So, you want to create your own, private knowledge base? Maybe you've already tried (and adapted) a proprietary solution such as Evernote, Google Docs, Google Keep or Confluence? Maybe you've simply decided storing plain/rich text files in your Dropbox, OwnCloud or Spideroak Cloud storage was enough…

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There are times in your life when you think it's time for a change. Whether it's a new job or house, this is something that we've all taken for granted and that is part of our everyday. On the contrary, changing habits is difficult. There's an excellent book called The Power of Habit by Charles Duhi…

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If you're following this blog, you'll already know about my Surviving without a Mac blog post and it won't come to you as a surprise that I've switched to Linux last summer. I've tested numerous distros, work environments, file managers, etc., but no matter what I do, I always come back to Kubuntu

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I kept reading the How I Lost My $50,000 Twitter Username story over and over again since it got published. It's infuriating in so many ways it takes time to digest every bit of it. At the same time, there's no surprise and we can very well imagine it could happen to every one of us. I'm not even bl…

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First it looked like something only the cool kids would do. Then, more and more people from all ages started shifting from regular desks to standing desks. Mostly in startups, I guess, but the movement is probably broader now. I've always been intrigued by that and have slowly evolved from "get a li…

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