In a Nutshell
This is his chalkboard where the author makes up his mind and utters his opinion. Here he gathers his tech related documentation, writes about his experiences and tries new stuff. He speaks of himself often in 3rd person, writes in English and native German and is located in the Ruhrgebiet area in Germany.
Both, title and quote are from the book “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values” by Robert M. Pirsig. It’s a philosophical book about values and science, which influenced the author a lot and made him think about his personal concept of quality.
Areté is greek and means “excellence of any kind” or “moral virtue”. It describes the act of living up to one’s full potential. Someone “of Areté” is at their highest effectiveness; they use all their abilities and potentialities to achieve results.
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