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Spammed and Gamed

Sifting through an abundance of distorted signals.

Journal Moments

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tl;dr Apple’s own Journal app is not much more than a proof of concept for the Journaling Suggestions API. Which in fact is a nice addition to all other journal apps out there. »

Kein Mucks! in concert

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Ich bin kein großer Podcast-Hörer. Einigen weithin empfohlenen (gehypeden) Podcasts bin ich kürzlich wieder entfolgt, ich habe nicht die Zeit1 um - ansonsten von mir durchaus geschätzten - Unterhaltungskünstlern beim belanglosen Labern zuzuhören, oder dabei, wie sie sich mit ihrem Gegenüber über ihre eigenen Witze amüsieren. »

Fran and Bob

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Music makes people happier, and it doesn’t harm them. Most things that make you feel better are harmful. — Fran Lebowitz1 I am not sure if Fran Lebowitz is a fan of Bob Marley, or even reggae. »

This Blog is now Fixelized

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I recently learned about a new font called Fixel, which was developed at MacPaw in collaboration with Ukrainian type foundry AlphaBravo. The font is offered under an open license, and since I liked the fresh clean look and good readability combined with some distinctive characteristics1, I decided to fixelize this blog. »

Browsing my Brain

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On Heavy Rotation Today, it happened again that I was picking my brain for the title or artist of a song whose melody popped up in my head. »