Tools

Posted   on Sunday, October 30 - 2011 (1036 words)
As long as I can think, Computer Science has been infected by religious flamewars. Having arguments about technical topics can be healthy but flamewars are not. I’m sick of it. I’m fed up by people telling me that their work environment is oh-so better, faster and so on. That’s fine... more...

Are you a programmer?

Posted   on Thursday, October 20 - 2011 (662 words)
My geography teacher once told the story of her first university lecture. As an introduction, her professor asked the class to draw a map of Germany without any help and as accurate as possible. To her surprise she was not able to fill the map with much detail. Even the... more...

On hard work

Posted   on Thursday, October 13 - 2011 (897 words)
Great people get shaped by their achievements: There’s Thomas Edison who developed countless protoypes before selling a single light bulb. The unemployed Joanne K. Rowling writing Harry Potter in a Café while caring for her child. Steve Wozniak creating the first personal computer in his spare time while working at... more...

An open letter to apple

Posted   on Saturday, October 01 - 2011 (440 words)
Since I work on a computer for most of the day I like to have the darn best thing I can afford to get my stuff done. For the last five years I have exclusively used a MacBook and afterwards a MacBook Pro and I have no doubt I paid... more...

My experiences with feedback roulette

Posted   on Friday, August 12 - 2011 (453 words)
Feedback Roulette is awesome. The page reviews are honest and detailed. Here are a few comments I received so far: The site is slow, not sure if it’s my connection, but response time is high. This tip helped me dig a little deeper into SEO (despite I passionately hate the... more...