Schlagwort-Archiv: Reisen

Rhine and Raj.

Reality check: There used to be a bus line London to Calcutta.

Pamplemoupdate.

Making apps and games from an island in the Marquesas sounds idyllic. It's easy to imagine a developer smiling, one hand on the keyboard and the other holding a perspiring glass of pamplemousse juice, so pleased with his choices. 'AH! Dee-li-cious!' In truth, the developer can't enjoy his pamplemousse juice because he's too busy swearing at faraway bodies in Silicon Valley who think 10 G software updates are perfectly reasonable.Making apps and games from an island in the Marquesas sounds idyllic. It's easy to imagine a developer smiling, one hand on the keyboard and the other holding a perspiring glass of pamplemousse juice, so pleased with his choices. 'AH! Dee-li-cious!' In truth, the developer can't enjoy his pamplemousse juice because he's too busy swearing at faraway bodies in Silicon Valley who think 10 G software updates are perfectly reasonable.

Hundred Rabbits: tools ecosystem

Privilnerable.

For god’s sake, let’s stop painting our own society as a haven of peace and safety, which it most definitely isn’t, and by the same token, let’s stop turning the rest of the world into a no-go zone, full of dangerous criminals.

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When you look at my privilege, compared to that of many of the people I have travelled among, it is beyond tasteless to suggest that I am the vulnerable one.

Emily Chappell: On rape and racism

Gone beneath my wheels.

There's nothing that the road cannot heal

Conor Oberst: Moab

Goede matin.

Sorry for being late, It was about time that I get to see you.

Fernantwortung.

Being away from others is symmetric, but the (feeling of) responsibility for it is not.

Einflussbereich.

There's a lot you can do, all that is available in your sphere of influence. You can skip your trip to Thailand, for example. It is absolutely effective. It's equivalent to driving a car for a very long time.

Urpo Taskinen, the arctic velonaut

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