After almost eight years using (and helping develop) Polypager, a very versatile and friendly content management system, and after three years of having Zenphoto manage my pictures, I finally decided I had to retire both and move to a different system
update 2014-12: Below it says »Tschuschentransporte, you were fantastic«, which they were. However, my wife scheduled a smaller delivery with them for last week, and it was an entirely weird experience with no happy end. Towards
Die Langeweile ist der Traumvogel, der das Ei der Erfahrung ausbrütet. [en]Walter Benjamin
Ich muß […] bekennen […] / daß die übermäßige Zeitungs-Begierde / eine dermaßen schädliche Kranckheit sey / welche durch ihren Mißbrauch dem gemeinen Wesen viel Schaden bringet. […] Es ist nichts gewöhnlicheres / als daß
From my Piwik report – I wish I could have helped.
I’ve been travelling recently and saw some noteworthy signs:
1. On the Ferry»Strictly No brief cases beyond this point.«
2. At the rental agency»No smoking, no dogs, no firearms – no problem«
3. In Town»No parking. The kids are out moonwalking.« Loriot apparently designed traffic signs, too
I recommend watching »Starbuck« in case you’re looking for a happy maker with slight philosophical undertones on the concepts of parenthood and family, on solidarity and the meaning of »a life full of achievements« (J. Lebowski).
Yesterday A. had a bicycle accident. Fortunately it turned out not to be too serious, but she hit her head on the curb and started bleeding from a wound near the eye. I was cycling behind her, so I could help immediately.
The good news is that within
I thought I’d adapt my place to the large screens we tend to have now. Also, my eyes are getting weaker and now and again I find myself increasing one website font sizes here and there.
So after six years of tiny letters and narrow columns, I
Watch for yourselves:
Now, in the closed mode an uncultured [petri] dish is an irrelevance. In the open mode, it’s a clue.
To get into open mode, you need: space, time, time, confidence, humor.
If, while you’re pondering, somebody
Statistician Nic Marks gave a really interesting talk on happiness at TED. Starting from the observation that at the moment we focus too much on the problems and apocalyptic scenarios, we are constantly turning Martin Luther King’s famous quote
My new job includes attending the odd job interview now and again. Today we had an applicant scheduled for 11 a.m. It turned eleven and it turned five past and ten past until at quarter past eleven the front desk finally rang to tell us the applicant
This last weekend I understood a lot about the internet food chain: There are the smart guys and there are the monkeys. The smart guys find out how to crack a system. They publish their stuff and move on. The smart guys are too busy to play around.
After graduation naturally comes application. Now it seems that application naturally comes with frustration.
Each and every company knows exactly what they want to a degree that just saw me printing 14 pages of a single job description – the job
Yesterday we arrived in London for a short holiday. In the early evening we were rambling the streets, not sure what to do. When at last we made our minds up and opted for cinema, a couple stopped us. Something was with their daughter, I did not
Only today I did use stairs.
In the course of writing my thesis I came across Nimrod, grandson of Ham, great grandson of Noah (Gen 10, 1-12). Now Nimrod is not only »a mighty hunter before the Lord: wherefore it is said, Even as