By coincidence I dug up the long lost URL to a super interesting online riddle: http://www.deathball.net/notpron/
Sad but true, it’s going on at my own work place… Q: How do you know that a die-hard software company is off course? A: When marketing has too much influence. Q: How do you know that marketing has too much influence? A: Among other things, when the pre-configured email format becomes HTML instead of […]
Here’s an idea for your one-good-deed-per-day program: tell Mozilla on every channel to reverse their idiotic and suicidal rapid release process. Why not start by commenting the chairperson’s personal blog post: http://blog.lizardwrangler.com/2011/08/25/rapid-release-process I wish the big wings at Mozilla realized that it’s not just the enterprise folks who care about stability (releases & API). Simple […]
I don’t have a Twitter account and I enjoy every minute I don’t waste with it. Seriously what’s the point? Right, instead of being bored you tweet. TEDxZurich published a Storify report(?) with a selection of tweets about the event. The sheer absence of meaning in them is seriously mind boggling. To me this once […]
Attended my first TED today – TEDxZurich. It was a blast! Many speakers really did have something to say, they didn’t just talk and waste everybody’s time. Given their brilliance I felt truly insignificant. I have yet to make a difference in life.
…not really learning DOT because it’s so simple – at least in its most basic form. I don’t understand why it took me so long to finally sit down and understand how the input for Graphviz works. What a glorious day today… You want to learn DOT, too? Wonderful, for a quick-start try this online […]
I can listen to Tori Amos’ “’97 Bonnie And Clyde” any time, day or night, it gives me the creeps – always. Pretty easy to follow along even without the lyrics.
A couple of friends are working on something truly magnificent: spontacts, short for spontaneous contacts. Since their website http://spontacts.com/ is not yet available in English I’ll quickly outline below what Spontacts is about. Spontacts is based on a simple idea: people want to do exciting activities in their free time. They want to play tennis, […]
A list of Japanese restaurants in Zurich (“Japanische Restaurants in Zürich” for our German-speaking friends). Samurai If you judge a Japanese restaurants by the number of Japanese who frequent the place this was the clear favorite a few years ago. Samurai was considered an in-sider tip back then. Located next to a striptease club in […]
Leder Locher, Münsterhof 18/19 Furla, Strehlgasse Valleverde, Augustinergasse 15 Longchamp, Bahnhofstrasse 58 Grieder, Bahnhofstrasse 30 Globus/Jelmoli