I’m in Copenhagen. I didn’t think it was possible, but we crossed two borders without issues. There were border controls into Denmark, and even though we weren’t picked out of the line, it was good we took the mandatory covid test. The Man drove us across two bridges to get us on the right island
Wat vind ik zoal leuk?
Een overzicht van likes, maar dan op mijn eigen domein. Interessante sites, toffe inzichten en gewoon leuk spul.
So a while ago, I started using the “Pomodoro Technique”, where you set a timer for 25 minutes, and keep on working until the time is up. It worked pretty well — the Pomodoro creates an artificial…
A small dive into one of my new favourite web technologies: webmentions. This post talks through how I use them to make my static website feel more alive and social.
I initially wrote down these rules in my second notebook on the 23th of April in 2012. I came across them a second time in a more recent notebook. To me, these rules must somehow be more than simply appealing. Do more than you’re told to. Try new things. Teach others about what you know. Make work…
The machinery that publishes this website has been through several changes, and at each stage I have done my best to convert old items into a format that the new machine can deal with. It is slow going, though, and hard to keep motivated. After a burst of energy starting at the beginning and moving …
Europe’s communication needs are currently almost exclusively delivered by Chinese hardware that connects us to US-based platforms. For a variety of reasons, this is not a good idea.
As stated recently by Charles Michel, President of the European Council, “Interdependence is natural, even desirable. Over-dependence, however, is not”.
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At the core, the problem is that almost no consumer-oriented platforms or software products are being created in Europe, or more precisely, by European companies.