Monthly Archives: February 2017

Speaking in Wetzikon

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Tonight I was going to speak in Wetzikon, a small town near Zurich. But first I had to find it. Had lunch in a place above the road: And after taking the scenic route all the way through downtown Zurich, I eventually did make it to Wetzikon: The presentation was fun. So much fun indeed […]


speaking in Winterthur

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Second night, second presentation. This time in a fairly large town called Winterthur. Sounds like a great place to go skiing actually. Winter-Tour. Anyway, I think the presentation went well, except for one instance when I said the word “boob”. I hadn’t really planned on saying it out loud, it had started out just hovering […]


speaking in Zurich

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I was going to call this one “back to the circle”, because the whole ordeal reminded me of the bureaucratic hell I had to go through when I ended up before a judge in Kazakhstan several months ago. But then I figured I might as well tell it like it was, and then focus on […]


you’ve got mail

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My video wasn’t done yet, but I had to get moving anyway. So I hopped on a train to Freiburg, which is very close to the border of Switzerland. I used my time on the train to work on my video. It was getting ridiculous. When I arrived in Freiburg, my books were already there: […]


deadlines are like super awesome

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I still wasn’t done with my video. The footage I had was so big that my notebook was simply unable to give me a live preview of what the video was going to look like. So every time I made a few changes I had to export that part of the video, which usually took […]


2TB

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Up to this point, I had amassed a couple of terabyte of visual footage. Photos and videos, and some audio. Editing all of it on a conventional external hard drive was a slow and tedious process, so I got a solid state disk: Look at the size, WTF.


I love the EU

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I had a bunch of my own books at my place: I was going to take them to Switzerland and sell them at my presentations: By loading the video, you agree to YouTube’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock YouTube But this turned out to be a lot more complicated than I had initially […]


export files

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I decided that I needed to improve the video I had started working on more than a month ago: It seemed to be taking forever.