Month: July 2015


70 Billion Trillion

By measuring the number and luminosity of observable galaxies, astronomers put current estimates of the total stellar population at roughly 70 billion trillion. –

Don Winslow.

Summer Reading

As if I didn’t have enough books already, I have decided to dig into Don Winslow’s dope-war books this summer. I’m only one third of the way through “The Power of the Dog” (2005) and



Here, again, we have an example of people not giving a flying anything about their customers. It also shows that even in upscale shops of some repute only the cheapest crap is used to maximize

Van Halen Collection.

Van Halen Remasters (24-192)

As usual, some people have been complaining about defects here and there, but the recently (accidentally?) released Van Halen remasters in 24bit/192Hz are fabulous. Apparently, HD tracks accidentally released the higher resolution files which are

School project.

Busy as Pi

In case you were wondering why it has been so quiet around here … I was busy at school with our project week and trying to motivate a mass of students to do anything whatsoever

Wine ordered via Par Terre, Landau.


As is customary, I’ve sent my dad 6 bottles of my favorite wines in preparation of my visit there in early August. Hitting that “Send Now!” button is the definitive sign that summer holidays are