While I studied at the University of Potsdam I had to cope with some more or less
In the first one our task was to code a shuttle algorithm for optimal transport
of people from earth to earth2. We were three people and had to do everything
(planning, coding, documentation) in one day. Code (SML) can be found
One of the more interesting was the one about making a (very basic) operating
system. You can download the source
see what came out at the end or just dd
to a floppy and boot it.
Our "jastos" (don't ask) already had preemtive multitasking, semaphores and
handled interrupts. And of course it is the best looking OS ever! ;-)
One of the less interesting projects was coding a basic document management
which follows the
But it was fun again, when I used KDevelop
and the Qt
You can download the package here
The biggest project ("project 18") was a distributed (with CORBA
software system for selling tickets in a cinema. Our project homepage can be
Next, "project 19" was about giving an overview of PL/SQL in Oracle. The website is here
In the course "Linux Internals
" I gave a lecture about interprocess- and networkcommunication in Linux. You can see the paper
In "Systemdienste und Betriebssystemadministration" (system services and system administration) I had two talks about BSD.
One about bootup process (init,runlevel,rc-scripts) and the other about Jails.
The first one was boring and the the latter one very interesting to deal with.
The slides can be seen here
I attended the course IPv6-Showcase
and made a report and talked about IPv6 Gateways,
in particular the TRT. You can view and download the material here
Some open source advocacy in the course "Internet Ökonomie"
Explaining Cross Site Scripting (XSS) in the course "Konstruktion sicherer Anwendungssoftware"
(constructing secure applications,
A very interesting seminar at the chair for political science, administration and organistion:
Regulierung des Internets
(regulation of the internet,
I worked on the topic of federal/national content regulation.
A seminar I also enjoyed very much was "Eigentum in der Informationsgesellschaft" (property in the information society) at the chair of "Computers and Society"
at the TU Berlin.
The topic I chose to work on was about "patentability of software" ("Patentierbarkeit von Software"