Even though some people still doubt it I do love and do things other than programming. (my girlfriend, for example)

I'm a huge skier (certified austrian skiing instructor, in fact) and love being out in the mountains in winter. 9am sharp, -5˚C outside, drawing the first lines into some fresh powder – that's where I love to be.

I am also a big specialty coffee geek (SCAE certified barista, in fact) and have my own prosumer-grade espresso machine and grinder at home. I don't want to miss starting my day with a good cup of coffee.

Max drawing latte art onto a cup of coffee next to his espresso machine at home

Books and Music are my other constant companions. Check my last.fm and Goodreads for some favorites.