I attended Medien-Barcamp 2019 – my notes and comments – #medienbc

Yesterday, I set my alarm to 6 am and jumped on the 7:33 train to Zürich-Oerlikon. On a Saturday. To attend a barcamp on media. If you are unfamiliar with the concept of barcamps, a barcamp is a conference that organizes the talks by itself, on the day, Someone provides some rooms and infrastructure such… Continue reading I attended Medien-Barcamp 2019 – my notes and comments – #medienbc

Handheld shapshot taken along the river banks of the Rhein

Here is a handheld shapshot taken along the river banks of the Rhein during dusk yesterday evening: When I moved to Basel many years ago, some of my conversations went like this: Nchenga at Chiperoni.ch: I really like Basel. It’s got a lot of cultural events, museums, cinemas for a city of this size. It’s… Continue reading Handheld shapshot taken along the river banks of the Rhein

Categorized as Photos, swiss

Murten walk

I followed another recommended walk from the little yellow booklet, published by the Swiss heritage society. This time I headed to Murten to see the city wall. It was snowing quite heavily. The lake was invisible in grey clouds. But still fun. Especially with a cup of hot chocolate.

Stucky plays Stucky

Quick blog post to recommend Erika Stucky’s concert “Stucky plays Stucky”. Lots of fun. MySpace Website Lots of Youtube videos Kaufdorf car cemetery video

Bike to work

for the record: Wer mit dem Velo zur Arbeit fahre, sei leistungsfähiger, weniger krank und schone erst noch die Umwelt, hält die IG Velo fest.

nchenga’s Web 2.0 roundup: Links and comments

How many online services did you sign up for, use once or twice, and then never return again? In my case, that would be lots of ’em. Some of them are really popular services like Digg or Mister Wong, where I just haven’t found a personal use case, or I’ve got a substitute or workaround.… Continue reading nchenga’s Web 2.0 roundup: Links and comments

meteo update

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

TV Sunday

I just zapped into the making of Vitus on Swiss TV: Die VITUSmacher A film I really enjoyed. If you get a chance, go see it esp. in dialect… It’s raining cats and dogs in Basel. I hope this rainy weather will not result in floods and landslides in the mountains. Yesterday I saw War… Continue reading TV Sunday

Basel Blogger Meeting

A couple of Basel bloggers are meeting tomorrow evening at Restaurant Auf der Lyss. See Cybi’s post for details: Basler Blogger-Treff am Freitag 10. März

Overview of Public Holidays in Switzerland

Just in case you’re considering to move to Switzerland, remember the catholic Kantons have more public holidays: Feiertage in der Schweiz Here’s the English Version (Wondering: Would a regular print encyclopedia include an overview like this?)

Swiss weather in Swiss German

Stopped by at the Swiss TV blog for the very first time, and do you know what: “es hudlet”, “es chuutet”, “es strääzt” oder “es chunnd ganz schöön cho schütte” Looks like I’ll need to learn more Swiss German dialect to find out what kind of weather’s being forecast for tomorrow. Just wondering if there’s… Continue reading Swiss weather in Swiss German

Blogger Meetup in Basel

If you’re a Basel blogger (or just travelling thru), there’s a meetup on December 15th at 18:30. For more details, see CyberWriter’s invitation Feel free to come along.

Blogger Meetup in Basel in March 2005

Just got back from the Swiss Bloggers meetup in downtown Basel. It was fun sharing experiences and talking about tools and seeing the blogger “in person”. As Bamboozled had announced a couple of journalists came by asking questions about blogs, star bloggers… and the future development of blogs.