The Danish bro

Here in our little world on Emerald St, stereotypes are often a nice topic for a conversation. For example, a significant amount of time has been devoted to analyzing the hipster movement. Since hipsters do ¬†have a certain coolness (although often a pretentious one), obviously a couple of non-hipsters like myself and my roommate […]


People might have noticed that I have embraced my middle name, Volquartz, and use it where I can. Yeah, why not? It IS my name and it sounds cool.

Democracy (and coffee)

Today, I have some new and exciting statistical research to present: There seems to be a strong correlation between a country’s coffee consumption per capita¬†and its level of democracy. Just look at these lists:

The coffee list The democracy list

At this point, I offer no possible explanations for this phenomenon. I can only […]

123 SPAM

“Spam, it’s as easy as 1, 2, 3”.

Actually, 123 is the exact number of spam comments that my comment spam-filter (Akismet) had caught for me when I logged on right now. Usually, the number is about 30-40 so some spammer has been very active in the past couple of weeks. The above statement […]

He wasn’t

Big Brother was not watching or at least he did not feel that I should get denied a Visa.

Anyway, I just wanted to wish everyone (including all you spambots that account for most of my visit counts) a merry Christmas.

I wonder if the spambots picked up on that.