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What I Read — Fiction (2): A Song Of Ice And Fire

„If you play the game of thrones, you win, or you die. There is no middle ground.“ Ever since J.R.R. Tolkien invented modern High Fantasy over 60 years ago, the genre has become a bestseller staple — even though far … Weiterlesen

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What I Read — Fiction (1): The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Not only Stephen King recommends to all aspiring and active authors that reading is, right after writing every day, the best course of action to become a master in their profession. But those who already have a passion for the … Weiterlesen

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More than 50% of Fascists and/or „We didn’t know“ Morons

53.3%(!) of eligible voters in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern are morons and/or fascists: 39% of deliberate non-voters who don’t care if blue-brown scum acts against any humanity or reason and is still fed with tax Euros, as well as 20.5% of AfD voters … Weiterlesen

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And Now, For Something Completely Different

Sometimes, I need to take a break from all that programming stuff, but I don’t really want to leave the computer. I’ve already read the whole internet (or at least its interesting parts), and they won’t build another one. So … Weiterlesen

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New: Public papaya CMS wiki

Wikis have turned out to be one of the best means of documentation for open source projects. We at papaya CMS have been knowing this for quite a while — and now we’ve finally put the theory into practice. So … Weiterlesen

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Happy Birthday, Apache! [English version]

Yesterday, the Apache HTTP Server officially celebrated its 15th birthday, even though the „date of birth“ has been chosen somewhat randomly, according to this (German) Heise Online article ;). I am happy that I have shared most of its life; … Weiterlesen

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papaya CMS 5.0 has been published

On Monday, October 26, 2009, it was finally done: The Cologne-based papaya Software company (where I’ve been working as a senior developer since 2007) has published the final release of version 5.0 of the open source content management system papaya … Weiterlesen

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Took the Geek Test

My result:

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Blog Title Change

I’ve been a bit too slow to register the domain „“. At least it’s in good hands — two of my colleagues from papaya Software GmbH are doing a nice German-language blog about Open Source stuff, as you can easily … Weiterlesen

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Hobnox Portal goes live

Just two weeks ago, launched their portal site. Hobnox is an innovative online community service that aims to interconnect musicians and other creatives as well as their fans. The site is completely based on papaya CMS 5. As the … Weiterlesen

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