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Performance obsession

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I’m a bit obsessed when it comes to the performance of my blog (and GoBlog). But I think I have already achieved a very good result.

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About the Amazon and the climate crisis

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Reading something like this makes me really sad: The Amazon now emits more CO2 than it absorbs – due to deforestation.

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I am now car-less

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I have posted a little less than usual the last few days - at least on this blog. But a few articles on my German blog. I finally sold my car today, or rather my grandmother’s car that she gave me, after I had been planning to do so for a very long time.

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Being an inspiration

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Somehow that’s a nice feeling to hear that you yourself inspire others to do something.

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"Legacy without nostalgia"

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Basecamp ended their blog “Signal v Noise” and DHH shares a few thoughts about it.

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What matters when Blogging

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If you’re running a personal blog, then it doesn’t matter how often or how much you blog. I think these points are much more important:

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Just a small comparison to show that many websites are completely obese: My bachelor thesis in PDF format (which I handed in yesterday) has a size of 1.4 MB. It contains several images and 85 pages of text. With a high information density, this is a much smaller size than most websites have. And it would have been probably also possible to compress or optimize the PDF further.

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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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Blogging is sometimes like self-therapy. Sorting and sorting out thoughts in your head and finally you feel better.

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Even Google employees don't want to rely on Google

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Jake Wharton (an employee at Google) shares his process of removing Google as a single point of failure for his data, in two parts.

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