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The Evernote conundrum

The Evernote conundrum

It's the middle of July, and for everyone familiar with the progression of months, they'll be aware that August will follow suit. For me that means that my yearly Evernote subscription will renew. Now, for everyone who's not familiar with Evernote, here's a quick primer: Evernote is a note-taking tool

An ode to Pocket Casts

An ode to Pocket Casts

The web-version of Pocket Casts. It’s not free, but it’s great.I’ve been listening to podcasts, on and off, for the better part of ten years now and while in the early days it was quite a bit cumbersome to get your latest episodes onto your portable

Recurring fears

Oh why is it that I’m always afraid of upgrading my WordPress version? Well, I’ll tell you. It’s because it always ends in something that’ll take me about three hours to repair and clean up. Don’t ask me why, but it just does. Either because

Barcamp once again

And tomorrow’s time for Barcamp once again. Last time Daniel and I presented our baby, got lots of constructive feedback and engaged in more than one fruitful discussion. This time it’s going to be hosted by Microsoft, who seem to provide just the right infrastructure for


On June 10th, it’s time for BarCamp. As an “unconference”, it sounds like it’s going to be quite the bit of fun. I’ll be attending, as will my partner in crime Daniel. I’m really looking forward to it, because from what I’ve heard, a whole

So I was afraid of upgrading...

…but I didn’t think it would turn out to be that bad. (Public service announcement: This entry is rather technical in nature, and may not be suitable for people who are not interested in Linux. It does contain human tragedy though.) See, I really, really like my Linux. I

One becomes Two

In an attempt to abuse my massive readerbase to aid me in my sinister plans for world domination, I’ve taken the next logical step: I split my blog in two. For all those of you who come here to read about my everyday exploits, rejoice! For from now on,

Fluxiom and

I’ve been wanting to write a little bit about Fluxiom, Vienna based file storage and sharing app for a few days now. I was always too busy, and now Michael Arrington from TechCrunch is stealing my thunder. Read his review and you’ll have a good idea of what