These are some projects and companies I've been involved in over time. If you'd like to know more about them or the roles I had there, feel free to contact me.
Remote Student Exchange connects students from low- and middle income countries to courses at international universities for remote participation.
HackZurich unites tech talents representing several elite universities, leading organizations, and +85 countries, to collaborate and develop innovative web-, mobile- and hardware applications during a 40-hour hackathon.
Digital Festival Zurich brings together pioneers and decision makers interested in digitalization and technology for two days of inspiration and interactive learning.
TICKETINO is a self-service platform for event ticket sales. The company also implements custom registration processes for corporate events, conferences, and meetings.
A somewhat random and occasionally updated list of people, works, and sources that were interesting, inspiring, and/or influential for me.
Reasons for inclusion range from "I randomly remembered this" over "I think this is underrated" to "this changed how I view the world".
- 99% Invisible
- Alchian, Armen A. — "Uncertainty, Evolution, and Economic Theory"
- APJ & JSB — "Design Unbound"
- Armstrong, Zan — "Stop aggregating away the signal in your data"
- Astral Codex Ten (fka Slate Star Codex)
- Banerjee & Duflo — "Poor Economics"
- Bêka & Lemoine
- Bret Victor
- Buchner Bründler Architekten
- Calvino, Italo — "Invisible Cities"
- Cheng, Ian — "Emissary's Guide To Worlding"
- Colomina & Wigley — "Are We Human? Notes on an Archaeology of Design"
- Covington, Michael A. — "How to Write More Clearly, Think More Clearly, and Learn Complex Material More Easily
- Edward Tufte
- Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou
- Floating Points
- Flyvbjerg, Bent — "Four Ways to Scale Up: Smart, Dumb, Forced, and Fumbled"
- Ford, Paul — "What Is Code?"
- Forster, E. M. — "The Machine Stops"
- Graham, Paul — "Taste for Makers"
- Grillo-Marxuach, Javier — "The Eleven Laws of Showrunning"
- Halt and Catch Fire
- Hayek, F. A. — "The Use of Knowledge in Society"
- Henrich, Joseph — "The Secret of Our Success"
- Higgins, Eliot — "We Are Bellingcat"
- Ink & Switch
- Jackson, Daniel — "Towards a theory of conceptual design for software"
- James Murphy
- Jenny Holzer
- Jim Watson
- Jonas & Kording — "Could a Neuroscientist Understand a Microprocessor?"
- Jorge Luis Borges
- Julie Mehretu
- Kafka, Franz — "The Trial"
- Kidder, Tracy — "The Soul of a New Machine
- Kirsten Dirksen
- Krakauer, David C. (ed.) — "Worlds Hidden in Plain Sight: The Evolving Idea of Complexity at the Santa Fe Institute, 1984—2019"
- Lacaton & Vassal
- Larson, Will — "An Elegant Puzzle: Systems of Engineering Management"
- Marginal Revolution
- Meadows, Donella A. — "Leverage Points: Places to Intervene in a System"
- Meadows, Donella A. — "Thinking in Systems: A Primer"
- Monument Valley
- Norman, Donald A. — "Living With Complexity"
- Norman, Donald A. — "The Design of Everyday Things"
- In The Pipeline (Derek Lowe)
- Rao, Venkatesh — "Schleps, Puzzles, and Packages: Solving Complex Problems the Iron Man Way"
- Renzo Piano Building Workshop
- Reply All
- Roth, Alvin E. — "Who Gets What — and Why"
- Salvatier, John — "Reality has a surprising amount of detail"
- Schlender & Tetzeli — "Becoming Steve Jobs"
- Schmidhuber, Jürgen — "Driven by Compression Progress"
- Scott, James C. — "Seeing Like a State"
- Skala, Matthew — "What Colour are your bits?"
- Smil, Vaclav — "Energy and Civilization: A History"
- Somers, James — "I should have loved biology"
- Sousanis, Nick — "Unflattening"
- Sutton, Rich — "The Bitter Lesson"
- Ted Chiang
- The Witness
- Ursula K. Le Guin