A blog about goals and obstacles, motivation and procrastination, life's random events and getting things done.
Committing my work to a git repository is an important step for me. Like a mountain climber who who attaches a carabiner hook every now and then to make sure that the next misstep is not fatal.
Besides having a fallback state, it's nice to take a...
My previously decribed btrfs/btrbk snapshots-setup runs pretty well so far. But it needs some tweaking.
Taking a look at the most common large files that changed between my backup snapshots, I stumbled upon a stunningly huge mlocate.db file of 2.5...
Ein großartiges Projekt der Open Knowledge Foundation löst ein Problem das es eigentlich im Jahr 2019 nicht geben sollte: Gesetze werden im Internet nicht für jeden zugänglich publiziert.
Der Hintergrund zu dieser Seite ist in diesem...
Watch this TED Talk with Tim Ferris about Stoicism. The money quote is:
"Easy choices, hard life. Hard choices, easy life." - Jerzy Gregorek
In a world where printing is ubiquitous and cheap, people don't appreciate paper products any more. Written documents are no longer the proof of work they used to be.
Reading and writing used to be a skill. Documents had to be copied by hand, which...