Jens Oliver Meiert on philosophy, adventure, arts, and quality web development. Sometimes based on temper and to provoke, usually on thinking and to share.
Speaking of which.
Doubt led me to explore ways to grow, doubt now led me to ask my editor three times whether or not to publish under a pseudonym: I sketched, in what resembles a fluffy essay, how to learn, how to grow, or—“How to Work on Oneself.”
In my own non-academic studies I’ve found common definitions of “problem” unsatisfying. So I’ve tried to redefine “problem” for something more flexible, and I believe there’s a redefinition that holds for common scenarios. Philosophize together with me.
On resting and moving, or accepting and learning.
These days, when we hear people speak of “HTML 5” and “CSS 3,” it’s useful to be skeptical. We’ve long decided for the living standard model, meaning we simply refer to HTML and CSS…
About two weeks ago I ended a little lottery to give away signed copies of my last book, “The Little Book of HTML/CSS Coding Guidelines.” Here are feedback and winners.
I give away five signed copies, and to win one just comment or tweet (to @j9t), until April 30, why you deem coding guidelines important or what you find to be the most useful coding guideline.
Minding the gap.
Thoughts on violence, leadership, and civil rights.
Just when one wonders how many options there are exactly.
Notification on updates: RSS feed.
Jens Oliver Meiert is a German author, philosopher, adventurer, artist, and developer.
As a philosopher in spe Jens protests for the respect of life and peace, cuddles with self-help (How to Work on Oneself), yet still sharpens his profile through the study of philosophy, psychology, social sciences, politics, &c.
As a developer Jens is specialized in complex international websites (Google), works on standards (W3C), and writes for technical publishers (O’Reilly, Webdesign mit CSS, The Little Book of HTML/CSS Frameworks and Coding Guidelines; On Web Development).