Passion-free Education

It starts when you go to school and you realize, that there are some teachers who can to teach you something, and other who fail; that there are kids who like biology, mathematics, and languages, and that there are others who don't. And that these love or hate relationship to a subject can be measured by grades, or that this is at least what they're telling you. You slowly get the idea that instead of helping you to create your own ideas, your individual style and an inner drive, they just rate you according to your ability to produce a plain copy of their visions.


During the restyle of brain4D I tried to style the UI more intuitive. One of the main points was to clarify which parts are active and which are not. The main approach is the variance of colors, so that the contrast of outer background, border, inner background and text is high or low.


This week silicon valley produced the biggest deal since months. Facebook bought WhatsApp for 19 Billion US Dollar. Because it's more difficult to buy things using stocks, let's only talk about the 4 Billion cash. Four Billion - $4,000,000,000. Can you imagine how much money that is? Me either, so have a look at some examples. What can you do with 4 Billion USD?

Why Objectivity is Bullshit

Selecting a hostel, accepting a date request, bying the next car, choosing what to eat, donating to a hospital for children in Mali, sleeping longer on Sundays - all this decisions we make are based on what we expect to achieve and which personal these achievements have. Unfortunately we're not able to know the future, so we need to guess the value of the things we get.