Screenshot of the videogame Indiana Hones and the Fate of Atlantis


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Games

Why it is ok to criticise videogames

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2021-06-11

Analysing videogames has its benefits, but also its drawbacks when we criticise videogames. On the one hand you have a wonderful media that is not only viewable (like movies), but also interactive and immersive. This is a great basis for doing analysis. On the other hand you have the…

Screenshot from the website Notion


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Academia Productivity Technology

Organise your classes with Notion!

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2021-06-04

So last time we started to organise our students with Notion in a very simple, but effective way. Today we want to go one step further and create a publicly available class website. In other words: We want to organise our classes with Notion. On it, you can put…

Movie poster of the film "Eternals"


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Archaeology Movies

Why “Eternals” will be a bad movie

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2021-05-28

Later this year, Marvel Studios will release a new movie called “Eternals”. The film features actors like Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Salma Hayek, Kit Harrington and many more. The Eternals are an alien race that lived on earth for thousands of years, supposedly without interaction. Just now,…

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Academia Productivity

Reverse Outlining

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2021-05-21

Writing papers, presentations or books is part of academic work. But usually this is not taught to us, we kind of learn by doing. Some are talents and some are not. I definitely needed a lot of time to wrap by head around writing and I still do, learning…

A coffee cup on a desk showing work to be done.


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Academia Personal

Freelance as a scientist

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2021-05-14

During my time as a student, I needed to earn some money. So I did some typical student jobs, like delivering advertisement or repairing computers. I was also part of several projects at my university or other institutions, but I always wanted to work as a freelancer. Create a…

Photo of the book Give and Take from Adam Grant


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Book Reviews Productivity

Book Review: Give and Take by A. Grant

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2021-05-07

I always felt a bit naive when telling people, that doing the right thing and being generous will lead to the best results in the long run. Especially while being a freelancer, that seemed extra stupid, as you always have to take care of yourself. In a society where…

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Germany

Hi! My name is Sebastian. I am an archaeologist, a university lecturer, freelancer, guitarist, karateka and father. You could say I am quiet busy, so I learned to manage my time and energy to build good habits and still have space for myself and my family. Sounds difficult? Read here how I do it. Every Friday.

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