Meditation (thinking, contemplating) is not only a topic within religious communities such as Buddhism. Also with the Shaolin, which among other things draw their strength from their mind training, and nevertheless in the different martial arts like e.g. Aikido or Karate. In addition, regular meditations are also used in popular sports where body and mind … Continue reading "Introduction to Meditation"
I had the intention to buy myself a 3D printer ages ago. However, this project failed until the end due to bad reviews I had to read about various models and their price-performance ratio. This changed when I discovered the at Amazon. This is rated almost completely positive and was reduced from 499,- to 399,- … Continue reading "My new 3D printer and housing from Ikea side table"
Telegram is basically a messenger similar to Whatsapp or Threema , free and easy to use. I don't want to say that it is better or worse than other messengers, but I like the Telegram Bot API so much that I want to write a little tutorial here. Table of contents:Using Telegram Messenger and the … Continue reading "Telegram Messenger and the Bot API"
As already known for a long time, the stand of the iMacs (27 inch) from 2012 to mid-2014 is often broken. With these models it happens (not all of them) that the hinge is worn out and the screen position can't be changed anymore or, as in my case, the screen constantly tilts forward. 3D … Continue reading "3D Printing - 27 Inch iMac Stand Repair"
If you already have your own webserver/webspace on the Internet and some programming knowledge, you can save yourself a service like DynDNS.org & Co. without much effort if you want to access parts of your home network from the road. Such services provide a host name/URL (e.g. my-home-network.dyndns.org) which is then forwarded to the IP … Continue reading "self-construction - DynDNS-Alternative"
Looking for a beautiful and individually configurable MP3 player for my little daughter, I quickly came across the children's MP3 player called Hörbert (available at German Amazon-Store). A very nice device, well made and actually exactly what I was looking for - but a bit too expensive (about 200,- EUR / 230,- USD) for my … Continue reading "Kids MP3 Player / Build your own Radio"
Last weekend (February 14th - 15th) the Bunkai course with Iain Abernethy (6th Dan) took place in Achim (near Bremen / Germany). The course was organized and hosted by the Shotokan department of TSV Achim. An estimated 100 to 120 Karateka found their way to Achim to get new ideas and techniques from Iain in … Continue reading "Iain Abernethy - Karate Bunkai Course"