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City Break Budapest

After the winter exams, it was time for another city break. I went to Budapest with my friends Nicola, Laura & Ryan, whom I had originally met on my USA trip...

The Expanse: Game of Thrones in Space

The Expanse is a gritty, realistic and has a high production value! This is the Sci-Fi series I’ve been waiting for. It plays about two hundred years in the ...

Information Security

This post is a compilation of various information security questions and topics that are likely to be tested in the InfSi21 exam at HSR. I’m expanding this p...

Jailbreak: Enable Live Photos on iPhone6

I’ve never really seen a reason to jailbreak my iPhone. The disadvantages, such as voided warranty and potential security holes always outweighed the cool t...

A weekend in Berlin

In order to make it to the end of the semester a quick city trip was necessary to satisfy my wanderlust. A reunion with some of my friends from the USA adven...

The epic tale of an iPad Air repair

A while ago I watched an episode of the Walking Dead in bed and when I closed the VLC app the glass got a crack. I don’t think I pressed with force, but it’...

44 questions about automata and languages

This post is about automata and languages that are used in theoretical computing. I was supplied 44 questions as a help to prepare for the exam in “Automate...

Is this language regular?

Is the language L={asbtat-s ∣ 0 ≤ s ≤ t} using the alphabet ∑ = {a,b} regular? Let’s find out.

A rant about physics

So tomorrow I have a physics exam. The subject is called “Physics 4 for computer scientists”, which means it’s a dumbed down version of physics. But even so...

New York to New Orleans

New York City The journey from New York to New Orleans has been a blast so far. I’ve been in NYC for three days and it was awesome but also very tiring. On G...

Blogging from New York to San Francisco

Hi there. This is not one of my usual little tech posts, where I review some app or explain how to setup some server gimmick. In a few days I’ll be flying t...

Review: Balsamiq Mockups

Balsamiq is a tool to rapidly create mockups & wireframes of user interfaces. It promises a lot of things: work faster & smarter, get honest feedback...

Getting started with Golang

I’ve thought quite a bit about what to write for an introduction, but there’s really no better way to say this:

My top 10 favourite apps on OS X Yosemite

I’ve made the switch to the mac world in 2012. And over the years I’ve found a lot of cool apps. I thought about making this list only about free software, b...

Does the world need yet another todo list?

The answer is “no”. No, the world doesn’t need yet another todo list. But you do. Making your own todo list is fundamentally different from just using one wh...

Protect your secrets on OS X

There’s a ton of fancy security apps on the App Store. And people are buying into the hype because of the whole NSA affair. But in reality you don’t need ext...

Setting up Jekyll on OS X

You know how hipsters do everything before it becomes cool? That means you got to hurry and get a Jekyll site up asap, because Jekyll’s getting cooler and co...

Hello world

Hello world! This is the first post on my new Jekyll-based blog.