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2019-07-17: The Catalina Beta 4 Release Notes sound like “Please don’t install Catalina Beta …

2019-07-15: An important thing to do before meetings in big companies is studying the org chart 😐

2019-07-14: Rammstein live in Frankfurt today. Not the best seats, but I was happy to get any at all! Great …

2019-07-10: Tried to recreate a simple SwiftUI sample and all I get is a compiler error that doesn’t make sense. …

2019-07-10: Sometimes I don’t know on which planet I live and why certain music does not reach me. I …

2019-07-09: Some days at work can only be summarized by a collection of sad gifs…

2019-07-09: The whole Zoom thing is an easy target for internet outrage.

2019-07-09: I love that Apple‘s original Texas Hold‘em game from the iPod is back in the App Store 😊 This will …

2019-07-07: Writing some stuff with a little help of my pal here.

2019-07-04:

2019-07-02: Setting up a new computer will always be a little special… everything feels so clean and …

2019-07-01: I constantly need to remind myself that “Think about X“ or “Search for solution to Y“ is not an …

2019-07-01: Well, I’m ready, I’m willing And I’m able to rock and roll all night I’m …

2019-06-30: Look what I got! 🙃

2019-06-30: One month of blogging! I managed to post something to my blog once a day for the last 30 days! …

2019-06-29: Well it’s a most peculiar feelin’ Like sunburn in the evenin’ With dark clouds on …

2019-06-29: I‘m super exhausted 😴 The last couple of weeks and the crazy temperatures here take its toll. I …

2019-06-28: My office for today 👌🏻

2019-06-28: I agree. I think it’s a chance for Apple‘s future product design. But someone should be in charge. …

2019-06-27: Usually not my cup of tea, but this might be one of my absolute favorite albums this year. 🎶 Mine - …

2019-06-27: Ich weiß nicht wie konnte das geschehen Die Welt kann mich nicht mehr verstehen Ich bin heute morgen …

2019-06-26: Climate change? What climate change? 39°C, felt like 46°C at the end of June. Couldn’t think …

2019-06-26: I know that the iPad professionals always smiled at those that demanded USB thumb drive support for …

2019-06-26: I barely started to play around with iOS 13 on my iPad and it‘s glorious! This will change a lot and …

2019-06-25: very eMail. much daunting. wow, work. [doge.png]

2019-06-24: Back to work tomorrow… it’s always a challenge to get back into the groove after being …

2019-06-23: I think the cat is also happy that the constant food supply is back.

2019-06-23: Feels good to be home again after being away for three weeks. It’s a slow, tiny town Sunday …

2019-06-23: EWR 🛫 FRA 🛬 Borta bra, men hemma bäst

2019-06-22: To round out my US airport experience, TSA destroyed my MacBook while I got a private massage in …

2019-06-22: I love New York! But I think I‘m getting too old for this stuff… I really don’t know why I‘m …

2019-06-21: And off we go to our last stop in New York 🚙

2019-06-20: A day at the Boston Children’s Museum is quite something 😉 I‘m ready to take a nap now!

2019-06-19: Got a peek into the Harvard Library today

2019-06-19: We‘re staying in Somerville with friends and I have to say this neighborhood looks really pretty! I …

2019-06-18: Enough with the ranting 🙃 It’s been about 8 years since I was here the last time and I loved it back …

2019-06-18: After 2h delay and a missing stroller (“don’t worry! We’ll take care of it“ they said when asked …

2019-06-18: That’s a first… 1h more delay and changing the gate while alread boarding. 😩

2019-06-18: ORD 🛫 BOS 🛬 I heard the weather will be a little tougher on this one. (Of course this flight is also …

2019-06-17: That being said… the way employment works in the US seems more like exploitation and …

2019-06-17: I love being in big cities. It’s so vibrant and there’s something to do wherever you look. You just …

2019-06-17: Foggy Chicago today

2019-06-16: Wedding location could be worse!

2019-06-15: SFO 🛫 ORD 🛬 Welcome to Chicago! Looking forward to an American wedding tomorrow 👰🤵

2019-06-14: Domestic Flights in the US are just the worst. The way things work at the airport and during the …

2019-06-14: My daughter is 2.5 years old now and I wonder if there will ever be a week where she’s not sick in …

2019-06-14: Muir Woods today. Lovely place! Tomorrow will be travel day… not really looking forward to …

2019-06-14: What a great 6th game in the NBA finals today! I have the unpopular opinion that Toronto should win …

2019-06-13: Why wouldn’t I enter?! I love In-N-Out Burger!🍔 😋

2019-06-12: Natural Bridges beach today, where we had a lot of fun and got to see dolphins passing by! Ended the …

2019-06-11:

2019-06-11: Went down Highway 1 to Santa Cruz today. I love it here ☺️ I always take that route when I have the …

2019-06-10: Enjoyed the beach in Pacifica today 🏖🌊☀️

2019-06-08: Turns out… small kinds also have a jet lag 😴 Up since 3am. I am barely alive and I don’t know …

2019-06-07: Glad that I was able to attend the last lunchtime session this year. Sesame Street was really funny …

2019-06-07: WWDC is winding down, most people already left and I’m going to pick up my family at the airport …

2019-06-07: This. Was. Amazing!

2019-06-07: Cute little easter egg in the demo on how to bring iPad apps for Mac to the next level: Marzipan is …

2019-06-07: Of all the new stuff from WWDC I think the Combine framework will be the biggest challenge to get …

2019-06-06: So incredibly excited to see Weezer, one of my alltime favorite bands tomorrow at The Bash! So cool! …

2019-06-05: I had a quick look on the SwiftUI tutorials and it really looks ready for prime time already. This …

2019-06-05: I met a bunch of WWDC Scholarship winners tonight and I have to say… it’s really impressive …

2019-06-04: All the changes to Xcode, the new SwiftUI and Combine Frameworks… it‘s a great year for …

2019-06-03: WWDC 2019 – Keynote Impressions Alright… WWDC Keynote’s over and as usual I‘m a little overwhelmed by all the new stuff. It always …

2019-06-03: WWDC – Let’s do this! (Dub Dub is now an official term 😖)

2019-06-03: Got to get up early for the keynote tomorrow… still not sure I want to stand in line with my …

2019-06-02: After a long long day of travel and visiting friends, I watched the first episode of Chernobyl in …

2019-06-01: My colleague pointed me to this song the other day. Stuck in my head since then 🙃 Do you know the …

2019-06-01: On my way to San José.

2019-05-31: Of course my old old iMac dies on a system update the day before I leave on a trip. Best timing👌🏻

2019-05-31: That’s a new one…

2019-05-30: Family bike tour today.

2019-05-30: Terrible move. Chrome to limit full ad blocking extensions to enterprise users Chrome will still …

2019-05-30: Justifying mediocre work - Seth’s Blog There’s only one way to justify work that’s better …

2019-05-30: I need to prepare for my trip to WWDC on Saturday and tomorrow’s a holiday… Someday I will …

2019-05-26: I did my duty and voted today. I know many who won’t and that’s a shame.

2019-05-24: Interesting choice for the support act of the Rammstein stadium tour this summer… hard …

2019-05-24: The Indie/Open Web is often promoted by saying it will bring back what the Internet was like years …

2019-05-20: I learned about Screen Curtain to turn of the iPhone’s screen today. This is extremely helpful when …

2019-05-19: I love my Synology! I don’t know what I would do without one anymore. So powerful, so easy, so …

2019-05-19: Apparently Ding Ding is now the official word for phone in our household after my daughter …

2019-05-16: The Worst Nuclear Accident in History Turned Chernobyl Into Something Nobody Expected … …

2019-05-14: Everybody’s Rich But You – It’s funny because it’s true! 🙃

2019-05-14: New Species of Jellyfish spotted. Weirdly beautiful! It still amazes me how much humans still …

2019-05-14: The recent verdict against Monsanto is just one piece of several thousand lawsuits against a …

2019-05-09: I got the first email ever with a Mail Drop attachment. I didn’t know this was still a thing.

2019-05-06: Is there a psychological phenomenon explaining why I drag easy tasks along for months and months, …

2019-05-06: My Micro Monday recommendation goes out to @oroboros because he shares incredible photos and time …

2019-05-06: Finished After Life on Netflix. It’s so sad, yet very funny. Not sure what a second season would …

2019-05-04: I wished there was an iCloud enabled eReader. I don’t like reading on iOS but the restrictions …

2019-05-04: Short but beautiful Hubble video. This makes me feel really, really small.

2019-05-02: Another fascinating discovery. Denisovan Jawbone Discovered in a Cave in Tibet

2019-05-02: Interesting new theory about how the moon was formed.

2019-05-02: Watching a political talk show about climate change and politics tonight… and it’s …

2019-05-01: Two or three days without catching up. This will be a Mark all as Read situation.

2019-04-30: I have no time to watch the latest Game of Thrones episode 😱 This means I need to try to avoid any …

2019-04-28: Wouldn’t it be cool if I could unlock my iPad using my watch, just as I can unlock my Mac with it? 🤔

2019-04-26: A spoonful of peppermint helps the meal go down … When I read this, I had to think of that …

2019-04-26: One day in, I can say that the Reeder update is well worth the price! Love it! Needed some time to …

2019-04-25: I started reading lots of science news via RSS feeds lately and OMG is it good. Science is magical.

2019-04-24: I had a cool idea for a new blog yet again… and we all know where this ends: I‘ll buy a …

2019-04-17: Related: I like the review on MacStories because it’s extensive as usual, although I’m not …

2019-04-17: David Smith released CalZones today. IMHO the design could need some help, but technically this …

2019-04-17: I like the music choice in this new Apple ad 😉

2019-04-17: The whole Apple rumor machinery is weird. There’s nothing anybody could do with this „information“. …

2019-04-16: I need to re-think my news consumption again. What is really news? When I see the amount of hot air …

2019-04-15: If your winning strategy in playoff game 7 of 7 is to only let a tiny amount of underdog guest fans …

2019-04-15: Here we go… 1 day of trying to avoid any Game of Thrones spoilers. This will be hard!

2019-04-12: I will start to pay attention to this stuff again when it’s not „in the US only“ anymore. It’s like …

2019-04-09: So happy I found out that one of my favorite albums is available as a free download! I missed it on …

2019-04-08: Und Du rufst in die Welt, daß sie dir nicht mehr gefällt. Du willst ‘ne schönere erleben, …

2019-04-08: Turns out… learning to play the guitar is hard 🙃

2019-04-08: Es ist also absurd für deutsche Firmen dafür zu sorgen, dass ihre Produkte unter Berücksichtigung …

2019-04-04: From this Joker teaser I could imagine this will be an Oscar candidate next year. Looks really good!

2019-04-03: Google’s brand-new AI ethics board is already falling apart

2019-04-03: Great day for Facebook once again. User info out in the public on AWS, asking for user‘s email …

2019-04-03: My guitar teacher asked me for a couple of songs I‘d like to try playing next to learn some new …

2019-04-02: Big german newspaper Die Zeit, writes about deleted data from social networks like Google+ and how …

2019-04-01: Flights booked for WWDC and the following crazy tour to visit friends all over the place in June. …

2019-03-30:

2019-03-30: Seems like a mother/daughter thing 🙃

2019-03-30: If I were rich, I‘d buy myself a small house up in the mountains over there. I love this region.

2019-03-28: One of the main reasons I didn’t upgrade to the latest Apple Watch (besides the price) was that ECG …

2019-03-28: … oh, and if you want to stay, than stay! But do anything. This limbo is going on for months …

2019-03-28: Maybe I‘m too stupid to understand what’s going on in the UK. They want Brexit but they don’t want …

2019-03-27: It’s a first step. We need more regulation for these topics. People themselves won’t change …

2019-03-26: Oh wow… I think I didn’t update the Drafts beta on my Mac for quite a while. The release today looks …

2019-03-25: Sometimes I feel like I‘m buying Time Zone apps like others do Weather apps.

2019-03-25: With my reconciled RSS feeds I get a lot more information and I‘m much more involved with the topics …

2019-03-24: Since I deleted my Facebook and Twitter accounts I heavily (and happily) rely on my RSS feeds for …

2019-03-23: Owa I Bin Ned Aloa… Weil Da Wind Und De Bam Und De Berg Und Da Regn Und Da Schnee Und De …

2019-03-23: 🏈 Just caught up on a couple of NFL news. Some unexpected trades going on this season… 😮

2019-03-22: I just had to use Chrome to log into my Apple ID because Safari wouldn’t let me ¯_(ツ)_/¯

2019-03-21: Facebook stored unencrypted passwords… There are no words for this company anymore.

2019-03-21: Seems like I lost the lottery this year… 😐

2019-03-21: I don’t understand (better: I don’t want to understand) why it is ok for a company to violate laws …

2019-03-20: I really have no idea which one is which…

2019-03-20: All in all, Google had to pay >8 billion Euros to the European Union for penalties now. Don‘t be …

2019-03-20: So… which Podcast will feature the product manager for AirPods this week? 😉

2019-03-20: It‘s funny to see all the Windows people at this business event walking around with their huge …

2019-03-19: Made the most of a little sunshine and did a walking tour over our campus with some stops for an …

2019-03-15: Apple responds to Spotify’s claims. Also a lot of truth in there… They need to find a common …

2019-03-15: I don’t understand how people don‘t care about privacy. Nice video. Apple Illustrates iPhone Privacy …

2019-03-14: Registered to hopefully be allowed to throw some of my company‘s money at Apple for WWDC again. Even …

2019-03-13: Olli was recommended in the App Store the other day… it’s really astonishing how good the …

2019-03-13: I understand why Spotify files a complaint against Apple in the EU. After all, some reasons for my …

2019-03-13: Großartiger Überblick in der Zeit über die Geschichte der SPD und warum sie heute ist, wo sie ist.

2019-03-13: There’s literally no bad music on Elton John’s Rocket Hour. Even if something isn’t in …

2019-03-12: This can’t be a coincidence 😅 @johnbarbic @omni

2019-03-11: Oh, a shiny new version of Ulysses is out. Which of course means I can continue not writing anything …

2019-03-09: I miss Clarus 🙃 Video: Clarus the Dogcow – 512 Pixels

2019-03-04: And yet another music hero of my youth just died 😔 Keith Flint and The Prodigy were a truly …

2019-02-26: While I was barely able to move because of crazy back pain today, I started binge watching Scrubs …

2019-02-25: Sometimes Apple Music has a weird opinion about what should be called Hard Rock 🙈🙉

2019-02-25: 1 second decided between several family members run over by a car and the car crashing into a street …

2019-02-20: I really should not be allowed to „design“ apps… 🙈

2019-02-15: I‘ll just say, that I’m very happy at the moment to not have a Twitter account anymore 🙃

2019-02-14: The problem with me having cool app ideas is that there is no space left on the graveyard of dead …

2019-02-13: “I cannot think of a more appropriate place for Opportunity to endure on the surface of Mars …

2019-02-13: Scheinbar bin ich ein Telekom-Unicorn. Ich hatte bisher ausschließlich positive Erfahrungen mit …

2019-02-13: Hotel booked for alleged WWDC dates this year. This probably means that I can be 100% sure to not …

2019-02-13: Backblaze is raising their prizes for the first time in a decade. By 1$/month. Is there really …

2019-02-12: This one has a special place in my heart… 🎶

2019-02-09: We went to the cinema yesterday to see Green Book. Great Movie with great actors! It’s tough to …

2019-02-07: One of my favorite albums 🎶

2019-02-06: I also moved over the categories from my old blog. Not sure this is necessary here or where I will …

2019-02-06: I just imported all posts from my abandoned site into Micro.blog. Wordpress import really is super …

2019-02-05: I‘ve been using OmniFocus for the last couple of weeks (again) to get some order in my todo list. …

2019-02-04: Today I basically got paid for writing eMails on 95% of my workday… my brain is melted.

2019-02-02: Facebook financing a new institute at the technical university in Munich about Ethics in artificial …

2019-02-02: That timespan between being happy and proud of (finally!) finishing a project and when people will …

2019-01-31: I’m still excited about the recent additions to Micro.blog! It basically means that I can get …

2019-01-31: Google did the same as Facebook… I bet there are more of these. It just shows where the focus of …

2019-01-30: What the hell is wrong with this company? They can tell stories in whatever way they want… they are …

2019-01-28: It’s just sad… what kind of a human being do you have to be as a politician to let this …

2019-01-28: Watching Taste the Waste… it’s so ridiculous how we treat our food. And our planet. We really …

2019-01-25: Why is it that getting shipments from the US is such a PITA? Problems with customs, astronomical …

2019-01-21: Oh do I hope that Greta Van Fleet is not becoming the new The Darkness. They have such a great sound …

2019-01-21: Ok… Starting the day I already realized that Agenda might not be the thing I was looking for. It was …

2019-01-21: That was clearly a flag 😳 sorry for the Saints. I cheered for them today. But as everyone knows: if …

2019-01-19: I‘m giving Agenda a shot to organize my stuff. I‘ve been swamped with stuff lately and I forget more …

2019-01-18: I‘m back to using my eMail Imbox as a todo list. Never a good sign for my stress level…

2019-01-17: The GoodNotes 5 Update looks pretty amazing! I might even consider to switch from Notability 🤔 The …

2019-01-16: I think tension between melody and lyrics gets me. The more a song is a happy song for me and the …

2019-01-16: My favorite Swedish band has a new album out! I love how they put sad and sometimes disturbing …

2019-01-14: First time to see Interstellar today. Great movie all in all… also makes you think about how we live …

2019-01-10: Funny how Apple had to stop selling the iPhone 8 in Germany because of issues with Qualcomm and …

2019-01-02: My Word for 2019 I finished my personal goal planning for 2019, similar to what I did at work for the last couple of …

2018-12-31: We can fly to the moon and drive around with remote controlled cars on Mars, but delivering a …

2018-12-31: I failed on many personal fronts this year, so I guess I need to figure out some of my worst habits …

2018-12-31: Unlike many I learned to really like the yearly goal planning process in my company. It can do a …

2018-12-29: I‘m waiting for „friends“ to exchange their contact info with me, but 2019-01-01 00:15 will be the …

2018-12-24: Too bad politics don’t give a crap about the world at large. ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst recorded …

2018-12-22: I guess this is a good sign.

2018-12-20: Finally leaving Facebook I posted to my Facebook timeline that I will leave soon. I really fear that I will loose contact …

2018-12-19: It’s still mind boggling to me, that Apple still has no idea about where I stopped listening. …

2018-12-19: This might be one of the reasons why I switch to Apple Music. I love the Elton John`s Rocket Hour

2018-12-18: It’s been some crazy busy days and weeks. Time for a small treat. This one is really great!

2018-12-16: This girl lets me hope that things might change some day…

2018-12-16: I got down from 10 work eMails to 0, did some outlining for a storyboard at work and managed to pay …

2018-12-15: I think I‘m about to switch from Spotify to Apple. I got another free month and remember now what I …

2018-12-07: I like that Spotify filters out children’s music from my „Best of 2018“ list. This list would be a …

2018-12-07: Is this the world we created? We made it on our own. Is this the world we devastated right to the …

2018-12-06: I always get completely teared up at that part of the song (Who wants to live forever). There’s so …

2018-12-06: But touch my tears with your lips Touch my world with your fingertips And we can have forever And we …

2018-12-05: If there’s one app that I use every single day, it is BBEdit. They celebrate the 25th …

2018-12-04: Was hätten sie denn gern? Verweigert ihnen denn ihr Leben das wonach sie suchen und wonach sie …

2018-12-03: I finally deleted my Twitter account. I didn’t check anything in several months. All my posts …

2018-11-29: How is this year already almost over again? 😱 It’s like time doesn‘t exist anymore!

2018-11-28: What a great day on Micro.blog! So many great links, discussions & opinions to follow. Thanks …

2018-11-27: What’s a good & practical way to share family photos? We use iCloud Photo Library, but the …

2018-11-27: The iPad mini has nothing on it besides apps to read (Books, Kindle, Reeder) and a couple to take …

2018-11-27: I started using my old old iPad mini to read using the Books and Kindle Apps. I somehow like reading …

2018-11-24: Easily 10 years since I walked this path the last time… wow.

2018-11-23: I didn’t hear anything from Jimmy Eat World in a long long loooong time. A friend introduced …

2018-11-22: Sometimes one or two sentences in a song make it special to me in a way that’s totally in contrast …

2018-11-21: I hope creators of web applications will also realize that more and more people are using their …

2018-11-21: Since I got that new iPad I‘m the biggest fan of Notability and Nebo. Notability is overall amazing, …

2018-11-18: The Castle was illuminated in purple today. Strange but beautiful ☺️

2018-11-16: You should really subscribe to iOS Dev Weekly if you’re interested in iOS development stuff 😊 …

2018-11-16: Building iPad Pro features in Swift — Swift by Sundell Being able to work on iPad-specific features can sometimes be difficult, and I know that some teams …

2018-11-16: I‘m no language nerd and I like Swift in a way, but I‘m still not sure whether I find everything …

2018-11-16: Face ID on the iPad is magical! It’s standing next to my Mac (dev machine!), a notification …

2018-11-15: This will be an amazing concert! So excited 😆 🤘🏻🎶🤘🏻

2018-11-15: I have no idea what’s the criteria for the iPad to allow unlocking it by tapping the space bar on …

2018-11-14: One more thing that works like a charm in an iPad (well… as „good“ as one would expect): …

2018-11-14: I know you should not talk about religion… but if I wanted to try server side web stuff …

2018-11-13: Dreaming of Xcode on the iPad Let’s imagine the iPad was a device for real work. You know… stuff that professionals …

2018-11-13: Played around with the Shortcuts app to get a tiny thing done. I’m not sure this thing is made for …

2018-11-09: Also really great this week: Connected #217: A Brief Moment in 1995. Another inspiring discussion …

2018-11-09: I thought I’d just try out this 12.9” iPad Pro. ”It’s too big” I thought… well… I think I’m in love …

2018-11-08: I just got to try out the new Macbook Air for a minute. First time for me to try out the new …

2018-11-06: I will never understand why elections are held on a Tuesday ¯_(ツ)_/¯

2018-11-06: It’s funny how the perception of everything not Apple is that it’s much cheaper. I …

2018-11-05: I wonder what happens when the Republicans win the midterm elections. What would this say about the …

2018-11-05: Apple Pay is Set to Launch in Germany - MacRumors Banks such as HVB and Bunq this morning sent out emails to customers announcing their imminent …

2018-11-05: Yes! Got me some tickets to Rammstein live next year 🤘🏻🎸🎶

2018-11-05: This week’s episode of ATP is why I like this podcast. Very energetic and insightful. They …

2018-11-04: I wrote down all the subscriptions I pay for every month or year. Holy 🐱 It’s just a coffee per …

2018-11-03: First steps in reducing the amount of paper in my office. I use a wireless document scanner to …

2018-11-02: I‘m more than excited that Rammstein will be on tour with a new album next year 🤩 I really hope I …

2018-11-02: All the best for all the NaNoWriMo participants! I have no idea where you all manage to carve out …

2018-10-30: I guess I need to start start thinking about a time after using Apple products. The prices are …

2018-10-30: Oh those prices. ridiculous

2018-10-30: I can‘t watch the Apple event live today. But following the live blogs it seems like a pretty great …

2018-10-23: To make a mountain of Your life is just a choice But I never learned enough To listen to the voice …

2018-10-22: Chances blown nothing’s free longing for what used to be still it’s hard hard to see …

2018-10-19: The world needs more Hans Söllner. My favorite German musician says his new album will probably be …

2018-10-17: When you read up on todays news and it feels like a bad horror movie from the early 2000s, you know …

2018-10-10: They will not force us They will stop degrading us They will not control us We will be victorious So …

2018-10-06: Time is never time at all You can never ever leave Without leaving a piece of youth And our lives …

2018-10-06: There’s so many different worlds So many different suns And we have just one world But we live …

2018-10-03: I love the watchOS 5 update. Ever since updating I closed all my rings 😉 I rarely did before, so …

2018-10-01: I don’t get why people need to be rude in support mails. A minimum amount of decency and …

2018-09-26: I kind of like the dark mode on Mojave, but I’m not sure I will get used to it. Totally …

2018-09-26: Since my beloved iMac from 2009 is not supported by Mojave anymore, I found a new use case for it… …

2018-09-25: I don’t want to actively take part in the current discussion about the platform… I like it …

2018-09-25: Priorities should always be guided by the needs of normal users. If you target something for a niche …

2018-09-24: Alright. Site is moved to WordPress and live again. Now on to feeding it some content. Hopefully.

2018-09-24: Oh my… what’s going on with the Cowboys today?

2018-09-23: Looking forward to Mojave tomorrow! But all I care for is better Exchange Support and I can finally …

2018-09-22: I set up a new WordPress and can now finally use MarsEdit and Ulysses to post something. I just have …

2018-09-22: I had to think about Ironic by Alanis Morissette when I saw that I started to think about what I …

2018-09-22: It’s like rain on your wedding day It’s a free ride when you’ve already paid …

2018-09-22: I think I don’t even want to host my own WordPress anymore. Keeping that server up and running also …

2018-09-21: My current setup is of course not the main issue for not writing anything. I basically just don’t …

2018-09-21: I think I’ll switch back to WordPress. I really love the idea and everything about Hugo, but the …

2018-09-21: Shine the headlight Straight into my eyes Like the road kill I’m paralysed You see through my …

2018-09-21: Crazy, but that’s how it goes Millions of people living as foes Maybe, it’s not too late …

2018-09-21: You know I’m born to lose And gambling’s for fools But that’s the way I like it, …

2018-09-19: And what it all comes down to Is that everything’s gonna be fine, fine, fine ‘Cause …

2018-09-16: Chillin’

2018-09-15: Nice short trip to Lake Constance with my family and the „In-laws“. Sometimes you don’t have to go …

2018-09-15: I ordered a couple of Field Notes today. While that site was open I had three kernel panics within a …

2018-09-13: My family is in the market for 2 iPad Pro, an iMac and a MacBook. Sorry… vacation will be …

2018-09-12: Will I have to wait until spring to get a new iPad now? (Which will probably cost about 2000€ given …

2018-09-12: A phone that starts at 1250€ up to 1650€. I know it’s more than just a simple phone, but still… This …

2018-09-12: Well, this event was disappointing. Got my hopes up way too high once more.

2018-09-12: As speculations about the iPhone X (S) Max Turbo name rise ahead of the event today, I’m going all …

2018-09-12: I’m tired lately of all the tech stuff and news and gibberish about anything that’s …

2018-09-05: Probably would have been a good idea to look into this before we went there 🙃 But good to know that …

2018-09-04: We really had a great time in Sevilla! Such a lovely town. Everything in walking distance, there’s …

2018-09-04: I loved the cute art on lots of the garage doors and shop fronts in Sevilla!

2018-09-04: When you buy half a liter of bottled water in a spanish supermarket for 17ct (1,60€ at the airport) …

2018-08-30: I love how life in this country is on a completely different schedule. Restaurants open at 8 or 9 pm …

2018-08-28: After a couple of days in Romania 🇷🇴 (I loved that trip!) it’s now Spain 🇪🇸 for the week. It’s kind …

2018-08-26: How times are changing… thirty years ago, people were randomly shot to death by a …

2018-08-22: Preparing for an unusual trip to Romania 🇷🇴 The planning of this years vacation got a little out of …

2018-08-18: Costal Weather It might be a bit too cold for a summer vacation, given the heat wave a couple of weeks ago… …

2018-08-18: One Day At The Beach Yesterday was the only day we could really spend at the beach because of the low temperatures and …

2018-08-16: Spending a couple of days in the Netherlands 🇳🇱 again with friends. Nice windy evening today!

2018-08-10: I violated rule #1: Never ever google the diagnosis of a doctor.

2018-08-08: Day one of almost exclusively using an iPad: I think I got everything set up. It‘s fine for most of …

2018-08-07: Since my Mac is obsolete soon and I‘m not willing to spend a ridicoulous amount of money on a Mac I …

2018-08-07: Needed to play around with my old MacBook Pro today and now I hate the keyboard of the new models …

2018-08-05: Neues Album! \o/ Element Of Crime - “Schafe, Monster und Mäuse”

2018-08-03: „I’ll work outside in the garden and enjoy the ‚cold‘ air this evening“ gets eaten alive by …

2018-08-03: The amount of data that is collected from users is ridiculous. I know it is, but it still amazes me …

2018-07-31: To summarize the valid Mac options available at the moment: You can either have an iPad with a …

2018-07-31: I just realized my iMac does not support Mojave anymore. Now I’m wondering whether this is the …

2018-07-24: I can’t wait for the new Orange is the new Black season tomorrow 😱

2018-07-23: Trying out a couple of new apps I found in the Today section of the App Store. Those are not really …

2018-07-19: Denying Holocaust is no reason to take down a post for Zuckerberg? What the hell is wrong with this …

2018-07-17: I turned on iCloud Photo Library yesterday. All devices say they’re up to date. All devices have …

2018-07-16: APFS is such a great thing! I had 145 GB free, deleted 90 GB, result: 150 GB free. Rebooted my Mac, …

2018-07-16: Feels good to be down to only three eMails which are basically just ToDos. What a relief after …

2018-07-16: Funny how everyone everytime tries to interpret what Trump means with the sounds coming out of his …

2018-07-14: Visiting home today. Spent the evening with my family at the Kulperhütte.

2018-07-09: I had to use Twitter the other day to get some customer support and I started checking Tweetbot …

2018-07-09: Awesome! I just recently though „I wonder what Israel Nash is doing these days“. And there’s a new …

2018-07-09: Not sure, but I think my car got the cover art of Automators wrong 😉 //cc @rosemaryorchard

2018-07-07: I finally got my bike out for a ride after quite a while. I should do this more often…

2018-07-04: I really don’t understand the hype around dark mode on Mojave. I used the dark menu bar and …

2018-07-02: All you need to do to get rich these days is write a random app and buy some cryptocurrencies, …

2018-07-02: I guess I need to become rich ASAP to be able to afford a tiny house to live in. 😕

2018-06-24: Not in this lifetime tour is more like Once in MY lifetime! I think I just saw the concert of my …

2018-06-20: Honest question, trying to understand what’s going on in the US: Isn’t one of the root problems that …

2018-06-19: „Using location services on the phone drains my battery.” I don’t understand this …

2018-06-19: I tried really hard to avoid him, and it kind of worked for some time after I left Twitter. But this …

2018-06-18: „Trump embarrasses himself with Tweet full of lies“ Nothing new. Lies in his own country aren’t …

2018-06-15: Trying to decide which RAID configuration to use in my new NAS. As you do on a Friday evening 🤔

2018-06-14: It‘s really hard to answer support mails if people are rude. I can more or less suppress my inner …

2018-06-14: Seems like one of the greatest bands in history is back on track with their new song! I love the new …

2018-06-11: iOS 12 Beta seems to be fine. Will install it on my main device now. Heard lots of issues with …

2018-06-11: Apple Sample Code became really really amazing over the years. It shows in so much detail how to do …

2018-06-10: Back home after two weeks in California. It was a blast! Now I‘m nothing but tired and happy to see …

2018-06-09: Apple engineers are only cooking with water as well, as we say in Germany 😉

2018-06-09: The range of experiences in the labs this week went from „you should try that out and tell us if it …

2018-06-09: Lovely campus at SJSU … almost makes me want to go back to university again 😉

2018-06-09: The focus this year was clearly on AR stuff. Siri is a big deal too, but there are some questions …

2018-06-09: WWDC is over. I think it was a pretty good conference with highs and lows. I learned quite some …

2018-06-08: I never consciously heard of Panic at the Disco before, but the show was actually pretty good! Turns …

2018-06-07:

2018-06-07: Today was just too much stuff going on. I feel bad for all the things I missed…

2018-06-06: Not charging my phone last night was just a little stupid 🙄

2018-06-06: 😲 FOX News is so unbelievably disgusting. Who’s talking about propaganda in North Korea… this …

2018-06-05: A little late today… will skip the first session (I‘ve had enough lining up yesterday …

2018-06-05: Had a great time tonight at the ATP live show and the Beard Bash!

2018-06-05: I need to force myself to write down all the impressions I got during the week I’m here already. A …

2018-06-05: What a busy first day of the conference… I‘m already tired, but I‘ll try to get into the The …

2018-06-04: Nothing too big, all a little silly. WWDC Keynote is a bit disappointing…

2018-06-04: Relay.fm is probably quite happy to be featured in the WWDC keynote 😉

2018-06-04: No idea what I did right, but I somehow ended up in a two-room suite in the hotel ¯_(ツ)_/¯

2018-06-04: This is exactly what I need before the conference starts 😊

2018-06-03: Checked in. Now heading to the beach to meet friends 😊

2018-06-03: Watching FOX News physically hurts me. Beyond words. I don’t understand why people really watch …

2018-06-03: I don’t understand Wholefoods… where’s the fun stuff to eat?!

2018-06-02: Lunch with friends, now up for some wine tasting. Nice relaxed Saturday before finally heading to …

2018-06-02: Nada Surf performing the whole Let Go Album live @ KEXP 😱

2018-05-31: Nice dinner today at an Hawaiian restaurant with friends I didn’t see in three years. I should come …

2018-05-29: I’d love to use Trip Mode and I understand the necessity for a kernel extension, but I …

2018-05-28: Wheels Down… Hello San Francisco 👋🏻

2018-05-28: FRA 🛫 SFO … Two weeks away from the family. Not so sure this was a good idea 😕

2018-05-28: Three hours of sleep before driving to the airport. 😴

2018-05-24: Last day in Zeeland… biking a bit and spending some time at the beach. Heading home tomorrow …

2018-05-24: One good thing about GDPR is that it’s an automatic unsubscribe from lots of marketing eMail and …

2018-05-23: If there would only be one reason why I‘m always happy to come back to the Netherlands, it would be …

2018-05-22: 4 years ago I wrote a blogpost about the pricing of Macs. Thinking about reposting it to my current …

2018-05-22: I understand that the Mac „was always more expensive“. But today it’s nearly impossible to buy …

2018-05-21: Arrived in Zeeland today… The weather didn’t feel like welcoming us this evening, but this …

2018-05-19: Wow… one year past already since our family trip to Canada. Time flies! I can’t believe it’s …

2018-05-17: As long as I need to go to Spotify to listen to music I bought on iTunes because „the object is not …

2018-05-17: Getting goosebumps while listening to a favorite song after a long long time is one of the best …

2018-05-17: I still can’t understand how anyone is even remotely capable of using the native Twitter app. Making …

2018-05-16: In other news… this is the second time I loose eMails in Exchange within one week. This never …

2018-05-16: Good idea: booking a hotel for WWDC at a discounted rate. Bad idea: losing the confirmation eMail …

2018-05-16: I think I realized why I‘m tempted to switch to Apple Music lately… it puts the album in the …

2018-05-14: Thinking about the backup and data storage „architecture“ for my family. It’s a lot of work to get …

2018-05-13: Big release day tomorrow at work. Excited but also a bit anxious… major updates for a huge …

2018-05-11: A little over two weeks left to my trip to California. I should start thinking about some …

2018-05-11: Die CSU macht Bayern zum Amerika Deutschlands. So sehr es mich nach Hause zieht… so manches …

2018-05-10: Papertrail Diary 2 - kokodev.de

2018-05-10: Planned to do some late night coding today. Now I’m caught in the music rabbit hole. Oh well ¯_( …

2018-05-10: Listening to Oasis again after quite some time… what an exceptional band they were. Hearing what …

2018-05-05: Papertrail Diary 1 - kokodev.de

2018-05-03: Tranquil and Papertrail - kokodev.de

2018-05-02: Pet Project Progress I’ve been very busy lately… mostly excruciatingly tired, but sometimes I found a couple of minutes …

2018-05-02: Development Diaries - kokodev.de

2018-04-28: I can‘t help but think than Kim Jong Un was assasinated by a servant of the Many-Faced God who is …

2018-04-27: is and will always Synchronisation be a programming difficult thing in.

2018-04-20: Microcasts have a huge potential! What I’m really interested in is all the non-tech stuff. Stories …

2018-04-19: It‘s amazing how different the feeling and the lyrics of music can be. It’s probably a great recipe …

2018-04-19: I mostly listen to songs without thinking too much about the lyrics in the beginning. (I’m not a …

2018-04-19: Oh! The Gaslight Anthem didn’t really split up… it’s just “on hiatus“. They …

2018-04-19: I just learned that The Gaslight Anthem have basically split up a couple of years ago. Too bad… I …

2018-04-12: I’m on some kind of blogging hiatus. I’m mentally very exhausted at the end of the day and just …

2018-04-08: Autumn is gone, summer is back! We’re having 2-season years now as well. No need to move to …

2018-03-23: Seems like I got my ticket to WWDC this year 😊

2018-03-22: When you found the perfect name for your new app and then realize you can’t use it because …

2018-03-21: Filed my first Radar after 2 years. It feels satisfying somehow… although I know it will be …

2018-03-19: The hardest thing when making an old & well established app better is to communicate the tough …

2018-03-19: So many document based iOS apps only support Dropbox. I’m not using Dropbox. It should be …

2018-03-14: Hans Söllner & Bayaman’Sissdem live in Heidelberg. A little bit of home in this still somewhat …

2018-03-14: „Stephen Hawking, the English cosmologist and black hole maven, liked to say he was born 300 years …

2018-03-13: Signed up for WWDC lottery and AltConf including the ATP and Relay Events. Let’s see if I can go …

2018-03-12: „Hej Siri, set a timer for 75 minutes.“ - „Ok! 15 minutes and counting.“ … 😐 … kind of …

2018-03-10: So happy that I found Japanese Calpis in a local store 😊 I love this weird taste!

2018-03-10: The legendary Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons. Solid music! The band of course lives by the name …

2018-03-02: I still hope someone finds the time to build a good TaskPaper app for iOS.

2018-03-01: This is a 🥃 Whiskey 🥃 kind of day… Firefighting user issues all day long is extremely exhausting and …

2018-02-28: I‘m a big fan of the S-Town Podcast. I think I will have to listen to it once again. Reading this …

2018-02-27: It’s ridiculous how restricted SiriKit is. There’s nothing useful at all in it for the …

2018-02-26: There was a big fuzz about Apple blogging on their Swift Blog at the time. Anyone noticed that there …

2018-02-25: I’m lost… my photo library is a mess. Fotos.app is a mess. I have no idea how I should get ahold of …

2018-02-25: The better team at times, 3:2 in the lead & then Russia scores 50s before the end. Got a penalty …

2018-02-23: Germany wins against Canada and plays the Olympic Ice Hockey Final against „Russia“. What a crazy …

2018-02-23: So relaxing… 😌

2018-02-22: kokodev.de Reboot I always had some side projects that I worked on in my spare time. Most of them never made it to the …

2018-02-21: Got the first couple of minutes with Alto‘s Odyssey and I love it! Feels like the old game, but …

2018-02-20: Not exactly according to their image to put their customer’s privacy first… Apple’s Upcoming …

2018-02-19: Interesting post on the iA Writer Blog: Blogging helps your app ranking, and might punish you at the …

2018-02-17: What an incredible show! Metallica live @ Mannheim, Germany. I‘m blown away by the energy of their …

2018-02-14: Killing some time before lunch… lovely winter weather today!

2018-02-14: Skype for Business is horrible. If it wasn’t built by Microsoft now, probably nobody would use it …

2018-02-14: Xcode does not handle „old“ Swift code from 2 years ago very well… 🤨

2018-02-13: Holy cats! I decided to reboot an old pet project and when I opened it for the first time I realized …

2018-02-12: Awesome! Alto‘s Odyssey is coming… there go another thousand hours of my life 😱

2018-02-09: I hope that Garoppolo will not become the Osweiler of the 49ers 🏈 So much money for so little …

2018-02-08: In case you speak German: Passend zu meinem Post gibt es bei Spiegel Online eine neue Kolumne von …

2018-02-08: The Problem of Leaving Facebook Here’s a controversial thought: social media isn’t all too bad! There’s lots of talk about how bad …

2018-02-08: Working on a new blog post and I finally found a place to subtly include one of my favorite pieces …

2018-02-08: If you can’t sleep tonight, I recommend to watch a Tesla flying through space with a great …

2018-02-07: Do people actually listen to whole music albums anymore these days? I remember this to be a precious …

2018-02-06: I stand corrected: the song they played was Life on Mars? of course 😉

2018-02-06: Seeing those boosters of the Falcon Heavy 🚀 landing simultaneously is crazy! What an accomplishment! …

2018-02-06: I’m back to using Focus again. I struggle to keep focused a lot lately. (Note to self: get …

2018-02-05: I made it to the halftime show 😉 It was a great Football 🏈 game until then! Seems like it only got …

2018-02-04: I‘d love to watch the Super Bowl 🏈 today. But with a sick kid and the fact that it starts at 1am I …

2018-02-01: Photos taken by pilots are special… This one is probably the most famous… simply …

2018-02-01: I somehow like late-night cooking the next day’s lunch for my daughter. It calms me down after a …

2018-01-31: That moment when you try to add a toolbar to a window in Interface Builder and your Mac reboots. A …

2018-01-28: Bavarian Single Malt Whisky… Kind of a surprise, but it’s really good!

2018-01-27: My Year of Concerts is getting one more addition. Metallica, Guns ‘N Roses, Hans Söllner and …

2018-01-26: Oh! Ein neues Tocotronic Album! Die ersten Songs sind wirklich großartig ☺️🎶

2018-01-25: Sometimes if Apple notes that an API is „legacy“ and not „deprecated”, it means that it …

2018-01-25: This little guy is supposed to help me reduce the pain I feel in my fingers this week while typing

2018-01-24: I love it when my Apple Watch gives me the celebration tap because I closed the movement ring while …

2018-01-23: I’m writing a lot of technical stuff, emails, knowledge base and internal promotion stuff …

2018-01-23: I had to write a lot on the new Macbook keyboard today. Now my fingers hurt… that’s a new one …

2018-01-22: I‘m just watching Game of Thrones at the moment (2 seasons in) and I think I need at least 2 or 3 …

2018-01-22: The good thing about the Super Bowl this year is that I will at least get some sleep 😉 I think it‘s …

2018-01-22: I would have preferred the Jaguars in the Super Bowl. Always Brady Brady Brady… quite boring. …

2018-01-19: I live in email nowadays. How things change…

2018-01-18: Aimee Mann makes everything feel alright 🎶

2018-01-18: Did someone ever analyze the website/JavaScript performance on a 12” MacBook? I’m facing …

2018-01-18: I probably should start a new microblog with the funniest feedback/support emails I get by people …

2018-01-18: I started a work journal today and my first entry is about 1500 words long. Feels important to think …

2018-01-16: I have no idea why it took me until to day to realize that I’m a big Joe Satriani fan. Feels like I …

2018-01-15: I’m no expert, but the divisional playoffs are among the best 🏈 games I’ve ever seen. Last year my …

2018-01-12: I finally started to do some private journalling again. And it really frees up the mind and …

2018-01-11: Why Should the User Know? Users are stupid! Or… are they? Who declares what a user should know and be able to do? …

2018-01-11: Swiping, along with long press or even worse 3D touch is one of the worst UI interaction paradigms …

2018-01-09: I don‘t think I will ever get tired of School of Rock 🎸 I love this movie 😊

2018-01-08: One week into 2018 and I still think about new years resolutions… I know there are things I’d …

2018-01-04: You need to be careful when you enter the cryptocurrency rabbit hole… it’s foolproof at the moment, …

2018-01-04: Oh wow! Didn‘t quite get to catch up on Micro.blog the last couple of days… it‘s getting busy …

2017-12-29: Finally got to see The Last Jedi tonight. I’m not sure why, but somehow it spoke to me more than any …

2017-12-26: Happy Holidays also from this little guy here!

2017-12-24: Took a little money and will try to understand how all this crypto currency coin business thing is …

2017-12-17: I‘m a Tom Waits fan, but I stumbled across this interview by accident… funny/interesting what …

2017-12-14: Late Pet Projects Well… sometimes putting something on hold for too long has consequences. My stalled pet projects …

2017-12-13: The BBEdit Release Notes even for „minor“ updates are incredible. So much dedication to this …

2017-12-13: I just wrote and published a new blog post completely on my phone. It was terrible. Meanwhile I got …

2017-12-13: Stalled Pet Projects They nag me. They lie around for several years, nagging me, telling me that I want and need them. …

2017-12-01: Winter is coming…

2017-11-28: A phone without a headphone jack. Still don’t get it. Before this I could have enjoyed some music …

2017-11-28: Parental Leave I know it‘s a privilege here in Germany to be able to take some - or even a lot of - time off of …

2017-11-28: I keep writing and editing blog posts without publishing them. It feels too personal in a way. Still …

2017-11-22: I think I may move away from interface builder and storyboards as well. It’s impossible to …

2017-11-21: It’s not the first time I come home a little later because of meetings with colleagues from …

2017-11-20: Let’s just say there are better ways to spend the day than plowing through two months of emails 🙃

2017-11-19: My little girl is already 1 year old now. I don‘t know how that happened so fast 😱 Life is crazy …

2017-11-15: Since I didn’t manage to go to one this year, I want to make next year a year of concerts for me …

2017-11-11: Photo Challenge, Day 1: Squares - My dad took some square photos like this when he was in the marine …

2017-11-11: This should be fun 🙃

2017-11-08: Star Trek: Discovery becomes more and more like a traditional Star Trek series with each episode, …

2017-11-07: I’m not using my Mac very often lately, because I’m currently off of work. Using mostly iOS is fine …

2017-11-05: Osweiler earns about a million dollars each week. I have yet to see a worse quarterback this year. …

2017-11-05: I don’t understand how Brock Osweiler still has a job in the NFL but Colin Kaepernick is handled …

2017-11-05: Listening to an album released in 1993 brings back so many memories. I barely know anything from …

2017-11-01: NaNoWriMo kicks off today! I wish everyone a great month of writing! I‘m still not sure whether to …

2017-10-31: Happy Halloween 🎃

2017-10-30: I like the look of the new Kindle app! Much better to use now… also the new icon looks great …

2017-10-30: I‘m in Berlin, visiting friends for a couple of days. Feels great to be in an actual city again!

2017-10-28: I will enjoy the extra hour of sleep I get thanks to the switch to standard time tonight. I don‘t …

2017-10-26: Somehow life outside of work is way more busy. There’s literally always something that needs to get …

2017-10-25: With the huge battery and performance problems of iOS 11 on the iPhone 6 and the fact that the SE is …

2017-10-22: So many suggestions what I should read… awesome! Thanks everyone! Keep it coming if you have …

2017-10-22: I don‘t know which books to read. Somehow everything I touch does not fit my taste at the moment. …

2017-10-18: Where heaven and sea become one, the sails disappear. Our side has to say goodbye, but on the other …

2017-10-17: Late arrival in Lübeck.

2017-10-17: Großer Dank an denjenigen der die „Bestattung“ Folge von WRINT gepostet hat! Der Post ging bei mir …

2017-10-17: New phone, new watch… so far I‘m impressed by both! Coming from an iPhone 6 and no watch the …

2017-10-16: Seems like I finally have to update to High Sierra for the Micro.blog beta… will have to wait for …

2017-10-16: Foggy morning… found this spot after dropping my daughter off at day care.

2017-10-15: Very busy week and not much time to get anything done. Things might be back to normal next weekend. …

2017-10-07: I wonder if people in the baby fashion industry realize that girls actually can wear a different …

2017-10-05: That Time I Went to NaNoWriMo It’s that time of the year again… November is near and NaNoWriMo is just around the corner. I get …

2017-10-05: I need to resist going into the code of my Hugo theme to enable a feature I’d like for a …

2017-10-01: I‘m struggling to find the right balance between publishing and keeping things private… It …

2017-09-29: We Are the 87% The result of the election last Sunday was as I expected. A far-right party is the third strongest …

2017-09-28: Star Trek: Discovery I got to see the first couple of minutes of the new Star Trek: Discovery series. I didn’t hear a lot …

2017-09-26: Out in the fields, clearing my mind

2017-09-25: Sometimes writing is a form of therapy

2017-09-24: I’m afraid. I will be very upset tonight. I don’t understand people…

2017-09-24: Election Day It’s Sunday, election day… and I’m scared. I’m afraid this might be a turning point for our lives …

2017-09-23: Finally I have some time to watch Rogue One. It’s been a while…

2017-09-23: Follow Up: "Why I Failed at Blogging" It hasn’t been too long until I got the first couple of responses to my last post! First of all it’s …

2017-09-22: Why I Failed at Blogging One of the biggest purposes of my blog is to improve my writing and find out in which direction I …

2017-09-21: I‘m really afraid of Sunday 😕 I really don‘t want to see the election results. It will probably be a …

2017-09-20: A Blog Definition You do what? What is blogging? But... Why? I don‘t get it. I had some conversations like this in …

2017-09-19: There’s an election happening in Germany on Sunday and everything related to it makes me so …

2017-09-16: Well… turns out… apt-get can quickly lead to a FUBAR situation 🔥

2017-09-16: Just in time for the launch of my new blog, something went wrong and Apache stopped working in the …

2017-09-15: Lagom Ever since I learned the Swedish language for my time at a university in this beautiful country, …

2017-09-15: Every Blog Needs a Start… … and „the first page is profound“ (Merlin Mann)

2017-09-13: I have to admit… I wasn’t that excited about Apple product launches during the last …

2017-09-13: I want the iPhone X because of the screen and Face ID… but that notch? Really interested in …

2017-09-12: Of course iMessage on my Mac does not work anymore because I added another phone to my account. …

2017-09-12: I managed to more or less stay away from any rumors about the Apple event tomorrow. I want them to …

2017-09-10: Looking forward to the new NFL season 🏈 First game I saw today: Raiders vs. Titans. I guess Oakland …

2017-09-10: Sunday morning walk… really looking forward to the next two months at home! I‘m sure it will …

2017-09-09: I removed all content from my sites a while ago already. Now I looked through the old stuff and I …

2017-09-08: And with everyone jumping back on the actively blogging train, I’m… configuring yet another …

2017-09-07: Horrible pictures from the caribbean islands after hurricane Irma. No words…

2017-09-02: Went on a short walk with my daughter the other day, when we found these horses 🐎 not too far away. …

2017-09-02: Feels like we need at least 3 more iOS Betas in the next few weeks. The current state is extremely …

2017-08-30: I’m working on an exporter to get all my Day One entries into Hugo compatible Markdown, so I can run …

2017-08-20: I love being home! This will never get old…

2017-08-14: First time in over a year that I took the bike to work… feels great!

2017-08-14: Another weekend, another castle…

2017-08-10: I’m totally fine with the subscription model for Ulysses. I love the app, although I rarely …

2017-08-10: Ulysses switching to a subscription model. Yet another eel to fed each month.

2017-08-06: Weekend of castles

2017-08-05: Went to the castle in Heidelberg a lot the past few weeks with visiting friends… always a …

2017-08-04: Geese don’t care about traffic lights!

2017-08-02: Finally, after all these years I‘m done paying off my student loan! It‘s so long ago and still feels …

2017-08-01: Picking a new car is a really hard thing 😐 Nothing is as comfortable like a Volvo. So sad I have to …

2017-08-01: On some days it’s just impossible for me to focus. brain.fm to the rescue!

2017-07-31: Late night train station pickup yesterday… always good to welcome friends you haven‘t seen in …

2017-07-23: Went for a walk in the woods with my daughter today…

2017-07-23: When not dealing with Tech for a while also helps you not to worry about a lot of annoying things. …

2017-07-23: Being away from tech for some time shifts your focus. It doesn’t really matter anymore. …

2017-07-09: The last couple of weeks were a blast! Only family & friends. I almost completely shut off my …

2017-06-03: Turns out… there are quite some moskitos out here in the woods at Algonquin Park 😕 …

2017-05-26: Brought my very old wireless keyboard from Apple on vacation. It’s not the best, but …

2017-05-23: Just heard about the bombing in Manchester 😔 I felt anxious at the last concert I went to. I stood …

2017-05-22: Jetlag day 😔 I hope I’m not getting sick 😷 We didn’t get much done and stayed most of …

2017-05-21: Rainy day in Toronto, not sure what we’re up to today. Maybe we’ll go to the Aquarium …

2017-05-21: Canadians are sooo friendly! It’s amazing! And you can feel it’s from the heart. Unlike …

2017-05-19: First day in Toronto! We didn’t go that far downtown so everything feels a little less like a …

2017-05-19: Entering Canada is a much much MUCH better experience than entering the US. Nobody seemed like they …

2017-05-17: Going to drop off our bags at the airport this evening. Never did this before, but we hope to have …

2017-05-17: Left the office for twi full months! Feels not too bad 😉

2017-05-16: Starting the last preparations for our Canada trip. It’s getting serious around here! 🙃

2017-05-13: The Eurovision Song Contest is a weird thing… But an event where all of Europe celebrates …

2017-05-10: Still need to figure out a good way to share private photos of our Canada trip. I used to do a …

2017-05-09: Only a couple of days left until my little family’s trip to Canada! Really excited, but still …

2017-05-08: On a happier note, leaving the horrendous keyboard unmentioned, the sound of the new Macbooks is …

2017-05-08: After less than 3 months, the keyboard of my new Macbook is broken. Confirms my opinion of it being …

2017-05-08: Amazing Trailer for the new Blade Runner movie! The original is one of my all-time favourite …

2017-05-03: Sometimes there are so many projects on your plate that you are completely baffled and unable to …

2017-05-02: Podcasts have come a long way! Lore getting its own TV show on Amazon, Brian Reed of S-Town as a …

2017-04-30: “You don’t go to Blitzkrieg on red wine and mushrooms!” - Roderick on the Line, …

2017-04-29: I watched the fight between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko today. It’s kind of …

2017-04-29: I fell down the rabbit hole… Acoustic session with some of my favorite artists John Roderick & …

2017-04-29: I’m a huge fan of Nada Surf and I just stumbled across a live acoustic/interview session from …

2017-04-28: It’s great to see a little video for an app you built. You see it a little bit different with nice …

2017-04-28: I got so frustrated by Twitter lately that I went ahead and deleted all of my tweets & …

2017-04-27: I’m curios how the social network aspect of all this will turn out. It sure will be different then …

2017-04-27: Following the discussions in the micro.blog Slack channel is amazing! This thing is so openly …

2017-04-27: I love the microblog idea. Makes me want to write more again in the future. So different from …

2017-04-26: Hello World! Is this thing on?