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That was a delicious waffle today on my after-work walk. 🧇

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Americentrism

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Wikipedia has an article on a phenomenon I often observe on the Internet, such as on Hacker News: Americentrism.

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Medium and custom domains

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After Medium had already announced last year that custom domains were to return, this is now finally the case. However, a membership is a prerequisite.

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"The magic of fractal snowflakes"

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Henrique from Portugal is currently experiencing real snow for the first time in the Netherlands. Inspired by this he programmed a little tool to generate snowflake fractals using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Very cool idea!

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restic's prune is much faster now

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Remember how I told you about a pull request that speeds up the performance of restic’s prune command?

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More thoughts on Deezer

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Carsten asked some questions in a comment regarding Deezer:

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It’s still very cold outside, weather forecast predicts -20° C for tomorrow night. ☃️❄️

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First impression: Deezer as an alternative to Spotify

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After many years as a Spotify user, I’m currently trying out Deezer (Premium) as an alternative to Spotify (Premium).

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ShortPixel API

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Until today, I used the Tinify API to compress images on my blog. About 250 images per month are free, after that it’s pretty cheap. (I never exceeded the free limit).

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Why I don't care if people visit my blog

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I take the position that I don’t care where people consume my content. Be it directly on the site, via RSS or via Telegram Instant View. I don’t give a shit. The main thing is that people find a use or like what I publish.

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