On the SFML Discord and forum, I get to mentor and support a lot of new beginners, often with some of their first steps in programming. It’s not uncommon that they feel like wasting their time, because they can’t figure something out and spend hours or days on it. I think every programmer, myself included, […]
On the 9th of September Toggl, my then time tracking app of choice, rebranded the company structure and … the design. On that morning, I noticed that the icon of the Toggl Chrome extension suddenly had a pink background. My through was, that someone had mixed up some image formats and the pink color was […]
Today I got a notification that it’s my 8 year anniversary on Twitter and it made me think back a bit when it all started and how I’ve been using the platform. It all started in 2012… I don’t particularly remember, why I created an account, most likely just trying out what everyone has been […]
It’s interesting how things develop. I remember quite well how my brother used to download and listen to interesting podcasts 10 or so years ago, yet it felt like podcasts lost on popularity over the past years and only now is again gaining some major uplift. There are many YouTubers out there who noticed the […]
The other day I stumbled up on a thread in my Twitter feed, where people have located army bases based on fitness tracking heat maps released by Strava. Here’s an example of what the data looks like: Drone base in Djibouti Soldiers running around the perimeter or just a simple patrol? Nice drones!
Usually I tend to stay away from news that just broke, mostly because it seems so click-baity to write about it and often people are just panicking for no reason until a few days later when things are explained to them again more clearly. But this time, I just had a thought and wanted to […]
This is the first post of a new “category”. Every now and then I find myself thinking about some topic I find interesting. Usually I just tweet about it, but the space there is always limited, so for the future, when I have to say more about a topic, you’ll find a blog post here. […]