Some Guiding Technology Principles

Two things hit me today as big lessons I've learned over the years. They apply to pretty much any technology-related activity be it programming, application architecture, etc. They are:…

Lab 3 - 17/09/2020

So Long, Badger Website Well, this exciting project has come to an end, the badger website is complete and ready to be handed in for marking. Today, I finished building the preview menu's back-end. The images now display correctly with the right…

Why Life Has Its Seasons

When I bought my house, my late father told me to not get attached to it. And the same goes for my neighbors, a few of them recently sold and move out of state. …

After the Storm

(click for full size) Last time I was in Dortmund, a storm passed over the city and left this view in its wake ...…

What does scientific and natural martial arts look like?

There are many styles of martial arts which I have referred to before: sport, combat, military and energy work martial arts. Some arts main focus is on killing the enemy like Fairbairn's WW2 Gutter fighting. Some are focused on containment and…

Hey Google, Why Are You Spying on me?

My Google Nest Mini, was listening to Joel Osteen this morning. Three months ago, I purchased three of the new Google Nest Mini's. Two were for my aging father whom I help care for, one was for my…