Jan Beck

Web Designer. Minimalist. Digital Nomad.

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About

Hi, my name is Jan Beck. I’m a traveling Webdesigner.

I have extensive skills in front-end design and development with WordPress. I’m a strong advocate of user-centric design, progressive enhancement and open technologies. I believe the web should be for everyone.

On this website I share what I have learned so others can benefit from it. Other fields of my interest are information science, digital music, self-education, minimalism, hacking, pre-modern philosophy, freelance work, entrepreneurship and travel.

I was born and grew up in Germany, made my first website at age 15 and finished my education as designer (Mediengestalter). I’m living a self-employed nomadic lifestyle.

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Thoughts about design, WordPress development, information science, music, education, minimalism, philosophy, hacking, freelance work, productivity and the art of living.

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UNI.at

UNI.at

UNI.at is an ever growing web site aimed at providing students with all the information they need in their student life. A news ticker, editorial help articles and a continually updated directory of all student programs and universities help people interested in an academic education to pursue their goals successfully. A calendar shows about any way to connect with others in your local area and a job board lists exclusive offers for people in the academic world.