All posts by Volkher Hofmann

Volkher Hofmann (deus62) has been blogging on and off since the 1990s and deus62.com is all that is left. He loves music, literature, drumming and, most of all, real life. He thinks the open web is much more important than social networks, closed-in ecosystems and other severely commercialized online endeavors.

The map (see post) still exists.

25 Years (Part I) – Takeoff!

When I started working at my school in August of 1994, my intention was to stay for a few years and move on. I don’t really know what happened, but exactly 25 years later, I’m

The Spanish Harlem Orchestra (header).

“Plena Con Sabor”: Spanish Harlem Orchestra

It wasn’t long ago that I spent two spectacular weeks on my favorite islands, Lanzarote (Canary Islands). It’s become a bit more crowded now that most people try to avoid visiting Turkey and other countries

New member of the family.

The Dark Side, Again: Windows 10 Pro

It is a while back that I joined the dark side, but I guess the dark side is a bit more fragmented than I had initially assumed. Years after I had decided to a) ditch

Summer Music (2017).

Summer (Android) Music (2017)

It is depressing to see that with a collection that spans most of my apartment, my music selection for extended holidays is usually rather limited. I’m not the type to carry my entire library around

Bill Durst is the shit.

Bill(y) Durst

In my collection, I have these extremely odd sub-categories. One of them is “Blues and Blues Rock Music That Should Be Listened to in Small Clubs at Ear-Splitting Volume“. Plus a liter of Tequila, of

One of our annual wine tours.

Monthly Digest #3: May 2017

Again, too many weeks have passed between two posts. Not that anyone is demanding any, but still. Life’s just been too busy to sit down for more than 10 minutes to write for this website.