Leather Trousers

I've got a week off starting today which finally gave me the time to fucking finish the edit on Linux Outlaws 361 - Leather Trousers. That episode is woefully late »

Discourse Comments Redux

Almost a month ago, I switched the commenting system on this blog over to Discourse. I really like how this turned out on the blog end — Discourse works excellently »

Astronomers are Fucking Mental

OK, here you go… I finally managed to release the Steel Rain episode I had laying around for almost two weeks: Steel Rain 5 - Astronomers are Fucking Mental »


As I alluded to yesterday, there's a really bad bug in bash that's had security folks spooked for over a day now. Like Heartbleed before it, it has been given »

Busy Doesn't Begin to Describe It

I've got an episode of Linux Outlaws and an episode of Steel Rain laying around unedited. Been meaning to finish both for about a week, but I just don't get »

The Lion King

It was Katy's birthday yesterday and we spent it in Hamburg. I drove up on Saturday and she took the train so that we both got there in the early »

Bike Packing

I rode from Hanover to Hamburg again yesterday while Katy was heading up there on the train. This time, I didn't use my trusty Crumpler messenger bag and tried something »

30 Years of Elite

Elite turns 30 today. This game came out when I had just turned one. Unbelievable. I've made no secret out of the fact that it is one of my favourite »

Minecraft Depression Uplink

After three weeks of absence, I was part of another episode of c't uplink the other day. Once again, I took part to talk about a depressing topic: Microsoft's deal »

Niedersachsen 18:00

I did another TV appearance yesterday. I was a guest on NDR's Niedersachsen 18:00 to talk about recent cases of mTAN fraud in the federal state of Lower Saxony »