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> A developer’s approach to diet

I recently lost 12kg (26lbs) and of course being such a lazy potato it was all about changing my diet (input) rather than increasing the physical exercise (output). Everyone is asking how I did it as if there was some kind of secret recipe that would magically make you slimmer. Well, I simply guinea pig'ed myself and found the right method by trial and error. Read more »

  • Posted on: Nov 13
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> The best (and the worst) email clients for Windows

1416783069_envelopeThis is not my usual post, but I wanted to share the result of my research (and frustration) regarding email desktop clients for Windows. I found a depressing lack of innovation and one software even transmitted personal data over unencrypted connection. Read more »

  • Posted on: Nov 23
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> Build your very own PC keyboard

PQIoFYqI spend too many hours coding and my main interface with the PC is definitely the keyboard. I could probably live with a crappy mouse but never with a mediocre keyboard. This is how I went from standard commercially available keyboards to a completely customized home-made beauty. Read more »

  • Posted on: Mar 29
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> Open Source made me the man I am

From designing websites for domestic companies to developing high end web applications for the biggest international players, all thanks to open source software. Read more »

  • Posted on: Oct 6
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> Retro Radio PC mod

pcradio-step14When I saw a retro radio on eBay the first thing I thought was to make a PC case mod out of it. It has been a nice jump into the past, when in the 90s I was enjoying building my own PCs. Read more »

  • Posted on: May 21
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> Broken camera takes artistic pictures

Today I have something totally off topic for you. I lent my old digital camera to a friend and this is how it takes pictures once it came back to me. Read more »

  • Posted on: Feb 28
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> Shutting down linux if a specific process is idle

I built myself a mini-itx linux server that I use as backup and testing platform. To save the planet I forced the small PC to automatically turn off at night, but I wanted to keep it alive if certain processes were still running. Read more »

  • Posted on: Jan 5
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> Terminal tips for web developers

Many see the terminal as a scary beast and try to avoid it as much as they can. In reality it is a powerful tool for any *nix user and the more you know it the more you get addicted to it. The followings are some terminal tips you may find useful during your web develop. Read more »

  • Posted on: Jan 3
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