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Perfect Form

Perfect Form In the song Saints from Prequel the text tried to define „blackness“ by saying Blackness is not a state of mind, […] Blackness. simply. is. I want to make the argument that Perfect Form or Perfection as a whole is the opposite of that. Recently there seems to be a lot of talk around perfect form in sports. This has always been somewhat of an evergreen topic for fitness influencers, but recently it seems to gain some more traction again....

March 20, 2023 · 481 words · Teraku

📚 Review: Mythos Geldknappheit

Disclaimer: This blog post will be in German, as the book I am talking about is also in German Für wen ist dieses Buch? Ich habe heute das Buch “Mythos Geldknappheit” von Maurice Höfgen fertig gelesen. Vorab kann ich schon einmal sagen, dass ich das Buch allen wärmstens ans Herz lege, die einen tieferen Einblick in die Gewerke der MMT haben möchten, die MMT mit einem leichten Europa Touch verstehen möchten, oder für ihre progressiven Gesellschaftsentwürfe einen makroökonomischen Unterbau suchen....

May 13, 2021 · 689 words · Teraku

Intention in languages

Sometimes I think about what a bliss computers are. I don’t mean in a way of how they have improved our quality of life (which they did) and I’m not trying to disregard of the fact that they have had and will continue to have lots of implications on our social interactions and sociatal perception. What I mean is the fact that we now have these machines which obey exactly the way as we tell them to....

February 19, 2021 · 729 words · Teraku

Prices of german houses

Prices of german houses So for a while I had a scraper running, which, once a day, scraped housing prices from chosen regions in Germany. I accumulated about 6 month of data until I stopped it, mainly because I didn’t feel like I’d ever properly utilise it. I decided to at least show some of it. This post is basically excerpts from a Jupyter notebook. A link to the data can be found at the end....

September 2, 2020 · 827 words · Teraku

Implementing a workflow graph

Goal Implement a struct which holds the workflow graph and yields the next values in line for execution. Workflow Graph When writing a workflow management engine, one has to decide on the data structure of the workflow. I decided to go for the most common one: A directed acyclic graph, in short DAG. I thought about using a more open type, i. e. a cyclic graph, but that has really weird implications for a retry system and output handling....

July 19, 2020 · 1623 words · Teraku