On privacy and healthy human growth

I propose that privacy is key to having any kind of healthy value base in society. This was inspired by What Happens Next Will Amaze You and by The following companies just betrayed billions of people. Privacy is not only a question of individuals being smart enough to not share anything too personal online. That […]

Old Rotary Telephone Icon for Classic Start Menu: A tristate sprite

Windows 10 is promised to bring back the pre-Windows 8 Start menu. For those of us who can’t wait, there’s Classic Shell‘s Start Menu replacement, among others. Based on the below flickr Photo by Macinate, I quickly whipped up this tristate icon, for use with Classic Shell Start Menu. This is to replace the shell […]

Identity and priority: phasing out pilpi.net

My personal website has, for about fifteen years, been something I have approached with a certain artisanship. Hand coding PHP, keeping up to date with newest web technologies, and practicing graphic design. Long time ago, there was Oui’s nest, then there was pilpi.net. My personal website has always represented what I have considered important about […]

GTD app review: ThinkingRock, Tracks, Google Notebook, Toodledo, Checkvist

I have been through several apps for Getting Things Done (excellent Google Talks presentation video). ThinkingRock, Tracks, Google Notebook, Toodledo, Checkvist each had their times during the last five to six years. And, perhaps typical for a usability practitioner, I tend to have strong opinions about their user interfaces.


The last night in Metz. I’ve been inviting people to see me during the last week for several occasions, and despite me trying to organize things, everybody came tonight. The surprise was great – I would have been stressed about it had I known beforehand. The party ended just minutes ago, and I feel I […]

Flu w/ love, sunshine

It feels really spring-like in Metz, already. So finally I feel like it was worth it to come to northern France also because of the weather (the autumn was pretty bad). The flu is doing good to me, too. Slowing me down when I don’t have the guts to do it by myself. Otherwise: thesis […]

Every Bunny Needs Some Bunny

Came from Tokyo a week ago (also photos now online). Below are the assorted ramblings from the trip, written mostly last week’s Saturday the 15th. The title of the posting is a writing on a t-shirt I saw in Tokyo (no, I couldn’t get it with me, someone was wearing it). By the way Bemmu […]


In a hidden garden, where the air is heavy and warm, where light is cast from somewhere outside on certain spots. Here you cannot see any life besides that of the plants, the shine of your soul seems dim, more faded than ever before. Why is that, you ask yourself and keep walking along the […]