All Postings (101)


Pseudo Twitter


Happy Dinosaur

Learning to pentest!

Physicist, walking down the stack

The First Search Result

Reverse Engineering


Best of 2017

Working Remotely

Computer Science and IT

Taking stock! Physics

Subversive? Physics?

My Philosophy!

Scripts Beget Scripts


Theoretical Physics. A Hobby.

Self-Referential Poetry

Silent Online Writing

'Are You Still Doing PKI?'

My Philosophy (?)

Impact of physics on my life

Not much happened in 2015




Farewell Posting ...

Hacking away...

Web Project - Status

We Interrupt ...

Poetry from Poetry


Life and Work

Definition: 'Subversive'

2014 in Books

Physics Postings

Engineering Postings

True Expert


2014 - a Good Year

Physics or Engineering?

Engineering Links

What Is Art?



Google's Poetic Talents

Certificates and Heat Pumps

Nr. 5: A Mind-Altering Experience

Technet postings


Pink Spaceship

radices = Roots!

IT Postings

Web Projects

Life, the Universe, and Everything

Uh-oh, No Posting in March

PKI Resources

PKI Issues

Subversive Work

Spam Poetry

A Career 'in Science'


On the Shoulders of Subversive Giants

Search Term Poetry

Facebook Art

2013 in Books


Explain, Evaluate, Utilize


About Life-Form Elke Stangl

elkement and This Site

No. 3: Internet Apocalypso


Newsletter Resurrection


For Free

Subversive Yearly Report

Is My Life a Cliché?

Indulging in Cliché

Torture Turning Trivia

Intermittent Netizen

Knowledge Worker...


Physics on the Fringe

Graduation Speech

The Element is Back!


Physics Links


Not Funny

Calendar and Magic


In Need of a Deflector

About to Change

A Nerd's Awakening

For the Sake of Knowledge


Profession Or True Calling?

No. 2: On Self-Reference

I Have No Clue About Art



The End

No. 1: On Subversion at Large


Emergency Exit

Modern Networker


The Scary Part

Exploring the Work Space


Instead of a CV

Favorite Books


Elke was here

About elkement (Elke Stangl) and this website

(elkement. Last changed: 2019-03-14. Created: 2015-08-06. Tags: Elke Stangl, About. German Version.)

elkement is an amalgam of my first name and The Subversive Element. I am running a small engineering consultancy together with my husband. Following Star Trek terminology he is Chief Engineer and I am Science

Content here is mine, unless otherwise noted, and I don't allow for 're-use' without my approval. For more scary legal stuff, scroll down.

History and related sites

This website emerged  from a consolidation of different sites. As per spring 2019, all old URLs should still work via redirects. But everybody lets their links rot and 404 so quickly - so I am not sure if I will keep that up forever.

Since a while I have also been blogging on

Elkement's Blog: elkemental Force          German blog of punktwissen: Professional Tinkerers - Restless Settlers

This site here is part About Me, part background material and meta information on top of / related to articles on my

Social media: I am mainly active on Twitter, and I use XING and LinkedIn 'professionally', but I am not a power user of any social media platform.

Legal Notice and Data Privacy

Owner and author of is:
Dr. Elke Stangl c/o punktwissen Proyer & Stangl OG. Consulting Engineers – Applied Physics and IT
Arbeitergasse 24, 7012 Zagersdorf, Austria

Website of punktwissen:
E-Mail: elkement [at] subversiv [dot] at

Commercial Register FN 269189 t, Commercial Court Eisenstadt, Austria.
VAT-ID ATU62063224. Information required as per Austrian e-Commerce Law (ECG)

Usage of content and data privacy. For more details see punktwissen's PDF Data Privacy Statement.

  • Re-use of my content on websites or in documents  is prohibited without written consent. Attribution only is not sufficient. Exception: Previews of small images and short snippets of texts as created by social media sharing tools.
  • Technical information and advice on this website is provided without warranty and may be subject to correction. I am not liable for any loss or damage resulting from applying such information to visitors' systems. I link to a few external sites, but I am not liable for the validity, veracity or security of external content and sites.
  • This website does not use cookies, social media buttons or similar technologies for tracking users. I have access to the web server's raw log files that are analyzed in case of alleged security issues. However, since migrating our sites to https in May 2017 I do not have access to visitors' IP adresses any more. Our hosting provider - (Vienna) - has full access to logging data.

elkement at work, 2017

Personal website of Elke Stangl, Zagersdorf, Austria, c/o punktwissen.
elkement [at] subversiv [dot] at. Contact