The New C# 6.0 Language Features Explained

I am a professional and passionate software developer and have been using the Microsoft :NET platform for more than a decade now. A few months ago the new C# compiler was released which supports the new language version C# 6.0. The following video which I recorded “wiff ze German English accent” I explain some of…

Ghostbusters (2016) – Starring Chris Hemsworth

So, everyone and their dog has written or made a reaction or review video about the first trailer and then the international trailer of Ghostbusters (2016) a.k.a. “The Female Ghostbusters”. If you haven’t seen them, here they are: Pretty much everything was criticised. From the awful jokes (slime in cracks, wigs), the parody-like elements (Yay,…

Amazon’s sabotage!

Dear Mr. Bezos, the following may sound harsh but on the other hand we Germans are famed for being blunt and direct. I have a small blog on the internet which barely anyone reads but whenever someone unreasonably attacked Amazon Germany in the past I was there to defend it. Because I really do like…

Amazon (again)

In recent months Amazon has become quite a controversial topic in Germany. It all started with an “undercover” documentation for one of our TV stations. I watched the docu online after everyone and their dog wrote about it and the first “Boycott!” outcries were made. I don’t know if what the docu claimed was actually…

Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome

Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome @ Wikipedia Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome @ IMDb This web series (to be released as a TV movie in 2013) follows the adventures of young Ensign William Adama, the later commander of the Battlestar Galactica. Now he’s just eager to get into his Viper and wipe out some Cylon…

Geek and Gamer Girls

Do you still remember Do You Wanna Date My Avatar? Now there’s a new music video from The Guild, this time in Bollywood style: But others have tasted blood as well and thus Michele Boyd, Clare Grant, Milynn Sarley, Rileah Vanderbilt, Seth Green & Katee Sackhoff present us with this epic piece of nerd culture:…

Spring-Cleaning

After an earlier attempt wasn’t that successful I’ve tried again to upgrade WordPress, this time from 2.3.3 to 2.9.2. The catalyst for this was me wanting a new layout (one with a larger font) and these don’t really work with the old WordPress versions anymore. I just hope that the performance of the scripts is…

SAKAPO now in English too!

Few years ago I’ve written myself my own Amazon Price Observer. Today I translated the project to English. Check it out: Amazon Price Observer

The Guild

The Guild is a web series which claims to be “for gamers, about gamers, by gamers”. The main role is played by Felicia Day (Buffy, Dr. Horrible). It’s basically about the members of a MMORP game guild which meet for the first time in RL. I found it by watching this music video by and…