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Why is the market share of Firefox in Germany so much higher?

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I recently took a closer look at Cloudflare’s new project Radar. Besides statistics about internet usage, attacks and popular domains, the site also shows statistics about the market shares of browsers.

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My September '20 in Review

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September is now also coming to an end. So again a new monthly review. Meanwhile this is already the ninth one, which shows that writing these summaries has really become a habit.

What has kept me busy this month?

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How my data survived a corrupted hard drive

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… and what I’ve learned about backups and self-hosting my files.

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My August '20 in Review

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And August is over too. This month went by pretty fast due to my summer vacation and I didn’t blog much because of that, but here is my short monthly review…

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Subscription fatigue

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Rahul writes about the “app subscription fatigue”. I don’t currently subscribe to apps through the Play Store, but I do pay monthly or yearly for some digital services.

Therefore I decided to make an overview of all my subscriptions to get an overview of my monthly costs for subscriptions.

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Summer vacation '20

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This year I once spent my summer vacation not with my family but with my girlfriend (going on vacation alone feels so grown up somehow… 😅). I spent two weeks with her at the bay of Lübeck. To switch off from everyday life and relax. 😌

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My July '20 in Review

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Meanwhile the seventh month of this year is over and so here is my monthly review of July 2020.

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My June '20 in Review

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Welcome to my monthly review of June 2020 and thus already the sixth monthly review on this blog. As always, I want to take the chance to review the last month and see what has happened to me.

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Costs to run this blog

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Kev Quirk and Horst Gutmann recently wrote about how much it cost them to run their blogs. So I thought, I could write about it too.

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My current Wiki approach

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I see a lot of people blogging about really clever knowledge base systems like Zettelkasten or a tool called Roam. But that isn’t something for me for a couple of reasons.

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Jan-Lukas Else