Jan-Lukas Else

Thoughts of an IT expert

2022-07


Gitea Container Registry

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I am a Gitea fan! I have been for some time now. But it’s always amazing how fast new features are implemented in the self-hosted GitHub alternative.

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My July ‘22 in Review

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In a moment, the next month is already over. After June, it’s now July. Time for a short monthly review.

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The Circle

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Some years ago, I started reading the novel “The Circle” by Dave Eggers. I never finished reading it, but today I watched the movie. It has an important message about privacy, transparency and surveillance and shows that there’s a thin line in between. I can definitely recommend watching it, although I sometimes wasn’t impressed by the acting.

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The heat lately and the heat in the coming weeks has been bugging me and getting to me so much that I bought a mobile air conditioner. It eats up a lot of electricity and will ruin my very low power consumption (< 800 kWh per year), but maybe it will help me sweat less.

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Old content warning

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Recently I implemented a setting in my blog software to disable the warning above posts older than one year. A setting that has its justification.

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So far I configured most (almost all) settings for GoBlog through a YAML file. But this is not so optimal, after all it happens sometimes that I want to change a small setting, such as the description of a post section, from my smartphone. This would work somehow via SSH, but ideal is something else. Email conversations with Andrés Cárdenas inspired me to finally start the project “settings in the database”. The first step was to make it possible to configure the mentioned post sections. This is now finally possible directly via an administration web interface! This should also be a good step in the direction of making GoBlog more friendly for other users and of course it makes my life easier as well.

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This OneDrive feature to remind about pictures from x years ago is really awesome! I captured this sunset 4 years ago today.

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To post something again, here are three songs I’m currently really enjoying:

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No more Telegram Premium

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Telegram decided to cancel my Premium, I got the following message from the @PremiumBot:

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I just discovered that my phone app (on my personal smartphone) shows me the total call duration of all calls made with the phone so far. A total of about 137.5 hours, which is over five and a half days (!). And that’s just the calls I’ve made using the phone app in the last 22 months. With Telegram and WhatsApp (and my landline phone), I’m sure a few more hours could be added. I’ve often heard the statement that smartphones are hardly used for making calls anymore these days. But apparently I can disprove that. On average, I make calls for just under six and a half hours (375 minutes) every month (with the phone app on my smartphone).

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