5.11.2017
I always knew it: beer has "mood-elevating effects"! Read the new paper by Sommer(!) et al. about how the D2 receptor and hordenine co-operate. Cheers!

5.9.2017
New publication! Read my new article about the shortcomings of the current use of the notion of Open Science here.

30.5.2017
Out now! A first conceptual article about what we may call a Synthetic Society. More will follow!

22.10.2016
Don't forget:
"Article I All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood."

29.6.2016
Today I received my Habilitation. I am a PD now.

20.6.2016
I published a new article on quantitative methods in the history of sociology!

28.3.2016
In 2013 i wrote a first article about the history of the Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie and now a second one was published - with updated quantitative and new qualitative data. Great!

29.1.2016
Proud to be part of another great event together with many researchers working on forecasting in economics and the economy. Organized by the MPIfG and held in Paris, oui Paris.

7.10.2015
Here is a good Event: "Sinn und Unsinn von Wirtschaftsprognosen" at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna. (I will be on the stage.)

5.6.2015
Great News! The book I co-edited with Anna-Lisa Müller on the sociality of architecture and materiality is out now! Buy it here!

3.4.2015
The publisher Elsevier has anounced that the second edition of the Internaitonal Encyclopedia for the Social and Behavioral Sciences is released now. Click here to read a blog post by the editor-in-chief James Wright about the the internationality of this monumental book project. And don't forget to read the 2 articles I have written for it!

27.2.2015
Very interesting! Empirical data about the social closure in German universities. (see also the full article.

2.1.2015
Jipeeeee!

4.11.2014
I'm full in trend.

31.7.2014
I do not agree with Linus opinion about socks and sandals but I will fight for his right to make his point.

24.7.2014
+++ Breaking News +++ The sociologial experiment I am working on these weeks is in the (local) news (pdf) +++ Breaking News +++.

20.5.2014
In July this year I start with a row of sociologial experiments to analyze the synthetic situation. We managed to gain support from several institutions to realize this very unusual sociological project: Thanks to SPP "Mediatisierte Welten", creativetechnologies.de, Historisches Museum Bielefeld, the University of Konstanz, and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft!

4.4.2014
Please Support Michael Köhlmeier in his engagment against Austrian racist neonazis. And buy Michaels books! Preferably in a bookstore in your city.

2.2.2014
Hahahaha. I just can laugh about the 10th birthday of F*ceb**k. My website may be oldschool and red but it is already 13 years old. In your face, Mr. Zuckerberg.

19.11.2013
Reichmann, Werner. 2013. "Epistemic participation - how to produce knowledge about the economic future". Social Studies of Science 43(6):852-877.

8.8.2013
Younger STS-scholars! Go to Bielefeld on Oct 12&13 and join the INSIST Kick-Off Meeting!

23.7.2013
The "Single Market Scoreboard" reports the development of the EU's single market.

7.5.2013
The DLF-"Chanson of the Month" (May 2013) is the first acceptable media comment to the German debate about tax evasion.

30.4.2013
If you are a not an English native-speaker and need someone who corrects your english texts, I really recommend Anne and her new company: www.write-english.de.

17.2.2013
The Independent says that "Amazon 'used neo-Nazi guards to keep immigrant workforce under control' in Germany".

5.2.2013
Finally, the Krümelmonster returned the cookie. Thank you..

20.9.2012
Today is Universal Children's Day.

1.11.2012
A piece of Philosophy of Science.

30.10.2012
The evaluation of my course on "Advanced Philosophy of Science" is online. Just click on teaching and enjoy.

26.9.2012
Germany: 2% of all academic scholars, who are not full professors, have an open-ended contract. 53% of the contracts run for less than 12 months. (nds - Zeitschrift der Bildungsgewerkschaft, 9-2012, p.28).

18.9.2012
About the relationship between Austria and Germany.

26.6.2012
"Agnosticism in matters of science is the only way to start without being trapped on one side of the many wars being fought by the guardians of science's borders" (Latour 1988:6)

24.5.2012
No more plastic bags in L.A. Why not do the same in Germany?

25.4.2012
Finally!!! :-)

20.4.2012
"Bedauerliche Einzelfälle".

27.2.2012
How can I understand Russia's rank in this chart?

23.11.2011
Christian Y. Schmid, former member of TITANIC, about Ai Wei Wei.

27.9.2011
I'm looking forward to the Dreiländerkongress in Innsbruck. #LKSoz update on 29.9.2011: I'm ill and can not come to the conference in Innsbruck. :-(

25.8.2011
20 Years ago Linus Torvalds published the first version of a operating system. Today we call it Linux, it drives 90% of all webservers, and makes my life easier every day. Thank you. Here is Linus' first post in a newsgroup.

10.8.2011
This is a (well, more or less) interactive map telling the history of famous brands. Interesting!

19.5.2011
What the hell are Linux-holidays? Find 'em here!

10.5.2011
Here are some hints for journalists!

26.4.2011
No Joke!

18.3.2011
For those of you who live in or around Köln/Cologne this may be interesting.

8.3.2011
Today is International Women's Day.

27.1.2011
Today is International Holocaust Remembrence Day. What are presidents from the German-speaking countries doing on such a day?
German's president Wulff is in Ausschwitz to remember and to keep silent. Austria's president is in Burgenland to open "Lisztomania" and smiles to every camera.
I'm so ashamed. I prefer to live in an enlightened political system.

23.1.2011
What do you think why teens drink alcohol? Because everyone else does it too. Cheers.

14.1.2011
I hope I will never find a photo of myself in this blog.

14.11.2010
My great statistics of suicides and traffic accidents is still available.

30.9.2010
Still availaible! "Die Disziplinierung des ökonomischen Wandels" (Metropolis-Verlag)

15.6.2010
The latest course evaluation is online.

6.6.2010
Happy Birthday!

2.6.2010
This year someone won the Eurovision Song Contest. Here is the Hymn: download.

17.5.2010
Now the way is clear for the big triumph of the Austrian soccer team at the World Championship.

11.5.2010
"The Economist" tries to re-arrange Europa - and goes an innovative way.

22.4.2010
I've been invited to hold a lecture about forecasting and "Doing Future" at EXPLORATIONEN Symposium" on June 11th, 2010.

19.4.2010
Am 20.4.2010 und am 27.4.2010 entfaellt die Sprechstunde.

22.2.2010
During the semester break I change my office hours! (more info? click on 'teaching'.)

9.2.2010
Here you can find voices out of the centre of the econoimic crisis.

26.1.2010
The new evaluation of my courses this term are now online. Click on "teaching" and "enjoy".

18.1.2010
There's a discussion about the relationship between science and the public at raumnachrichten.de. Feel free to participate!

11.1.2010
I made a public photo-album @ picasa. It's a (more or less) sociological collection of photos caught in the web.

29.12.2009
Mr. Diekmann, you've got mail.

28.10.2009
The new "Gender Gap Report 2009" is out now! Paraguay is the biggest winner (2008:100, 2009:64), Tanzania the biggest loser (2008:38, 2009:71), and Yemen (again) lost the race.

19.10.2009
@all students in the "Prognose"-course: the syllabus is now online.

11.10.2009
You should read more poetry!

1.10.2009
I never thought that Niklas Luhmann could be this funny.

26.8.2009
In Germany some PhD-Candidates paid for their academic title.

25.8.2009
Quiz: What happend to the last undemocratic Bundeswahlleiter? Click here for the answer!.

19.8.2009
They use Baudrillard to explain Die PARTEI. I prefer the "political" interpretation.

27.7.2009
During the semester break I change my office hours! (more info? click on 'teaching'.)

17.6.2009
I want my money back!

28.5.2009
Public Sociology!

26.5.2009
Here's a very good text about experiencing Europe.

23.5.2009
Happy Birthday, BRD!!

6.5.2009
REAL LUXURY 9.04

24.3.2009
SOCIOLOGY: What happens if a real sociologist meets a real queen?

20.1.2009
WORLDNEWS:We like Barack. Cheers!

12.12.2008
Homo Meritocratus: "To actually see if there was any validity to the afore-mentioned article" (Nature 452, p.674) some of us use some little helpers.

19.11.2008
LINK OF THE WEEK : Gerd Kaup's wonderful ranking of the greatest entries in "Wikipedia". Today: Heinz Conrads!

2.9.2008
WORLDNEWS : Russia's prime-minister V. Putin apologizes for killing a tiger! A speaker of the friendly dictator reported that Putin targeted at a TV-journalist when suddenly the tiger jumped into the scence.

17.8.2008
Have a good time in Yale Stefan Beljean!

12.8.2008
Normally I don't laugh about this guy (he seems to be too dangerous) but these photos are good.

7.5.2008
The heart of every public sociologist increases beating when investigating the possibilities of social networtk analysis. You'll find a very good example here.

20.1.2008
Here's a website "honoring those who improve the species...by accidentally removing themselves from it!'" Hehe. Marvelous!

26.11.2007
Those who are interested in the possibilities of Social Network Analysis should click here.

19.10.2007
I am excellent?!?

24.7.2007
The results of the open questions in the course evaluations are now online! (click on "teaching")

30.6.2007
You can now subscribe to this webpage via rss 2.0.

13.6.2007
Here is a wonderful article about Austrians' "Weltklasse-Uni"?!?!?!

5.6.2007
Imagine this would communicate with flickr! It seems that Microsoft is now revolutionizing web 2.0

13.5.2007
Congratulations to the computer hacker.

6.5.2007
A fantastic strategy to protect yourself against the dangerous consequences of sitting too long in the blazing sun.

3.5.2007
Some look healthy, some do not and others even don't care. (Special for Stefan L.)

7.4.2007
Representing quantities!

10.3.2007
Where is Austria?

13.2.2007
Strange Countries #2:
Tyrol

5.2.2007
We have to rethink ... reality.

4.2.2007
Harald Schmidt meets Helge Schneider.

25.1.2007
No comment.

22.1.2007
Congratulations, Konrad Paul Liessmann!

1.1.2007
How did you celebrate New Year?

14.12.2006
Why are we Morrissey fans? Because we must.

30.11.2006
Super Link #9:
computermusic?

26.11.2006
Super Link #8:
inside outside leave me alone inside outside nowhere is home inside outside where have I been?out of my brain on the 5:15

19.11.2006
Super Link #7: Click here to learn how to cope with frustration and here to find the book Toni Mahoni speaks about.

12.11.2006
Puuuhh! The links are online now...

10.11.2006
Internet Gimmick #8:
Guess the logo!

24.10.2006
Internet Gimmick #7:
I think britsh cars don't like cats.

15.10.2006
Super Link #6:
I hope this service will come to Austria soon.

10.10.2006
Internet Gimmick #6:
Who can remember Osvaldo Cavandolis screaming and laughing "la linea"-man ?!?

5.10.2006
Internet Gimmick #5:
Watch the trailer of the new film of Borat!

1.10.2006
Super Link #5:
Heeeee!!! My courses are NOT so easy to pass.

29.9.2006
Internet Gimmick #5:
Understanding Capitalism.

20.9.2006
Internet Gimmick #4:
Kundesbanzler Purt Kalm!

19.9.2006
Super Link #4:
I have my books and my poetry to protect me.

14.9.2006
Super Link #3:
What you should consider when reading scientific articles.

12.9.2006
Strange Countries #1:
Switzerland

11.9.2006
Super Link #2:
11/9

6.9.2006
Internet Gimmick #3:
Space Invaders!!!

25.8.2006
Super Link #1: How to grab quantitative tables from pdf-documents? Here is a great tool with a free offer for scholarly use.

22.8.2006
Internet Gimmick #2:
Joe gets ... Arrested! (on current.tv)

19.8.2006
Internet Gimmick #1:
The Toni Mahoni way to loose weight