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Random stuff.

2014: Plans.

Studying bug management To my disappointment my university seems to have no expertise available to mentor a diploma thesis about best practices and common problems in open source bug management. After ten years of working in this field there are … Continue reading

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Random recent photos.

GNOME Documentation hackfest team and venue in Brno: Same folks wondering how to use the “Documents” application: KDE 4.8 Prague Release Party Cake. Congrats to the KDE team: One installation of the “Middle East Europe” exhibition at DOX:

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Kultur zum Pauschaltarif

Der Gedanke, für knapp 50 EUR ein Jahr lang unbegrenzt oft in eines meiner bevorzugten örtlichen Museen gehen und noch eine weitere Person mitnehmen zu können war zu verlockend. Daher bin ich seit heute “Friend of DOX“. Gibt es eigentlich … Continue reading

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Naoko

In case Miguel makes it popular to take the name of a previous company and change the order of the letters a bit to find a name for a new company, this is my proposal for Nokia (as I pass … Continue reading

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Rain.

It was raining outside, and suddenly also inside. That’s nothing new – normally I can blame my windows for that. But this time the reason was platform-independent: It’s one of the (unused) network cables.

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“Scheitern als Chance.”

Oder in abgewandelter Form: Rest in Peace, Christoph Schlingensief. Ich bin dankbar für all die Einflüße.

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The life of others

Besides the usual paperwork there wasn’t much to do when my grandmother passed away one year ago. She only had a few belongings in her flat in the house of my family and they were quick to sort out. She … Continue reading

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Farewell.

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Kleiner Hinweis für Auslandsdeutsche

Wer als deutscher Staatsbürger im Ausland lebt in welchem ein deutscher Personalausweis als Identifikation anerkannt/geduldet wird und wer genauso wie ich kein Interesse daran besitzt, dem deutschen Regime zwei seiner Fingerabdrücke für einen deutschen Reisepass zu geben, der kann sich … Continue reading

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A blast from the (German) past

Spend a day at my parents’ place this weekend and cleaned up a bit. Found this old application for Western German citizens to enter East Germany. Interesting to see all the stuff that was asked for. Also wondering why it’s … Continue reading

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