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  • Beautiful Music: Star Trek Concert (Praque, 2016)
  • Interesting interview on leaving illiberal groups and building stuff
  • Reboots vs Originals
  • Giving People a Reason
  • Streisand Effect & Alternative Platforms
  • Some thoughts on the topic of Covid on this blog and a recommendation to an interesting essay from Cory Zue
  • Video Recommendation: MASS PSYCHOSIS – How an Entire Population Becomes MENTALLY ILL
  • Adherence to labels
  • Mind the cable you use for backups
  • Digital Bullet Journal 2022
  • Book Recommendation: Hoover (2017)’s «The Lifetime Learner’s Guide to Reading and Learning»
  • No
  • Book (semi-)recommendation: Ordinary Men
  • Reminiscing about nice Music
  • Recommendation: Frank Sinatra
  • Pop Music without Lyrics to down out annoying distractions
  • iPad reading in Bed (Update)
  • iPad and Remote
  • The meaning of the word «dialogue»
  • Look at the content, not the author
  • Fun with R: The Tarkin Effect
  • Ex-libertarian parties
  • Recommendation (as digital ginger): simpledisorder.com
  • Once more with foresight — using a Plague
  • Isolation (Covid lockdowns for unvaccinated)
  • Removing auditory distractions
  • Ray of Sunshine Presentation about Student Activism
  • The soft bigotry of low expectations
  • This is how liberty dies …
  • Side-effects/Long-term effects of doing a Covid-vaccine-adherence-Purge
  • Highly Recommended: The Works of Robert A. Heinlein
  • Highly recommended: «Sunstone» graphic novel series by Stjepan Sejic
  • Recommendation: «Fine Print» by Stjepan Sejic
  • Visiting elderly relatives on Christmas — a long life or a life well spent
  • Why do the vaccinated still have to wear masks when they are on their own?
  • Neil Oliver: Will we remain silent while a dark tide slides ever closer to our own shores?
  • Three movie recommendations: “Winter’s Bone”, “The Hunt”, and “Run Hide Fight”
  • Political not Health Goals (Covid)
  • Recommendation: Article “On Pleasurable Beliefs” by Thomas Harper
  • Modern Art
  • Gaming on the Mac
  • And if you are not willing … (Covid)
  • Looking at a different area — Sherlock Holmes (1984 TV series)
  • Taking Back the Weekend
  • Creating quick teleprompter slides (mirrored slides or text)
  • Getting Corrected
  • Ignoring Covid (I wish)
  • Reactions to «I have occupied myself with the topic» (mostly during a discussion)
  • Work Environments – Creative Chaos vs. Sterile Bureaucracy
  • Update to «The atrocities at the height of an evil regime did start small»
  • It’s time to say ‹enough›
  • The atrocities at the height of an evil regime did start small
  • Reading Carefully (using detective stories — here: Death on the Nile — as an example)
  • Presentation about Technology as Tool or Trap (in German)
  • Things I wish I had had sooner: A Whiteboard at Home
  • Bed Version 2.0
  • Shout-out to Gab.com, a social network with balls
  • We won’t reach Utopia, but we can make the journey to it worthwhile
  • Minority Perspectives
  • Free Vintage Cocktail Books Collection (and a shout-out to OpenCulture)
  • Creative Solutions during Covid Teaching Regulations
  • Building something with your hands
  • Interesting Podcast/Vidcast Episodes
  • A fast-beating heart (dealing with psychophysiological reactions, incl. fear)
  • World building
  • The Reality of Sex (in medicine)
  • Establishing a working infrastructure/meetings/etc vs Entropy
  • Scaling Ideas: Apps vs Books
  • Entrepreneurship during Crises vs Fairness
  • Universities under Covid-19 Regulations
  • Turning Trees into Furniture — the Elven Way
  • Giving children what they need
  • Online Censorship
  • Personal Cookbook
  • Worthy Goals — Avoiding Delicious Treats
  • Seeing Creative Solutions
  • Social Loafing in Student Project Work and Minimal Group Paradigm
  • Semi-Auto Bullet Journal
  • Perhaps the Good Guys are the Bad Guys
  • Modern Ideology in Children’s Books
  • Notability Bullet Journal Pages
  • Tea Update
  • Sleep
  • YouTube Styles
  • Whiteboard Markers
  • Battleship Update
  • Convictions and Excellence
  • What is the basis for your assessment of controversial topics? (Covid example)
  • Mensa (a so-called high IQ society, rational assessment)
  • Accurate Data … no matter the story
  • Mensa (a so-called high IQ society, emotional assessment)
  • Getting Exported Annotations (Highlights, Underlines, Notes, etc) from PDF Expert in the right order
  • Interesting Presentation on State Subsidies and the Difference between Political and Market Entrepreneurs
  • Sharing an iPad or iPhone Screen when Using WebEx on the Mac
  • Frequent Student Problem during the Creative Phase of a Project: Birch Solutions
  • A Case for Loose-Leaf Tea
  • Strategic Dissertation Time
  • Recommendation: Marty Lobdell – Study Less Study Smart
  • Quickly Renaming Variables in R
  • Audiobooks (esp. for commute)
  • Unread Books as Gifts to Authors
  • Bad Ad Campaign for a Political Party
  • Downloading YouTube Videos (August 2021 Update)
  • Worth a Look: Pornhub’s Classic Nudes
  • Getting a Realistic (if painful) Impression
  • Two further Covid-19 predictions for the second half of 2021 (in Germany)
  • Jordan Peterson on Alcohol
  • Recommendations: sketchplanations
  • Where are the Covid-19 jokes?
  • A Few Further Thoughts on Covid
  • Off-Topic Recommendation: A video on being safe
  • Recommendation: “Man’s Search For Meaning” by Viktor E. Frankl
  • Making managing different student projects less sucky (esp. sending mails)
  • E-Voting
  • Watching Series and Attention Economy
  • “No, thank you.” is a full sentence.
  • Do you actually realize you are free?
  • Human Flourishing (and fossil fuels)
  • Let’s avoid digital stupidity
  • Is it really that easy to turn a democracy into a socialist dictatorship?
  • The end of the continuum
  • Fuck Motivation, make behavior easier
  • Displacement Activities
  • Creativity and the Military
  • Apple is not your friend
  • When it comes to outliners (and other tools), be tool agnostic
  • Recommendation: The ABC’s of Morality
  • Kreativität braucht Struktur — Wie lässt sich Kreativität organisieren?
  • Die Zukunft deiner Forschung — Wie organisiert man eine wissenschaftliche Arbeit?
  • Some Hope for the Future (Calvin and Hobbes)
  • Societies (Associations, Clubs, etc.)
  • Losing Customers
  • Great Sources on Data Visualization (with R)
  • Apollo 13 (movie)
  • Safetyism in today’s culture (and other topics)
  • Out there
  • Internet of Things, AI, Smart Cities and Planned Societies
  • Nudging and Covid
  • Covid19 and … Gangs of New York
  • Blast from the Past: Stingray
  • Recommendation: “Punderworld” by sigeel (Linda Sejic)
  • Recommendation: “Fangs” by Sarah Andersen
  • My fare, Lady? Ah, Pratchett
  • Allowing Children to Have Adventures
  • Recommendation: The Missing Semester of Your CS Education
  • Downloading Coursera Materials
  • Low-Cost Direction Lines
  • Online Hackathon Care Package
  • Example Writing Workflow (Academic Articles)
  • Mind the work environment
  • Walking to/from work
  • Recording Webbrowser Audio/Video on a Mac
  • German Speech Disorder
  • Using an Alarm Chair … errr Table … for quicker morning routines
  • Getting yourself an Education
  • Challenge to Improve
  • Recommendation: Douglas Murray on Telling the Truth
  • «To choose a good book, look in an inquisitor’s prohibited list.»
  • What is observation, what is interpretation?
  • Looking at something different on your screen
  • Crawling your own website
  • Recommendation: No Safe Spaces
  • A quieter iPad Home Screen
  • External SSD for Quick Backups
  • A little bit of Normality during Covid — and a stark contrast
  • A Notability-based Digital Bullet Journal on a Tablet — Best of Both Worlds?
  • Good Co-Author Behavior
  • Media-Shabbat
  • Removing tiny distractions
  • Selective iOS Calendar Widget
  • YouTube just nuked my Account
  • Fuck that advertisement in YouTube Videos
  • Seems like in Germany, 2020 ends not with a bang, but a whimper
  • Listening to differing opinions
  • Reading Setup Update
  • Exporting ical Calendar Entries
  • Two Interesting Videos: “Rubin Report” … and “The Best of Margaret Thatcher”
  • Covid Regulations Side Effects
  • Syspolicyd, Periodically High CPU Load, Reading Huge Amounts of Data, on Mac Big Sur (and likely Catalina as well)
  • An UN Controlled Earth makes for really scary Sci-Fi in “The Expanse”
  • Let’s Upgrade to a prior, better version of DEVONthink for Big Sur
  • Screw Optimists and Pessimists, be a Possibilist
  • Confirmation Bias when Doing an Analysis in HCD
  • Natural Exit Games
  • It’s easier to stop in the beginning than later
  • Storing an Apple Pencil
  • Dafuq? Socks actually get lost????
  • Your Private Virtual Museum
  • Since when is Sloth a Virtue?
  • iPad 5 mini — Ideal reading and note taking everywhere device
  • Well, teaching face-to-face was fun while it lasted
  • Evaluating Human-Computer-Interactions when Using Multiple Devices
  • Killing Ones Voice with Paid Endorsements
  • Operationalizing Ethics
  • Well, Stalin wasn’t wrong
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Your Mileage Might Vary (YMMV)
  • Tortured Souls
  • Well, that actually did work out.
  • Digital Lifeboat
  • eop