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New purposes for my Raspberry Pi 4

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Last year I was wondering what I could do with my Raspberry Pi 4 (with 4 GB of RAM) that I got for Christmas the year before. I think I have now found a use for it.

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Finally online again

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After being cut off from DSL for about 30 hours, I finally have landline Internet again. On the one hand, it makes me angry that the provider didn’t solve this faster (the whole street with hundreds of residents was offline), but on the other hand, it also showed me my dependence on the Internet. I could not really do anything, not even watch TV, because that is also only possible via the Internet. After my vacation, I will take care of creating redundancy via LTE to be safe from such failures…

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My new watch is here, even before release date. 🤓⌚

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Three days I didn’t really leave the house, but this evening the temperature is back in an acceptable range. I missed going for a walk.

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Gemini

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Manuel Moreale puts my thoughts about Gemini into words:

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Did you know that Windows has 52 000 different family emoji combinations? See Emojipedia for more details on family emojis.

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I can now mark text with ==text== in GoBlog. This is probably even better in some cases than using bold text. Isn’t it? 🤔

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“Native English speakers are the world’s worst communicators”

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English is my second language. My mother language is German, in school I had Latin for a while (but was rather bad at it) and in university I had one semester of Spanish.

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I think I’m just going to ignore most tech news for the next few days because it’s going to be all about Apple again.

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Be careful when using “::file-selector-button”!

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A reader pointed out to me today that the styling of buttons on my sites was broken in the Firefox ESR version 78. I took this notice as a reason to search for the root cause, because I had already noticed the error in the Tor browser, but I always thought it was due to some security rules.

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