Category Archives: general


Fun with processing.js

I started checking out various visualization tools for the web during the last few months. A project which I found very interesting is processing.js. This is a JS port of the processing language, an easy-to-use language to write visualizations or … Continue reading

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Architecture visualization in the Quake 3 engine

I was recently given a bunch of 2D plans of a large building. They were floor plans for the 5 stories, plotted on paper. I’m pretty good at imagining the 3D object from 2D plans, but in this case, I … Continue reading

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Talk on Hodgkin lymphoma cell graphs at ISMB 2016

It’s been a while since I went to the Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) 2016 conference, but I thought I’d still share a few impressions.   The conference was held at a Disney Resort Hotel near Orlando, FL. Great … Continue reading

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Back from Indonesia

I recently submitted my PhD thesis and then went on a 3 week trip to Sulawesi, Indonesia. We visited Makassar, Rantepao, Tentena, Ampana, the Togean Islands, and Palu. You can find my travel blog with a description of the trip … Continue reading

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Je suis Charlie

L’ amour plus fort que la haine

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Vimeo does not work with Firefox and the FlashBlock plugin

The problem Recently, I noticed that Vimeo does not work anymore with the Flashblock Firefox Add-on: the play button shows up, but pressing it does not give you video during playback (even though audio works). I was using Firefox 27.0.1 … Continue reading

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Sprengung des AfE-Turms Frankfurt / Building implosion of the AfE-Tower

The AfE-Tower at the Bockenheim Campus of Goethe University Frankfurt was demolished on Feb 02, 2014. The 32-storey tower housed the departments of Social Sciences and Education for decades. I work at Goethe University, directly adjacent to the tower and … Continue reading

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