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November the 8th is Aaron Swartz day. His work for RSS and Markdown is a breakthrough. His spirit for freedom of knowledge is admirable. Let’s honor his memories.

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I’ve tried Fastmail, Google Workspace, Hey, Namecheap and my country’s local company service for custom domain mail. Now I am using iCloud Custom Domain.

The service is included with my monthly iCloud Drive subscription, so basically free addition to service I already paid.

So far so good, the web interface is bad UX-wise tho. I cannot know exactly, but I hope Apple is true to their words on not spooping on my private emails.

If you are concerned with your privacy when contacting me, you can email me with text encrypted via PGP. See my PGP public key in my contact page.

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I just knew this terminal utility from Reddit:

fm.awk, a file manager written in awk!

awk and sed are the tool I never use—except some sedlike commands in vim. Knowing the tool can be extended to be a TUI File Manager is mindblowing 🤯

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I published all slides that I did in slides.ybbond.id.

Two of them are redirect link to Google’s Slides. The latest slide is about WebMention, created in only 2 hours (!!) using Reveal.js.

Granted, I can work faster with code, rather than with GUI Software like Apple’s Keynotes, Google’s Slides or Microsoft’s PowerPoint.

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It’s awesome how influential Apple’s decisions are.

macOS Big Sur introduced new icon design guidelines?
Cross platform applications ‘redesign’ their icons for all platform.

Apple (re-)introduced ARM based architecture for desktop?
Cross platform app devs: “This is the time guys, now we must create ARM binary build for sure”.

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“A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.”

  • Frank Zappa

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I like listening to podcasts. I like to listen them on a dedicated podcast player. Dedicated podcast player means support for chapter markers, custom thumbnail, clickable timestamp on shownotes, etc.

Some of my favorite shows moved to be Spotify exclusives. I don’t like Spotify as podcast player. I do like Spotify as music player.

spotifeed.timdorr.com turns Spotify exclusive podcasts to a regular RSS feed for your favorite PODCAST player.

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I finally added comment system to this blog, using Remarkbox that I know from Hacker News.

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I just knew that you can increment/decrement macOS' sound, brightness, keyboard backlight in a smaller value per-press by holding ⌥ and ⇧ while adjusting. Note that adjustment by most external keyboard won’t work. Source from idownloadblog’s posts.

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Service Workers to the rescue!

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