Category: General

Changes

I’m at a crossroads. My scholarship runs out by the end of September (and my PhD thesis will be at least almost finished by that time), so now I’m at the point where I’ll have to decide what to do in the future. There are plenty of jobs in the usability / user experience sector, …

Different Shades of Freedom in Digital (Game) Sales

Why I buy proprietary video games (If you don’t care why I buy proprietary video games, you may skip this paragraph) Even though more and more – and more and more great! – Free games become available every month, the video game market seems to still be dominated by proprietary software to a much greater …

Only an extroverted paparazzi would apply this methodology here!

I love languages. All of them. I have my favorites (English, in particular), but I love languages as such. And for that reason, I think they deserve more respect than they currently get. I am not a proponent of keeping a language “pure”, i.e. free from the influence of other languages. I find it rather …

Today was the first time I deleted a comment

Moderating blog comments is a very sensitive task. It is not easy to strike a balance between chaos and censorship.I am generally a strong opponent of censorship, anywhere. I don’t like if people delete comments just because they don’t like what people say. That’s why I had not blocked or deleted any comment which was …

A chalkboard with letters for "HELLO" on it, on a wooden table

Hello world!

I have long stopped counting the times that I was thinking about or discussing something and thinking “Hey, if I had a blog, I’d write a post about it!”.Yet I was always too lazy to finally get myself to actually do it. Now finally, I beat my inner temptation and dragged my weaker self to …

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