Man holding cup with "(0-20" written on it.


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Productivity

The Pareto Principle

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2022-07-01

A while ago, I heard about the Pareto Principle, a simple concept based on findings by Vilfredo Pareto (1848–1923). He observed, that 80% of the results are based on 20% of the effort (Law of the vital few). Productivity nerds used this principle based on economical data and concluded,…

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Technology

Finding a good password

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2022-06-24

So last week I wrote about the best password manager I know and said, that you basically have to remember one last password. Naturally, this should be very very good, but how can you remember complicated passwords? A couple of years ago, I read somewhere a very nice trick…

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Personal

The best password manager: KeePass!

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2022-06-17

So there are a lot of password managers out there. For a while now, even your browser saves all of your passwords, so you don’t have to remember anything. I really don’t trust these browsers with my passwords, so I decided for a self-stored solution: KeePass. What can I…

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Book Review

Book Review: Women of Babylon by Z. Bahrani

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2022-06-10

So this is book about Women of Babylon? Well, yes and no. It is about the construction of the female image in ancient West Asia. Also, the book covers how femininity was perceived and interpreted by European scholars. It is also about representations of sexual differences. Most important of…

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Academia Archaeology

Creating a course Pt.3: Interim report

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2022-06-03

So I wrote about creating a course Part 1 and Part 2 already and this is Part 3. In my interdisciplinary course different student groups want to create an Archaeogame. I give the course together with my colleague from Digital Humanities. Last Monday, we had an interim meeting. The…

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Technology

Going back in time with VR and TimeRide Cologne

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2022-05-27

So today, I was in the lucky position to test-ride a service called TimeRide Cologne. The company promises you a thrilling journey through time and in my case a view of Cologne in 1926. The ride is in VR, but the experience was much more than that.

How it all…

Sebastian Hageneuer
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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