Jan-Lukas Else

Thoughts of an IT expert

šŸ’­ Thoughts: 2020-01

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


My favorite Telegram features

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I think Iā€™m in some kind of bubble, but most of the people I instant message with use Telegram, because either they are computer science students too or because I convinced (or persuaded) them.

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The security risk of embedding images from external sites

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On a lot of IndieWeb sites, I noticed that profile images of webmentions get directly embedded from their original source. For example, Twitter profile images are loaded directly from Twitter servers (pbs.twimg.com) or even my profile image is directly embedded from my site.

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Optimizing software

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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.

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More important

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There are things that are more important to me than computers and the Internet: Like spending time with the love of my life.

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Jan-Lukas Else