Carlo Zottmann

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2020-09-14: Just created an account on The Storygraph, a new “keep track of your reading” …

2020-09-14: The other day I read Blood Grains Speak Through Memories, a scifi short story by Jason Sanford. 📚 …

2020-09-13: Goodreads is not good anymore 📚 I just want to keep track of my reading, and I want good recommendations and maybe get into …

2020-09-13: Finished The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu. 📚 I didn’t like it; I don’t get the hype …

2020-08-30: Started reading “The Three-Body Problem” 📚 today — in English. I’m curious to …

2020-08-08: I’m going to miss the astrophotography feature of the Pixel 3a. (Switching to an iPhone SE …

2020-07-22: How small satellites are radically remaking space exploration is a nice quick overview about the …

2020-07-17: Cancel Culture and the Problem of Woke Capitalism - The Atlantic: If you care about progressive …

2020-07-12: Indi Samarajiva: American Passports Are Worthless Now (Map) due to the US being governed by …

2020-07-09: We visited the #Munich zoo today. I petted a sleeping piglet. 🐖 Good times are good

2020-07-06: “Something something #vanlife”, I think

2020-07-03: 🎵 15 mins of DJ Jazzy Jeff creating a catchy remix of another song, what a surprising treat! It …

2020-07-01: I’ve had a lot of jobs in my life… But I’m so proud of what I do now and what …

2020-07-01: “Die nächsten 20 Jahre werden leichter für Menschen, die Unsicherheit aushalten können” …

2020-06-30: Has anyone here successfully married M.b and Pixelfed yet? I guess it’d be possible to have a …

2020-06-29: I just imported ~250 Instagram posts using the macOS M.b client. Now I have to clean them up because …

2020-06-28: I’ve two HEY invites to hand out, if anyone is interested, just holler! First come, first …

2020-06-28: The Segway’s Inventor Has a New Project: Manufacturing Human Organs (📦) Dean Kamen went into …

2020-06-28: 🚀🖖🏻 Schroeder's Law Novelist Karl Schroeder has an intriguing possible answer to Fermi’s Paradox, i.e. the …

2020-06-27: The Big Blog Move of 2020 I’ve just finished moving my entire blog to Micro.blog. Hello M.b! There were a few stragglers …

2020-06-27: I’m getting increasingly annoyed by people wearing their masks under their chins or their …

2020-06-26: 🐈 What to do when your cat left 1. Stop pretending: You didn’t “lose your cat” — the wee fucker likely ran off …

2020-06-26: Is the Android M.b client app @dialog dead/abandoned?

2020-06-26: Godspeed, you magnificent G4 bastard 💻🍎

2020-06-25: Fairphone 3: sadly unusable As much as I like the idea of Fairphone, the execution leaves a lot to be desired. The Fairphone 3 …

2020-06-24: Following an account on a far-away Mastodon instance from my M.b account: ✅ You gotta love the …

2020-06-24: The Foundation teaser/trailer for the upcoming TV series (2021) looks good. Maybe now is a good …

2020-06-24: I live by five simple rules They are not special, but they’re mine. I’ve distilled them down over the last few …

2020-06-24: My best friend started a weekly newsletter for indie game development with Godot 🎮💻 so if …

2020-06-24: Sweet, my HEY.com invite arrived! ✉️ I am still unsure whether their approach to email would …

2020-06-21: 💻 Bearing, my new macOS helper tool for Bear.app TL;DR I built a little helper tool named Bearing which allows for scripting Bear. It adds to …

2020-06-21: Major shoutout to Platypus <sveinbjorn.org/platypus> 💻 It’s a dope little app to build …

2020-06-21: 🎮 AC:Origins is nice, you guys ………🐪 A few days ago I started Assassin’s Creed: Origins on PS4 after buying the complete edition …

2020-06-20: Hello world! 👋 Well, “hello again”, I guess. :) I started blogging around 2000, built an …

2020-05-09: Nature can be pretty pretty. #fire #flowers #fantasyfootball #feminism

2020-04-09: Dear 6-year-old Me! It’s 2020 over here. I write vis-a-vis your fascination with playing …

2020-03-20: According to my man @monoxyd@mastodon.social it is #glamourfriday — who knew? So there, SOAK IT IN. …

2020-03-13: Nature is awesome 😍

2020-02-22: Got me a new pair of pre-loved denim jeans… 👍🏼 #reuse

2020-02-22: Garden Yoda disapproves of springtime. Cheer up, Yoda!

2020-02-08: Die Dinger sind echt lecker, und die 57% Recyclat schmeckt man gar nicht raus! #vegetarisch

2020-01-25: Die #CSU bleibt sich treu, egal ob die Welt brennt oder nicht. Jetzt mal ehrlich, Fahrradfahrer, …

2020-01-17: Hurra, endlich darf ich darüber sprechen! Wir bei RECUP konnten Shell Deutschland als Partner …

2019-12-29: Seriously, both D and I very much enjoy our sweet, sweet downtime at the moment. Doing nothing is …

2019-12-22: Testing the new mic setup… The new acoustic shielding and that shock mount definitely …

2019-12-19: Beautiful morning sky was beautiful #münchen #munich #goodmorning

2019-12-15: I really like this hanging garden, always have…

2019-11-29: It was a good day. #klimastreik #climatestrike #münchen #munich #fridaysforfuture

2019-11-23: TFW you realize you somehow became one of “them”

2019-10-20: What a cutie! This old Fiat 500 is about 1.4 meters tall. You could probably fit two of them into …

2019-09-30: My homegirl [@tammyschmidt_art](https://instagram.com/tammyschmidt_art] has just the best …

2019-09-29: That #chicken is so money, you guys I’m about to lose it

2019-09-22: So majestic. True nature fun fact: one kick and a bite from a moose are enough to kill a white shark

2019-09-20: 🌍 And it’s on. Join us! #climatestrike #fridaysforfuture #climatecrisis #münchen …

2019-09-20: Let’s start this day, then! #climatestrike #münchen #tedxmünchen

2019-09-14: From Rutger Bregman, “Utopia for Realists”, chapter 1. That man gets it 😂

2019-09-13: Schrodinger’s Gurke: schon seit langer Zeit im #Kühlschrank, könnte noch gut sein, aber …

2019-09-10: This is Coco. She lives with a team mate of mine. She is a good girl and very shy.

2019-09-04: Am 20.09. macht RECUP den Laden dicht. Wir gehen auf die Straße für den #Klimastreik. Und zwar die …

2019-09-04: STOP STARING AT ME

2019-08-26: I get you, road sign… I get you.

2019-08-21: Meißen hat ein paar echt cute Ecken, y’all

2019-08-20: Solid. Pretty.

2019-08-17: Oh, the memories! What a class act, that guy. Me and whatshisface go way back

2019-08-17: About three weeks ago, that moment happened. While spectacular, it was but a glimpse of all the …

2019-08-15: Plans for tonight: I’m gonna take a horse to the old town road 🐴 That’s it

2019-08-15: Postel am Lustwall. OH YEAH

2019-07-29: This is what Ezio Auditore da Firenze woke up to every morning. Well, that and everyday murder. He …

2019-07-28: Seriously, Tuscany is absolutely beautiful. Since none of my many pictures can do it justice, this …

2019-07-19: Bwgaaawgarage

2019-07-17: shit

2019-06-25: Today’s office: Chiemgau. It’ll do, thanks

2019-06-17: That’s 1000 days of meditation for me! 🧘‍♂️♥️ Mindfulness practices, mostly. It’s not …

2019-06-15: “Dare to be different” etc. #SoDeep Whatever. Pretty flower is pretty!

2019-06-06: I dig that mural. The color splotches are a nice touch. I don’t know whether those are an …

2019-05-19: Ach guck, das ist neu: @rebowl2go 😁 Abonniert es und sagt’s weiter, Leute!

2019-05-18: Gnihihihihi 🤭 (Das Gelände heißt eigentlich Kistlerhof.)

2019-05-08: Kollegin @lissy_wo hat gekocht. Ich meine, daaaaaaaamn

2019-05-04: I never met a more relaxed horse. So chill queues “Old Town Road”

2019-05-02: Beautiful old #Volvo is beautiful.

2019-04-26:

2019-04-25: Irgendwie war die Asam-Kirche heute besonders schön. Vielleicht wars das Licht, keine Ahnung. …

2019-04-22: That’s not terrifying at all

2019-04-22: Wildblumenwiesen in #München. Mog i!

2019-04-22: Finding new and exciting ways to break my bones!

2019-04-21: Man, I just ❤️ our garden during the green seasons 🌳🌿🌻

2019-04-20: Der Kulturdachgarten am Stachus gefällt mir. Die Preise für die Speisen sind etwas hoch, finde ich, …

2019-04-19: Manchmal reichen schon die kleinen Dinge. #BiergartenLifestyle

2019-04-19: Springtime! Bees! Sun!

2019-03-22: AWWWW YEAH SON, SHIT’S ABOUT TO GET REAL

2019-03-09: Korrekt.

2019-03-09: 900 days, baby! Mission: Make Monkey Mind More Mellow

2019-03-05: Mal wieder im Regen auf der Straße gewesen, für das freie Internet in Europa und gegen die …

2019-02-23: File under #SpringIsComing

2019-02-20: I really can’t stress this enough

2019-02-14: So alike, yet so different, and glass walls keep them apart. On the plate they both fight for your …

2019-02-12: Ich habe einen neuen #Newsletter. Er heisst “5 Feine Verweise”, und jede der …

2019-02-12: Gesehen im Rathaus München. Ich musste lachen.

2019-02-09: Crazy in love right now. Elite: Dangerous is Insane (yes, with a capital I).

2019-01-29: Ab heute gibt’s Zettel, liebe Münchner SUV-Fahrer.

2018-12-24: 5 years ago, today. It was a very good year

2018-12-24: Xmas break, i.e. finally there’s time for that cold. Thanks for holding up during the last two …

2018-12-18: Prepping for either a friendly bout of American Football or our Xmas party. THUG AND/OR OFFICE LIFE

2018-12-06: So that was my year, music-wise. My @petteralexis streak continues — his “Petter 9818” …

2018-11-16: Two sick children and a $1.5 million bill: One family’s race for a gene therapy cure Both exciting …

2018-10-22: Ganz heisser Tipp für alle deutschen Startups und Gründer: Hände weg von Fastbill. Meine Firma …

2018-10-21: In Exponential View #187 reader Andrew Edgecliffe Johnson suggests “Nowstalgia” as term …

2018-10-21: Actors are digitally preserving themselves to continue their careers beyond the grave Being a dead …

2018-10-14: The Pentagon’s Push to Program Soldiers’ Brains Within decades, neurotechnology could cause social …

2018-10-14: My revamped blog is now live at this here new domain, czm.io. Moved to a shorter domain, switched to …

2018-10-13: Why You’re Probably Getting a Microchip Implant Someday Interesting article in the The Atlantic …

2018-10-13: The Moon Is Open for Business There’s a commercial soft landing planned for early 2019! 🌖 …

2018-10-12: Plan fürs Wochenende: Blog-Relaunch von carlo.zottmann.org mit Unterstützung von Kategorien (Posts, …

2018-10-10: Lieber deutscher Mittelstand Wenn Ihr auf Eure Stellenanzeigen Bewerbungen per Email bekommt, bitte bestätigt den Empfang! Ein …

2018-10-03: How to Toggle Macos Mojave Dark Mode Using Applescript Because I was just hacking this into Keyboard Maestro a minute ago: tell application "System …

2018-08-17: Come find me. We’re having fun there, away from the ads, the brands and the Nazis. I’ve …

2018-08-16: This is acceptable

2018-08-15: This works for me, yeah

2018-08-12: Schee. :)

2018-07-31: As a wise man once said: “Sometimes you gotta stop and smell the roses, Morty, little word of …

2018-07-27: One of my favorite spots in Munich’s east side. A tiny restaurant with great food, good …

2018-07-25: Platzregen bei Sonnenschein auf dem Marienplatz ♥️

2018-07-21: Well, good evening, little fellow 🌙

2018-07-17: Some days, I like it; some days, not so much; today, I was really looking forward to it somehow. …

2018-07-15: Massiv gutes Beef Stew. Meine Frau ist nicht nur toll, sie kann auch echt gut kochen. ♥️

2018-07-07: Big fan of IKEA’s contemporary art exhibition. This piece is called “Screw that …

2018-07-07: Longboard lifestyle etc. Hilarious follow up: the only disinfectant at hand was Italian Grappa. …

2018-07-06: Truth

2018-07-05: That burger was pretty great.

2018-07-02: If you need some space to scribble, feel free to pick up your permanent marker and go nuts …

2018-06-30: Doing this #midsommar

2018-06-30: Läuft! #isarcleanup

2018-06-30: War wohl eine gute Party gestern. Was man so findet beim #isarcleanup …

2018-06-30: Mein erster #MVG #Elektrobus! Superleise, supersmooth, supergut. Mit dem fahre ich übrigens gerade …

2018-06-29: And this is where zebras emerge from. True fact.

2018-06-25: This is Horseanne. We met in Austria, she’s 29 years old and has a rare genetic disease which …

2018-06-23: His name is Bob. We met in Austria today. He’s not a pup anymore and almost deaf and also …

2018-06-19: Solid work, Google Translate, thanks 😑

2018-06-19: We have Go for mango party! I REPEAT, MANGO PARTY IS GO

2018-06-16: Today’s soundtrack comes c/o @petteralexis 🎵✌🏻 If I’m honest, it’s probably also …

2018-06-16: Bro’ing it up with my bro Flo, bro! Luckily, I feel (br)only half as tired as I look.

2018-06-16: Getting ready to get another nice, prestigious award for @recup2go. Yay! :)

2018-06-14: Twin-Unicorn art, sweet

2018-06-14: And I’m happy you ladies are around.

2018-06-13: Mag ich.

2018-06-11: Best office, best crew. I’m aware that many people claim the very same thing, but …

2018-06-08: I can’t believe I turned 27 today

2018-06-08: I took that shot 5 years ago. Fell in love with Stockholm back then. Today is another one of those …

2017-09-16: Always vigilant

2017-05-04: Heute #baystartup Demo Night! Wir von RECUP sind auch dabei. \o/

2017-03-26: My life could be much worse right now!

2017-03-25: Coffee walk STHLM continues.

2017-03-25: Almost finished. Drop Coffee in Stockholm, they know their craft! Lovely Ethiopian…

2017-03-24: OMG I think I want a flat here

2017-03-08: NOK NOM NOM WAKKA WAKKA WAKKA WAKKA

2017-03-07:

2017-02-07: Yes, that’s Bernie Sanders in the background there @ the Lemaitre concert 😀

2017-02-07: Dieses Handtuch auch nicht! HAHAHAHA

2017-02-06: TINY RICK, YEAH!

2017-01-28: Current status: tinkering with Flutterby (looks ace so far!)

2017-01-14: Sci-five, @spacex! Make it happen, we all count on you 😀🖖

2017-01-13: Es ist wieder Zeit für 45mins.de im feinen @manversusmachine / @mvsmcoffee in #münchen \o/

2017-01-12: I ❤️ you, @OatlyAB. Please never change 😀

2017-01-07: Aluminium sculpture! Dope.

2017-01-07: Copper and bronze

2017-01-07: Literatur. Mächtig.

2017-01-07: If you want to freeze to death, Salzburg is a solid choice this time of year! #t

2017-01-07: Modern art. Dope. #t

2017-01-02: Starbucks surprise: selected thermos bottles for 50% off. €23 for a 500ml S’well! Win. #t

2017-01-01: Apparently we live on Tatooine now #t

2017-01-01: Time to crack open our “Year Jar” — full of tickets and mementos from the trips and …

2016-12-31: THUG LIFE #t

2016-12-28: ❤️

2016-12-25: Klingt verführerisch! #t

2016-12-23: Fuck yeah Xmas automation here I come #t

2016-12-23: My first Xmas sweater! So style! Much Who! #t #doctorwho

2016-12-20: FOR SCIENCE #t

2016-12-19: I love you, Warframe. Please never change ;) #t

2016-12-19: Second life: an old 2006 MacBook Core Duo running elementary OS Freya. Works well! #t

2016-12-18: So house. Much festive. Wow #münchen

2016-12-18: Alright, Xmas, I get it #t

2016-12-18: The annual #münchen Krampus run! #t #xmas

2016-12-15: Explaining the magic of Instagram to my wife. Failing. #t

2016-12-15: Xmas village! Egg nog!! Motherfucking churros!!! #t #münchen

2016-12-14: Party like it’s 1949! My grandparents’ wedding pictures re-surfaced #t

2016-12-14: Is it springtime yet, I can’t take this shit anymore hnnnnnnngh #t

2016-12-14: Look, it’s my grandparents! Haven’t seen them in a long while #t

2016-12-11: Saturday motivation. You’re great. Use it wisely, internet. #t

2016-12-09: It’s that time of the year again! #münchen

2016-12-07: Beautiful morning in #Munich. #t

2016-12-07: Oh yes, that totally happened. I was told I did well. Hashtag firsttime hashtag yuletide

2016-12-06: I have a cape! I am Batman! Let’s go traumatize some kids. #t

2016-12-02: LOL wat, Google #t

2016-12-02: Thanks, glass #t

2016-12-02: Auf dem Fujitsu ScanSnap Blogger-Event. Interessantes neues Zeug bis jetzt. #t

2016-11-23: Not a toy, that’s an actual car. #t

2016-11-22: I made some #Tesla pop art!

2016-11-20: A reduced home-made take on Korean Bibimbap. Delicious! #t

2016-11-19:

2016-11-18: A picture I took a while back in #Stockholm-Arlanda. Need to get back to STHLM, and soon. #t

2016-11-17: Pretty sure there’s a clown in that closet. #t

2016-11-12: Never thought I’d see the day where I pick that calm.com program, but here we go.

2016-11-10: Feinripp Allstars, okay #t

2016-11-10: Epic Fail Night #Munich: alright, let’s do it! #t

2016-11-10: The night is dark and full of colours #t #münchen

2016-11-09: Hey look, they’re putting up the Xmas lighting #t

2016-11-09: Let’s try @manversusmachine coffee for getting rid of today’s “HOLY FUCKING FUCK… …

2016-11-09: Current status, I would lie if I’d tell you I am mellow right now #t #election2016

2016-11-07: 50 days! \o/ #meditation #t

2016-11-06: Snow, so that’s a #München thing now. #t

2016-11-06: Rolling deep with most of mah crew. Unfortunately @amandaraeca didn’t make it, boo :(

2016-11-05: And that’s the other reward for backing the #planetarysociety #Lightsail project: a sweet …

2016-11-04: Tesla #PowerWall 2 im #Tesla Store #München. Infomaterial lag nicht aus. #t #solar

2016-11-04: Right back at you, @thisisfusion! (Image ℅ Fusion’s very enjoyable Real Future newsletter.)

2016-11-04: Lovely. #tesla #modelx #münchen #t

2016-11-04: Genau mein Ding. #t

2016-11-04: Okay, can do! #t #coffee

2016-11-04: Heute gibts wieder 45mins.de bei @mvsmcoffee #t

2016-11-03: Meine Bank geht digital aufs Ganze 😦 #t

2016-11-02: Is it late 2017 yet? #t #tesla

2016-11-01: My piece of LightSail arrived a few days ago! That’ll go up on the wall. 🖖#t #kickstarter …

2016-11-01: Beautiful, cold morning #t #autumn #München

2016-10-31: SPORTS CAP, because nothing conveys “fitness” quite as well as one pound of HIGH …

2016-10-30: Beautiful #autumn day in #München! Great time for a constitutional. #t

2016-10-29: LET’S HAVE A TOTALLY INNOCENT PARTY #t

2016-10-28: This just in: Weekend reading! #t

2016-10-27: Holy shit what is wrong with you people, that stuff is terrible 😲 #t

2016-10-27: Steffen Kastner about to rock the stage at #t3con #t

2016-10-26:

2016-10-24: “… coffee … ! … lovely” #t

2016-10-23: Guter Rat für die meisten Tage. #t

2016-10-22: A store front in #Munich. Yes, really. #uspol

2016-10-20: Actually, they’re not wrong. #t #regensburg #cake

2016-10-18: Solid graffiti. I love that stuff. #t

2016-10-17: “Thanks for your understanding”, an exhibit of the “World of Malls” show #t

2016-10-16: Modern art / décor #t

2016-10-16:

2016-10-16: Well, finishing that Ghost took me a while, but here we are! #t #destinythegame

2016-10-16: Beautiful night today! Half the town was out and about for Munich’s annual Long Night of …

2016-10-16: Vroom vroom. I dig this old design study. #t

2016-10-16: An Apple Macintosh 128K! Thanks, museum

2016-10-15: 2001? Nope. The roof!

2016-10-15: Ludwig Beck am Rathauseck #nofilter

2016-10-15: Stopp #1 bei der Langen Nacht der Museen

2016-10-15: Kultur, fuck yeah

2016-10-13: Thanks, @cooperpress! \o/

2016-10-13: Beautiful sunrise, that. Too bad the camera can’t quite capture it.

2016-10-12: I guess I’ll manage.

2016-10-11: Nice to see the two dominant Austrian religions being worshipped side by side

2016-10-11: So many layers #somethingsomething #life #wisdom #hashtag #colors #shitisdeep

2016-10-10: Good day ❤️

2016-10-09: DUCKIE ZOMG

2016-10-09: We did some light hiking and discovered some interesting little places.

2016-10-09: Mount Doom looking sharp today

2016-10-07: Modern art. Dope.

2016-10-07: Dragon, shield and pike

2016-10-06: I think I found my meditation spot for the week.

2016-10-06: I accidentally Austria

2016-10-04: Escalators are weird

2016-10-04: Love the lighting in this place!

2016-10-02: Operation “Stewmaggeddon” is go!

2016-10-01: Planning the weekend. ;) I’m really curious about this Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt. The reviews …

2016-09-30: It’s a good day to party, apparently. #graffiti

2016-04-10: Withings Activité Pop with Custom Leather Armband My original Withings Activité Pop silicone armband broke, and while I did want to class it up a mite …

2015-09-05: Street Art im Hinterland.

2015-08-28:

2015-08-21:

2015-05-31: Using Keyboard Maestro to bookmark Chrome URLs in Evernote Replacing the Evernote Web Clipper Chrome extension with a Keyboard Maestro macro for better …

2015-03-24: These Amazing 12 Alternatives To The Word "Awesome" Will Stun You In The Face Awesome. Everything’s awesome. Everybody’s awesome. So much awesome. All the time, 24/7, …

2014-12-21: Ich bin Transhumanist Arbeiten am und Warten auf den nächsten Schritt. Ich bin Transhumanist. Ich bin davon überzeugt, …

2013-04-21: Post-It #34 The history of the NRA, the future of medicine, the inherent dangers of biotechnology, space …

2013-04-14: Google's authentication-less, on-the-fly image resizing service Did you know Google runs a free and open image resizing service? I certainly didn’t. While …

2013-02-19: On evolving languages “Awesome” is the new “good”. “Amazing” is the new …

2013-01-27: Post-It #33 Standing up for your truths, videogame movie adaptions, videogames violence, the history of Boing …

2013-01-17: Post-It #32 Counting those Stephen Colberts, new spacesuits, stem cell research tripling mice life spans, and …

2012-12-20: Post-It #31 Your favourite new Dropbox tool, gun control in Japan, why Germany is still on top, Python-less …

2012-09-22: Blocking those ads on Xbox Live Building a fire-and-forget ad blocker using OpenDNS. I am an avid Xbox Live user. More to the point, …

2012-09-12: Apple users are from Mars, Android users are from Venus It’s the godsdamn console wars all over again, I swear. So today Apple might/will/should …

2012-06-05: Post-It #30 Bash one-liners, Flickr vs Yahoo!, low-innovation internet, draft posts in jekyll, a great …

2012-06-05: The Big Blog Move Of 2012, Part 2 The Saga continues, or: Goodbye Calepin, hello Jekyll. A few weeks ago word got around that Calepin, …

2012-05-21: Hazel Quick Tip: Automatically extract the actual installer from Adobe's Flash Player installer Yo dawg I herd you like installers so we put an installer inside your installer so you can install …

2012-04-25: The Unfollow Manifesto Ssssh, it’s okay. It’s not an insult. At some point in the past I’ve decided to …

2012-04-21: Post-It #29 Dev HTTP Client, Calepin closing, Facebook dick move #2754, shoelace knots, dubstep agriculture. …

2012-04-18: My Casual Office Fitness Routine How to get super-ripped without leaving your chair. TL;DR: I’m doing table push-ups in my …

2012-04-06: The World vs. Mass Effect 3's Endings Great game, great series, no happy endings, many people outraged. MASS EFFECT SPOILERS AHEAD, …

2012-03-24: Post-It #28 localtunnel, Baldur’s Gate, Sparrow for iPhone, Russian space program, Dow Jones, RUIN. In …

2012-03-15: Mini review: "Workout Hero" for iPhone I’m not strong enough to stomach this. Workout Hero for iPhone ($1.99 at the time of writing) …

2012-03-03: On Fighting Games, Misogyny and Fuckheads If you think sexual harassment is acceptable, you’re a goddamn idiot. What the fuck is wrong …

2012-02-23: Post-It #27 DNS validation, meta-news, Backbone, shirt-based US election humor, git. A DNS validation service …

2012-02-17: Post-It #26 Sublime Text 2 packages, Samsung Galaxy Note, Gumroad, Yoshi’s Blend. Sublime Text 2 has …

2012-02-12: Post-It #25 Links that will change your life forever. Alright, let’s pick up my old 2007 habit again of …

2012-01-20: The big blog move of 2012 Goodbye, Tumblr! Hello, Calepin! So, once again I was fed up with my choice of blogging platform. …

2011-12-02: Movember 2011: €300! [Deutsch] So, der Movember 2011 ist vorbei, Zeit für ein finales Update. Über die letzten vier Wochen hinweg …

2011-12-02: Movember 2011: €300! [English] Well, Movember 2011 came and went, it’s time for one final update. Over the course of the last …

2011-11-08: 100 Best Random Letter Combinations Relevant web development top list is relevant. (Please pay attention to the hojillion ads in the …

2011-11-01: Movember 2011 [Deutsch] Nachdem Hendrik mir eröffnete, dass Cocktober (fragt ihn…) schon vorbei wäre, war ich sehr traurig. …

2011-11-01: Movember 2011 [English] When Hendrik told me I’m missed Cocktober (ask him…), I was very sad. But then I realized this …

2011-05-26: A Few Notes About… Chef + Ubuntu 10.04 + Ruby 1.9.2 + RVM TL;DR: ditch RVM on production systems unless you like pain. A few notes on getting chef-client to …

2011-05-23: Review: Saints Row 2 (360) In which I describe some of the silly fun I had in Volition’s 2008 absurdist gang warfare …

2011-03-27: My Favourite Chrome Extensions A few months ago I switched to Chrome. It’s a solid browser; it does what I want and expect …

2011-03-20: The Guardian on Recycling in Germany Really nice article in the Guardian’s Environment section today: A small town in Germany where …

2011-03-06: The Blind Man Who Taught Himself To See “Men’s Journal » The Blind Man Who Taught Himself To See”: A terrific, stunning article …

2011-02-28: Space Tourism: One Giant Leap for Researchers Cool NYT article is cool: “Space Tourism: One Giant Leap for Researchers”. There’s …

2011-02-24: What happens after Yahoo! acquires you “What happens after Yahoo! acquires you” over at 37signals.com is an interesting read. …

2011-02-16: On Apple's new subscription model Jean-Louis Gassée tweets: Apple’s new rules rile. But not me: I’m the paying customer and I resent …

2011-02-13: Cutting Back On Mindless Sharing A few days ago I’ve disabled the auto-posting of my starred Instapaper articles, thus forcing …

2011-01-18: Ephemera is now open source I wrote Ephemera a) to learn MacRuby and b) to scratch an itch I had. Since then the iPad was …

2010-08-31: Introducing Your New YUIDoc Theme I like YUIDoc. I don’t like its default theme. Since I couldn’t find any other themes on …

2010-08-08: Still running: Minimalist, Week 15 Over the last few months I’ve been clocking in ~180km in my Vibram FiveFingers. For the most …

2010-05-24: NYTimes: Rivals Seize on Troubles of Facebook Interesting article in the NYTimes: Rivals Seize on Troubles of Facebook. Ultimately, I doubt …

2010-05-03: Still running: Vibrams, Week 2 Tuesday, April 27, 2010 Wore my Nike Free yesterday, as they’re the most flexible (actual) …

2010-04-25: Still running: Going Minimalist Reading Christopher McDougall’s highly interesting and inspirational “Born to …

2010-02-17: Assorted MacRuby Snippets #2 This post references MacRuby 0.5, used with Xcode 3.2 on Snopard (10.6.2); the general technique …

2010-02-17: Ephemera v1.1 Last night I’ve released a new version of Ephemera, my 2-way Instapaper /ebook-reader sync …

2010-02-04: Accessing the Keychain with MacRuby This post references MacRuby 0.5, used with Xcode 3.2 on Snopard (10.6.2); the general technique …

2010-02-02: Ephemera for Mac I’ve built my first Mac app: Ephemera, which offers two-way Instapaper.com sync for your ebook …

2010-01-22: Xcode & MacRuby: Embed, Compile, Fix This post references MacRuby 0.5b2, used with Xcode 3.2 on Snopard (10.6.2). At some point …

2010-01-17: Assorted MacRuby Snippets Some things I’ve learned or discovered during the last few days. Nothing special, but taking …

2010-01-15: MacRuby compilation step fixes Just a note, mostly to myself: The default XCode MacRuby rb_main.rb template will contain these …

2009-12-31: Mini Review: 2009 What They Call The “Real Life” 2008 ended with me getting unemployed. The decision …

2009-11-18: How to reset your keyboard on OSX Somehow, after connecting my new Logitech G9 Laser mouse tonight, two keys on my MS Natural Ergo …

2009-11-05: City At World's End, 58 Years Later A while ago I’ve decided to do a little time travelling. In literature, that is. So I’ve …

2009-10-28: Tools of the trade Assaf passed the ball1, and I’m gonna run with it. So Mr Cooper asks “What are your tools of …

2009-10-18: Dev Env acting up when trying to do bulk operations (What a title…) I was pulling my hair out over the last two days when I was implementing bulk …

2009-10-14: The big blog move of 2009 Just a heads-up: I’ve moved my blog today — in two ways. First, I’ve ditched my …

2009-10-14: Twittwoch München Letzte Woche war ich auf meinem ersten Twittwoch, logischerweise auf dem in München. Da Thomas …

2009-10-09: Excellent Localmemcache Yesterday’s Munich on Rails meetup was the usual mix of interesting talks and geeky, …

2009-09-28: Warnfarbenkoalition So, gestern also Bundestagswahl. Durch den Ausgang der Wahl ließ ich mich dann zu folgendem Tweet …

2009-09-11: Upgrading to Snow Leopard I’ve made the switch from Leopard to Snow Leopard today. First, I took the necessary steps, of …

2009-08-24: Liebe VOX-Redaktionen! Eure Sendungen sind scheisse. Nein, wirklich. Ich meine das nicht böse oder abwertend, sicher nicht. …

2009-06-28: Selling BetterSearch Since its birth a few years ago, my Firefox addon BetterSearch has been a fun project. People were …

2009-05-16: CharPool Has Launched: There's A New WoW Site In Town Over the last few years, I have always wondered why there was no site that would allow me to track …

2009-04-11: Update On The Stability Of The Bookeen Cybook Gen3 A post on the MobileRead forums hinted at my Cybook Gen3 stability issues being related to the font …

2009-03-08: Review: Bookeen Cybook Gen3 One of the first applications I’ve installed after buying my iPod touch last year was Stanza, …

2009-03-05: Planet Yahoo! Explodes In A Huge, Yet Pretty, Greg-Martin-Inspired Cataclysm It happens. I see no point in running Planet Yahoo! anymore, for reasons probably known — i.e. a few …

2009-02-25: God Gotchas This is a reblog of a post from my new Ruby-themed tumblelog. I know it’s kind of cheap to …

2009-01-09: Se7en Things Damn, Mookie tagged me. Well, why not. Seven things weird and/or unknown about me: When I was 8 …

2009-01-06: 2009 — My Grand Experiment As mentioned earlier, Yahoo! decided to shut down its entire Munich engineering department. So since …

2009-01-02: Mini Review: 2008 I was promoted. Then I lost my job. But I came to a conclusion, and found new goals. (More on this …

2008-12-04: On (e)Books John Scalzi: That said, these are gruesome times for publishing, and a lot of folks are not as …

2008-11-24: Es War Einmal… Yahoo! Engineering München Yahoo! hat am Freitag verkündet, die gesamte Engineering-Abteilung in München zu schließen. Meine …

2008-11-17: Fritz, Interview, Podcast! Mein Child’s Play-Interview in Trackback auf Radio Fritz war ein voller Erfolg, zumindest in …

2008-11-14: Child's Play in Deutschland, Update Wer hätte das gedacht, mein letzter Post hat Interesse bei einigen Leuten geweckt. Anscheinend war …

2008-11-11: Child's Play 2008: Deutschland (This is a post in German. Are you looking for the English language version?) Child’s Play …

2008-11-11: Child's Play 2008: Germany (Dies ist die englische Version eines ursprünglich deutschsprachigen Artikels.) Child’s Play …

2008-11-06: The Amazing Xmas Gift Ideas Machine A few weeks ago I was talking with Mike about carefully choosing gifts for our loved ones, about how …

2008-10-22: escaloop in 2009 The short story is: not going to happen. I’ll be shutting escaloop down in about a month or …

2008-10-18: Using Yahoo! Pipes: Your Most Recent Nike+ Run in Friendfeed During the last few weeks, I’ve built a couple of pipes I want to share. (“Pipe”, …

2008-09-12: 'A German''s View: US Elections 2008' (This is a rather long piece. It has a point, though… so please bear with me. Danke.) During the …

2008-08-22: BetterSearch Issues on Google …Fixed! I was made aware that BetterSearch is currently not working on Google. Apparently, Google changed …

2008-08-17: Blog Redesign I’ve become increasingly annoyed with my blog’s design. It’s …too much. …

2008-08-05: Going Paleolithic In his thoroughly enjoyable Science In The Capitol trilogy, Kim Stanley Robinson (who happens to be …

2008-07-17: SearchMonkey Apps Palooza A couple of weeks ago (mid-June) I’ve participated in our internal Yahoo! EU Hack Day. This time …

2008-07-07: Granite Yoda We bought him a few months ago, and now he’s watching over our garden. He’s sitting right next to …

2008-07-06: Still Running: June 2008 After two weeks of not being able to run without pain I’m good again. I had to find a different …

2008-06-13: Pleasant Memories Of Times Past Trying to keep track of the last one or two weeks… Running again! Avoiding tarmac, thank God there …

2008-06-02: Pavement Is Bad, mmmmkay A week ago, during the day, my left lower back and leg started to hurt. Each step I made stung, and …

2008-05-30: Der Vogel Vorgestern bin ich im Biergarten der Alten Messe zum Mittag. Der Biergarten ist nahezu leergefegt; …

2008-05-16: Still Running: First Continuous 5km I ran my first continuous 5km today. My workouts are 5km+ already, but usually I follow a …

2008-05-12: Mini Review: "Iron Man" Quite a hoot! The lady and I enjoyed it thoroughly. Looking forward to the inevitable sequel. Worth …

2008-05-05: Twitter User Reputation, Greasemonkey Script Remember the other day, when I told you about the user reputation features in Twerp Scan? Yeah, good …

2008-05-04: Still Running: April 2008 Yes, I am still running. I’ve gone through a whole month of running three or four times a week, had …

2008-05-01: Twitter Twerp Scan update: Reputation Another late night Twerp Scan coding session. I mean, why not? ;) So, what’s new today? User …

2008-04-29: Twitter Twerp Scan update Evening, y’all. I’ve been working a bit on Twitter Twerp Scan. Here’s what’s new: It should be much …

2008-04-28: Twitter Twerp Scan Over the last few days I’ve pursued my idea to build a “Twitter spammer detector” of sorts using …

2008-04-21: Out Of Energy A bit over a week ago, my grandma passed away. (More about her maybe later.) The week between her …

2008-04-08: Running: Recap Week One I’m in the running business for a bit over a week so far. I’ve managed to finish the first four runs …

2008-04-07: Ma.gnolia FAIL, Or: Rendering OpenID Useless I can’t really remember the other few sites where I’ve seen this, but Ma.gnolia’s newly added OpenID …

2008-04-01: Mini Review: Need For Speed Carbon (Demo), Xbox 360 Preface ~1GB download. Lasting impressions Bad framerate issues. (No joke. Pretty choppy at …

2008-03-28: "I like it!" (It's called Auto Suggestion) After much deliberation I’ve decided to give running another shot. No, not the short “omg the …

2008-03-24: 🍿 Mini Review: Children of Men Wonderful movie that manages to be hopeful and dystopian at the same time. Great cast. The …

2008-03-20: Planet Yahoo! updates Evening, y’all. This is Carlo, your friendly Planet Yahoo! maintainer, with a quick note. A few …

2008-03-16: Sky: Brought Down This afternoon I’ve finished the first/latest Mass Effect DLC, Bring Down the Sky. It adds a new …

2008-03-08: Revelation, Garden Store Edition Dana and I went to the garden store earlier today, since she’s is working on cutting back our apple …

2008-02-27: Lifestream Craziness So Friendfeed opened yesterday. Naturally, I had to sign in to take a look. When I got to the point …

2008-02-27: We're Safe, Hooray Thank the Gods, the huge pile I’ve found on the sidewalk next to our door was just the remains of a …

2008-02-26: Podrunner...ing... I guess It’s amazing what 30 minutes of frantic walking can do for your sanity. Tonight, when getting out of …

2008-02-23: Site(s) Redesign Complete! I’m done with the redesign. Both my tumblelog and this blog now share the same layout and (the most …

2008-02-20: Ode an die Schminkende Seit mehreren Wochen sitzt in meinem Bus nahezu jeden Morgen eine Frau, die sich mit Hingabe während …

2008-02-13: RescueTime Hack: Log your meetings and phone calls (OSX only) Over the last week I’ve been using RescueTime. It’s a neat little service that’s keeping track of …

2008-02-05: Suggestions for additional explicit service support Hi all, so far, escaloop has a couple of services it’s supporting explicitly, which means there are …

2008-01-27: escaloop v1.1 - Speedier, Facebookier, Diggier. I’ve spent the last few hours bug testing, then deploying, then yelling at, then hotfixing, then …

2008-01-16: Mini Review: Mass Effect, Xbox 360 Okay, yes, I’m late to the review party. In my defense, it has something to do with this and the …

2008-01-15: Lieber Saturn Theresienwiese, #2 Ich war gestern beim Saturn, Plasma-TVs anschauen. Nach einigem Rumrennen finde ich zwei …

2008-01-12: escaloop.com is go! A few months ago I was talking to Hendrik about lifestreams, and in my ongoing struggle for his …

2007-12-24: Christmas Cheers Calm down. Christmas isn’t about freaking out and panicking, it’s about not giving a damn about …

2007-12-14: Word of the day: Kaputtage kaputtage, kaputt-age (kä-pŏŏ’tĭj) – noun Derived from “outage”, describing the …

2007-10-20: Lifestream Tinker Toy, Powered By Yahoo! Pipes So, (almost) everyone is totally crazy for lifestreams these days. In case you managed to get around …

2007-10-02: Fucking Wiesn “Wir machen auf der Wiesn Mittag, kommst’ mit?” Warum lass ich mich immer nur wieder breitschlagen? …

2007-09-25: Open Facebook (Disclaimer: The following paragraphs might be pointless and you might end up feeling I have once …

2007-09-17: Yahoo! Pipes Tutorial: How To Process HTML Pages Over the weekend I finally had some time to continue playing around with Yahoo! Pipes. (Turns out …

2007-09-15: Quick Note Of The Day I like my life. It’s not perfect, but I don’t care. It’s pretty cool. I could do so much worse, …

2007-09-14: New Flickr API Output Format: LOL Looks like there is a new Flickr API output format: LOL. Not my work, no idea who built this, but I …

2007-08-25: Patience, Young Gardeners Yeah, it’s actually a granite Yoda. Awesome.

2007-08-21: Dear Rapleaf Guys: There Is No Good Spam I found a few versions of this in my inbox a few minutes ago: Dear “friends” at Rapleaf.com, I know …

2007-08-16: On Monikers Some fun-name generator told me the other day that my porn name is Reed Funkenstein. What can I say, …

2007-08-16: The Internet Is Broken …in Europe. According to the Internet Traffic Report, Europe’s intertubes currently feature around …

2007-08-13: Cordless Hardware Is Killing Your Children Okay, maybe that was a bit harsh, but think about it for a moment. Everyone is complaining about …

2007-08-07: Meh Dana is rebuilding our lovely little garden behind the house. We’ll get our new car on Friday …

2007-07-29: Mr. Mans goes to Brighton Hendrik moves to Brighton, UK. I still don’t have much to say about that, I am glad for him, but …

2007-07-26: Interesting Observation The more my little WoW toon is nearing lvl70 (he’s @69 now), the less space in my mind is occupied …

2007-07-25: Things I Don't Understand, #312 Jakob Nielsen’s bi-weekly ‘Alertbox’ column, aptly labeled “Current Issues in Web Usability“, does …

2007-07-24: We're NOT Friends, Sorry Twitter and Pownce are broken. MySpace, too. Oh, and pretty much every social networking site on the …

2007-07-21: I'm an uncle! During the night, my sister gave birth to two baby girls, Joline and Charleen. They’re all healthy …

2007-07-19: "Web 2.0", "AJAX", "BARF" - A Call To Action After reading another great press release I think I now know what “Web 2.0” means. Up until now I …

2007-07-17: Revelation, Web 2.0 edition It just dawned me that on the web, Germany must be to the UK and US what China is to the rest of the …

2007-07-13: Thank you, Elderlies of Japan Dear old people of Nippon, thank you. It is only because of you that I am still the one and only …

2007-07-03: unset(Perl) Dear Perl community, I just wasted 15 minutes of my life trying to figure out how to get the index …

2007-06-29: Spock.com invites, anyone? So I have 100 invites for this new site called Spock.com. In a nutshell, I see it as Wikipedia + …

2007-06-27: Yahoo! News 2.0 Wir haben heute Yahoo! News 2.0 gelauncht. Gratulation an alle beteiligten Kollegen. :) Die Site hat …

2007-06-21: Weissbier with Timberlake The other day I met Justin Timberlake at a bus station here in Munich. That was quite bizarre, he …

2007-06-16: Madrid, or Whoaholycraphowcoolisthat The other day I talked about our impending doom, but Madrid wasn’t totally bad. In fact, I had two …

2007-06-14: Good bye, Media Temple After giving Media Temple a go for a few months regarding hosting this little blog on their …

2007-06-09: 🍿 Mini Review: Ocean's 13 It’s funny, highly entertaining, and dripping coolness. Go watch it.

2007-06-07: Madrid, or Why we're all doomed A few days ago, the company sent me to Madrid, Spain, for a summit. Madrid was nice. I’ve met a lot …

2007-05-11: Avatare im "SZ Magazin" Vor ein paar Wochen wurde ich fürs Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin interviewt—es ging um Avatare und die …

2007-05-07: Carlo & The Carpet Cutter A week ago I was doing some home improvement. Well, I tried. And failed. In a spectacular way—the …

2007-04-30: Digg.com Evolution After many hours in the lab, spent on creating timelines and elaborate flow charts, I am proud to …

2007-04-30: Erkenntnis Das Internet ist wie eine externe Version dieses total wahnsinnigen Teils meines überaktiven …

2007-04-29: So! Wir haben heute einen Baum gepflanzt im Garten. Einen Fächerahorn. Juhu!

2007-04-23: Maga-what? Reading Habit Meme Huh, so I’ve been tagged by Frank. Splendid. :P I’ve used to read quite a few magazines in the day, …

2007-04-19: Tumblr, a few days later I have to admit, I really like my new setup. tail -f carlo.log for the “real” blog posts …

2007-04-17: Lieber Saturn Theresienwiese! Es wäre total dufte, wenn ich nur einmal ein Produkt bei Euch kaufen könnte, ohne daheim direkt …

2007-04-16: Das Tumblringen! I’ve started a tumble log the other day. I consider it an experiment; first of all, Tumblr is an …

2007-04-05: Mini Review: "300" Good entertainment. They’ve painted some grand pictures there; I’ve enjoyed the visual style. Loved …

2007-03-30: Post It #24 Jedi Stamps. Apparently the “Jedi Shipping and Mailing Master” wants the collective opinion about …

2007-03-29: Musical Mind I am amazed how on some days a song can make you grin like an idiot and even boost your confidence, …

2007-03-27: Post It #23 Quote of the day. Today by Beryl. Wise words, for those of you who don’t know or may have forgotten: …

2007-03-23: Realization Last night, while looking around our living room, seeing all the furniture, the floor I put in, the …

2007-03-21: Post It #22 Ever played flOw? Then you might be able to relate. Clown car. Seriously, it’s not. (The image is …

2007-03-19: Review: "Wer früher stirbt ist länger tot" Wer früher stirbt ist länger tot gibts jetzt endlich auf DVD. Nachdem wir über Monate hinweg …

2007-03-09: Battery Hail Storm & Energy Efficiency Hail: The Return of the Sun is a well-done ad/movie for solar power. Watch it, it’s pretty cool. I …

2007-03-09: Post It #21 Outlook vs. DST. This is what happens when you try to schedule a meeting to handle the DST …

2007-03-07: Post It #20 Right, I remember! Did I ever blog about being interviewed (“mentioned” would probably be the better …

2007-03-01: Post It #19 Description vs. person. defective yeti on match.com discrepancies. Well summed up. Tables suck. …

2007-02-26: Post It #18 YUI hosting. Nate on Free Hosting of YUI Files from Yahoo!: Coinciding with this week’s release of …

2007-02-23: Akismet & HashCash The good fight against blog comment spam continues—I’ve added HashCash to the mix after noticing the …

2007-02-20: Post It #17 Yeeeeeeeeeaaaah. TheToddTime.com – it probably helps if you’re a fan of Scrubs. And crazy. Quote of …

2007-02-19: Karneval -- wurscht. Ich liebe den Münchner Personennahverkehr. Nirgendwo sonst in Deutschland sieht man alte, …

2007-02-16: Post It #16 Quote of the day. From a rest-discuss post about JSR 311: Java™ API for RESTful Web Services …

2007-02-14: Send Help! The other day I had to move my desk to another room, and thus was cut off more or less entirely from …

2007-02-14: The (n) Ways of Highly Ineffective People I had the pleasure to watch hordes of co-workers, past and present, struggling to get through their …

2007-02-13: Kaffe + Crosso Vor ein paar Wochen hat ein “Discount-Bäcker” in Trudering aufgemacht. Ich vermutete, …

2007-02-12: Post It #14 Quote of the moment. Simon on SEO, SMO and TLA’s: SMO, or “Social Media Optimisation” — …

2007-02-08: Post It #13 Swinging big. Yahoo! Pipes is live! Go play around with it. It’s really good stuff with almost …

2007-02-07: OpenID & CardSpace Oiy. Microsoft announces interoperability between CardSpace and OpenID: On the heels of the …

2007-02-05: His name is Rupert Friday I finally got my new machine delivered to my doorstep: 24’’ iMac, Core 2 Duo, 2GB RAM, …

2007-02-05: Post It #12 Technorati WTF. Technorati launches their WTFsystem. I see the possibility of serious abuse, but …

2007-02-01: Sweet Microsoft-related Irony Today is the day Vista is launched by many happy faces at Microsoft. (The World stood still for a …

2007-01-31: Abstruser Moment des Tages Vorhin im XXXLutz-”Restaurant”. Kellner: “Was darf ich Ihnen bringen?” Carlo: “Ich möchte das …

2007-01-30: Post It #10 CSS Well Of Knowledge. 53 CSS-Techniques You Couldn’t Live Without is a nicely done, dense list of …

2007-01-28: Post It #9 Yahoo! meets OpenID. Simon Willison just released his new site, idproxy.net. Basically it’s a …

2007-01-27: Post It #8, Comics Edition (Mostly) 1080p!!!1 I don’t know whether technically this qualifies as joke, but I laughed. Re-roll. Kind of …

2007-01-24: Post It #7 Chocolate Covered SQL. This particular entry at The Daily WTF is hilarious. Even tho it’s …

2007-01-23: Post It #6 BookmarkID? Ka-Ping Yee came up with a funny idea on how to battle phishing using browser bookmarks. …

2007-01-23: Social whitelisting with OpenID, my take When I read Simon’s proposal about social whitelisting with OpenID this morning, I was immediately …

2007-01-22: Follow-up To "teh shiny" Rant Apparently, for whatever reason, people came here and read my mad rant about Jabber, OpenID And “teh …

2007-01-21: Post It #5 Summing up YouTube. xkcd does an excellent job of taking a snapshot of YouTube in one single comic …

2007-01-20: linkblog.toggle() I am thinking about my linkblog for a few days now, and whether to continue it or not. On one hand, …

2007-01-19: Post It #3 Windy. Outside a storm is brewing that is assumed to end all life in Germany. Everywhere. We’re all …

2007-01-19: The Dawn Of OpenID? Jeremy Zawodny on The Tipping Point for OpenID: I mean that all it takes now is for one “big …

2007-01-16: To Infinity! ‘Take a leap into hyperspace’ is an interesting article about the American Institute of Aeronautics …

2007-01-15: Aufwachen! Seit letzter Woche steht jeden Morgen an der U-Bahn-Station ein entfernt an Gunther von Hagens …

2007-01-15: Post It #1 Wee hands: A baby gorilla grasps the hand of a caregiver at the Lefini Faunal Reserve. The center …

2007-01-03: A Year In Moments: 2006 I am planning to write a more or less full rundown of the year past for a few weeks by now, and I …

2007-01-03: Looking good... That Greasemonkey article I was talking about a few days ago is coming along nicely. We’re in the …

2007-01-03: Using YUI In Greasemonkey Scripts The aforementioned tech article is available now on YUIblog.com! It’s explaining a way to use the …

2006-12-31: World of Weakness Ich bin schwach. Hendrik erzählte mir interessante Sachen über den neuen WoW 2.0-Patch, und eh ichs …

2006-12-25: How Hanukkah Harry saved Christmas When Jon Stewart mentioned “Hanukkah Harry” the other day during an episode of The Daily Show, I …

2006-12-23: My First Tech Article A few weeks ago I was minding my own business at work, writing a Greasemonkey script to solve a …

2006-12-18: Reusable Components, Today: Keyboards A dirty, dirty, dirty keyboard can be cleaned thoroughly easily, it doesn’t necessarily have to be …

2006-12-12: Nintendo Wii: A Wee Review Gots me one of them Wiis the other day. Got Monkeyball and Rayman, but always ended up playing Wii …

2006-12-08: Wii would like to buy Heute Deutschlandstart vom Nintendo Wii. Geh gleich los, Holger und ich fahren zum Saturn an der …

2006-12-05: Firebug 1.0 beta 1 …ist raus. Exzellentes Addon für Firefox, das jedem ans Herz gelegt sei, der Webseiten entwickelt …

2006-12-04: TV Review: "Heroes" So… [Heroes][http://www.nbc.com/Heroes/]. I watched the pilot and the first episodes over the last …

2006-12-01: Keine großen Unterschiede Heute auf dem Heimweg traf ich an der Bushaltestelle einen mir unbekannten jungen Mann. Ungefähr …

2006-11-29: 🍿 Kurzreview: Woody Allen, Scoop Am Samstag war ich mit meiner Holden mal wieder im Kino, es lief ‘Scoop – Der Knüller’ von Woody …

2006-11-28: Cursing 101 I am one of the “if you want to do it, do it right” school. I try to make it apply to …

2006-11-28: EVE... Stop hurting me, baby When Hendrik dropped a few bomb shells about the upcoming EVE expansion, I was feeling a bit unsure …

2006-11-25: Wordpress Woes and WTFs Well, the decision has been made—it certainly feels weird. The nice (?) side effect is my newly …

2006-11-21: Gut, mal wieder ein neuer Versuch Pure Ironie; ich mag mal wieder über Verschiedenes schreiben, empfinde G-Blog.net, die …

2006-03-12: 25peeps.com My good friend Hendrik gave birth (ewww) to a new site (phew…) called 25peeps.com. Now, here’s …

2006-03-07: My first Y! project has gone live Congratulations to the team – we’ve pushed de.movies.yahoo.com live earlier this …

2005-12-23: Tales from the Auction House, part 1 Bought an Hakkari Coin at the AH for the great price of 5g 78s. Wanted to resell it for a better …

2005-12-10: Yahoo buying del.icio.us w00h00! It’s official now, it seems! Excellent news. I was suspecting that del.icio.us would …

2005-11-15: I'm alive. Rejoice! Huh, a few months since my last post, eh? Bummer. Time flies when you’re having fun or when …

2005-11-15: WoW EU By the way, I’ve cancelled my US subscription and set up shop at Argent Dawn EU. Ambea, Tauren …

2005-09-08: About the mayonnaise jar and 2 cups of coffee What a wonderful little story I’ve found over at Spreading Goodwill: THE MAYONNAISE JAR AND 2 …

2005-08-25: Hot Interracial Deeprun Tram Encounters! Discord :: View topic - Roleplaying Realms Rule: Out of sheer boredom and the need to do a little …

2005-08-13: The gerbil's on fire 2-days shopping spree in order to get dressed for next weekend, where two of our friends are …

2005-08-09: Translators needed I need some translators for BetterSearch, since the upcoming version 1.9 will introduce …

2005-08-08: Weekend WoW roundup So, let’s see… DING – Graun reached season 50! Then I’ve had a very nice …

2005-08-06: 🎵 Music review: Between Interval, "Radio Silence" It’s great, get it now. (If you don’t believe me right away, then take a look at the …

2005-08-04: Mature Irish Men Making Music In Munich We had tickets for the U2 concert here in Munich last night, and we had a blast. Great concert. Bono …

2005-07-24: Mini Review: "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" We went out to watch Mr. & Mrs. Smith last night. Despite the mediocre reviews the flick is …

2005-07-20: Oh my, the conclusion So, over the last few weeks I have posted almost no entries. What can I say, my life was wicked and …

2005-05-28: Vielen Dank Herzlichen Dank an die kreative Seele, die beim Versuch, unser Moped in der Tiefgarage aufzubrechen, …

2005-05-16: Advice needed I need a license for my new Firefox extension, but I can’t find anything that I like. …

2005-03-11: Washington Post's Style Invitational Got this from a co-worker today, think it’s great. :) The Washington Post’s Style …

2005-01-05: 2004 Revisited A few of you have done this already, so it’s my turn now. :) 1. What did you do in 2004 that …

2004-11-08: On Visiting IKEA So, we went to IKEA today, to buy a simple picture frame. When we left, we had bought this: In all …

2004-07-27: Management blogs, #2 By now I’m thoroughly depressed when I think about our aforementioned management blogs. Today …

2004-07-27: Of weddings, cake and tribes My baby sister Claudia married her longtime friend Tino this weekend. Yes, we were invited. :) …

2004-07-22: Of love, hate and management blogs Caution, rather unstructured rant ahead So, our internal company strategy is now mainly focussed on …

2004-06-30: Multigeschwindigkeitsklitorisstimulator Fun fact: Google muß passen bei dem Wort “Multigeschwindigkeitsklitorisstimulator”. In …

2004-05-20: Growing up as a coder Writing software is getting harder and harder. The more you learn, the harder it gets. It’s …

2004-05-19: from Python import love Pure elegance: print [self.entries[a] for a in range(len(self.entries)) if (viewingUser == self or …

2004-05-13: 20 Stages of Perl to Python Conversion 20 Stages of Perl to Python Conversion :: ASPN Mail Archive :: python- list: 20 Stages of Perl to …

2004-05-06: On Communities After building community sites for a while by now I think I have grasped the social dynamics …

2004-05-06: What the fuck is wrong with them?! What the fuck is wrong with them?! So, our little scooter is broken, the lights burn out every 10 …

2004-04-28: How to set up SpamBayes for your Dreamhost mail account Okay, so you want to use SpamBayes on your mail server in order to enjoy working with your webmail …

2004-04-01: Work follow-up Little follow-up to my last work post – now I am comfortable with giving away details. So, we …

2004-03-28: ProstiPop I hereby proclaim the new official term to describe the casting show / petridish cloning boy/girl …

2004-03-19: Changes ahead Big restructuring is going on in the office. For the first time in two- and-a-half years I have the …

2004-02-07: Bloglines I’m a Bloglines user for, what, exactly 4 months by now, and it just crossed my mind that it …

2004-01-09: Speaker of the Dead After reading Ender’s Game a couple of months ago, I’ve almost immediately put all Ender …

2004-01-09: Textile 2 beta - PHP class version I’ve been toying around with Dean Allen’s mui funky Textile for a while by now, and …

2004-01-03: 0Spam.com review After being annoyed with spam emails for quite some time now (who isn’t?), I was setting up …

2004-01-02: My New Year's Resolution 2004 I’m not going to answer people anymore when I’m in the bathroom. You’re outside, …

2003-12-26: w00t! My big “semi-sister” accepted an honest proposal made to her by her boyfriend. In short, …

2003-12-13: Good night, little baby A breakthru for mankind: I’m writing this entry using my lap. Well, the iBook sitting on my …

2003-10-17: Contraceptives for the men among us Wired.com: An implanted male hormonal contraceptive is now being tested. It works in much the same …

2003-10-15: Wakka is alive Hendrik/Morn and I are back on improving Wakka, his/our little PHP/mySQL wiki engine. A Subversion …

2003-09-04: cDocPHP 0.1 I’m writing PHP code on a regular basis, and I need to document my code. Problem: I’m …

2003-08-20: You've got mail Another Sobig worm is making its rounds. It doesn’t make use of any hidden security holes, it …

2003-05-19: Class Reunion So, yesterday I was on the class reunion. We’ve graduated 13 years ago, and obviously a lot …

2003-05-03: 🍿 Mini Review: X-Men 2 Watched X-Men 2 last night. Hoo boy, what a movie. All in all I can say that I’ve enjoyed this …

2003-04-04: Mandatory Improv Theatre 3000 TL;DR: An afternoon suffering through the performance of an improv theatre troupe is likely not …

2003-03-08: Sony SonicStage is teh suck :P Can someone please explain to me why I all get with Dana’s new and tres cool NetMD recorder is …

2003-02-01: Godspeed I just saw the news. Not sure yet what to say, except for this: Godspeed to the scientists who lost …

2003-01-28: Amazement Everytime I think I’ve seen it all, I open another PHP script of that one special co-worker of …

2003-01-21: Hope The ice is thin, yet I manage to walk. The air is dry, yet I manage to breathe. The night is …

2002-12-25: Porn The Toronto Star (via Monoklon.de): “Men, looking for the perfect Christmas present? How …

2002-11-20: Morning Coffee Notes Just got an internal job opening in my office mailbox. Looks like my boss is leaving the company. …