eBay programing blunders

eBay, programing, tech-watch How long this eBay programing blunder will go unnoticed: “Bitte geben Sie korrekte Informationen für folgende Felder ein: Die Nachricht an den Verkäufer ist zu lang. Bitte geben Sie weniger als 500 Zeichen ein.” while we read under the message: “Noch 10 Zeichen möglich. Kein HTML.” Basically, error message says that the e-mail message through eBay system is longer then 500 characters, while in the ... 0

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Hallo programmers!

e-Commerce, programing, tech-watch Instead of risking for delivery man to leave my DHL parcel with Frau Wagner or in Uwe’s Fahradladen, let me register for DHL Packstation. Hello programmers, blank screen??!! This is one of gems that I recently experience on the e-Commerce Net. I thought they didn’t test it for Google Chrome, as this was the case in the past, but this is also with MSIE 8. Although my blogging-companion book (soon about it) advise ... 0

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Garbage and Code in Orange

media, programing, Technology We went to the huge recycling plant of BSR in Spandau: containers for wood, metal and electronic Schrott/scrap. They gave for children a cardboard model of a garbage truck, so I spent a whole day making it (and even enforcing the wheels to endure heavy playing). “So orange ist nur Berlin”. The garbage track is called Mülltitalent (!! Müll = garbage) and indeed someone at BSR has a lot of wit to promote this ... 0

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consumer protection, Internet, Mobile Internet, programing, tech-watch, Technology I went through the most miserable moments in my whole professional computer career. With optimal connection 25KB/sec download and 7KB/sec upload bandwidth on cellular Internet connection (costing €4.95 a day; T-Mobile web’n’walk USB Stick basic; declared as UMTS 3600 kbps Downstream / 384 kBit/s Upstream). So I am basically 20 years back to modems of 14.4KB/sec My coverage of the cellular Internet connection is ... 0

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Open letter to Joachim Löw, German football coach

football, game strategy, Germany, World Cup (After loosing 0:1 to Spain in semi-finals and not qualifying for the World Cup 2010 finals.) . You must go, Herr Löw! For cowardly ruining a chance that comes once in quarter of a century. For destroying a dream not only of a whole German nation but also many friends around the world: “The ganze Welt drückt uns die Daumen!” For destroying a dream of a whole German nation as remember in times of crisis the only ... 2

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(Frustrating, unreliable) Technology of times in which we live (beginning of 21st century, year 2010)

Internet, Technology My 4.5 year old boy brought to me PEZ menthol ‘bonbons’ holder (this one was with Tom of Tom & Jerry cartoon characters). Something was wrong as we couldn’t slide it smoothly in and out of the plastic frame. Just another cheap mass production to start your day with a frustration. Then came another — from Internet computer industry, PayPal payment couldn’t be handled properly by eBay database ... 1

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Uncategorized Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging! 1

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