Eine Nacht im Iglu

Posted on Mon 13 March 2023 in german

Dieses Wochenende war nicht nur für mich besonders. Wir hatten Besuch eines Bekannten aus Brasilien, der unbedingt mal Schnee sehen wollte - witzig, hätten wir doch gern weniger davon... Er war schon Skifahren, Schlittschlaufen, einen Schneemann bauen, Schneeengel machen und alles andere wonach uns normal der Sinn nicht mehr steht. Er …

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Rinnen 2023

Posted on Mon 27 February 2023 in german

Am Wochenende ging es wie jedes Jahr mit der Rentnergruppe meines Vaters wieder nach Rinnen, um dort das Wochenende zu kochen und mit den Schneeschuhen zu wandern. Dieses Mal hat es auch wieder mit Schnee geklappt und wir mussten nicht auf normales Wandern zurückfallen...

Leider hatten wir nur am ersten …

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Distributed systems course

Posted on Tue 23 February 2021 in english

Lately I've been watching the Distributed Systems Course on Youtube and really enjoy the teaching style.

If you skip the lessons on Blockchain (I'm not really interested in that) it roughly takes you 2 laid-back evenings or one tour de force evening.

Also while I watched the lesson on the …

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Neil Gaiman quotes

Posted on Mon 15 February 2021 in english

If you ever talked to me you probably noticed my Neil Gaiman fandom. Here are some reasons to love him:

Broken hearts


"How do you get over a broken heart?"

Neil Gaiman A:

"You don’t, ever. Not quite. But time can do amazing things. A deep wound scabs …

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Writing Fiction

Posted on Sun 14 February 2021 in english

Famous Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers.

20 Writing Tips from Fiction Authors

"The main rule of writing is that if you do it with enough assurance and confidence, you're allowed to do whatever you like. (That may be a rule for life as well as for …

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Hotchpotch 49

Posted on Fri 26 January 2018 in english



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Hotchpotch 48

Posted on Tue 03 October 2017 in english



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Adventures in Python-land

Posted on Mon 31 July 2017 in english


A friend of mine approached me with the task of writing a program. Sometimes he gets a call and has to check if something's going on at another production site. He wanted a tool to download still images from a security camera, which should be converted to an animated …

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Hotchpotch 47

Posted on Mon 24 July 2017 in english



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Hotchpotch 46

Posted on Wed 31 May 2017 in english



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