About the Author
Stephan is currently studying for a bachelor's degree in Computer Information Science.
In his free time, he focuses on:
- Linux and software freedom
- HCI and UI/UX design
- Programming (mainly Python)
- Reading sci-fi and fanfiction
... but he prefers to keep his web UIs utilitarian and leave graphic design to the experts.
Category Archives: Otaku Stuff
TL;DR: When you’re doing something creative, look for details which, with only minimal change, could greatly broaden your work’s appeal and staying power. (Also includes examples.) Every now and then,…TL;DR: When you’re doing something creative, look for details which, with … Continue reading
Since my last post on Familiar of Zero fics, it occurred to me that there is another series that’s not to my taste but which still manages to make interesting…Since my last post on Familiar of Zero fics, it occurred … Continue reading
Of all the stories I’ve encountered, Familiar of Zero (or “Zero no Tsukaima” as I still think of it) is an interesting case. I’ve never really seen the appeal of…Of all the stories I’ve encountered, Familiar of Zero (or “Zero … Continue reading
A couple of days ago, I discovered that my Identi.ca account had been silenced (suspended). Apparently, they thought it was suspicious that I was posting almost nothing but rigidly mechanistic notices almost exclusively pointing to the same site (Fanfiction.net, A.K.A. … Continue reading
I just discovered something rather interesting about the cartoons I and those of my generation grew up with. If you ask us about companies, everyone can probably name the top-tier…I just discovered something rather interesting about the cartoons I and … Continue reading
a guest post by weebee Fanon is a rather odd entity. It’s often looked down on entirely, with those who think themselves the ‘best authors’ sneering at any use of it and claiming that you should never resort to such … Continue reading