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Neue Site: Gott ist eine Funktion.

Neue Site: Gott ist eine Funktion.

Seit dem Sommer bastle ich an einer neuen Site «Gott ist eine Funktion», www.gottisteinefunktion.ch. Ich will meine abgefahrenen Sichtweisen und verschrobenen Thesen einmal konkret ausformulieren, aber der Platz hier wurde zu eng. Der hoffnungslose Versuch, das holistische Universum in den zwei Dimensionen der Schrift festzuhalten, ergibt naturgemäss eine erhebliche Kastration der Wahrheit. Als würde Donald Duck mit Mickey Mouse Papier und Farbe erforschen und dabei feststellen, dass da umgeblättert wird, aber keine Möglichkeit finden, Umblätterer und den Zeichner zu nur schon zu erkennen.

Site Screenshot: Gott ist eine Funktion.

Site Screenshot: Gott ist eine Funktion.

Ich entschloss mich, das Ding in einem öffentlichen Blog zu drehen, das mit Zeit und Erkenntnis wachsen soll. Dazu stelle ich mich kurzen, prägnannten Fragen und versuche, ein in sich möglichst schlüssiges Bild zu zeichnen, indem ich den Krimi des Lebens aus Sicht des Mörders, des Opfers, von Ermittlern und Zeugen, aber auch des Autors selbst und von Lesern betrachte. So werden mit der Zeit die selben Phänomene wiederholt betrachtet, aber aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven und in verschiedenen Kontexten beleuchtet. Ich hoffe, dass eine solche Vielspurigkeit der zweidomensionalen Sprache ausreichend Tiefe verleiht.

Aus dem Intro:
«So versuche ich hier, die tausend Fragen zu stellen und Antworten zu finden, die eher auf tiefgründigen, physikalischen Fundamenten ruhende Möglichkeiten sind. Ich möchte nicht Wahrheiten predigen, die es sowieso nicht gibt, und auch nicht einfach ausserhalb der Box denken – Ziel wäre, die Box komplett zu vergessen. Aber ohne tieferes Verständnis unseres Biologischen Erbes werden wir uns von unserem kollektiven Egozentrismus nicht lösen können.»

Ich bin gespannt auf Feedback, ob Kritik oder Weiterspinnungen; bin aber auch nicht enttäuscht, falls das bloss langweilige Schwurbelei oder anstrengendes Gesülze wäre. Vermutlich ist es ja genau das. Am besten doch, man macht sich selbst ein Bild. Falls Du die Hände und Füsse des Göttlichen gut findest, freue ich mich über Likes, Plus‘ und shares.

Reworked theme for KlangArt

Reworked theme for KlangArt

After a slow but steady work I finally got it fixed: With the upgrade to WordPress 2.3.3, which brought some major changes (esp. tags-support), I rebuilt my whole theme from the scratch.Beckett WordPress ThemeA year ago I started with this theme Beckett as a graphical template and Magellan-10 WordPress Themethis other theme Magellan-10 as structural template, (both seems not to be maintained anymore), by joining them together to my needs.

So I made my first steps with CSS and PHP. I scripted and fiddled and designed and designed and scripted and fiddled a few (or much more) nights away till I finally got me this: WordPress theme KlangArt

At the end especially the css-sheet was a real pain in the ass to finetune or change something in the theme. With upgrading WordPress from 2.1 to 2.3 I had a good reason to rework the whole thing – and here it is.

I know there’s to much in the sidebars, to much different stuff in the pages and categories. But I don’t like the idea of having 73 different blogs for my interests. So I’m sure my site feels like my brain – everything’s pinched on a pin head and thrilled well…

(Edit: Damn Internet Explorer – why can’t it do like all the other browsers are doing. Hope, I’ll fix it shortly. Meanwhile, get Firefox…! :firefox: )

(Edit 2: Fixed – basically. I still can’t get the headings on the linkpage to work in IE 7. But is usable so far…)

(Edit 3: Fixed – complete. :whew: Now I feel as a IE-conqueror! And it feels good. But, hmm, was it worth the effort?)

Blog Action Day

Blog Action Day

Blog Action Day

What would happen if every blog published on the same topic on the same day? Blog Action Day aims to find out. On October 15 2007, bloggers around the world unite for one day to change the conversation. To find out more and get involved visit blogactionday.org.

Please contribute – for the next few years we’ll have only this one spacestation to live on… 😉

Big times

Big times

The last few days I learned many things. First of all: Screen media ARE NOT print media. After I did all my script sizes with points (as any layouter does) I changed all to em (a relative mesurement like percent, as any webdesigner does). Well, my mistake… But now letters should look more the same in different browsers.

Then, I added the gallery, with two sets of … but look for yourself 🙂 . Then, I added the forum, as a place for a guestbook and for site problem reports, for deeper discussions (me don’t like big discussions in a blog comment area) and as a support place for any computer related questions, since I’m kind of a geek and know some help, maybe.

And yes, now there’s a German part on the welcome site. But French, Italian, Arabic, Hindi and Chinese is still missing. Hm, when I think about it – Chinese I’ll boycott eventually…

Advanced search form

Advanced search form

Yay, this search form will search through everything, if desired. The css data of this plug in is extremly well done and was a lot easyer to adapt for my design than that from the contact form yesterday.

I also managed to exclude the search page from the page menu on the left side. I will try to link the original wordpress search field (which only searches blog entries) with the advanced search. Hope I can manage that.

The right sidebar becomes more and more intelligent – now realizes what content is shown and brings up matching content. Without having different template files with different sidebars, so maintaining is a lot easyer. This is very imprtant for lazy men like me, although it means more work at the beginning… That’s the price to pay.

One more night…

One more night…

…hacked away. Formating is mostly finished, for the right sidebar I wrote a script which should display link-categories matching the pages one is viewing and implemented a contact form that should be secure against spam bots. Working with .css is great, but a complex thing, particularly if it’s not the own one.

Next will be the forum and galery to set up – and hopefully some inspiring content. Time to attract some visitors…

Getting on

Getting on

Just a short note: I adapted the templates to my needs and set up the first structure. Soon I need some content. If I don’t need to hack away the nights anymore, I’ll get some time to write. And to sleep…

Tweaking, tweaking, tweaking!

Tweaking, tweaking, tweaking!

Tweaking again. Hacking some php-file. Testing. Move a pixel up, a pixel left – damn, back again. Testing…

I’m getting closer. I still need a nice logo. In the content area it cuts off about 10 pixels on the right side, and I can’t find a reason. For now I left this out.

But I’m very happy with the look. And tired – I’ll go and listen to my pillow what it has to tell. Good night.