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California and Costa Rica

During the last seven weeks I’ve spent a lot of time in California. With my study class we worked on projects with local companies in the Silicon Valley. It was a great experience. For the weekends I had decided to visit Yosemite and the beautiful lake Tahoe again. Despite the Californian drought I had some good hikes there. Before leaving for home I took a flight to Costa Rica and spent a week there. Seeing the caribbean coast not on a post card was a very nice thing. Now here are some pictures you might like:

Public transport in America is hard to endure as a swiss.

Public transport in America is hard to endure as a swiss.

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Google is watching you

The site: https://donttrack.us/ shows in a comprehensible way how googles data greed can affect you real life.

And if you still think this is just conspiracy, you have to know, that people thought the same about the NSA years ago.

Asking what you can do? Check out this site: https://prism-break.org

Interested in this issue? Look further on these sites:

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Archive ActiveDirectory Users and their Mailbox

One of my company’s requirements is the retention time of 10 years for user accounts and their mailbox data, I have to admit, this might not be common or even recommended.
However I have to deal with it.

One problem to face is the availabilty of user account names, by the number of about 500 employees there’s a hight change that two or even more people are having the same name.

To clean up the available names in the system I’ve written a script that renames a users identity and the mailboxes address.
So let’s see what this script does:

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