Jens Oliver Meiert

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

On Consciousness

Speaking of which.

Post from June 9, 2016, reflecting Jens the .

The cover of “How to Work on Oneself.”

New Book(let): How to Work on Oneself

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.”

Post from June 2, 2016, reflecting Jens the .

Problems, No Problems, Desires

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.

Post from June 1, 2016, reflecting Jens the .

The Two Legs of Personal Reality

On resting and moving, or accepting and learning.

Post from May 25, 2016, reflecting Jens the .

“HTML 5,” “CSS 3,” and Expert Web Developers

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…

Post from May 20, 2016, reflecting Jens the .

That’s in a Guideline

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.

Post from May 17, 2016, reflecting Jens the .

What’s in a Guideline? Win a Copy of the Little Book of HTML/CSS Coding Guidelines!

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.

Post from April 14, 2016, reflecting Jens the .

Interlude

Minding the gap.

Post from April 13, 2016, reflecting Jens the .

Can We Prevent Terrorism?

Thoughts on violence, leadership, and civil rights.

Post from April 12, 2016, reflecting Jens the .

198 Methods of Nonviolent Protest and Action

Just when one wonders how many options there are exactly.

Post from April 6, 2016, reflecting Jens the .

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Biography

Jens Oliver Meiert, photo of April 30, 2016.

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 an adventurer Jens explores all conceivable activities (100 Things I Learned as an Everyday Adventurer) and localities (Journey of J.).

As an artist in spe Jens experiments with conventional and animated photography, charity, technical curiosities, as well as a teeny bit of performance art.

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).

Jens Oliver Meiert on Google+.

Jens doesn’t just smile, he also does Facebook, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn, and XING.

Found a mistake? Reward! Email me, jens@meiert.com.

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Last update: June 9, 2016.

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