Mean trick: If someone tries to nail you down in a dialogue, simply ask him a few silly questions and he will be lost. This entry in a German psychology blog explains what happens when you do. Be sure, you will never hear such questions from me, by the way. 🙂
Adrian Grigoriu wrote What an enterprise architect needs to know, a nice starting point for a shopping list about the basic knowledge that somebody like me needs… Thanks for compiling the list, Adrian!
Imagine you see „the most beautiful girl in the world“ sitting in the same restaurant, within 20 meters around you? Wouldn’t it be cool to know what’s her name and whether she also likes to chase wombats in Australia, like you do? Well, here is the solution: Look on the display of your mobile phone, […]
Just found a wonderful piece of art this week: William Engelen, an artist from Berlin, started a new project in Bonn, Germany. He tries to teach Beethovens „Ode an die Freude“ to the blackbirds that live in Bonn. The blackbird (in German: „Amsel“) is a very talented singer and repeats melodies that it hears in […]
Today, I came across the seven liberal arts (artes liberales in Latin) which were the basis for the education of students in the middle ages. They are: – grammar – rhetoric – dialectic and – arithmetic – astronomy – geometry – music The seven disciplines were divided into the three verbal arts known as the […]
Today, I realized that my Mac OS X does not contain the useful wget utility. I found a blog entry that told me how to get it. Thanks to The Bear Den.