Archive for the ‘Thinking outside the box’ Category

Predicting the Euro 2016 Final using Markov Chains

Within the next 24 hours, the soccer world will be heads over heels for the upcoming final game of this season’s championship of UEFA Euro 2016 in France. Like usual for such big events, I am curious to know the team’s performances over all. So compare two teams that never played against each other. Additionally, […]

What are FedEx days?

I gonna explain what FedEx days are: at your job you get day to day new stuff to do. Everytime quiet similar things. Now you want to be motivated again. So some companies are doing one different day each year. This shall be the highlight regarding work time. Everybody is looking forward to this. Because […]

Cheating using software faults

A man got over 1.4 Million US-Dollars in Casinos. Andre N. was arrested by FBI agents at cheating on the machines another time. [1] Over 14 month he ot the double jackpot by mis-using a software’s fault. [2] Andre N. is free on a bail of 100,000 US-$. He used a fault of software that […]

Expatrias to be more creative

A new study processed by Harvard Business Manager (HBM) shows that people who studied or worked in a foreign country are in general more innovative. These people are better in Lateral Thinking and see things a more practical way. [1] Interesting about another study: what distinguishes us from the primates is that primates use utilities […]

Lateral approach in web mining

These days the news is current: 46 of the 50.000 most popular websites are sniffing your browsers history¬†[1]. The approach making this security vulnerability is simple and possible – a real lateral approach. The browser has a list of URL’s to check to be previously visited. The links are written on the website on the […]

Taking pictures around the corner

The famous MIT has presented a camera that is able to take photos beyond the line of sight. Therefor a “reflector” is utilized. That reflective object can be a half-opened door, a wall or a window etc. This object even does not need to be optical reflecting the objects beyond our line of sight.

Thanks a lot

The call for reviews has been a whole success. I was blown away by the amount of feedback given to my paper. Very good about this is that my paper seems to be good. Even better is the support given by my friends to this paper. Of course I will take your feedback into the […]

Lateral Thinking in Football

I’m not sure whether you’ve seen this or not. An amazing video how Lateral Thinking in sports can help to gain points.