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“Can YOU Fix Climate Change?”

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I just stumbled upon this video by “Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell”. It’s about the climate crisis and that the only solution might be a systemic change and I absolutely agree.

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AdGuard Home

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Recently I wrote about finding new uses for my Raspberry Pi 4. Besides Tailscale I also installed Pi-Hole to filter advertising DNS requests.

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Miniflux 2.0.33

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Miniflux 2.0.33 got released. An exciting release because it features Telegram integration (new articles can be sent via Telegram) on the one hand, and on the other hand it includes my contributed changes to also hide individual feeds on the unread list and not just whole categories.

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Probably my next laptop

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At the moment, I don’t need a new laptop. But should I ever need one (which will probably be someday), it will be the Framework Laptop.

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Tailscale excites me again and again! Now it is also possible to get TLS certificates for nodes. I immediately got to work and integrated this into GoBlog, so that the browsers no longer complain when I log into my diary – a http:// page, which is already encrypted through Tailscale…

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Yesterday and this morning I worked from the office rather than from home due to planned power interruptions. Impressions: My monitor at home is better, my chair is more comfortable and at home it is quieter (there is construction work in the office right now). Only the Internet is much faster in the office.

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New purposes for my Raspberry Pi 4

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Last year I was wondering what I could do with my Raspberry Pi 4 (with 4 GB of RAM) that I got for Christmas the year before. I think I have now found a use for it.

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“Less Meat”

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Like of: Less Meat - James Van Dyne

James is trying to eat less meat:

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Ad-less YouTube on my Chromecast

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Someone gave me the tip (thank you!) to use VLC to play YouTube videos with my Chromecast. Although it is possible to stream YouTube videos directly in the VLC Android app itself, it somehow doesn’t work in combination with the output to the Chromecast. An alternative is of course to first use NewPipe to download a video and then play it on the Chromecast using VLC.

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Two years with my Surface Go

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The daily look into my OneDrive app showed me a photograph this morning: Of my Microsoft Surface Go with its accessories. Because two years ago today, I received and set up this device on which I’m typing this text right now. So for two years now, the Surface Go has been with me in my everyday life, taking on the role that my laptop had before.

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