Jens Oliver Meiert on philosophy, adventure, arts, and quality web development. Sometimes based on temper and to provoke, usually on thinking and to share.
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Minding the gap.
Thoughts on violence, leadership, and civil rights.
Just when one wonders how many options there are exactly.
There are countries and corporations that violate even the most basic human rights, that neglect and sometimes sabotage even the most basic principles behind all human togetherness and solidarity. In an increasingly connected world…
Some more of my EyeEm photos, published over the last few months, that have become others’ or my own favorites.
“The person who doesn’t read is no better off than the person who can’t read,” goes a saying. A dogmatic tweet suggested, “if what you’ve been doing in the last hour doesn‘t serve a clear constructive purpose, stop immediately.” And elsewhere, Csikszentmihalyi noted…
This tool is so powerful and at the same time so trivial to make a routine that I ask everyone who regularly employs it to transcend their disappointment—I’m mentioning it for the people I meet who don’t.
…to contribute to good causes.
Not just since the Law of Attraction is there this idea of “like attracts like,” of self-fulfilling prophecies, of better being “careful” what we wish for. There’s another concept that I do like to work with though, in another thought experiment.
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Jens Oliver Meiert is a German author, philosopher, adventurer, artist, and developer.
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).