I stumbled upon the following poem on David Owen's Blog today. It reminds me of a situation that arises from time to time. The moment when other people think they know what's best for me and advice me to "enlarge my company" (e.g. by employing additional people). The American investment...

We took part at the Pixathlon in Klagenfurt this year. A pixathlon, or photo marathon, is an interesting concept trying to throw you back to the roots of photography. It's all digital but no image manipulation is allowed! All images have to be OOC JPG files. A list with 12...

I discovered this post introducing an Alfred App workflow for Trello a few days ago. After trying this extension by Miko, I realized how easy it is to create a workflow for Alfred and decided to code a similar (side) project for the Geistesblitz feature of MindMeister. Prerequisites are the...

I sold my complete DSLR gear last week --- which was a very hard decisions to make for me. I didn't do it for the money, neither did I do it because of lost interest in photography. In fact, I would like to do more photography again and asked my...

I like landscape shots as wallpapers and always wanted to share some of my pictures as background images. After changing some today this thought crossed my mind again. Feel free to download 256 Seconds Later formatted for your device and leave me a comment if you would enjoy more wallpapers...

Once in a while I'm getting my self a bike magazine. This month's issue included a review of power bars, questioning if they are as good as they promise. The moment I stumbled upon this article I instantly remembered a recipe mentioned by @sugarmelon last year. He tested self made...

If you are a user of MindMeister, You may be interested in a little plug-in I wrote for jekyll. With MindMeister you can embed public mind maps on your page like I used to do in the post about finding my mountain bike last year. Setup for this plug-in is...

Finally, my blog moved from WordPress to jekyll, a popular static site generator. After getting bored by WordPress, getting sick of all the routine maintenance and growing security issues, it was time for a new player. A lot of people I'm following are praising jekyll (or octopress), so I had...

After hesitating for a while, I got myself a Garmin ForeRunner 610 in December. This watch was one of the best sports equipment investments I've done so far. It's GPS tracking is accurate and fast, perfect for my running and biking exercises. The most brilliant feature is it's vibration alarm,...

In my recent post about online Sports Tracking Workflow I promised to wrap a web application around the converter for Polar Personal Trainer XML files. Well, it's done, I spent some time today and created a very small and basic rails web application to ease the job of converting these...