Category Archives: PhYnformatik

Are Geodata evil?

I am currently working with some friends on an Android application, that is using geodata. Your current location is the most important thing to make this app work. We are then working with this and some other data and making a query to Google.  The app does not persistently save your location anywhere.

Nevertheless: Is it evil? It will send your location to Google in your behalf…

Dropbox in Action

Recently I added a second computer to my Dropbox account. Doing so I made the following screenshot, which I have to share:

Students and employees from educational institutions get double free space bonus for refferals, by the way. To register for this programme is possible here. You do not necessarily need a .edu mail-adress, as pointed out. I registered with my @mytum.de mail-adress from the TU-München and it worked without any problems.