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Setting up my terminal

I know, there are lots of articles and explanations out there on how to configure and set up your terminal. Yet, it took me more than 2 hours to get things working the way I wanted. Reason was, lots of the articles and explanations provide step by step guide on installing things, but to little background information on how things relate and work...

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My new static website...

** This post is work in progress ** Some time ago I started playing around with ststic website generators. I was looking for a website generator that uses a programming language that I wanted tlo use / learn. Therefore I ended up working with METALSMITH. But time passed on, and I realized I was spending more time with the generation process tha...

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Image encoding in Node JS

This article is work in progress! While programming on a side project, I had to deal with images in a node application. My application is using Express, Amazon Rekognition as well as Pouchdb. I was dealing with different sources & targets: A user uploads a picture I read a picture from file, be it in JPEG or PNG format I send a pic...

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My static website

OK, everytbody does it, even I do it: Static websites. It’s fast, it’s safe, it does the computing where it belongs (as long as you don’t need fancy customization, why should a server think about what the page looks like at read time?). This very site is static (built with JBake and hosted on Github). It was fun setting it up, it works great - b...

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Music notes

Since Lili needs notes from time to time, I collect them here: Passenger, Let her go Bluestone Alley, by Congfei Wei for Piano Tiles 2 Lyrische Stücke von Edward Grieg: Fritz’ Lieblingsstücke als er noch Klavier spielte. Eine Übersicht Book I, Op. 12 Book II, Op. 38 Book III, Op. 43 Book IV, Op. 47 ...

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Playing around with D3

During my holiday week I played around with D3 js. I was fascinated by D3 since the first time I saw it, but I never had time to really play with it. Now I did - a little bit… My sample data was the number of kilometers I drove with my Vespa in Đà Nẵng over time. I tracked this data by making a screen shot of my km counter from time to time. So...

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Ping Visualization and Analysis

So this is the situation I am facing: I use an internet access that doesn’t feel reliable. Sometimes it’s really fast, sometimes it just feels being very unreliable. And I never know what part exactly is just failing: Is the the application that is slow, is it the WIFI, is it the Internet access. So want I have been looking for is a reliable, l...

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sociolog - Your trail across social media

I write or blog in different media: Twitter Facebook A private blog with restricted access (because it contains family pictures) This blog From time to time I find it nice to scroll through my past. I do this most often on our family blog, because it contains the most interesting content and because it is easy to scroll through. I wo...

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