Of Thoughts and Swords

A blog about Science, Philosophy, Wargaming, Literature and other things, in three or more languages.

Binge Watching: Altered Carbon

Within my social circle there is the saying: Netflix ist der Teufel. (Netflix is the devil./ネット不利クスは魔王です。) Because it makes you sit in front of the computer and consume videos. I … Continue reading

February 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Beauty of Physics: Leonardo´s Bridge

Like most children I didn´t like my physics lessons in school. Why should I do and learn some unwieldy formulas about something I probably wouldn´t ever need? Mathematics suffers even … Continue reading

September 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Reading Time: Political and media scientific analysis.

So one of the books is finally down The title translates as: Wolverine becomes a congressman. About the political potential of comic movies. The author tries to apply two differing … Continue reading

November 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Reading Time: Thinking fast and slow

So this book came to me as an unexpected present and it reminded me, that you should gift other people with books more often. I never before heard of the … Continue reading

September 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Reading Time: Michio Kaku

After a long hiatus, I have been reading a little bit and want to write about it. Michio Kaku is somewhat famous as the “physics guy” here and there, as … Continue reading

August 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Reading Time: Japanese (Pseudo-)History

A book that I should have read a long time ago, but somehow never did. Nelly Nauman: Die Mythen des alten Japan (The Myth of old Japan). Nauman as an … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Verdummung 2.5: Misspelling and imperfect slogans

So again I came about some very irritating lines which are intended for a specific purpose but fail more or less specatcular. Let´s start with the one in the image. … Continue reading

November 28, 2015 · Leave a comment