Ekiden Marathon in Basel

Tomorrow in Riehen/Basel: Ekiden-Marathon I’m a substitute for one of the Lauftreff teams. For the 4.9 km distance. My very first race. See also this Wikipedia article on Ekiden races

Mau tempo

Just got back from a beautiful, long weekend in Lisbon. It was great. Fairly warm. Although everybody was talking about “mau tempo”. It rained a lot on Sunday, but no problem for this northern light: I had all of my rain gear with me. Plus this kind of weather was great for a city trip.… Continue reading Mau tempo


i am tired… too tired to write an entry.

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get moving

I agree with this gapingvoid post: “So forget about blogs and bloggers and blogging and focus on this — the cost and difficulty of publishing absolutely anything, by anyone, into a global medium, just got a whole lot lower. And the effects of that increased pool of potential producers is going to be vast.” Publishing… Continue reading get moving


Om Malik was wrong and the rumors were right: Google purchases Youtube for 1.65 bn $. Somehow I felt Google wouldn’t be put off by the copyright nightmare. What’s next? P.S. GooTube is already taken.

Categorized as General, tech

Pixels to Print

useful: Megapixels Chart – although sizes in cm and DIN would be more helpful for Europe.

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in between

The weather turned out much better than forecast. I took this snapshot while sitting in the sun at Barfüsserplatz.


It’s been a while since I’ve written anything personal in my blog. Mostly because this isn’t a confessional blog. A couple of weeks ago I read thu all entries here at chiperoni.ch. And I like the nice side-effect that I can hold onto a fleeting moment by documenting it in words (even if it’s just… Continue reading pêle-mêle

meteo update

it’s official: September 2006 was (a lot) warmer than August 2006. For the full comparison see: SF METEO