(I write this article in German, because the information is probably only interesting for the local people 🙂 )
Sehr gute Freunde von mir sind Bauern.
Mag für manche vielleicht banal klingen, ist es aber gar nicht. Ich nennen sie mittlerweile auch meistens eher Landwirte, weil der Wirtschafts-Aspekt mir bei dem Wort “Bauer” einfach zu kurz kommt. Es ist wirklich sehr beeindruckend zu sehen, was Familie Dörr in Wiesbach auf dem Bauernhof vollbringt. Wahnsinn, wieviel Arbeit man in Anbau, Ernte, Vermarktung investieren muss, um erfolgreich zu Landwirten (oder heißt es landzuwirten?).
Continue reading “Gute Produkte kommen von guten Menschen”
When my girlfriend decided to move to Lisbon for an Erasmus-semester, our shared flat team decided to plan a trip to visit her.
During our preparation, we quickly figured out that Portugal is too nice to only visit Lisbon – we wanted to discover more of the country. And because we think, the best way for discovering a country is a roadtrip, we reserved a IndieCamper campervan. That’s especially cool because you can book a one-way-rent, which means you can rent in Lisbon and return in Porto – that’s just optimal for a roadtrip. Continue reading “Portugal Roadtrip”
Today, I had the pleasure to connect with a team of students within my company that worked on a project with an organization named “Viva con Agua”.
Did you know that – according to wateraid.org – 844 million people don’t have access to clean water? I didn’t know that! And to be honest, I am really shocked by that number. Of course I knew that poverty is a problem in our world, but WATER??? Water is not a luxury product, it’s not a “nice-to-have”, humans simply can’t survive without water. And with bringing water to people, Viva con Agua is working on changing that number. Continue reading “Viva con Agua OR “how to make the world a little better””
Today, I won’t write something about tech or travel, but will start a new category… I’ll name it “meta” and collect some stuff in there which doesn’t fit to one of the other categories.
Some years ago, when one of our professors showed us TED, I stumbled upon Simon Sinek. I watched his video because he was one of the speakers with the most views and I was immediately impressed by his rhetoric skills. In that talk, he spoke about “How great leaders inspire action”. His mantra: “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it”. Continue reading “Simon Sinek about relationships”
In September 2017, I got the chance to visit Portugal for 1 week! And because in my opinion, vacation starts with the preparation when you check nice spots, you select the right place to stay etc, I’d like to write all of that down in a blog post!
As my girlfriend is going on an Erasmus semester, I took the chance to visit her with some friends and combine that with a roadtrip along the Portuguese coast.
By the way: Check out her new blog katzeunterwegs.wordpress.com ! She took the chance to write something about her experiences and will probably share some cool photos!
So our roadtrip will start in Lisbon (where we meet my girlfriend Kathi). We will first drive down to Faro in order to drive along the West Coast up to Porto where will spend one weekend before we fly back! Continue reading “I will visit Portugal!”
I did my first steps with a Spring Boot application and now, I need to extend the bootstrapped start application for my individual needs. So I need to understand a little bit more about the inside of a Spring application in order to make changes / extensions – I would like to take some notes about that here!
My first finding:
“In Spring, objects aren’t responsible for finding or creating the other objects that they need to do their jobs. Instead, the container gives them references to the objects that they collaborate with.” (source: book: “Spring in action” by Craig Walls)
This procedure is called wiring. Continue reading “Wiring in Spring”