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2018-01


Why Sleep Should Not Be Undervalued

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It is not uncommon for me to go to bed earlier in one day. At eight o' clock in the evening, after I have eaten dinner, I look at my watch and tell myself that I want to go to sleep at 10 o' clock today, instead of the usual short before or after 12 o' clock because I feel tired.

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Why I Became The Complete Opposite Of A Social Media Addict

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One or maybe two years ago, you could have been looking at my life and you probably would have noticed that I spent a lot of my time with social media.

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What Happened To Custom ROMs?

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I’ve been in the Android scene a little longer already. Maybe not as long as some others, but Android 4.0 was the first version I used. A lot of time has passed since then. But when I look back in time today, it strikes me that one thing that had found many followers at the time is no longer really important.

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Docker Saves My Life

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It is not uncommon for me to jump back and forth between software. Be it with Linux distributions (Solus is my current favorite), blogging engines (Ghost for most of my sites) or the software I use to run my server.

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Follow Your Passion

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Lately I have become quieter here on Medium and generally on my blogs. No one has probably noticed this and I would like to sound the all-clear to everyone else.

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Why You Should Invest In Yourself - Spend Your Money On The Right Things

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I’m one of those people who are too cheap for many things. No new expensive cell phone, no new fast PC or laptop and no party every weekend. I just don’t want to spend so much money on one thing if it doesn’t make my life somehow better.

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Install Gitea as Your Self-Hosted Alternative to Github or GitLab

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There are different reasons for why you may want to install your own git server, like downtimes or new telemetry at GitLab. In this article I want to show you the self-hosted alternative Gitea, which you can easily install on a Virtual Private Server (VPS) with Ubuntu or one of many other Linux distributions (maybe at DigitalOcean or Hetzner) or even a small Raspberry Pi.

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The Unconscious Influence of Social Media - What I Realized

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For the last two weeks I had holidays. Actually, but not really, because I didn’t really notice much of the holidays. Christmas and New Year’s Eve were, and most people spent their time at this time of the year, with their eating and sitting around.

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Will the $31 smartphone be my next daily driver?

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Have you heard about this? Micromax will soon launch a 31$ smartphone in India! Only 31!!! And best of all, it will work with Android Oreo (Go Edition)! The latest Android version on such a low-cost device…

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