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Welcome to the Thoughts section of my blog. Thoughts are better kept on my blog than on Twitter or other online platforms.


Private diary blogging!

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After I had the spontaneous idea to just use my own blog software for diary writing, I added the functionality for a “private mode” this morning. In private mode a login is required on all pages.

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Private diary blogging?

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I have tried this journal writing already more than once, but after quite a short time always stopped again, mostly just because it was too much effort and I did not persevere.

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Bitwarden is the best password manager

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Like many others I have read about online the last few days, I am a happy and satisfied Bitwarden user, with my own installation of bitwarden_rs.

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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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More thoughts on Deezer

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Carsten asked some questions in a comment regarding Deezer:

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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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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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About my comments implementation

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I just got a question in an anonymous comment about how I implemented the comment system I was telling about.

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Video libraries with Bunny.net

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While other people get excited about new Apple devices, I get excited about new features of online services or tools that I use. 😆

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Will Windows become Open Source?

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Microsoft’s open source strategy is interesting. Microsoft currently publishes 3836 repositories on GitHub. By chance I came across the following new repository: Extensible Storage Engine. It is published under the MIT License.

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