I pity the fool who hasn’t got a tool! After buying cheap tools all my life I’ve decided that I became too old for 5€ screwdriver. Our working student Michael Jäger introduced me to the brand PB Swiss Tools. They have lifelong guarantee on their tools and have some nice ideas like colorcoding their bits and screwdrivers. Continue reading “PB SwissTool Ratchet Screwdriver”
One item crossed off my bucket list – I drove a Tesla Model S P100D!
Bill Gates once said: “I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.”
Sometimes being such a lazy person I’ve discovered a couple of years ago a neat little browser plug in which let’s you automate your browser. It’s called iMacros and is available for Firefox and Chrome.
After the installation you get an icon in your toolbar:
When You click this icon the iMacros sidebar opens and you find a bunch of demo scripts: Continue reading “iMacros for the Rescue “
After owning a couple of cheap merchandise insulated travel mugs, Jens Dittmar convinced me to spend a couple of euros on a “professional” travel mug. (In the end I convinced my boss to buy a bunch of mugs for the whole team as a christmas present so I didn’t have to buy one myself 🙂 )
After using the mug for one and half year I can say that it really improved my life quality. Suffering from stomach-ache I tried to reduce my filter coffee intake and switched to espresso from a Bialetti stovetop mokka cooker. By using the travel mug I could enjoy my yummy espresso which I cooked at home at work the whole morning, too. As I started to go to barcamps the mug also saved lots of paper cups.
What I was really interested in -from an engineering standpoint- was to prove if their claim “4 hours hot – 8 hours cold” was valid or not. Continue reading “Review Emsa Travel Mug”
From time to time You need to take photos of documents, whiteboards or business cards. Microsoft Office Lens speeds up the process by enhancing the image in an automatic fashion.