The Mundane

[Exit Snape]

Another one biting the dust this week and incidentally for the same reason and at the same age. News just comes in that Alan Rickman has died from cancer at 69, too. To most people out there he will forever be Severus Snape from the Harry Potter movies (which I never really liked that much despite […]

Do you “Believe”?

Back in October when we were attending the Varekai performance, they were handing out flyers for upcoming events and one of those was Holiday on Ice. My mom had seen one or two of their shows over a decade ago and in a fit of nostalgia decided that she would like to go to see one […]

Christmas Survey

Surveys suck! I know because I have been guilty of imposing one or two onto people in my time as well. Designing them sucks, filling them out sucks, collecting the data sucks. Yet, inevitably this stuff sometimes is the only way to get a picture on some facts. A company that has this down to […]

What Santa will bring

It’s almost Christmas, so everyone is taking their last breaths and doing a bit of end-of-year cleanout. As a result, news are scarce, but some interesting random notes have popped up in the last few days, regardless. First, the long-expected Maxon blog has gone live just in time for you to ponder its deeper meaning […]

Christmas Scribbles

Yesterday I had a nice pre-Christmas meet with my ex-colleagues to catch up on the latest gossip. Before we met and sat down in a café I took a little stroll across the Christmas market in Leipzig and discovered some nice art prints in one of the huts. They are from Sergey Yakushev from Slovakia […]

I told you…!

Here we go again – sadly – and contribute to the never-ending story of “Why does Adobe even bother to release unfinished, buggy software?” It’s unfathomable, really. Aside from the already mentioned obnoxious stubbornness of the CC app itself and its refusal to update and install apps, so far the most obvious issues are: The undo […]

A.C.C.C.X.P.

After the madness of all those Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, December starts off with some interesting news, beginning with Adobe’s Creative Christmas Cloud. *lol* In what could only be described as one of the most moronic moves, the debacle that was the release of the massively buggy CC 2015 versions overshadowed the rest […]

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