Roughly estimated I’ve given about 1300 technical presentations over the years. With the last mayor website update I killed most of the materials as they were hopelessly outdated. But I will collect new stuff along with other downloads for you on this page.


If there is one thing that defines me then it is the drive to learn new things. As of today I hold 16 or so certifications and studied at Fernuni Hagen, Open University and University of Liverpool. Follow the link below to get to my study resources page.


This is a short German podcast with ideas and stories inspired by numbers. It is also an audio playground where I vary in publishing rhythm, format, technique and generally have fun with the medium. I aspire it to be daily but assume to fail in that.

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. Arthur C. Clarke
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible. Arthur C. Clarke
Isn’t it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too? Douglas Adams

Rich, Thin, Fat, Native… uhm… Client.

Let me start by admitting something: I’m old. Well, not really but by the standards of my kids and many startups or developers I meet these days I definitely am. 39 years means that I’ve seen the industry for about 25 years. There, I said it. Quarter a century. Oh boy. Well, now that this is established, let me state something the truly old (not me, I’m referring to the ancient ...

Meet the German Startup Scene

It is often said that the Silicon Valley is THE place to be for high tech startups. But after organizing Google Launchpad, a one week pre-incubation bootcamp, I understand why some people disagree and prefer to be in one of the European hubs. The community is young, fresh, not yet completely streamlined towards fast exits. The startups we invited late september were impressive in their breadth and dedication. Even experienced mentors ...


Schmerzen... Lachmuskelschmerzen... Engel und Einhorn... @lesostunde
@_blickwinkel_ auch recht. Nennen wir sie Verbrecher, Agitatoren und Rassisten.
@FrlSis aber eine Handtasche. Reicht. Besonders wenn ein Portemonnaie da drin liegt.
@_blickwinkel_ weise Worte. Welche Alternative schlägst Du aber vor wenn Taten einfach zu unmenschlich für übliche Kategorien sind?
Es gibt was Neues zum Anhören. Zahlengeschichten oder Geschichtszahlen... oder so.
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