Saturday, May 28, 2005


Summer showed up in Germany these days. It more than 30°C hot since Thursday and I give my best not to leave the house. Although I will so this evening, going out with a friend of mine for some ice-cream.

But the best part will be tomorrow when I have to attent a festival thing with my wind orchestra wearing a uniform (long trousers, long shirt, jacket), walking through the heat for at least an hour. The broadcast station bringing this event to the local TV set the rules - man, what jackasses.

Thursday, May 19, 2005

MSN drop(ped) dead

MSN messaging stopped working for me yesterday, support in my instant messaging programm Kopete is broken due to server updates. I am not sure when I will be back online, it's hard to get the sources and they have not fixed it yet.

So, contact me in ICQ or ask me to run Skype ;)

P.S. MSN is online again, the kopete guys fixed the bug pretty fast. More astonishing, Debian managed to publish a new kopete package just a few days after that. Nice work, guys.

Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Working time

So what's wrong with that: After fighting hard to avoid thesis work, I did a big chunk of it tonight (coupled with a glass of great Talheim red wine - from my home village). OK, I teXed some pages this afternoon, but the rest of this week: Almost nothing countable.

I need to work on that, really.

Monday, May 16, 2005

Some fun

I went to a nice and free open air on Saturday to have some beer and of course a lot of fun (great live bands). This open air event was arranged by a local brewery which resides in a inner-city castle (not just on castle hill like the famous and beloved pub in Cambridge) and they served more than 10 different types of good German beer.

So, if you ever stay in Karlsruhe in summer, this is definitely one sight you should not miss (also without the open air taking place)!

Sunday, May 08, 2005

What's your life about?

I spend some time tonight to rewrite my resume. As I am open to work in Germany or abroad I had to do it twice: In English and German. But I think it is quite OK now.
Your life on one page, sad thing by the way. Although this is just a very small part of yourself...

Saturday, May 07, 2005

More communication

Finally I got a headset today, so now I am able to use skype. But for some reason I could not get the microfon to work. After verifying it was not broken (on a second PC), I tried it again in the laptop and managed this time to plug it in properly.

It's always a plugging problem, but we will never learn to check for this first.

Thursday, May 05, 2005


Finally, the design of my new Website is almost finished. I uploaded the project pages tonight.

Although I am not happy with the look of the left menu, I pretty much like the rest. Feel free to send me your critics. :)

So, more tuning for the left menu and I need to write a fancy front page.

Tuesday, May 03, 2005

Finish Line (part two)

I just got the grade from my last exam (which was even better than I thought). Yes, really, the very last one, so there is just my thesis separating me from graduation. After two months and three hard exams.
A big leap towards the finish line.