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

Web Standards: We’re F’ing It Up

It’s a problem to just change specs. But it’s an increasingly bigger problem not to clean and prune them. The intimidating complexity of web standard specs should precisely be a motivation, not a threat, to come up with a plan. It follows the populist version.

Post from May 18, 2015, reflecting Jens the .

A Vision of Web Development

There is one thing every web developer should aspire to: writing the most minimal, semantically appropriate, valid HTML, and then never changing it. “Never” not in a sense of denial and refusal, but in the sense of a guiding light…

Post from May 13, 2015, reflecting Jens the .

Loving Technology

I love the idea of caring, of loving technology. I believe we need technology that is loving. I think we have ample possibilities to envision and build technology that is loving. Here I’ll be brief and merely bring up the concept.

Post from May 8, 2015, reflecting Jens the .

Business Practices, Reframed

Ideas for the next performance review.

Post from May 6, 2015, reflecting Jens the .

A Comment on Governmental Brazenness

It has become very interesting to follow how brazenly our governments misrepresent and ignore our interests, to faithfully serve the true ruling class of banks and corporations. Liberation tribunals would have field days jailing these politicians for treason…

Post from May 2, 2015, reflecting Jens the .

Museums Should Always Allow Photography

The observation that there seem to be good reasons to allow most photography—to charge extra for it if necessary—, but none to offend visitors by banning it.

Post from April 30, 2015, reflecting Jens the , or perhaps .

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 .

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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, politics, &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: May 18, 2015.

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