Evaluation is not just a matter of threading a judgement through a procedure, but also of characterizing the quality of something. — Stefan Hirschauer: Editorial Judgements Double-blind peer review is one of the pillars of the scientific apparatus. Many manuscripts are evaluated by their peers before they are being published in order to ensure quality […]
A bunch of photos taken by today’s “Regenbogenparade” in Vienna.
Monday, November 10, 2014, I have successfully defended my master’s thesis and can now call myself M.Sc. That is great and of course I want to share this with the world. So, my full thesis can be found here and it’s a great read, but I do understand if that is too much for you. […]
So I did the first Space Invader Hat, that I made a dozen pieces of and everybody was happy. But there is always someone, who want something different. In order to fulfil all needs brought towards me, I made this second hat. And I want to share the pattern with you folks. It is very […]
After I did research on a game of Hex and also now doing research on Tetris, I am very very happy, to present to you now the gem my partner found online: Hextris. It’s Tetris on a Hexagon. It blew my mind.
Years ago, I started these and gave them all around. However, I never published a pattern for them. With an upcoming move, I remembered that I promised someone to make them one and haven’t managed in five years (there are _good_ reasons for that, though). Finally, I made another one and this time, I thought […]
For the last election campaign, we needed small tokens to identify our candidates again. This time I made felted pins in the shape of sunflowers. And now that campaigning time is over, I want to share the pattern. Materials needed Felting Mat Scissors Fine Felting Needle Sewing Needle Some Thread Empty Pin Yellow and Green […]
I am currently writing my Master’s thesis and using Tetris as a game of reference. In a pre-test I needed a quick version of Tetris, that records a lot of the interaction and tests different algorithms for choosing blocks. Before I present the resulting implementation (Pytris), I want to briefly talk about algorithms that choose […]
In May I was at the XII Conference on Culture and Computer Science in Berlin and gave this talk when it was accepted as a contribution to the conference by a peer reviewed abstract. That was also my first conference ever at which I was talking, so I was a little nervous. However it worked […]
— Disclaimer: Since the talk was requested in German and my slides are also all German, I omitt a translation as long as no one is asking for it — Letzten Dienstag hat mich die Initiative Solidarische Welt Ilmenau (ISWI e.V.) zu einem Vortrag zu ‘Datenschutz und Bürgerrechte’ eingeladen. Der Titel war vorgegeben. Wir ihr an […]