It’s me again. 🙂I’ve come to read an interview with David Copperfield in a (german) magazine lately and he explained how exactly he became a magician (or illusionist). He said it had to do with him being such an isolated person when he was a child (probably something like a geek or nerd). And when he came into magic it … Read More
I’m just doing some research for a project of mine where I’m going to make a website about hacker culture. There are indeed nice texts (in english) about that subject and I’m going to summarize the knowledge into a nice comprehensive set of web pages for one of my seminars. This is an excerpt from “The jargon file”: mu: /moo/ … Read More
I just had a look at the website of the wonderful people at TellTale Games, a company that is one of the few still believing in good storytelling and the adventure genre. As you have probably realised by yourself, adventures have not been featured very intensely for the last years. Big companies like LucasArts shutted down all adventure projects like … Read More
It’s fantastic!I have to admit that I’ve fallen in love somehow… with Apple. I always wondered about their machines and then researched a bit until I finally understood that Apple products always have that little extra thought put into them. They work AND they look good.But they are expensive. And so I don’t own any product up to now but … Read More
Do you know that feeling when you wake up in the morning and all your senses need some time to adjust to reality? Like all noises are louder than usual, sight is not as clear as usual and things like that?I always ask myself why that happens. I mean, if reality is real, why do I have to get used … Read More
Well, it’s (as far as I know) a famous movie by Michael Moore (add 9/11), a science-fiction novel that also made it into a movie by Ray Bradbury (add 451) and in some strange parts of this world it’s an objective way to express the actual temperature which I cannot really understand for we in Germany use Celsius degrees. 451 … Read More
Believe it or not… this is the first time I’d like to present my weird thoughts… so I’ll start blogging…right now! There’s a new elite evolving among us (and with ‘us’ I mean all the people that are willing to call themselves geeks or nerds). You probably already recognized it. They’re called OoGa (Owner of GMail accounts). And they’re, well, … Read More
Geistige Ergüsse meinerseits nach dem Motto “In der Kürze liegt die Würze”. Vorsicht, denn hier tummelt sich sowohl Tiefsinniges als auch (äußerst) Profanes. Fröhliches und Trauriges. Gefühlvolles und Banales. Auf deutsch und englisch. Unter den Texten steht wenn möglich das Datum, hier finden sich diverse Werke die 2007 oder früher entstanden sind.