Learning to Type 100 Words per Minute

Preface This post looks at the methodologies used, difficulties encountered and victories celebrated in retrospect as I spent an unhealthy amount of time in my apartment learning to touch type. Motivation Being able to jot down thoughts almost at talking speeds is far more valuable than the obvious advantages of typing fast like writing essaysContinue reading “Learning to Type 100 Words per Minute”

Making Cooking Feel Less Like a Chore

Alright I get it. If you had a long day at work, missed your subway and came home running because you are a home-shitter, it can be very tempting to order some “Murgh Tikka Masala” for 13,90 Euros from your trusted hole in the wall Indian “delicacy/speciality” joint. Since the take out service algorithm recognizesContinue reading “Making Cooking Feel Less Like a Chore”

Smoothies Without Acquiring Debt

“And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you.” – Nietzsche (Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of Future (1886), Chapter IV. Apophthegms and Interludes, §146) At some point in life we realize: “I am going to be a proper adult and eat veggies and fruit”. However, dueContinue reading “Smoothies Without Acquiring Debt”

A Pretentious Guide to Making Bean Water

The experience spectrum of indulging in a cup spans from: Lower End Muddy water for 90cents at the coffee machine in front of the library while the flickering fluorescent light illuminates the reflection of your exhausted visage in the vending machine from 1999. A shameful moment, but you could care less. Upper End Sitting byContinue reading “A Pretentious Guide to Making Bean Water”