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XXXX-09-06


Order from Amazon

Published on in 💭 Thoughts

I’m noticing how I’ve been ordering more and more just from Amazon over the past few months. I should feel bad about supporting such a profit-hungry corporation, but the fast deliveries, easy returns, and wide selection of products are just too tempting.

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SQLite without Cgo

Published on in 💭 Thoughts

On Saturday morning I experimented a bit. Whenever I used SQLite in a Go application, I used the popular package mattn/go-sqlite3. Not a bad choice, after all it implements the database/sql interface. One drawback, however, is the need for a C compiler, since Cgo is used to run the original SQLite code in the background.

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Published on in 💬 Micro

This is the first photo (and note) posted from my new phone: A Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite.

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Using my blog to reply to other posts

Published on in 💭 Thoughts

Yesterday, I added support to my Hugo theme to use it to reply to other posts on the web using the u-in-reply-to class (here’s the documentation for h-entry) and sending a webmention after publishing the post.

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Writing Good English Texts with Moderate Knowledge?

Published on in Medium Archive

We all know Google Translator. We all make fun of its translations on one occasion or another because they are sometimes just bad. Only in order to understand the meaning of a foreign-language text, it is enough.

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Jan-Lukas Else