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So. I made a few small local modifications to Elvish ( to make it run more smoothly on my Windows machine here. Let's see if the maintainers agree with my opinion on how a shell should behave on Windows.

Unrelated, I would like to produce an electronic version of Bach’s Johannespassion, and it got me thinking – are there examples for polyphonic vocals in combination with electronic music?

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I’m absolutely hooked by Gojira’s »Magma« right now. I’ve been listening to the album on repeat since yesterday morning.

Politics in Germany (Thüringen) 

Actually, it turned out to be 112 deletions, I forgot to stage a build file in which I could remove a now unnecessary dependency.

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»Only deleting code frees you from the burden of maintenance, automated testing and debugging.« -- Michael Stapelberg [1]


food, sportsball 

Ich fahre um die Uhrzeit übrigens schon wieder Zug, weil ich mich krank fühle und aus dem Büro heimfahre. (Und bin sehr dankbar, daß das einfach okay ist und niemand es hinterfragt oder einen abfälligen Kommentar macht.)

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Gesellschaftlicher Alkoholismus 

»Aufgrund einer technischen Störung am Zug werden wir jetzt in Günzburg etwas länger halten, da wir an einem Wagen die Bremse ausschalten müssen« – es wird nie langweilig.

My phone is under the impression that the present participle of wonder is »wondring«. And the worst part of this is that I have spell checking turned off, but it got underlined in blue anyway.

I mean, have you been there? Do you believe they’d have switched from -1 directly to 1? Couldn’t make that up.

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I, for one, do believe there was a year 0.

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This beautiful black brick of glass doesn’t seem to channel my creativity very strongly.

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I didn’t do a lot, but my creative resources feel quite exhausted nonetheless. Or maybe I lack the right channels of expression?

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I would like to have a project, something to do and put some time, energy and love in, on this year’s Chaos Communication Congress. Maybe some larger project where I can contribute, or just some small thing that I can work on. For ten years I’ve stroked around and never really found a place where I felt I belong.

I’m open for ideas & suggestions :) If anybody is interested, I’ll write about it as well. Let me know!

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