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My Facebook Time-Out

Over the past years my social web interaction shifted from Twitter and this very blog more and more to Facebook. I have so many contacts and interactions there that it feels very overwhelming and occupying a good chunk of my free time that I would love to spend otherwise: Hiking ... read more

2015 in Review

Wowza, that was a densely packed year 2015 for me. Here is my short,long, personal review of the year: January Slow start into the year, attended a reading by Max Goldt at Zeche Carl (Carl Mine), a former mine and now event location, and even got a poster signed (yes, ... read more

The Incomparable on “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens”

My personal thoughts about “The Force Awakens” are very well mirrored by the discussion on last week’s The Incomparable, Episode 277: Stormtroopers Are People. The panel consists of Jason Snell, Serenity Caldwell, Dan Moren and the hypercritical John Siracusa. I think that Siracusa’s characterization of the movie (around the 2h45 mark... read more

Line-On-Sides Headers Reloaded

I read the Webkrauts advent calendar article by Jens Grochtdreis earlier today, it is about headers with lines on the side, quite like in the article image above. Actually exactly like the example above. (There is a similar article by Chris Coyier on CSS-Tricks for English-speaking people out there.) He ... read more

On 24ways & Webkrauts advent calendars

I was asked to write an article for 24ways.org, the well known web advent calendar, this year. It was published today! Hop over and read about The Accessibility Mindset. Thanks for all the good work behind the scene, Drew, Brian, Anna, and Owen! If you prefer to read the ... read more