Hi, I am Marc Julian.

a data science student writing about tech.

Gurobi - Solving Mixed Integer Problems with Python

Solving a Mixed Integer Programming (MIP) Problem with Gurobi requires the Gurobi Optimizer [1] and the Python package GurobiPy [2] to be installed on your system.

Published by Marc Julian on Sunday, September 4, 2022


Equinox - Create dynamic macOS wallpapers

Just found this amazing app called Equinox [1] which allows you to create your own dynamic wallpapers for macOS. It is open source [2] and you can download it on the Mac App Store [3].

Published by Marc Julian on Wednesday, June 22, 2022


Watchlib Documentation

Parts of watchlibs [1] documentation have now been published to the projects wiki page [2].

Published by Marc Julian on Wednesday, May 25, 2022


Obsidian Raycast Extension - Update 1.4 and 1.5

Since my last post version 1.4 and 1.5 for my Obsidian Raycast Extension [1] have been released. Here are all of the new features:

Published by Marc Julian on Thursday, May 5, 2022


Obsidian Raycast Extension - Update

My Raycast extension "Obsidian" has been in the Raycast Store [1] for a few months now and lots of people are already using it. In this post I would like to introduce some of the new features that were added recently.

Published by Marc Julian on Sunday, March 6, 2022


How to animate a Radar Plot

In this short guide I will show you how to animate a Radar Plot with matplotlib [1] in Python.

Published by Marc Julian on Monday, February 21, 2022


Distributing a Python Package

Yesterday I published my Python package watchlib [1] to PyPi, the Python Package Index. In this post I will show you how I did it and add some tips, tricks and resources that helped me a lot in the process.

Published by Marc Julian on Friday, February 11, 2022


Watchlib - A python module to analyze Apple Watch health data

As I am a long-term user of Apple Watches since 2018, I always enjoyed looking at various stats in Apples Health and Fitness apps. However sometimes I wanted more than that, which is why I am working on the python module watchlib [1]. It enables easy and quick loading, visualizing, animating and analyzing of Apple Watch health data.

Published by Marc Julian on Friday, January 14, 2022


Obsidian Raycast Extension

Raycast [1] is a free to use productivity tool. It's basically a replacement for the default macOS Spotlight Search and offers similar functionalities like searching for files and applications.

Published by Marc Julian on Thursday, January 6, 2022


Better File Link plugin for Obsidian

I created the Better File Link plugin for the note taking app Obsidian [1] to make local file links more accessible. It features an interface to select files right from within Obsidian. No need to open a new Finder/File Explorer window to manually drag and drop files to your note.

Published by Marc Julian on Thursday, September 9, 2021


Kann die CDU Startups und Deep-Tech?

Das fragt sich Frank Thelen in seinem neuen Podcast zusammen mit Thomas Jarzombek aus der CDU. Sie sprechen drei verschiedene Themen an:

Published by Marc Julian on Thursday, September 9, 2021


Podcast Note plugin for Obsidian

My plugin Podcast Note for the note taking app Obsidian [1] is a great way to write notes on podcasts. With a single URL you will get the title, image and description of your podcast. Using a custom template you can style the note to your likings. More settings and features will be explained further down.

Published by Marc Julian on Thursday, September 9, 2021


Gaming 2050 - Kerngedanke Szenariostudie

In den nächsten 30 Jahren bis 2050 wird es besonders viele Entwicklungen in der Computer- und Materialtechnologie geben, welche führende Kräfte in der Zukunft von Gaming sein werden.

Published by Marc Julian on Thursday, June 24, 2021


What I like and don't like about iOS 15

As of today I have tested the first iOS 15 Beta for a few weeks. And overall, I am quite happy with the new features added. But a few of them stood out for me:

Published by Marc Julian on Monday, June 21, 2021


Apple HomePad - The future of HomePod?

Only a few hours after the HomePod got officially discontinued, people on Twitter started discussing about future speaker products by Apple. Content creator and concept designer @BenGeskin [1] posted a concept image of an "Apple HomePad", a mix between iPad and HomePod.

Published by Marc Julian on Saturday, March 13, 2021


Meine Scriptable Widget Kollektion für iOS

Da auch meine anderen iOS Scriptable Widgets gut angekommen sind, will ich diese hier mal vorstellen.

Published by Marc Julian on Thursday, February 25, 2021


Telekom Datennutzung Widget für iOS 14

Vor etwa 4 Monaten habe ich das Telekom Widget veröffentlicht, das aktuelle Informationen über die Nutzung der mobilen Daten anzeigt. Das Widget läuft über die kostenlose App Scriptable [1] und kann problemlos auf allen Apple Geräten installiert werden. Wie das geht, erfährst du weiter unten.

Published by Marc Julian on Tuesday, February 23, 2021


Apple Watch MagSafe Konzept

Mit den neuen iPhone 12 Modellen hat es MagSafe [1] wieder zurück in einige Apple Geräte gefunden.

Published by Marc Julian on Monday, February 22, 2021


How to create simple iOS widgets using Scriptable and JavaScript.

You will learn how to create simple web requests, build a good-looking widget and share it with others.

Published by Marc Julian on Monday, December 7, 2020


Las Vegas - Strip vs. Nature

Rien ne va plus“, französisch für „Nichts geht mehr“. Ein Satz, der vor allem bei dem Glücksspiel Roulette verwendet wird. Am meisten zu hören ist er wahrscheinlich in Las Vegas, der bekanntesten Glücksspielmetropole der Welt.

Published by Marc Julian on Tuesday, November 5, 2019