No. You don’t. But they might be useful. Fitness bands and smartwatches come with fitness tracking capabilities and people seem to want them. According to https://www.macrumors.com/2020/08/31/apple-leads-wearables-market-q2-2020/ the entire industry shipped 29.4 Million Units in Q2 of 2020 ALONE. This is huge. Part of the reason behind their popularity is marketing. And then there’s the “if… Continue reading Why are Fitness Tracker so Popular? And Do You Need One?
How to Quit Social Media News With RSS
“How am I supposed to know about the latest and greatest if I don’t follow my favourite XYZ on Social Media?”, one might ask. Well, here’s something I want to ask you: When was the last time you wanted to check News on Facebook/Twitter/Reddit/InsertHere and got sucked up in a void of memes? Why would… Continue reading How to Quit Social Media News With RSS
This Video Made Me Quit My Phone
I still have a phone. But I don’t want to touch it or have it on my body anywhere close because of one video. Beware: This lecture might give you scientific insights into the danger of the technology most of us use 4h+ a day and you might hate your expensive microwave-phone afterwards.
It ‘s time for Wheel of Time
I was looking for a new book and I think I’ll pick up the first Wheel of Time book today. It will be a long journey, but I’m excited!
A New Blog Series
Currently a lot of awful things about Google, Apple, Microsoft and a couple of other tech giants are coming out. For example that they use child-slaves for cobalt mining (Source: TheGuardian.com). Privacy does not exist outside the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) movement. So I gave this some deep thoughts and figured it was ∞
The Huge Flaw in Design of Digital Media
This is the default of the “new tab page” on Google Chrome for Android: What you can see is that next to the necessity of a search bar it also provides frequently visited sites and news articles below. And this type of design, at least in my opionion, is deeply flawed. Chrome is not the… Continue reading The Huge Flaw in Design of Digital Media
My next read
I decided to re-read the Harry Potter series. It’s going to be great for the next couple of months!
Heir to the Empire (Star Wars Legends) Review
“All men want power. And the more they have, the more they want.” – Thrawn Grand Admiral Thrawn, now in charge of the Emperial Fleet, plays a game of chess with the newly found New Republic. Part of the plan seems to be trying to kidnap Leia, her unborn twins and Luke, in order to… Continue reading Heir to the Empire (Star Wars Legends) Review
Avatar – The Rise of Kyoshi Review
As a teenager I eagerly watched Avatar – The Last Airbender as soon as new episodes came out. The magic system, the world building, the character growth, everything about it was special and still holds a dear place within my heart. This March I watched the entirety of the show with my significant other (and… Continue reading Avatar – The Rise of Kyoshi Review
Adjusting to Lockdown-Mode
Well, here I am, within a disastrous event which nobody could have imagined. And the worst part is, it is not even as exciting as books, tv shows and comics told it to be. We are in a global health crisis and it is tremendously boring. It‘s not that I don‘t have enough things to… Continue reading Adjusting to Lockdown-Mode