Those who think that Muslim countries and pro-terrorist attitudes go hand-in-hand might be shocked by new polling research: Americans are more approving of terrorist attacks against civilians than any major Muslim country except for Nigeria. The cited article (“The myth of Muslim support for terror“) points out that this result does not mean that Americans […]
Most people aren’t that fond of mental arithmetic. There are ways though, how arithmetic can be more interesting. One of those is graphical multiplication: Easy Graphical Multiplication Trick – video powered by Metacafe According to the author of this video, the trick isn’t suited to speed up calculations – it’s merely about motivation. It’s not […]
A new study claims that users who utilize digital technology for watching TV actually end up watching less.
I uploaded a new video project: Stuttgart in Ton (length: 4min). Stuttgart in Ton is an audiovisual portrait of Stuttgart’s acoustics. Following the course of a day, the documentary shows the four themes traffic, work, recreation and night. Visual and auditive impressions get interwoven to become the rhythm of the city. It does not contain […]
Our last short movie, Zeiträume (German only… sorry), was shot to large parts in a train. As you can imagine, one can choose easier locations to shoot a movie. For those of you, who plan a similar endeavor (and everyone else interested), I want to describe what we did to get Zeiträume shot.
» Deutsch Did you ever wonder what the difference between DVD-R and DVD+R is? Each time I was buying blank DVDs I wondered… and then ignored it. Both standards are equally expensive and my DVD writer can write both.
By reading weblogs, you can learn stuff. So can you by reading other articles online, that’s not particularly surprising. What is special about weblogs is that you can also learn by writing articles. Unless you are writing a stupid copycat article, writing an article requires quite a mental effort. To write a good article, you […]
Some people claim that storytelling is the most powerful copywriting technique. Recently, Brian Clark extended this claim to writing blog articles and wrote an exemplary story-like article. Being interested in movie making, I am fascinated in the power of storytelling as well. Nevertheless, you should not forget that every technique has associated risks and might […]
Our brains are powerful machines, capable of things that computer engineers are still dreaming of. But just like those primitive computers, our brains need swapfiles.
Music is great. Music is manifold. Everyone has his own taste of music. What is loved by one might be refused by the next. These different preferences make it pretty difficult to find new great music. The spectrum is – fortunately – large, but finding the music that appeals to you personally turns out to […]