Wealth Tax

Paul Graham wrote an article about wealth tax. In the article he ‘models’ the effect of a wealth tax on the fortune of a person. His assumption for the modeling is a person who earned a lot of money with a startup in her 20s. Paul Graham shows how much of the earned stocks/money would be taken by the government by a wealth tax. Paul Graham comes to the conclusion that wealth taxes have “dramatic effects” and that “even a .
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Den Haag

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Mehrwertsteuersenkung (Part 1)

Zum 1. Juli 2020 wurde in Deutschland, als Teil des Corona-Konjunkturpakets, die Mehrwertsteuer von 19% auf 16%, bzw von 7% auf 5%, gesenkt. Schon bei der Ankündigung der Senkung wurde spekuliert ob diese tatsächlich an den Verbraucher weitergegeben wird, oder ob das Geld in den Konzernen stecken bleibt. Um zu überprüfen wie mit der Senkung umgegangen wird habe ich kurz nach der Ankündigung angefangen Preisdaten zu sammeln. Hierfür habe ich die Webseiten von 10 deutschen Unternehmen stichprobenartig beobachtet.
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Rainbow Log

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Kessler Bomb

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Thoughts on Development Time Estimation

Estimating development time is similar to the coastline paradox. The more detailed your project description gets, the longer you estimation will be. You start with “building a blog will take me 20 hours”, then go to “OK actually I will need 10 hours for the data structure, 10 hours for a way to create posts and 10 hours for the actual website”. For each of this estimations you will end up with more hours needed the further you break them down.
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Aubergine & Onions Pan

Ingredients (2 servings): 1 Aubergine (eggplant) 3 spring onions 1 small onion 150 ml water 1 table spoon soy sauce 1 table spoon rice vinegar 1 tea spoon curry paste 2 tea spoons sugar 1/2 tea spoon salt 1-2 cm of ginger root 3 cloves of garlic 1 table spoon starch peanut oil rice Recipe: Cut aubergine into large, long pieces (~4 cm long, ~2 cm thick) Chop ginger and garlic, cut spring onions and onions into thin rings Mix water, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sugar and salt Mix starch with a small amount of water.
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Global Climate Strike

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Best Carrots Cake

Origin: https://www.tinesveganebackstube.de/karottenkuchen/ Ingredients: 400 g carrots Juice of a lemon 175 ml sunflower oil 400 g flour Pack of baking soda 2 Packs of vanilla sugar 200 g sugar 100 g chopped almonds 1/2 table spoon cinnamon 2 cm ginger pinch of salt powdered sugar and lime juice Recipe: Preheat your oven to 165°C Grate the carrots and ginger and mix it with the oil and lemon juice Mix all dry ingredients (flour, sugar, almonds, baking soda, vanilla sugar, cinnamon and salt) in another bowl.
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Vegan Beluga Lentils Curry

Origin: https://www.rewe.de/rezepte/veganes-beluga-linsen-curry/ Ingredients for 2-3 servings: 1 Onion 1 Garlic 1 cm fresh ginger root 1 Carrot 3 table spoons Coconut oil 1,5 table spoons red curry paste 300 g Beluga lentils 1 can tomatos (chunky or whole) 1 can Coconut milk 550 ml vegetable stock 1 sweet potato 2 table spoons lime juice Salt and pepper Preparation: Peel and chop the onions, garlic, ginger root and carrots.
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