Jun 13, 2016

Brined pork belly

Brined pork belly

To everyone who knows me a bit, the revelation that I'm partial to pork roasts will be no revelation at all.But, I adhere to a kind of roast that's unusual for Austria

Jun 3, 2016

Do androids dream of video-frames?

Do androids dream of video-frames?

What happens when a machine learns to watch films? If you've ever wondered, you'll find this article fascinating. If you've never wondered, you'll find it interesting still.

Dec 28, 2015

My best of everything in 2015

My best of everything in 2015

It’s been a while since I wrote end-of-year lists, but in light of my re-emergence on this very (digital) soil, I’ll give it a shot this year. I’m taking my

Dec 23, 2015

Of sausages, turkeys and trees

Of sausages, turkeys and trees

Before I started writing more again, the latest blogpost on here was one about Christmas. Short and quite to the point. Despite its almost three year tenure as this blog’s top post,

Dec 19, 2015

The right way to drink tea

The right way to drink tea

According to venerated bard George Orwell, eleven factors determine the perfect cup of tea. My favourite is this one, not least because my family has been doing it the other way round forever:

Dec 11, 2015

An ode to Pocket Casts

An ode to Pocket Casts

I’ve been listening to podcasts, on and off, for the better part of ten years now and while in the early days it was quite a bit cumbersome to get your latest

Dec 10, 2015

The demise of the add-on service

The demise of the add-on service

A few days ago users of Mailbox and Carousel, two very different services, saw e-mails in their inbox telling them about the impending sunsetting of said services. Mailbox was a rather innovative approach

Dec 9, 2015

Krampus and 994 posts

Krampus and 994 posts

Looking through my logs, I realized that some of the things I wrote on here many years ago still get quite some views. And sometimes it’s for the funnest of reasons. I

Dec 2, 2015

One list to rule them all

One list to rule them all

I have a thing for using apps that seemingly make my life easier, but which ultimately just take a large chunk out of my day. And I mean every day. Here’s an