A whole lotta shakin’ going on…

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an essay on shifts on the World Wide Web At the end of the last millennium, people believed the first era of the web (aka WWW) was coming to an end and a new one was about to start. They named the new era web 2.0. The name didn’t quite stick, but the ideas did. They became the basis of … Read More

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The Last Jedi or the review that took quite a long time…

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Star Wars The Last Jedi (2017) Promo Art

I haven’t written any reviews for some time. But I guess writing about Star Wars is a must, especially since reception of the latest movie, the second episode in the third trilogy, has been mixed. Why is that? Apparently it’s not a bad movie, but something seems to be off. Let’s dive into it.

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RP1 – A High-Five left hanging? – Ready Player One movie review

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RP1 - Parzival promo art

Ready Player One is based on the novel by Ernest Cline, which I read or rather that was read to me by Will Wheaton. I liked it for it’s attempt to capture the essence of fandom on the pop culture of the 1970s to 1990s. Knowing that Steven Spielberg would be directing the movie I was really looking forward to how they would adapt the story for the big screen and whether the movie could capture the spirit of the book.

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Back from retirement – a review of Blade Runner 2049

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25 years after the first movie (directed by Ridley Scott in 1982) Denis Villeneuve presents us with a second act in the story that really was only meant to be a Film Noir detective story set in the future but accidentally defined the idea of cyberpunk for all the movies that came after it.

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The naughty bits of the web

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There is a reason why this blog is not only called „wisdom of life“. Because it is my impression, that for the most part life doesn’t make much sense. And in fact it can’t because sense or meaning is something that is without exception constructed by humans. We make sense of it, if at all. It doesn’t come from anywhere … Read More

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On intelligent software – Reviewing Her (2012)

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Technology is evolving. Transhumanists like Ray Kurzweil argue that in the not to distant future we will have artificial intelligence clever enough to improve itself, maybe even develop human traits like consciousness and creativity. And given that software is already everywhere around us it might well be software that first makes the final step. Could happen, right? No more windows? The story … Read More

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