Syncing Calendar and Contacts between Mac and Android via OwnCloud

Syncing Calendar and Contacts between Mac and Android via OwnCloud

I've recently installed OwnCloud 9 to sync my calendar and contacts between my Mac and Android phone. I didn't want to use iCloud or Google anymore and OwnCloud promised to be a great alternative. The good news: it works really well. The bad news: getting the synchronization up and running is not always as straightforward as expected. I’ll share how…
Resonate Festival: Künstler, Nerds und Ćevapčići

Resonate Festival: Künstler, Nerds und Ćevapčići

Anfang April 2014 fand zum dritten mal das Resonate Festival in Belgrad statt. Drei Tage lang ging es um die Verknüpfung von Kunst und Technologie. Mein Arbeitgeber SinnerSchrader hat mir den Besuch des ungewöhnlichen Festivals ermöglicht. Schon bei den Workshops am ersten Tag wird deutlich, was das Resonate-Festival ist: ein Treffen für kreative Technik-Nerds mit ausgefallenen Ideen. Um eine Tischgruppe sitzen mehrere…
UI Pattern: Natural Language Form

UI Pattern: Natural Language Form

I recently did some research on a UI pattern called "natural language form" and got quite excited about it. Although those kinds of forms aren't exactly a new phenomenon, they're pretty rare. In fact, there isn't even a common name. Luke Wreblowski talks about a "'Mad Libs' Style Form", named after the popular US word game "Mad Libs". I like…

“MIDnight Circus” Exhibition 2013

Although the video above is already a couple of month old, it's still worth sharing! It provides some impressions of the media arts exhibition by the students of the Master's degree course "Media & Interaction Design" (MID -  hence the name) at FH Joanneum. The exhibition was held in February 2013 in Graz (Austria) and followed a circus theme. Me…
I’ve got a new Website … and a Blog!

I’ve got a new Website … and a Blog!

Hello World. After a few years of manually updating HTML code, I finally decided to get a new website. The new site runs on Wordpress and features a clean and modern design, based on the excellent Illustrate theme by WPExplorer. It's fully responsive and includes a lot of great functionality to show my work. I'm also going to start a…