Just use the damn defaults!

I have been making websites for myself and others for 10+ years now. If there is one thing that I have learned it is that you can waste a lot of time messing with the default settings. People, myself included, fuck around with themes, layout and minor details without having any users. It wastes time […]

DuckDuckGo should rebrand as Duck

DuckDuckGo it doesn’t roll off the tongue like Google it. Duck it? My mum might do that. Google actually gave DuckDuckGo the domain duck.com in 2018. Assuming that there wasn’t a clause in that agreement and there aren’t other trademark issues, they should rebrand as Duck. It would be easy for existing users to associate […]

Bloggin’ aint easy

A while ago I listened to Penn Jillette on Tim Ferriss’ podcast and he claims to have missed less than five days of journaling in 34 years. Likewise many bloggers have ridiculous streaks and machine like output. It’s cool for them but I’m happy with keeping my posts sporadic as long as I feel the […]

CSS snippet for better mobile screenshots

A useful tip when adding screenshots to posts or talks is to put them “inside” a device. This gives the screenshot some context. Even though this screenshot already contains Android top & bottom bars, with the added outline it’s immediately obvious it’s from a phone. To add the outline to images I use a simple […]

TIL 4

Today I learned that Korea was annexed by the Empire of Japan from 1910 until 1945. It was then occupied by the United States and the Soviet Union following WW2. Dad told me this after having learned it himself minutes before (I’m assuming via Wikipedia).

TIL 3

Today I learned that sporadic posts are easier to achieve than daily posts 😉 Also, in France the government allows just two sale periods a year.