Bastian Molkenthin - Sunshine2k

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That's me (okay, 10 years ago)

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Some more personal facts about me

  • Programming (and all other computer science-related things)
  • Rollerblading
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Partys & Friends
  • Music (especially Rock!)
  • Movies
  • Reading books
Favourite books (Fiction)
  • Millenium Series- by Stieg Larsson
  • 'Fermat's Last Theorem' and 'The Code Book' - by Simon Singh
  • 'Da Vinci Code' and 'Angels & Demons' - by Dan Brown
  • Limit - by Frank Schätzing
  • 'The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time and the Texture of Reality' and ' The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory' - both by Brian Greene - if you are interested in Physics, go and get them!
  • Daemon & Darknet - by Daniel Suarez
  • Gone Girl - by Gillian Flynn
Favourite books (Techncial)
  • The Pragmatic Programmer (20th Anniversary Edition) - by David Thomas, Andrew Hunt - I have read the first and the second edition now. This is a must-read for every software developer.
    You have not read it yet - then do it now!
  • Tricks of the (3D) Game Programming Gurus - by André LaMamothe - those books really revealed me what game programming is and how many graphic algorithms work. Awesome!
  • C# 3.0 Design Patterns - by Judith Bishop - nice overview of design patterns if you code in C#.
  • Old New Thing - by Raymond Chen
  • Effective Java - by Joshua Bloch
  • Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship - by Robert C. Martin
  • Black Art of 3D Game Programming - by André LaMamothe - you see I really like the basics of computer graphics
  • Gardens of Imagination - by Christopher Lampton - yes really!
  • Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice in C - by Andries van Dam, James D. Foley and John F. Hughes - the bible of computer graphics.
  • Of course, I have read a nearly infinite number of computer-related books, with some real perls among them, so maybe I will have a special section for them somewhen in future...
Favourite music I love rock music so I dedicate it its own site... check it out here
Favourite movies
  • The Matrix I (yes... only part I)
  • Arlington Road
  • Underworld Series
  • Crank
  • The Usual Suspects
  • Hangover
  • Thursday
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Inception
  • Very Bad Things
  • Kill Bill
  • Blood Diamand
  • Departed
  • The Suicide Squad
  • ... and many more
Favourite series
  • Modern family
  • Money Heist (Spanish: La casa de papel)
  • Narcos
  • Shameless
  • Royals
  • Elite
  • Devious maids
  • Breaking Bad
  • Suburgatory
  • Weeds
  • Californication
  • Two and a half men
  • Revenge
  • The Simpsons
  • and again many many more...
Favourite websites

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