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Hi, I'm blinry! I make a lot of visual and interactive things – you can browse my projects below! I'm available for freelance work, and always excited to work on new projects! If you're looking for an experienced programmer and designer, let's talk!

Latest

Here's the 6 newest things I've released!

Why you might want a personal wiki

2023 / talk, german

Mücken Open Air

2023 / art

Haptic compass belt 🧭

2023 / hardware

Running my first marathon

2023 / story

Blinry Container Standard

A system for storing kitchen ingredients

2023 / life

How I do Weekly Projects

2023 / text, life

Popular

Here's some of my most popular projects!

Oh My Git! External link

An open source Git learning game

2021 / software, game, fav, popular

habitctl External link

Minimalist habit tracker

2018 / software, popular

Nerd Metal Shirt

2018 / shirt, art, fav, popular

Passierschein A38

2018 / german, art, popular

IDEA External link

Nonverbal algorithm assembly instructions

2018 / cs, art, comic, popular, fav

Voctocat logo

A new logo for media.ccc.de

2017 / art, logo, fav, popular

Goodbye, CCH

Post-congress depression coping strategy

2016 / art, pixelart, fav, popular

My favorites

And here's the things I'm most proud of!

Oh My Git! External link

An open source Git learning game

2021 / software, game, fav, popular

You Shall Not Pass

2020 / game, fav

The Glitch Gallery External link

An online exhibition of pretty software bugs

2020 / art, fav

Wurst Day Ever

2020 / game, pixelart, fav

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Iceland

2019 / fav, travel, blog

legit

Git commits as an esoteric programming language

2019 / software, esolang, fav

Writespace

A puzzle game where you type to move

2018 / game, fav

Master's Thesis: Split Packing

Circle packing algorithms

2016 – 2018 / document, paper, talk, cs, art, fav

Nerd Metal Shirt

2018 / shirt, art, fav, popular

Timelens External link

Tools for better video navigation

2018 / software, art, fav

IDEA External link

Nonverbal algorithm assembly instructions

2018 / cs, art, comic, popular, fav

What happened when we offered Free Hugs to people

2017 / campaign, blog, fav

Esoteric Programming Languages

2015 – 2017 / document, talk, cs, fav

Voctocat logo

A new logo for media.ccc.de

2017 / art, logo, fav, popular

nordlicht External link

Creates colorful timebars from video and audio files

2013 – 2017 / software, art, fav

Goodbye, CCH

Post-congress depression coping strategy

2016 / art, pixelart, fav, popular

Was ist das für 1 Room?

Sokoban meets IKEA

2016 / game, pixelart, fav

20,000 Pixels Into the Sea

A sailing simulator

2016 / game, fav

sike mama

"The Egg" in Toki Pona

2015 / story, translation, fav, tokipona

Keeping a personal wiki

2013 / life, tech, fav

Kiel Panorama

2010 / art, photo, fav

Games

I love to create video games, especially for game jams!

Compass in the Sky External link

A Game of Solar Orientation

2023 / game, software

Carrot Conundrum

2023 / game

Alarm Clock Arcade

2022 / game

Shepherd's Island External link

2022 / game

Making fifty TIC-80 carts in a weekend

2021 / art, game, software

The Ferro Paradox External link

2021 / game

Oh My Git! External link

An open source Git learning game

2021 / software, game, fav, popular

Boids

2020 / game, art

Clickbait

2020 / game

You Shall Not Pass

2020 / game, fav

DJ Hamster

Keep that vinyl spinning!

2020 / game

Hungry Spider

2020 / game

Wurst Day Ever

2020 / game, pixelart, fav

Capitalist Piggies

2019 / game

Running Out Of Space

A short, interactive horror story

2019 / game, story

Wikidata Card Game Generator

2019 / software, game

Nuts and Bolts

2019 / game

The Floor is Lava External link

2019 / game

Arden's Artisan Artefacts External link

A sandbox game about making exotic sculptures

2018 / game

Writespace

A puzzle game where you type to move

2018 / game, fav

Splendid Adventures on a Sunday Afternoon

Half platformer, half children's book

2018 / game

Spring Clean – DO NOT CROSS

Cats, roombas, and lots and lots of barrier tape

2017 / game

Ten Little Letters

A minimalist letter guessing game

2017 / game

Wikidata Guessr

2017 / software, game

A Bloody Small World

A hectic racing game

2017 / game

Was ist das für 1 Room?

Sokoban meets IKEA

2016 / game, pixelart, fav

20,000 Pixels Into the Sea

A sailing simulator

2016 / game, fav

You're a Floor Lamp Now

My first Ludum Dare game

2016 / game

informatiCup 2012: PacMap

Geocaching meets crossword puzzles

2012 / software, document, talk, game, cs

Pong 1D

A Flatlander's perspective

2011 / game

Talks

I often give talks about things that fascinate me!

Why you might want a personal wiki

2023 / talk, german

The Dutil-Dumas Message

An attempt at talking to aliens

2022 / language, talk

What is color, anyway?

A talk about color perception

2022 / talk, german

Operation Mindfuck Vol. 5

2021 / talk

Operation Mindfuck Vol. 4

2020 / talk

36C3 opening & closing

2019 / talk

Operation Mindfuck Vol. 3

2019 / talk, german

My time at the Recurse Center

2019 / talk, german

Making video games in a weekend

The why and how of game jams

2019 / talk

Operation Mindfuck Vol. 2

2018 / german, talk

Timelens und die Zukunft der Videonavigation

2018 / talk, german

Master's Thesis: Split Packing

Circle packing algorithms

2016 – 2018 / document, paper, talk, cs, art, fav

Twitter Bot Workshop

2018 / talk, workshop

Intro to 3D shader programming with GLSL and ray marching

2018 / talk, art, german

Operation Mindfuck

2017 / german, talk

Pixel Art Workshop

Let's draw very tiny pictures!

2016 – 2017 / talk, workshop, pixelart

Ich, Ersatzteillager

Stammzellspende aus Spendersicht

2017 / talk, german

Dare to Ludum Dare

2017 / talk

CSS Art Workshop

2017 / talk, workshop

Esoteric Programming Languages

2015 – 2017 / document, talk, cs, fav

Exact Minkowski Sums of Polygons With Holes

A GSoC project for CGAL

2015 / paper, talk, cs

Seminar talk: Stitch Meshes

Modeling knitted clothing

2013 / talk, cs

informatiCup 2012: PacMap

Geocaching meets crossword puzzles

2012 / software, document, talk, game, cs

Facharbeit: Künstliche neuronale Netze

2008 / german, document, talk, cs

Everything

Besides that, I make a lot of other things! Here's everything at once!

Why you might want a personal wiki

2023 / talk, german

Mücken Open Air

2023 / art

Haptic compass belt 🧭

2023 / hardware

Running my first marathon

2023 / story

Blinry Container Standard

A system for storing kitchen ingredients

2023 / life

How I do Weekly Projects

2023 / text, life

Building 15-year-old software with Nix

2023 / text, software

Linux Puzzles External link

A tiny Linux in your browser!

2023 / software

JSON Explorer External link

Interactively explore JSON APIs

2023 / software

Floppiness

2023 / music

Compass in the Sky External link

A Game of Solar Orientation

2023 / game, software

Carrot Conundrum

2023 / game

Toki Pona cheat sheet

An entire language on one page

2020 – 2022 / tokipona

Alarm Clock Arcade

2022 / game

The Dutil-Dumas Message

An attempt at talking to aliens

2022 / language, talk

What is color, anyway?

A talk about color perception

2022 / talk, german

Sliderland External link

A minimalist creative coding sandbox

2022 / software, art

Tides

A demo for 64 HTML sliders

2022 / art, code, demoscene

Shepherd's Island External link

2022 / game

The Everything Exhibition

Explore Wikipedia in 3D

2022 / software

Operation Mindfuck Vol. 5

2021 / talk

Making fifty TIC-80 carts in a weekend

2021 / art, game, software

Inkdiary 2021

2021 / art, life, diary

Cat Tree Generator

2021 / art, software, generator

The Ferro Paradox External link

2021 / game

I'm (officially) blinry!

How to get your pseudonym printed on your German ID card

2021 / life

Oh My Git! External link

An open source Git learning game

2021 / software, game, fav, popular

Operation Mindfuck Vol. 4

2020 / talk

3D-printed counter ring

2020 / making

Inkdiary 2020

2020 / art, life, diary

Patreon avatars

2017 – 2020 / art

DIY soft drink recipes External link

2020 / food

Pengutronix intro

2020 / art, video, commission

Boids

2020 / game, art

marudor.de logo

2020 / art, logo

Clickbait

2020 / game

You Shall Not Pass

2020 / game, fav

DJ Hamster

Keep that vinyl spinning!

2020 / game

Ihro Mayastät Podcast Intro

2020 / music

xkcd in Toki Pona

2019 – 2020 / comic, translation, tokipona

Hungry Spider

2020 / game

The Glitch Gallery External link

An online exhibition of pretty software bugs

2020 / art, fav

Wurst Day Ever

2020 / game, pixelart, fav

36C3 opening & closing

2019 / talk

Operation Mindfuck Vol. 3

2019 / talk, german

Gutes Cyber, Schlechtes Cyber

2019 / art, sticker

How I do backups

2019 / tech

SillyPond

A generator for unplayable music

2019 / software, music, generator

Inkdiary 2019

2019 / art, life, diary

My time at the Recurse Center

2019 / talk, german

Making video games in a weekend

The why and how of game jams

2019 / talk

A Flicker of Hope

2019 / music

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Iceland

2019 / fav, travel, blog

The Recurse Center, month 3

Machine learning, GIFs, and friendship

2019 / software, art, life, tech, travel

HTTP codes bot

2019 / bot

The Recurse Center, month 2

Fun with Linux kernel modules, Binary exploitation, and alumni

2019 / software, art, life, tech, travel

waspsandnades

2019 / art

legit

Git commits as an esoteric programming language

2019 / software, esolang, fav

The Recurse Center, month 1

x86 assembly, boot sectors, and a weird programming language

2019 / software, art, life, tech, travel

Capitalist Piggies

2019 / game

Running Out Of Space

A short, interactive horror story

2019 / game, story

Snack Overflow

2019 / art

Wikidata Card Game Generator

2019 / software, game

Nuts and Bolts

2019 / game

The Floor is Lava External link

2019 / game

Operation Mindfuck Vol. 2

2018 / german, talk

Arden's Artisan Artefacts External link

A sandbox game about making exotic sculptures

2018 / game

Inkdiary 2018

2018 / art, life, diary

Tiny Snek

2018 / art

habitctl External link

Minimalist habit tracker

2018 / software, popular

German Sign Language for Anki

2018 / software

Timelens und die Zukunft der Videonavigation

2018 / talk, german

Writespace

A puzzle game where you type to move

2018 / game, fav

SpaceAPI logo

2018 / art, logo

Master's Thesis: Split Packing

Circle packing algorithms

2016 – 2018 / document, paper, talk, cs, art, fav

Watschelhaus

2018 / art

Nerd Metal Shirt

2018 / shirt, art, fav, popular

Timelens External link

Tools for better video navigation

2018 / software, art, fav

Packing list

2018 / life

Visual timelines

2018 / software, art

Gebaerdenbot

2018 / software, bot

Twitter Bot Workshop

2018 / talk, workshop

Splendid Adventures on a Sunday Afternoon

Half platformer, half children's book

2018 / game

Rickroll sticker

2018 / art, sticker

Passierschein A38

2018 / german, art, popular

Freies Labor logo

2018 / art, logo

Intro to 3D shader programming with GLSL and ray marching

2018 / talk, art, german

IDEA External link

Nonverbal algorithm assembly instructions

2018 / cs, art, comic, popular, fav

Small Recipes

A generative cookbook

2018 / art, bot

Space bar

2018 / art

Operation Mindfuck

2017 / german, talk

Pixel Art Workshop

Let's draw very tiny pictures!

2016 – 2017 / talk, workshop, pixelart

Spring Clean – DO NOT CROSS

Cats, roombas, and lots and lots of barrier tape

2017 / game

Ich, Ersatzteillager

Stammzellspende aus Spendersicht

2017 / talk, german

$HOME, sweet $HOME

2017 / tech

Inkdiary 2017

2017 / art, life, diary

Watching Movies Backwards

"How on earth did THIS happen?"

2017 / tech, blog, software

gitlab-patcher Logo

2017 / art, logo

Fairy Dust

2017 / art, pixelart, sticker

Dare to Ludum Dare

2017 / talk

CSS Art Workshop

2017 / talk, workshop

McEscher

An impossible burger

2017 / art

Fix My Avatar

Squaring the circle

2017 / software, bot

Shenzhen Portal Logo

2017 / art, logo

Elymas Logo

2017 / art, logo

MRMCD17 CTF: "Sanity Check"

2017 / ctf, blog

Richterfenster

2017 / art, pixelart

Ten Little Letters

A minimalist letter guessing game

2017 / game

What happened when we offered Free Hugs to people

2017 / campaign, blog, fav

No Way Out

2017 / music

Low poly snail

2017 / art

Wikidata Guessr

2017 / software, game

Potterbot

2017 / software, bot

Font quiz for Anki

2017 / software

Esoteric Programming Languages

2015 – 2017 / document, talk, cs, fav

Ampersand jam

2017 / art, logo

A Bloody Small World

A hectic racing game

2017 / game

#woollyweek

2017 / campaign

Let it go...

2017 / art

Fünf Tage mit dem Teufel

Ein Gedankenexperiment über die Bedeutung von Werten

2017 / german, translation

Avoiding Slippery Slopes

2017 / art

Pacifion

2017 / art

Der Weg zur Weisheit

Wie Gefühle uns verraten, was wichtig ist

2017 / german, translation

Wikimedia Sustainability Initiative logo

2017 / art, logo

Screw this.

2017 / art

Disconnect

2017 / art

Voctocat logo

A new logo for media.ccc.de

2017 / art, logo, fav, popular

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Mandelbrot Set

An interactive explanation

2017 / explorable, math, cs

Emergency Card Template

2017 / template

Nifflers don't only love shiny things!

2017 / art

Earth Balloon

2017 / art

Holy Coffee

2017 / art

nordlichtbot

Automated art gallery and testing platform

2017 / software, bot, art

nordlicht External link

Creates colorful timebars from video and audio files

2013 – 2017 / software, art, fav

A QA engineer walks into a bar...

2017 / art, comic

Goodbye, CCH

Post-congress depression coping strategy

2016 / art, pixelart, fav, popular

Was ist das für 1 Room?

Sokoban meets IKEA

2016 / game, pixelart, fav

Mem Advent Calendar External link

Weird curiosities, explained

2011 – 2016 / german, software

20,000 Pixels Into the Sea

A sailing simulator

2016 / game, fav

Sand Child

A poll-based Twitter adventure

2015 – 2016 / story

EU-Haiku

A Pan-European haiku

2016 / poetry

You're a Floor Lamp Now

My first Ludum Dare game

2016 / game

almightree

jQuery plugin for navigating large nested lists

2012 – 2016 / software

LilyPond vs earworms

2015 / music

sike mama

"The Egg" in Toki Pona

2015 / story, translation, fav, tokipona

Stilles Wasser im Blindtest

2015 / german, blog

Exact Minkowski Sums of Polygons With Holes

A GSoC project for CGAL

2015 / paper, talk, cs

Zitat-Sammlung

2015 / german, quotes

Quote collection

2015 / quotes

Dozentensprüche

2011 – 2015 / german, fun, quotes

nom External link

Lose weight and hair through stress and poor nutrition

2014 – 2015 / software

Vimboy External link

A dead simple personal wiki plugin for Vim

2012 – 2015 / software

Managing paper with manila folders

Why ring binders suck

2015 / life

Git Cheat Sheet

2012 – 2014 / german, tech

Novena logo

A logo for an open hardware laptop

2014 / art, logo

Freifunk, executive summary

2014 / german, tech

Bachelorarbeit, Woche 21: LaTeX-Tipps und Abgabe!

2013 / german, report

The Nut Shell External link

Creating interactive command line tutorials

2013 / software

Bachelor Thesis: The Nut Shell

Implementation and evaluation of an interactive bash tutorial

2013 / document, cs

Bachelorarbeit, Woche 13: Gliederung

2013 / german, report

Bachelorarbeit, Woche 11: Vorkurs beginnt!

2013 / german, report

Bachelorarbeit, Woche 9: DSL-Syntax

2013 / german, report

Bachelorarbeit, Woche 3: Erstes Skripting

2013 / german, report

Bachelorarbeit, Woche 2: Maschinenraum

2013 / german, report

Bachelorarbeit, Woche 0: Themenvorstellung und Prototyping

2013 / german, report

Bachelorarbeit, Woche -1: Zukunftspläne

2013 / german, report

How to blog with nanoc

2013 / meta, tech

Why you might like DuckDuckGo

2013 / tech

Bachelorarbeit, Woche -2: Grundidee

2013 / german, report

Keeping a personal wiki

2013 / life, tech, fav

History of morr.cc

2013 / meta

RoboBoy External link

A personal wiki for Android with Git synchronization

2013 / software

Seminar talk: Stitch Meshes

Modeling knitted clothing

2013 / talk, cs

informatiCup 2012: PacMap

Geocaching meets crossword puzzles

2012 / software, document, talk, game, cs

git-hydra External link

Real-time Git visualization with snakes

2012 / software

Stratum 0 logo

A logo for Hackerspace Braunschweig

2011 – 2012 / art, logo

28C3: Tag 4

2011 / german, travel, report

28C3: Tag 3

2011 / german, travel, report

28C3: Tag 2

2011 / german, travel, report

28C3: Tag 1

2011 / german, travel, report

28C3: Tag 0

2011 / german, travel, report

Pong 1D

A Flatlander's perspective

2011 / game

Aufsatz: Der Rechenschieber

2011 / german, document, math

Four Eyed Monster

2011 / art, photo

Java-Applet: Mandelbrot-Menge

2011 / german, art, cs

Programme abschießen mit xkill

2010 / german, tech

SCHUFA-Selbstabfrage

2010 / german, blog

Frauen ernähren sich von Schuhen!

2010 / german, blog

Schneller Service

2010 / german, fun

Der Mann mit dem Schlüsselbund

2010 / german, blog

Qu'est-ce que c'est?

2010 / german, photo, fun

50 vs. 100 Hertz

2010 / german, tech

Mich gibt's bei Amazon

2010 / german, fun

Finger print doorbell

2010 / art, fun

36 Cube gelöst!

2010 / german, fun, blog

Google-Rekursion

2010 / german, fun

Engel-Karte

2010 / german, art

Kernel-Flüche

2010 / german, fun

Piratenpartei Braunschweig logo

2010 / art, logo

Kiel Panorama

2010 / art, photo, fav

Waldi in Gefahr

2010 / german, blog

Rätsel: Wie viele Beine?

2010 / german, blog

Bundeswettbewerb Informatik

2008 – 2010 / german, document, cs

Screamie

2009 / art

Abi 09 logo

2009 / art, logo

Ubucon 2008 logos

2008 / art, logo

Facharbeit: Künstliche neuronale Netze

2008 / german, document, talk, cs

Freie Software: Eine Analogie

2007 / german, tech

Aufruf: Benutzt Jabber!

2006 / german, blog

Kalauer-Sammlung

2005 / german, fun, quotes

Kunstprojekt "Babel"

2005 / german, art, photo

Simpsons-Zitate

2005 / german, fun, quotes

Was man alles mit einem Backstein machen kann

2004 / german, fun

The Mork

2001 / video