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

Q:

"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

Accessibility

Elixir


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Hotchpotch 48

Posted on Tue 03 October 2017 in english

Accessibility

Elixir


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Adventures in Python-land

Posted on Mon 31 July 2017 in english

Background

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

Accessibility

BSD


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Hotchpotch 46

Posted on Wed 31 May 2017 in english

Elm

Elixir


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Hotchpotch 45

Posted on Mon 13 March 2017 in english

Elixir

Elm

Gamedev


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Geschichten schreiben

Posted on Tue 14 February 2017 in german

Dies sind meine gesammelten Notizen zu "Wie schreibt man eine Geschichte?":

5 Tips für kreativere Fiktion

  1. Starte mit Spannung: Verlust einer geliebten Person, Niederlage bei einem Rennen gegen den langjährigen Widersacher, etc.
  2. Wissen, was die Charaktere mögen: Wünsche treiben die Charaktere an
  3. Beende jedes Kapitel mit einem Cliffhanger: Durch unbeantwortete …

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