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  • 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
  • What’s a Smart Watch good for?
  • Thank you (you know who you are)
  • Impressive view on Virtual Reality (VR) from almost three decades ago
  • What is an hour of your life actually worth?
  • Turning mp3s into Podcast Episodes for iOS/iPhone/Apple iTunes
  • Finding out what you really want
  • Blockchain Explained (German Video)
  • How NOT to tell stories
  • Foot Hammock for one’s Desk
  • Light from above equals Hitler Beard
  • B…b…beautiful music: Soundtrack to “Attack on Titan”
  • Great book about doing statistics with R
  • Recommendation: Uncle Tom
  • Presentation: Persuasive Technology (and Gamification and Nudging) in the Context of Climate Change Apps (or rather: ecologically friendly behavior) [in German]
  • Method to Make Sense of Your Data: Build the Wall
  • Notability iPad Battery Drainage
  • New Standing Desk Setup: Mod #1
  • New Standing Desk Setup
  • Painting: It does’t have to start perfect
  • Standards
  • Citing R and RStudio
  • Microsoft Word Advanced Search and Replace
  • Tests, Exams, and the correlation between them
  • Recommendation: Graham’s The Four Quadrants of Conformism
  • Recommendation: When Wokes and Racists Actually Agree on Everything
  • The Mind Parasite has Arrived in the German Student Population
  • That Ballmer Peak
  • Blast from the Past #4: The Girl Who Played with the Wolves
  • Blast from the Past #3 – A Book of Life
  • Blast from the Past #2 – Ainran
  • Blast from the Past #1 – The Last Book
  • Reading Books with Notability and GoodReader
  • Ditch the Man Cave, Bring Back the Study
  • Remote Usability Testing on Mobiles with WebEx Meetings
  • Supervising Written Exams with Classical Music
  • How the Internet Times Have Changed
  • Youth has its function
  • A different view on Black America: Larry Elder
  • Trump’s Mount Rushmore speech
  • Take Care of Your Education – Heinlein’s “Have Spacesuit, Will Travel”
  • Obedience, for obedience’s sake
  • Your Past, Present and Future Selves — do you like these guys?
  • Getting the Right Design before Getting the Design Right
  • OmniFocus and iCal for Realistic Tasks-for-Today Planning
  • Thesis Template – Media and Computer Science – Medieninformatik [German Template]
  • Viewpoint Diversity in Psychology
  • Real Time Virtual Reality Travel (VR plus 360° Camera-Pole)
  • Checking all the Boxes: Battleship (addendum)
  • Writing a Synopsis for a Bachelor, Master or PhD Thesis in Media and Computer Science
  • Finding a Bachelor, Master and perhaps even PhD thesis Topic in Media and Computer Science
  • Things Filter
  • People Filter
  • How did this series get so dark so soon?
  • You show me yours, I’ll show you mine
  • Danegeld (paid to outrage mobs by academic institutions)
  • Recommendation: Gad Saad on “Racism in Academia? My Reply to the Editor of Science” (THE SAAD TRUTH_ 1075)
  • Perspectives on Smoking (pipe)
  • Speaker for the Dead
  • Science and the Hard Sciences
  • Corona: Let a hundred flowers bloom …
  • Movie Recommendation: Battleship
  • Psychology in a Crisis (and check the sources)
  • Lawful and Evil
  • Sorcerers vs Wizards
  • Recommendation: YAF SUPERCUT: Best of Ronald Reagan
  • Quickly Downloading YouTube Videos via a JavaScript Bookmark
  • Having too few and too structured options in a Game
  • Loving to Solve Problems — like a Cat seeing a Ball of Wool
  • Dark Patterns: Cookies
  • Human-centered Design: Seeing what’s missing
  • What’s going on with Corona?
  • Taste and Burials
  • A Life Not Written Down
  • ICU’s
  • Needed Rule for Symposia: The Time-Keeper Speaks Last (and has only the remaining time)
  • Ethics between Medicine, Psychology, and Media and Computer Science
  • Paying attention to a current crisis to learn for the future
  • What do you want your children to receive? At least the same — or more?
  • Impotent Project Partners
  • Ethics and User Centered Design / User Experience
  • The Problem of Thinking Outside the Box
  • Exponential Growth, Time-Delayed Reactions, and other problems of human cognition
  • Apple’s Quality Program E1 — Exchange and Repair Extension Program
  • Don’t use shitty tools.
  • Science and “The Good Cause”
  • Great Packaging
  • Cheating in Computer Games
  • Visions of the Future
  • Recommendation: 9 Chickweed Lane Comic Strip
  • Downloading Comic Strips
  • Consensus in Science
  • Recommendation (as a time sink): The Outer Worlds
  • The Problem with Functional Fixedness in Creativity
  • First Impression of Apple’s Watch Series 5
  • Recommendation: The Art of Manliness Podcast
  • Software change infos/version history based on user behavior
  • What’s in a name?
  • Recommendation: Steven Pinker: “An Unnecessary Defense of Reason and a Necessary Defense of the University’s Role in Advancing It”
  • Climate Change Activism
  • Call of Cthulhu Character Sheet Passport (PDF)
  • Why not treat a learning AI like you would treat a dog?
  • False Dichotomies (Presentation Slides, German)
  • Don’t let customer support try to justify design decisions
  • Weight Hacking Part IV – The Long View
  • eop