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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.

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 .

Conditional Boycott

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…

Post from March 29, 2016, reflecting Jens the .

10 Photos II

Some more of my EyeEm photos, published over the last few months, that have become others’ or my own favorites.

Post from March 25, 2016, reflecting Jens the .

The Most Important Thing We Can Do with Our Lives

“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…

Post from March 18, 2016, reflecting Jens the .

The Reminder Trick

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.

Post from March 1, 2016, reflecting Jens the .

It’s Not Too Late

…to contribute to good causes.

Post from February 5, 2016, reflecting Jens the .

Stream Theory

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.

Post from January 31, 2016, reflecting Jens the .

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Biography

Jens Oliver Meiert, photo of May 14, 2015.

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 but still sharpens his profile through the focused 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).

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