Recently Consumed IV

This issue of recently consumed was a long time in the making, so some of the links might be a bit outdated. Actually, this list has »

Ten years as a foreigner

Sometime at the beginning of last November was the tenth anniversary of my coming to Germany as a fresh young foreign student. I've shed the 'fresh', »

Recently Consumed III

It's going to be a flimsy consumption list this time, because I forgot to track the stuff I read on the net recently, but they are »

Thing worth doing

At last, I managed to make it through "Art of Unix Programming" by Eric Raymond, thanks to a long train ride and an extended weekend. It's »

Recently Consumed II

Bill Keller of NYT expresses ire against Twitter, Facebook etc. He lists the common reasons you usually hear; internet is making us dumb (he actually tweeted »

Free as in Internet

At the moment, I'm on holiday in Turkey, and the beauty of the scenery and the sea is accompanied by the ugly news about new regulations »

Turning thirty

I turned thirty last year. This is my third attempt to write up how this feels, and how it affected my mood for the year. The »

Recently Consumed

Thanks to my new Kindle, I can now actually read long texts on the net to the end, and not wander off to reddit or facebook »