Month: July 2018

Watching F.R.I.E.N.D.S – for the very first time

I have never watched Friends. Can you actually believe that? I mean, that show’s first episode had aired in 1994 and its last one in 2004, it had ten seasons and is cited and thought of even more than How I Met Your Mother (which I totally watched, several times) – but I never had any contact with it. Not knowing about Friends even must have cost me some dates – seemingly, this show had a

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HIV – Still a Stigma?

You know, sometimes there are topics or discussions in our society which make me really, really sad. Like how we treat people with serious health conditions – e.g. aids. While still being incurable in 2018, the HI virus nowadays is at least controllable. We know a lot about how the virus is spread, how to protect ourselves and there are several medical vectors to attack its reproduction cycle and its effects on the body. The

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Twitter is Toxic

Five accounts, tens of thousands of tweets, hundreds of followers, and so much grey hair – I’ve come a long way with Twitter since my first “real” start in 2012. Back then, Twitter has not been the widely cited and well-known short message platform we all know today. Instead, it used to be a platform for a very delightful set of people willing to share and express their thoughts or happenings in miniature messages (140

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2018 – Blog Relaunch

Welcome, my dear readers! Welcome to a new and refreshed version of my personal weblog, my private internet presence, my digital place for texts longer than 240 characters. Since 2007, when this blog had been initiated, there have been so many relaunches and redesigns, both visually and content-wise. I guess, from time to time I need to clear the board and start all over again. So here we go – an emptied board to spread

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