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Mastodon and Me

When Twitter was sold and bought (after plenty of pretending and peacocking) a couple of weeks by the worlds leading vapor ware promoter many complained about “their Twitter” being opened up to misogyny and hate speech. Let’s not talk about that ;) I myself never found a “home” in Twitter and use(d) it more or less only to add my own noise to the already existing noises.

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Fixing Double Ci Runs When Pushing to Gitlab Branches

A while back I realized, that every time I pushed some commits to a branch on GitLab two separate CI pipelines started. That soon took up lots of free CI-minutes and became a problem. After some research I found out that this is, while it’s to be expected due to the design of the system, avoidable with a specific configuration addition.

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Protected .dotfile files with Keybase

For reasons I don’t want to go too deep into (I once again violated my rule to NOT install Ubuntu versions without a LTS in their name and ended up without eyes or ears) I had to reinstall my workstations and computers last week.

The problem with VSCode, quote by Geoffrey Huntley

The problem with VSCode

Geoffrey Huntley writes an extensive explanation on how “Visual Studio Code is designed to fracture” and unburies some (well, expected) shadyness on the part of Microsoft. The long story short version is summarised at the end: In short, this is what Microsoft did:

The 1967 Rolling Stone logo, drawn by Rick Griffin.

The evolution of the Rolling Stone logo

The Rolling Stone Magazine has a new logo, which one might have overlooked due to its references to its history. XYZ Type, the designer(s) behind the rework give a little insight into the illustrious history of the logo through the decades and the reasoning behind their updates.

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Notes from the Laboratory: August 2022

I am trying this new “thing” of “reporting” what I was up to in a certain time period this year, and monthly reviews just sound like something normal people would do. So bear with me while I am typing up this report.

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A Cat and a Dog

Ok, so this is a cat and a dog living peacefully together. I had to add this just for some testing purposes ;) Keep calm and keep walking, there is nothing to see here (other than animals proving to us humans that one can live together with other kinds, but, well, whatever…)…

Screenshots and artistically putting together two images by Patrick Kollitsch of kollitsch.dev

Mark word break opportunities in HTML

Today I tried to check my website, while frolicking on a beach somewhere on Koh Samui and was presented with the view on the left in the image above. That box looked weird, and of course that very long hashtag was the reason for it.