Pen and Paper.

Pen and Paper.

Not just an old man’s motto: It’s a good idea to have pen and paper ready. Sketching helps thinking. Also: Thinking helps sketching!

Hands-on!

It began with FischerTechnik in the ’80s and electronics lessons in the 1990s. I hacked plotters, receipt printers and CASIO keyboards. And Arduino is more than a geeky RGB lightshow driver.
Layman’s!

Layman’s
Typography.

Not everyone does pro­fes­sional type­setting. This often leads to un­con­ven­tion­al designs — like every-day typography for small shops and snack stands. Good or evil? I like it.

Clarify
and Ornament.

Initially influenced by the works of Georges Remi a long time ago, I love illustration, and I think it shows.
Data Repurpose!

Data Repurpose.

Data on the net: It may sit in places where you would not expect or find it. There is huge potential in scraping, enriching, recontextualizing it for artistic gain or otherwise. Ask me how I have done both.
Post-geo Age

Living in the
Post-geo Age.

Mobile anything: We form tools, then tools form us. Is pain involved? Who will need which exits? Will ubiquity become a four-letter word? Let’s find answers.
Border Check!

Border Check.

Music, Games, Architecture, Cognitive Sciences: A stroll through adjoining disciplines brings new forms, ideas, and ways of doing things.

values, topics and inspiration.

It’s the current, minified list of things I find important, inter­esting and worthwile.

The Mythical
Man-Month.

A 1975 book by Fred Brooks about software development and project management. I have read it, because project managers rock. Have you?

Developers.

I have always enjoyed working closely with software engineers. Maybe it’s because we share something.

Data Longevity.

Once it‘s out there, it‘s out there — But data entropy and loss is a universal phe­nom­e­non. What is the role of the medium itself? What can be done to emphasize, minimize?