Dennis Schubert

Dear future

2012-06-23 software

We are living in a world changing very fast. New technologies are popping up and old technologies are disappering on a day-to-day basis and we are not really thinking about what is going on. Big things are going on right now: HTML5, CSS3, IPv6, …

I just had the idea to write down the technolgies I am using right now, write another article in some years and compare them both. So, let’s start!

Computers

This blog article was written on an Apple MacBook Pro with

  • an Intel Core i7 (I7-2675QM) with four hyperthreaded cores with 2,2 GHz and 6 MB L3-Cache
  • 8 gigabytes of DDR3-10600 RAM
  • A 750 gigabytes HDD connected via SATA
  • A AMD Radeon HD 6750M with 512 megabytes GDDR5
  • A 15.4 inches display with 1680x1050 pixels native resolution
  • A 77.5 W Li-Poly battery
  • A ethernet module supporting 10/100/1000Base-T
  • A WiFi module sopporting 802.11a/b/g/n

Smartphone

I am using a

  • Galaxy Nexus
  • with Android 4
  • A 1.2 GHz CPU and 1 gigabyte of RAM
  • NFC, Bluetooth 2 and GPS
  • A 4.65 inces AMOLED display with 1280x720
  • A 1750 mAh battery
  • Connected to the internet via HSDP and LTE with something between 7 and 50 Mbit/s

Servers

This blog runs inside of a virtual machine on a host with

  • an Intel Xeon E3-1245 with four hyperthreaded cores with 3,3 GHz and 8 MB L3-Cache
  • 32 gigabytes of DDR3-RAM with ECC
  • Two 3 TB HDDs connected via SATA in a RAID 1
  • A ethernet module supporting 10/100/1000Base-T

Internet

I am currently connected to a VDSL with

  • Downstream up to 50 Mbit/s
  • Upstream up to 10 Mbit/s

Software

Operating Systems

  • Mac OSX 10.7
  • Debian Squeeze

Webbrowser

  • Firefox 15 with great support for HTML5 and CSS3
  • Supporting WebM and OGG
  • Using DuckDuckGo as my default search engine ;-)

Other stuff

  • I own more than 50 IPv4 (255.255.255.255, you know ;-)) addresses
  • I own 4 domains with 3 chars
  • My DSLR is a Canon Eos 1100D with 12,2 megapixels

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