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Jens Oliver Meiert on philosophy, adventure, arts, and web development. Sometimes based on temper, usually on thinking.

10 Photos

Some of my favorite and most popular photos lately.

Post from April 24, 2015, reflecting Jens the .

On Feminism

I believe that we should all have equal rights and responsibilities. That we should all care for and watch out for each other. That we need to govern what is unacceptable but leave room for creativity, experimentation, and mistakes. And that feminism attacks all of this.

Post from April 20, 2015, reflecting Jens the .

On Guidance

Many a time have I cussed during my journey and accompanying studies. I have cussed about how little I really knew about life, whether practically or philosophically. Which in my view boiled down to poor guidance…

Post from April 16, 2015, reflecting Jens the , or perhaps .

The 1% Hypothesis of Mass Surveillance

A few weeks back I read this security article about how it’s odd that no one has ever suspected and detected anything related to all that mass surveillance we learned about through Edward Snowden. In particular, physical manipulation of devices…

Post from April 13, 2015, reflecting Jens the .

No

Have we stopped killing yet?

Post from April 11, 2015, reflecting Jens the , or perhaps .

On Unanswered Science Questions

There’s a particularly popular science teaser video out there, 10 Unanswered Science Questions. It raises 10 different problems which the producers of the sub videos then attempt to answer. When I first saw the video…

Post from April 5, 2015, reflecting Jens the .

On the Limits and Problems of Science

Science can’t explain everything. It never could. It never will. Yet science is run as if it could explain everything. It is run completely unchecked. And this unchecked pretense of omniscience and omnipotence is a problem for us for a number of reasons.

Post from March 31, 2015, reflecting Jens the .

The Two Ground Rules of Using a Framework

Follow the documentation, don’t overwrite framework code. These two rules are golden.

Post from March 26, 2015, reflecting Jens the .

Remember: April 9 is CSS Naked Day

CSS Naked Day is coming up! Why the excitement? Because CSS Naked Day is a magnificent custom; the magnificent custom to, on one day of the year, strip websites of all styling. It’s awesome because…

Post from March 19, 2015, reflecting Jens the .

What to Carry When Traveling the World

For my 557-day journey around the world I had prepared thoroughly. Emphasis had been on light luggage, and so I had focused on necessities and gear that didn’t weigh much and, for clothes, could dry quickly. Here I’ll share some parts of my inventory…

Post from March 16, 2015, reflecting Jens the .

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Biography

Jens Oliver Meiert, photo of April 13, 2013.

Jens Oliver Meiert is a German author, philosopher, adventurer, artist, and web developer.

As a philosopher in spe Jens protests for the respect for life but still sharpens his profile through the diligent study of philosophy, psychology, social sciences, &c.

As an adventurer Jens explores all conceivable activities (100 Things I Learned as an Everyday Adventurer) and localities (until recently on his second world journey).

As an artist in spe Jens experiments with conventional and animated photography, technical curiosities, and performance art.

As a web developer Jens is specialized in complex international websites (Google), works on standards (W3C), and writes for technical publishers (O’Reilly, Webdesign mit CSS and The Little Book of HTML/CSS Frameworks).

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Last update: April 24, 2015.

“To change the world for the better, you must begin by changing your own life.”