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.

Publish Confirm (WordPress plugin).

Publish Confirm – To the Rescue!

I love WordPress but, despite many improvements, its interface is still pretty damn clunky in many parts. Previewing what you wrote, fixing errors, checking the layout and making sure things are mostly OK before you post something

Copenhagen Jazz Festival (logo).

Copenhagen Jazz Festival Posters

One of the highlights whenever I visited Denmark almost every year since I left in 1982 was the annual Copenhagen Jazz Festival that I tried to attend whenever possible. The best thing about the festival was

Hell or High Water (2016).

What Don’t You Want?

In this fabulous 2016 film, “Hell or High Water”, Marcus Hamilton (Jeff Bridges), a Texas Ranger near retirement, and Alberto Parker (Gil Birmingham), his half-Comanche partner, enter the “world famous” T-Bone Cafe in Coleman, Texas,

Weakly Digest #1 (header).

Weekly Digest #1

The weekly digest is an attempt to collect all those major and minor things that just seem to fly by all too fast. This week we’ve got some photos and a whole list of quick

The Internet of ... Nothing.

The Internet of … Nothing

The other day I got an interesting response from an old 9rules acquaintance who has often thought about “going dark”, permanently unplugging his private life from the Internet to keep the distracting, depressing and often irrelevant “noise”

Star Wars Despecialized Editions (header).

Star Wars Despecialized

The Star Wars “despecialized” editions have been around for quite some years now and have been upgraded here or there with major or minor tweaks to make them even better. They are absolute labors of