Non-Euclidean Æthercast #60 – Happy Things from the Quarantine
Just a few personal positive things from two weeks more into the quarantine. I hope you are all healthy and not too stressed out! Stay safe, stay healthy everyone!
Non-Euclidean Æthercast #59 – Geek in quarantine edition (pants optional)
Being stuck at home as a geeky introvert is not that bad. It’s basically what I trained for my entire life… Here are some thoughts and personal survival tips regarding the current situation and these are some of the articles, websites and podcasts I mentioned: The Leader of the Free …
Non-Euclidean Æthercast #58: Reviews – The Rise of Skywalker and The Witcher (Netflix)
The final part of the third Star Wars trilogy has dropped, I went to watch it and enjoyed it immensely. A very fitting finale to an epic story arch. Two thing I want to stress in this movie: WEDGE! GHOST! And speaking of epic: Netflix’ new series The Witcher is …
Non-Euclidean Æthercast #57 – Memes and the Fermi Paradox
Today’s podcast is just some weird train of thought of mine. The Fermi Paradox is something that has interested me for very long time and now I’m just adding my own 2 cents to a possible solution . This is not entirely serious of course , but since the Internet …
Non-Euclidean Æthercast 56: The Limits of Magical Thinking
Recently there have been occurrences in my immediate vicinity (both in a professional and a private context) that made me wonder… A lot… There is nothing wrong with magical thinking, but as soon as you have to ignore a good chunk of observable reality or just be massively ignorant in …
Non-Euclidean Æthercast #55: Horrors of both Education and a Lack of Education
The last week has seen some stunning displays of ignorance by various politicians (to nobody’s surprise) and I have personally struggled with an astonishing lack of knowledge in certain areas in my favourite class. Today’s episode of the Non-Euclidean Æthercast is all about me ranting about last week and the …
Non-Euclidean Æthercast #55: Taking Newbies to the Planescape Part 2
Well, here we went again. The group of novice role-players set out to crawl their first dungeon. It was an exciting experience for everybody involved (except the mimic) and it started with a critical hit. Please enjoy my tale!
Non-Euclidean Æthercast #54: Taking Newbies to the Planescape Part 1
We are playing D&D Planescape at the English Club of my school. Yay! I am the Dungeon Master, and last Monday, we started the campaign. It went very differently from what I had expected with some very interesting consequences. Oh my Cthulhu… Just listen!
Non-Euclidean Æthercast #53: The Golden Age of the Fantastic
If you take a look at the biggest box office hits of the last years, even decades, the most successful TV series and what else is going on around the net and in book stores, comic shops etc. you cannot help but notice: Movies, games, and books featuring fantastic settings …
Non-Euclidean Æthercast #52: #FridaysForFuture and #GeeksForFuture
This episode of the Non-Euclidean Æthercast is a bit more political than usual. I thought this was appropriate because: The topic is near and dear to my heart It is something that needs talking about so Fridays For Future does not go away As a teacher of political science, it …