While hiking in the “Kemptener Wald” (Cambodunum Forest) in May 2015, we came upon a strange riddle. There was a tombstone with engravings on all four sides, written in gothic letters. There was a word looking like “Dekonomensgattin” and another one that seemed to say “Dekonomsgattin”. As you later see, this can’t be translated, but… Continue reading Dekonom?
XML Tools Plugin for Notepad++
For a class lecture on XML I searched for a free text editing tool supporting syntax highlighting for XML, check if XML is well-formed an perform validation (e.g. with DTD). After some research I found out that a plugin for Notepad++ called XMLTools. I was very lucky because I already use Notepad++ for years. The… Continue reading XML Tools Plugin for Notepad++
Doctoral thesis published
Finally it is done – my doctoral thesis has been published: The dissertation called “Der Interaktionsprozess bei Tangible Interaction – Entwicklung und Analyse eines Interaktionsmodells – Richtlinien zur Verwendung beim Design” is avaliable in Verlag Dr. Hut, ISBN 978-3-8439-0836-8. It is only available in german by now. Abstract Being a subarea of Human Computer Interaction,… Continue reading Doctoral thesis published
In the 50s William Hick (a British psychologist) examined the speed of perception and information processing. In his experiments he created tasks where the subjects had to select a specific information from a list of information. He measured the change of the time needed for a selection, when the list of information was reduced in size. . The evaluations… Continue reading Hick’s Law
After several years I updated my homepage and decided to remove the design of my old artist homepage. As I liked the design, I loaded up an image where you can see how it looked like. Well, it looked nice but was not very easy to maintain if I wanted to add new images… Here’s… Continue reading Old Artist-Homepage
My Wife’s Felting Page
In 2007 my wife Inés and I made a dream come true: participate to a medieval fair. Inés had gained much experience in felting, so she wantet to felt with children at the market. At castle Katzenstein (engl: cat stone) the spectaculum took place. We were overwhelmed by the mass of children that wanted to… Continue reading My Wife’s Felting Page
Flyer for the museum in Bad Buchau
This Flyer was designed for the museum in Bad Buchau, Germany, called “Federseemuseum”. Since 2008, the museum has an annual event about herbs. This year, my wife and I missed the event for the first time.
I like fonts. I really like fonts. Typography is a really interesting thing. With the right font you can emphasize the meaning of your text so heavily. As my wife and I love nostalgic things, we often go to flea markets. Once we found a real treasure: An old, handwritten doctoral thesis. I like old… Continue reading Fonts
In 2008 Pegasus Press released the book Malleus Monstrorum 2nd Edition, a monsters compendium for Cthulhu role playing game. There are several works I did combining pencil drawings, ink drawings, photomanipulations and digital drawings. The images had to look like they were actually real findings of Cthulhu monsters in historic books, on ancient plates etc.… Continue reading Malleus Monstrorum