I am the designer, builder, proprietor and main contributor of this site.

Reading. Writing. Words. Cycling. Hiking. Swimming. Camping. Philosophy. Politics. Programming. Movies. Technology


I have more than two decades of experience as a professional software developer, systems architect and technical project manager. I’m interested in high-quality solutions to tough problems. I co-founded Encodo Systems AG almost a dozen years ago.

My focus has always been on generalization and DRY using metadata and common libraries. I’ve written four frameworks over the years, in C#, C++, Delphi and PHP.


In addition to the links above, I’ve also got content online in the following places:


For various reasons, these two quizzes (well, mainly one of them) have been the most popular hits on my site.

[1] My Twitter feed is almost 100% automatically generated from my blog posts and my Instapaper likes.
[2] No link because Garmin don’t allow browsing activities, only linking to specific ones that are public.
[3] Same as Garmin, unfortunately.