on web technology, GUI

imho: web technology will rule the GUI

Any time soon a lot of gui driven software may be created with web technologies (Web APIs + JS, CSS, HTML aka HTML5 & friends). Why consider to use the .Net platform or Java for your desktop application? Instead here are some reasons for a web tech driven GUI The JS…

on focus

Dont just consume - practice

The problem with most articles you read, podcasts you listen to, or videos you watch is that you consume the information but never put it into practice. ~ James Clear. For me, that is an issue I can adopt to my english speaking skills. I know its true that reading and…

on habits

Unburden your brain

There are rare moments of clarity when you have a great idea or something pops up what you want to do in the future. Unfortunately you think I will remember that. You won't. Its better to write everything down just in that moment. Unfortunately you think I will read that…

on work

Job specialization

Short note! More often I think about in which field to specialize in my profession (software development). With "field" I am referring to which languages to max out, which products to understand deeply to work with, which concepts to keep in mind to make smart decisions - it is just…

on talk records

What I expect from a recorded talk in terms of video quality

Lately I started watching conference talks on my 42" TV in my living room and I often miss a minimum quality to enjoy it. If you are i.e. watching a TED talk about a non-tech topic, you can overlook a poor video quality. But if you really really want…

on YouTube, Raspberry Pi

Streaming YouTube videos to my Raspberry Pi

Last week, I tried to feed my Pi with a youtube stream and i want to share what it took to get it work: The last time i watched a youtube stream on my TV was with the tv-browser. You can imagine how bad the experience is: slow performance, no…