscheiden darüber, ob man weiterhin synthetische Pestizide in den Boden und damit ins Trinkwasser geben darf. Wie es zu dieser Abstimmung kommt und wie es unabhängig vom Entscheid aussehen könnte, möchte ich erläutern.
The handling of private data is the subject of controversial public debate. Everyone expresses concerns about the handling of private data, but most people pass it on to third parties via social media without hesitation. A controversy that is often left hanging in the air.
The pressure on working methodology in public administrations and institutions is increasing. Innovation and creativity are required. A prime example was the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH). Last summer, there was a call for the systematic collection of statistics on corona case numbers. At the time, the main means of communication at the FOPH was fax.
Use the bash script below to extract any segment of an URL. For example you can use it like this parse-url https://www.example.com subdomain,proto and get the subdomain and protocol of the url as reponse.