Archive for August, 2007

Torgau – in the city church

Tuesday, August 14th, 2007


The city church of Torgau, built in 1119 is a Hall church (since it is built in late gothic style it may have taken a long time to built it). I am making this post not because of eventually ongoing rumors that Catherine Zeta-Jones thinks about entering a convent (which I definitely won’t believe unless there is more evidence..:)) but rather in order to have an opportunity to mention that Gerhard Richter’s new windows in the dome of cologne are now on display. But of course the church’s architecture is noteworthy in itself:


Torgau-made in leipzig

Monday, August 13th, 2007

schlossschild450hoch.JPG More from our bike trip from Dresden to Dessau:

no ufo – just technology

Friday, August 10th, 2007


“boomerang with unknown boomerange” artwork by Vera Schloss

Just an update of an old randform post about funny flying objects. This time you have the choice to read about big or small FO’s.

random calling

Friday, August 10th, 2007

Recently there was the question coming up wether Peter Gabriels jacket in this video is generating a random light array or wether it displays some pattern, which may be only seen with a shutter of a certain frequency (a temporal stencil so to say). I don’t think so. Does anyone know?

short story

Friday, August 10th, 2007

My class mate needs again to publish a short story for her creative writing class. This time the assignment was to write an easy readable detective story which includes a decent amount of product placement. (in german)


CCC you

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

just an announcement: The CCC camp starts today at Finowfurt. Here the site with an introductory video by Tim Pritlove et al.

bauhaus trip

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007


In the last weeks we did a bike trip from Dresden to Dessau. In Dessau we visited the famous Bauhaus, which I had visited a couple of times, but which I hadn’t yet seen in its new colours.


NMI 07 – part III

Saturday, August 4th, 2007


Ökolopoly (1984) by Frederic Vester (“ecopolicy” is an english computer version of Ökolopoly)

Here comes the third part and rest of the documentary of the NMI 2007 conference (part I and part II):


time line editing

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

The video behind the link shows how to play drums and piano without knowing how to play drums or piano – really. It’s just time line editing: stop motion drums and piano.

space invaders re-enactments

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

There seems to be a trend to re-enact the classic game space invaders in various ways. Here are some examples: with peoples, with candles , and with all sorts of things (the last two have other game classics as well).