Georg's Log

Sat 15 December 2018

Touch Typing

Posted by Georg Sauthoff in misc   

Getting along without touch typing is possible. But learning touch typing is usually a big productivity boost, reduces stress and may prevent typical keyboard induced health risks. This article describes some learning approaches and optimization opportunities.

Getting Started

The first thing to learn is to place the fingers in a …


Wed 18 April 2018

Work-related Movies

Posted by Georg Sauthoff in misc   

This article features a watch list of work related movies. A list for getting some peace of mind in the evening after working overtime.

Each movie has some relation to a pathological work related setting. Not always on the surface, but more on a deeper layer of interpretation.

Some of …


Mon 06 February 2017

Updating the BIOS on a Dell Latitude E7270

Posted by Georg Sauthoff in misc   

Dell distributes BIOS updates for the Latitude E7270 as PE32 Windows GUI executables. It turns out that the BIOS itself is able to extract the firmware images from such executables and to apply them.


  1. Get the latest BIOS update executable from e.g. …


Tue 19 July 2016

Shipping Books (in Germany)

Posted by Georg Sauthoff in misc   

There are several products for shipping books in Germany. Two products are really book specific ('Büchersendung'), they are cheap but they are slowly transported and there is no tracking. The following table compares different attributes and constraints of the products available in the market (last update: 2018-08-11).

Company Product < g …