While doing Nanowrimo, one does need to spend some time procrastinating. So I am finally polishing my list of writing resources. TV Tropes is the best inspiration, it also warns you of the worst pitfalls and clichés. I write in English, I often have to look up words in the dictionary. English has all these… Continue reading Favorite Online Writing Resources
Here’s an article on what often happens to strong female characters when they have finally made it into the movie/book. A round-up of English words you are likely to misuse – consider the nauseous enormity … I found The Last Billboard – once a month someone can post a message that will be displayed on… Continue reading Weekly Words to Read
Or is it inside out? That’s sushi. Work is not sushi – most of the time – however it is giving me interesting insights. Nothing I can post of course. Haha. Had you there for a second, didn’t I? There’s some insight for you. I am learning new things every day. Mostly from mistakes –… Continue reading Insight Outside
Ich stieg im 2. Stock in den Fahrstuhl um in den Keller zu fahren. Ich dachte: “Für 3 Stockwerke, das lohnt ja kaum!” Im 1. Stock stieg jemand zu, der ins Erdgeschoss wollte.
For you it is drama. Something to fuss about. For me it is just another moskito bite I am trying to ignore. You are like the child crying for help without cause. One day … nobody will come running.
One thing I really hate about social networks is that all the people I know are on different ones. … So surprise, I just got back from the US and made a facebook account. I resisted for a while since I already have an unused myspace page, a neglected xing account and a studivz account… Continue reading Social Networks
This is what happens when somebody accidentally adds the complete company to some mailinglist and writes a “Test” mail to that list. All in all it was about 60+ mails that everybody received until the wave of office spam was stopped. Of course it took a technical intervention to achieve this, once the trolls are… Continue reading Is it friday?
“Die Partnerseite gibts nicht mehr” “Was hast du gesagt?” “Partnerseite!” “Buttmassage?” Vergesst nicht abzustimmen dreckstool.de und euch weiterzubilden scheissprojekt.de.
I am wearing my I’m blogging this T-Shirt. Together with my camera a good motivation for colleagues to try and not hit me while playing “soccer” in the office.
I found this funny quiz page (I recognized 11 out of 12 snippets of code and could name the correct programming language) and took a quiz: I wonder if on the assumed 30kg of food we might have in the house which is a rough and probably incorrect estimate, we could really survive that long.… Continue reading To eat or not to eat – the couch