There are numerous reasons, why one would have a personal blog or website. Over the last few weeks, quite a few of them accumulated until I thought, I’d give it a go. Besides the urge of having a place where I could develop ideas and comment on certain topics, in a few weeks time I will give a talk together with a colleague at a conference, and we plan to make available some intermediate outcomes of our research, in this case a package for R which I wrote.