Flu 2: Flu Harder

I think I partied too hard on the weekend. I completely lost my voice this morning and then came down with a bout of flu, yet again. It seems to »

Off to Plön

Katy and me are off to visit some friends in the land of lakes up north. We're heading there along with friends from Berlin and Aurich (formerly from Bayreuth) who »

RTL Nachtjournal

You probably won't be too surprised when I tell you that I was on TV again. This time, I was featured in the headline segment of RTL's night-time news programme »

Elite: Dangerous Has a Date

It's official. My personal game of the year, Elite: Dangerous, now has a release date: 16 December 2014 I can't wait. I paid £200 to make this happen almost exactly »

WhatsApp Goes Secure

Holy shit! WhatsApp has deployed end-to-end encryption between Android clients! And not any old encryption either, they've deployed the TextSecure protocol from Moxie Marlinspike's Open WhisperSystems project. I guess my »


After literally everybody in the world is having orgasms about it, I decided to try out Netflix for myself. As it turns out, the German version of the service has »

The Imperial Hubcap Collection

A few moments ago, I released Linux Outlaws 366 to the feeds. In this episode, I finally take on Gamergate, a topic I had kept out of the show for »

Uplink Switcheroo

The newest episode of c't uplink was released today: c't uplink 4.0: Rosetta, robuste Tablets, interaktive SprachkurseDE. Due to my time off work it's been a while since I »

Back to the Grindstone

After the rare luxury of three full weeks off, I'm heading back to work today. I haven't had that much free time in one piece since before I started working »

The Emperor is a Scouser

I just arrived back in Hamburg last night after a day's travel from Nottingham. As you might have read before, I spent an extended weekend with fellow Warhammer 40,000 »