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Mon 10 December 2018

I remember writing

Posted by Michiel Scholten in thoughts   

I remember writing (yes, writing) short weblog updates in the train on my Sony Clie running PalmOS, using the fast glyphs of Graffiti, in 2004. I want to go back to that, realising that my weblog had turned into a collection of longer articles as of late, spaced quite far …

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Fri 01 June 2018

diskspacealarm.py

Posted by Michiel Scholten in projects   

Because it's Friday, I was bitten by a filled-up volume on my VPS again, because Prometheus somehow is randomly crashing my VPS, and because I like thinkering and Python, I wrote a little notification script.

Yes, it checks for available disk space on your nodes, with configuration per hostname (it's …

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Sat 03 February 2018

Limited braincycles

Posted by Michiel Scholten in thoughts   

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Do you know that feeling that halfway through the day you start to be less 'fresh'? Myself, I have the experience of getting a bit slower over the course of the day: in the morning, I can fix the problem I was struggling with the last afternoon in a few …

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Sat 23 December 2017

The end of 2017

Posted by Michiel Scholten in thoughts   

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The end is near. Well, at least the end of 2017, as this roller-coaster of a year is counting its last days. In less than two days, it will be Christmas, and these days mean a general slowing down of life and making time to enjoy each other for us …

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Wed 29 November 2017

Using older devices

Posted by Michiel Scholten in gadgets   

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As an enthusiast for technological things in general, and gadgets in particular, I like to use (and own) shiny devices. Be it a fast (and slightly big) smartphone with the latest OS, or a laptop with a lot of muscle and a 4K (touch)screen, I really can find a …

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