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Jan-Lukas Else 03 Apr 2020 17:29

Today Telegram published a blog article regarding Coronavirus news. In it they also mentioned a channel where they announce official and verified channels with information on COVID-19. I just visited that channel out of curiosity and saw there’s a sticker pack with virus stickers. I don’t know …

Jan-Lukas Else 02 Apr 2020 20:25

Currently I use DuckDuckGo (DDG) as my default search engine, especially because I have the feeling that it is quiet fast. But DDG also has many features. For example, you can quickly and easily create a QR code by typing “qr code” + (what should be displayed as QR code).In the browser you can then …

Jan-Lukas Else 02 Apr 2020 11:01

I just upgraded my PC with a WiFi M.2 card with an Intel AX200 chipset (and two antennas), which supports Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5. No more adapters for Bluetooth! Now I’m just waiting for my “Microsoft Designer Bluetooth Desktop” mouse and keyboard and I have a few cables less on my desktop. 😄

Jan-Lukas Else 27 Mar 2020 20:27

Since I use many different devices and want to access the same files from all of them, I run my “own cloud” at home with an Odroid-HC2 (a Raspberry 4 or similar device should work just as well). A 2 TB NAS hard disk (Seagate Ironwolf) is connected to the HC2, where all files are stored. Using Docker …

Jan-Lukas Else 24 Mar 2020 17:43

I often talk about “RSS feeds” and that it’s my favorite way to follow content sources (news, blogs, YouTube channels) on the internet. Laura Kalbag wrote about how to read RSS in 2020 in which she explains the basics and benefits about RSS.RSS is a way to get updates from a website without visiting …

Jan-Lukas Else 19 Mar 2020 20:26

“Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell” is a YouTube channel that explains different topics in short videos in a clear and easy to understand way. The videos are also visually works of art:We are a small team who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful.In this video they explain the …

Jan-Lukas Else 26 Feb 2020 10:44

By chance in a Hacker News thread about “MSPaint in JavaScript” I discovered the tool Photopea. Photopea seems to be a free JavaScript-based Photoshop alternative that runs in any browser. What surprises me the most: Photopea is developed by a single person. I don’t use tools like Photoshop or Gimp …