Hellstorm: The Genocide of Germany by the Common Enemy

Change your plans for this evening, because this is a documentary you have to see. Read more »

An explanation for my website intro

There’s a lot of thinking that went into the creation of the intro sequence that I have on the homepage of my new website. Read more »

Persuasion, Influencing and Selling are Mind Manipulation

Mind manipulation is deeply ingrained in our societies around the world as a result of thousands of years of deliberate effort and policy. Read more »

Economics is Pseudoscience; Economists are Stupid People

I’ve always hated economics and related subjects in school. I couldn’t explain exactly why back then, but it all seemed like worthless crap to me. Read more »

Convincing C programmers to switch to C++; A look at human thinking behavior

A few days ago I watched a CppCon 2016 presentation by Dan Saks titled “extern c: Talking to C Programmers about C++” and was pleasantly surprised by the information and insights he shared. Read more »

How the Lack of Sex degrades your Intelligence

A lack of regular, good and fulfilling sex in your life can have a serious negative impact on your intelligence, especially in the long term. Read more »

On Simulations and the Purpose of Life

All of my life I’ve wondered: Why am I here? What is the purpose of life? And I think I finally know the answer to both of those questions. Read more »

Swadeshi and Swaraj according to Gandhi

While reading the book “The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism” by Jeremy Rifkin (highly recommended), I came across a very interesting part where Rifkin discussed ... Read more »

Ursula Haverbeck: A True Hero

Yesterday I came across the above interview with German historian Ursula Haverbeck. This interview was conducted in 2015 by Robert Bongen and was broadcast on German TV. Read more »

What we’ve learned from Tay, Microsoft’s Chatbot

Microsoft Research launched a chatbot on Twitter called Tay on the 25th of March 2016 and had to take it down just two days after that because the AI (artificial intelligence) behind the chatbot had become very offensive. Read more »
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