new adventures

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it’s been over six months now that [@jmdhh]( and i moved back together again and i started a new career back here in erlangen, germany. six very interesting and exciting months! the new job is exciting: i can make use … Continue reading

goodbye switzerland!

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after almost 17 years living & working in switzerland i am traveling back to germany for the last time today. it’s been a fantastic time. we learned a lot about us and about the swiss. we became friends with a … Continue reading

time to go…

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for the last couple of months every morning at 8:00 a tweet like the following has been showing up in [my twitter timeline]: no, i haven’t gone that insane: it’s a python script running on our server and calculating the … Continue reading

shipping forecast

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having just updated our squeezebox radios i re-found the BBC iplayer plugin. it’s been lingering in the depths of the squeezebox radio menus for ages, i guess, but i had never really checked it out. while waiting for [@jmdhh]( to … Continue reading

a time trip to the 1950s

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even though the place we live at here in switzerland has a rather rural character — there are several livestock markets throughout the year down at the station square, very few regions regularly vote more conservative than ours — [einsiedeln] … Continue reading

smells & memory

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the other day [@jmdhh] and i were out shopping. while i was waiting at one of the shops i was “hit” by a smell of coffee — and immediately taken back to the apartment of my grandmother in the late … Continue reading

the joys of creative commons licenses

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i’m in the process of re-working both [this blog]( and my [photo site]( for the photo site i’ve switched from [zenphoto]( to [jalbum]( — zenphoto didn’t really offer any decent support for displaying geo-tagged pictures, had at the point in … Continue reading