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I’m an independent IT consultant and entrepreneur in the Internet and software business. I’m interested in design, enterprise applications, web apps and SaaS products. I design and develop business solutions and applications. I help companies in terms of software quality and knowledge transfer, e.g. with Angular and Spring Boot.

Shadow Gallery – I Believe

Shadow Gallery is one of those lesser known bands in progressive metal that deserve to have made the big time but unfortunately for one reason or another never did. Their most quintessential work so far probably is their 1998 album Tyranny still featuring singer Mike Baker, who unfortunately died in 2008. The album and particular this song I Believe (featuring a well-known guest singer from a highly successful progressive metal band ...) capture ideas and feelings that were prevalent with hackers, civil ... Read more

Valleys Of Green And Grey

In the light of recent political events I thought about if and what to write about this whole mess. This writing would've involved copious amounts of insults and swearing. While certainly fun, such an exercise would also have been rather pointless, especially since the Scots are now the official world champions in the art of insulting anyway and expressed their opinions much more eloquently than I ever could. So, instead of a political opinion piece - which I largely try to avoid ... Read more

Spotified

As innovative apps and business models go on a personal level Spotify is one of those innovations that in recent years not only provided a lot of value to me but also quite fundamentally changed an important aspect of my life: Listening to music. I happen to be a music buff with a penchant for Progressive Rock, Power Metal alongside folk metal / medieval stuff, computer games themes and occasionally interesting, novel pop music. Music streaming and discovery tool Spotify has allowed me ... Read more

RockHard Festival

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