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Software gardening and death

This is grandpa's orchid. Grandpa was an avid gardener, and he kept a batch of lively orchids in his basement. When he passed away a few years ago, most of them didn't survive in his absence. We retrieved this one, and now we take care of it. Software is a…

Software gardening and death

I’m already bored by Dispo

I’m already bored by Dispo

So, I’m on Dispo: @lostfocus (No. I didn’t overdraw my bank account. That’s actually the name of an app. A bit of unfortunate branding in German-speaking countries.) It would be nice if it were more webby – but I understand why it is not.

So, I’m on Dispo: @lostfocus (No. I didn’t overdraw my bank account. That’s actually the name of an app. A bit of unfortunate branding in German-speaking countries.)

It would be nice if it were more webby – but I understand why it is not.

Ironically the “TrustArc” cookie opt out overlay inspires basically everything except trust.

Ironically the “TrustArc” cookie opt out overlay inspires basically everything except trust.

Currently reading: The Big Weird by Christopher G. Moore, ISBN: 9789748967738

Currently reading: The Big Weird by Christopher G. Moore, ISBN: 9789748967738

Finished reading: Comfort Zone by Christopher G. Moore, ISBN: 9789748496450

Finished reading: Comfort Zone by Christopher G. Moore, ISBN: 9789748496450

Let’s see how long I can keep this up. This time. It’s not like I’ve tried before.

  • My work/life balance is slowly getting better. It has been pretty messed up for the first 6 working weeks of this year and I’m not a fan.
  • I helped my mother move this week. Turns out: after years of driving around in a tiny first-generation Smart and hardly driving any kind of car for the last 12 months, driving a small truck is quite something. Luckily I always erred on the size of caution, but still – I didn’t have the least bit of feeling for the size of that thing.
  • Sometimes I miss the old Who Charted? podcast. I learned about a whole bunch of great musicians from that and there hasn’t been anything that filled that job for me since then. So instead I’m now accepting my looming middle-age and listen to music from my youth.
  • With a bit of distance from work I actually managed to noodle around with code just for fun. This weekend I explored the Overpass API and <template> – the more I play around with modern Vanilla JS and HTML the less I’m willing to tolerate React bros. It’s so easy to build pretty amazing things with HTML and a sprinkle of Vanilla JS on top.
  • I finished building the Lego Porsche 911 and it is indeed very pretty. I picked the Turbo configuration on my first build and some time next week I’ll probably give the Targa version a go.
  • I’m not sure how much I miss social media. I still grab my phone once in a while without a thought and get slightly nervous when I can’t find Tweetbot or Instagram. And I still don’t have an invitation for Dispo, which is a bit of a bummer.

Bookmarked https://indiebookclub.biz/.

This looks pretty neat – basically a goodreads-like reading tracking app but build for the indieweb.

Currently reading: Comfort Zone by Christopher G. Moore, ISBN: 9789748496450

Currently reading: Comfort Zone by Christopher G. Moore, ISBN: 9789748496450

Likes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bE315x4Vbf0.

Likes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bE315x4Vbf0.

Versöhnung

Über Corona reden streiten, offenbar. Muss das sein? Ein Versöhnungsversuch.0:00 Intro2:04 Das gemeinsame Interesse von Gesundheit und Wirtschaft4:17 Warum e...

Versöhnung

Likes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YR2TxHkb4c.

Likes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YR2TxHkb4c.

The US Military is EVERYWHERE

I attempted to map every US Military base, and it was not easy.Check out Storyblocks Where I got loads of footage for this video: https://www.storyblocks.com...

The US Military is EVERYWHERE

The Microsoft Flight Simulator is pretty amazing. Sometimes it is a bit shit, though:

The Microsoft Flight Simulator is pretty amazing. Sometimes it is a bit shit, though:

Likes https://indieweb.org/life_happens.

Likes https://indieweb.org/life_happens.

Likes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oezaifYpfiY.

Likes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oezaifYpfiY.

Cardi B - WAP (David Guetta Remix) [feat. Megan Thee Stallion]

PRODUCTION TUTORIAL: https://youtu.be/RG7Gop8Pb1Q#DavidGuetta #CardiB #wapFollow David Guetta:https://www.davidguetta.comhttps://facebook.com/DavidGuettahttp...

Cardi B - WAP (David Guetta Remix) [feat. Megan Thee Stallion]