This is my personal web page, with assorted random stuff around. Take a look for yourself!

I'm just a guy™ from Germany. I like to contribute to Open Source and/or FOSS projects. (see also: trivial technology) Other interests of mine include contributing to open information or open knowledge like Wikipedia, Wikidata or OpenStreetMap.

contact information

johann at this domain for email.
Use OpenPGP encryption if possible. Alternatively, use age encryption and/or minisign when communicating with me. Here are my respective keys:

OpenPGP public key via web key discovery

Fingerprint: 8145 18E5 B284 87AB 7619 9DEE A4EF CC5A 6174 FB0F

age public key age1m5z0lplu5jj5gnw9sqmu9ppyx95c70w55ev0m5v7pflcwp2aadhqhy4gtm
minisign public key RWRHwfOfj+lM6WtJzjg7JqzxdNlxuNR+gpDvTyqgusNaSOy31AG4gBBT

See also heading "me on other platforms"

git and code

misc stuff

Things that I've created, sometimes art sometimes... well judge for yourself.

knowledge base


This is a small list of things I liked or found useful. Maybe it is interesting for other people too.

Me on other platforms

If you see someone suggesting they are me and are not sure, you can ask me. It is possible that I forgot to list it here, or that I do not want to publicly list it for privacy reasons.

general thoughts

  1. All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. - Article 1 of UN General Assembly resolution 217 A (a.k.a. Universal Declaration of Human Rights)
    It is sad that this has to be explicitly stated today still, as the document above has existed since 1948-12-10.
  2. Joy is just a lack of information.
  3. Daylight Saving Time should be abolished. Which time is chosen to remain is bikeshedding, we could always do one more change if we decide to do it.
  4. The opposite of love is not hate, but disregard. This is why people get muted or blocked instead of just hated on.
  5. Copyright protection should be shortened to 42 years. For more information refer to this nice video which has been released under CC-BY-NC-SA: Copyright: Forever Less One Day. CGP Grey (local copy) also available on YouTube and on the Internet Archive.
    For even more information visit Question Copyright.

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