X-Mas Project 2: Building a "FlieWaTuet" - Using Mignon :)

2014-12-29 Personal Nerdy

Warning!!! This has nothing to do with Scala or Software Engineering in general. Read at your own risk :). Ok, I admit it: This post is a little bit ... Read More

HTC One Mini ... does it make Sense?

2014-04-01 Personal Mobile Nerdy

Update 2004-04-02: The first nightlies for M4 got released on CyanogenMod. Testing now ... --- The short answer is: NO! At least not in my case ... Read More

FlightFest @ Gilt ... Location, Location, Location ...

2013-09-27 Personal Nerdy

Psssttt ... don't tell anybody, but ... at Gilt it is not always about work and writing great code. Sometimes we like to party. Especially when ... Read More

Getting GTD done - Thoughts and Tools

2013-08-19 Personal Management Tips & Tricks Thoughts

We all have a lot to do. Effective time/task management is essential. I’ve been using GTD (Getting Things Done) for a while now (a long while :)) and ... Read More

(Small) change to my social networking ...

2011-06-26 Personal Culture

First of all ... apologies!!! In the last 2 weeks my (private) tweeds (almost) completely died away. I was just madly busy with work :(. Going ... Read More

Adventure 2.0 - Building the Gilt Software Development Center in Dublin

2011-04-19 Personal Culture Innovation

A couple of weeks ago I got a call from the Gilt Groupe in NYC and they asked, if I would be interested in joining Gilt Groupe to build a software ... Read More

Cinema Screening in Aid of Haiti - Watching "The Commitments" (for a good cause)

2010-08-31 Personal Culture

Sometimes it is possible to combine something that is fun with something that is useful. I am happy to present such an opportunity, since my colleague ... Read More

Bierdeckel Economics vs. Armchair Economics - ... and what it got to do with Greece and Ireland

2010-04-04 Personal Thoughts Politics

As most of you know, I am married to a greek woman and life in Ireland. Therefore the current economic crisis is omnipresent in my life. A couple of ... Read More

Greek Vacation - Food for thought

2010-02-17 Personal Culture Innovation

It is happening again :). I am in Greece ... on vacation. My wife has this unbelievable ability to find wonderful places for us to explore and ... Read More

Link of the Month - The best Zoom feature ever

2009-12-16 Personal LOTM

The frontend for many mass-customization, product-configurators is based on Adobe Flash/Flex, but as we all know, a fool with a tool is still a ... ... Read More