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Time

Time and focus

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It’s crazy how quickly time can pass when you get very engrossed in something. When it grabs you and you forget almost everything around you. When you’re in the flow. Today I experienced such a situation again. Inspired by a lot of “minimal classless CSS frameworks” (like this one) I thought about redesigning my blog and reworking the HTML structure as well as the CSS and making it much more minimal.

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Watching movies

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Today I watched a movie. Not a very good one, but one that entertained me. It was funny and I didn’t feel bored, as I do with some other films. And although the niveau of the film was not very high - my mother probably wouldn’t like it - I still don’t see it as a waste of time. There are good boring movies, just as there are also not so good, but entertaining movies (which kind of makes them good, doesn’t it?

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Optimizing software

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Like of: A note by Henrique Dias

After talking to @jlelse, I finally decided not to trouble myself with writing my own static website generator and just improve what I have right now. Optimizing software to run faster is a good thing in itself. If you have to wait less for the software to run, you have more time for other things. But if you invest hours or days to save a few seconds in the end, then I question if this is a good idea.

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It's Already Christmas?! - Why time passes so quickly

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I know not all of my readers celebrate Christmas, but that’s not really what this is about. I want to investigate the reason why it feels like time flies by. It’s December again. It still feels like August was only a week ago in August and January maybe a month ago. I remember how I made fun of the Christmas stuff at the supermarket in September and it seems like it was only yesterday.

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