This is an experiment in Machine Learning, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, whatever. But I need proper digression first. Last autumn, I turned my back on social media and went offline for a few days. There, in that magical place, the real world was offline as well. A history of physics museum had to be opened, […]Read More Bots, Like This! I am an Ardent Fan of HTTPS and Certificates!
These are just some boring update notifications from the elkemental Webiverse. The elkement blog has recently celebrated its fifth anniversary, and the punktwissen blog will turn five in December. Time to celebrate this – with new domain names that says exactly what these sites are – the ‘elkement.blog‘ and the ‘punktwissen.blog‘. Actually, I wanted to […]Read More Other People Have Lives – I Have Domains
… with sample size 1. Last year, at the 4-years anniversary, I presented a quantitative analysis – in line with the editorial policy I had silently established: My blogging had turned from quasi-philosophical ramblings on science, work, and life to no-nonsense number crunching. But the comment threads on my recent posts exhibit my subconsciousness spilling […]Read More The Stages of Blogging – an Empirical Study
I published my first post on this blog on March 24, 2012. Back then its title and tagline were: Theory and Practice of Trying to Combine Just Anything Physics versus engineering off-the-wall geek humor versus existential questions IT versus the real thing corporate world’s strangeness versus small business entrepreneur’s microcosmos knowledge worker’s connectedness versus striving […]Read More Anniversary 4 (4 Me): “Life Ends Despite Increasing Energy”
What a letdown. I wanted to report on near completion of The Website Resurrection Project – but I had a mind-altering experience. On the upside, I am not afraid of identity theft or surveillance anymore. My dentist had to cancel an appointment the day before. I showed up some minutes before the appointed time. The […]Read More I Am Too Googleable!
As announced in one of my recent off-the-wall posts I have been pondering about founding an award of my own. I am on a mission this week – now I need to get it done! My goals are as follows: Create rules that are self-consistent, loophole-free, but nonetheless rather simple to describe and to follow. […]Read More Kicking off the ILFB Award: Intelligent Life-Forms in the Blogosphere
It happened again – I have been bestowed a blog award despite the way I handled my last nomination. This time I will respond in a different way. I – the Subversive El(k)ement – will adhere to the rules! Geeks, please bear with me though! I will still cling to my pet theory on blog […]Read More Liebster Blog Award: This Time I Try to Respond in a More Normal Way