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XXXX-02-25


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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Today was probably the last day with temperatures close to 20°C in the near future. But that’s ok, because 20°C is quite warm in February.

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Quick Assist on Windows 10

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I just learned about a pre-installed tool on Windows 10 called “Quick Assist” (or “Remotehilfe” in German). It has basically the same features most people use from tools like TeamViewer or AnyDesk. It lets you view or control a remote computer to help your family with computer problems for example.

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How to read paywalled Medium articles without a membership

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I sometimes publish links to Medium articles. Often the articles are behind the Medium paywall. This gets the author a few bucks per month, paid by “Medium members”. I’m still a Medium member until March (I paid for one whole year), but I won’t extend my membership after that, mainly because I don’t get enough value out of the subscription (many articles are clickbait or do not interest me). But in itself I think it’s good that authors are paid directly by readers' money and not by tracking readers.

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Apple’s Secret Monopoly

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Will Oremus has written a long article on OneZero (Medium paywall) that discusses whether Apple is an illegal monopoly or not.

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We were friends once.

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Best friends. The one exception were a friendship between girl and boy works.

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