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I am close to shutting down my blog. In Germany you are more or less forced to publish your mail-address, phone-number and address (you can even find my phone number). Yeah for lots of data privacy rules…as long as you aren’t using your own stuff. But isn’t it too late anyways?

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I read once again a book about living in North Korea and I can only recommend it:
Ishikawa, Masaji: A River in the Darkness. One Man’s Escape from North Korea

It is about a Japanese citizen who had to move to NK as a child and lived there for 36 years (1960-96) until he fled.

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Great read: „Why Paper Jams Persist“
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/02/12/why-paper-jams-persist

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Things I don’t understand: people doing big talks about the merits and importance of open source software while sitting in front of macOS.

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Probably unpopular opinion: people who say that the homo economicus doesn’t work, do not understand the homo economicus

Btw I thought the same and didn’t understand it for a long time as well and I studied economics

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Someone probably waited a long time to write this headline: “smart sex toy fails penetration test”
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/02/02/adult_fun_toy_security_fail/

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Optimized ads in podcasts are at max 20 seconds long imho. Then it is usually more pain to skip them than just to listen to them…

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Priorities

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If you need a pdf viewer on your open source-OS (I tested it on Linux and FreeBSD), you should try PDF studio viewer. Very fast and can do stuff like removing layers from the PDF
https://www.qoppa.com/pdfstudioviewer/

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Was ist denn bitte gentechnik freie Milch? Keine Klonkühe?