Dec 282005
 
[en] The magic of winters

Every once in a blue moon its cold enough and has enough snow falling for a white coating worth mentioning up here in the northern parts of Germany. Its the fate of a big city, that newly fallen snow gets dirty and disappears as quickly as it came actually. But right now its just this [...]

Dec 162005
 
[en] All good things must come to an end

Lately I noticed a change in my consumer behavior regarding the Internet. There was a time when I considered myself an active member of different web-communities, when I took part in several more or less interesting projects. There was a time when I found it interesting to get to know different people from other parts [...]

Mar 212005
 
[en] The greatest rockstar of all times, or, About aging

How many times did you meet someone, who tried to convince you to listen to their favorite music, watch their favorite movie, eat their favorite food, drive their favorite car and stuff like that? The younger those people are the more enthusiastic their judgment about that specific idol is. Wild exaggerations and extremely overreaching vocabulary [...]

Mar 172005
 
[en] How to waste your life away

7:30 AM: The alarm clock is ringing. Welcome to another promising day in your life. Get up, man, the world is waiting for your input and brilliant ideas! 8:01 AM: After having the first cigarette, checking mail and visiting the usual suspects on the net I end up in the bathroom. Brushing teeth in the [...]

Oct 122004
 
[en] Language as an instrument

We’re living in an era of daily growing globalization. Economy is not working anymore, if just viewed as a national issue, companies are growing to global structures, while the smaller ones are dying. Wall street coughing creates earthquakes on stock markets around the world. There’s no more place in the world that cannot be reached [...]

Aug 242004
 
[en] Behind enemy lines

Here’s a little tale of an old man, who never learned to appreciate the necessity of fashionable clothing… or should I say…who developed a serious neurosis for shopping malls? 7:50: I’m coming out of the bathroom after having a shower wearing nothing but my slick, fiery red bathrobe. Walking into my cabinet (yes, you CAN [...]

Mar 122004
 
[en] Indian selections

. As it seems obvious there are some major differences between the Indian and the Western culture. One of the most significant and amazing ones is the difference in education and studying. While in western countries the main target is to give as many people an as broad education as possible and then trust in [...]