Removing countless piles of papers, sorting them away neatly into their labeled sections within a meticulously-arranged and color-coded folder system is not only anally retentive and very German but can also have astonishingly therapeutic qualities. In the end though, Douglas R. Hofstadter’s wonderful observation still rings true, at least around here: “It turns out that an eerie type of chaos can lurk just behind a facade of order – and yet, deep inside the chaos lurks an even eerier type of order.”

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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.

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