Information Design and the Monetary System

I am personally interested in how the lack of information or proper presentation of that information led to the current financial crisis. Obviously the information was available — but not well understood, not correctly aggregated or falsely interpreted by politicians that were responsible for phony policies and flawed legislations.


Hobnox Evolution launched

Finally Hobnox has launched a »warm-up site«: The Hobnox Evolution. Creatives can suggest productions there and win several budgets totaling €75,000.

I will return to regular non-Hobnox posts soon, promised!

Feedburned my RSS feed

Most of the traffic on this site is generated by the RSS feed I provide. I wanted to have more reliable stats about this and thus I decided to republish it through Feedburner. There is no need to update the URL of my feed (there is a redirect).

It takes a while until I can see some fancy statistics on Feedburner. Right now I can only see how many people are subscribed to the feed.


FeedBurner shows how many people have subscribed to the feed with what software/service. It also counts how often a post is viewed and clicked upon.

Düsseldorf gets public MetroLAN

Today the city of Düsseldorf started the first public hotspots for wireless LAN access. THe hotspots are installed in public schools on top of the school network provided by Deutsche Telekom. Students, teachers and members of the city council have free access. Other users will have to pay a small fee.