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Giving Pocketgit and Droidedit a spin

Transitioning from a workflow where I do almost all of my work directly on a pc, to one where I do some of my absolutely non-critical work from my cellphone has been a goal for some time. Here is an update on where I am at now.

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Migrating from Github to Gitlab

For the past few years the company I run has been a paying customer at Github. Generally we’ve been very satisfied with the service, but we have come to realize that it might be time to move on. If our decision has moved us to greener pastures remains to be seen.

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New blog

For many years I have been running a blog on Wordpress and it has worked pretty well up until now. I guess there has been a gradual change in how I use tech, and this brought me to the realization that for me using Wordpress is kind of cumbersome. Some might find that a mighty odd statement considering the amazing effort the Wordpress core team and contributors have commited, so I’ll try to elaborate.

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For KLM Customer Service

I was called today by a very helpful KLM representative. He admitted that the experience I had was not one that should occur, and apologized for the inconvenience. After talking a bit about the details we were able to put this matter behind us and I am yet again a happy KLM customer. Thank you KLM for resolving this in such a nice manner.

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Useful tidbits

During my day to day work I often stumble upon problems I’ve not encountered before. Usually I find solutions quickly, either by thrawling manual pages (oh ‘man’ how I love thee), StackOverflow or Google. When I discover good solutions I think to myself “must remember to share this with someone”, and then I forget all about it. This post is my attempt at rectifying that.

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Tip Of The Day: Rescan faces in Picasa 3

Some have written complaining that the steps outlined below double-tags the people in their photos. I did not have that problem, but do be careful before you attempt these steps, as Picasa might behave differently between versions.

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