Christian Heilmann

Browser-Entwicklerwerkzeuge für Nicht-Entwickler:innen – neuer Kurs auf LinkedIn Learning

July 19th, 2023

Ab heute ist mein erster deutscher Kurs auf LinkedIn Learning Browser Entwicklerwerkzeuge für Nicht-Entwickler:innen live! In dem circa eine Stunde langem Kurs erkläre ich, wie man die Entwicklerwerkzeuge in den gängigen Browsern benutzt, um Webinhalte zu analysieren und zu verändern. Der Kurs richtet sich an alle, die sich für Webinhalte interessieren, aber keine Entwickler:innen sind. […]

What if the Nazis had the internet and social media?

July 19th, 2023

Going through the bargain bin at a local store I came across the novel NSA by Andreas Eschbach. It is based on the intriguing idea what would have happened if the Nazis had access to the internet, social media, mobile devices and card payment systems. The NSA is a state-owned department of the government before […]

Please, WordPress, keep the alternative text I entered

July 11th, 2023

I’ve been using WordPress here since the beginning and I am still happy with what it does for me. One thing that drives me bonkers though is a UX bug in the media tool. Almost every time I upload an image to WordPress, I start typing in alternative text. The problem is that the editor […]

Getting AI to bullshit for you

July 4th, 2023

One thing I am not good at is write in superlatives about myself. That’s a good thing, I think? But often you are asked to big yourself up for some official publication or marketing materials. So I thought I give ChatGPT a go to turn a list of facts about myself into a big-up intro. […]

What’s next for Chris? I’ve got a new job!

July 4th, 2023

In my last few posts and talks I covered my worries about the current job market in technology. Lots of people have been laid off in the last months and it is tough to find a role without making a lot of concessions. Every big tech company is slashing budgets and trying to save money […]