On how to win at Tradera (or any other auction site really)

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Hello. Thanks for clicking on this clickbait headline. Have you ever felt sad and despondent at always losing out on your bids? Have you ever wondered on how some people constantly get to win auctions whereas you’re always outbid? Boy, have I got the solutions for you. (For legal purposes, these may not be the […]

A PSA to change your DNS

There’s a lot of great reasons why you should change your computers DNS. This is a reminder to do it. here’s the how here’s the why and here’s the recommendation of which DNS to go for The How PC Mac Android iOS PC Go to the Control Panel. Click Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > Change adapter settings. […]

Open Source Projects To Get Behind

I’m a big fan of Open source software. I think the fact that there are products out there that allow people to use, share and modify them as they like is brilliant. There are several reasons to use open source software. Chief of which, for me, is that the software is not tied to any […]

Ten Cover Songs That Are (Arguably) Better Than The Original

I was listening to When the levee breaks by Led Zeppelin when on a whim i decided to google the song. Turns out that it’s a cover. The original song was written by Memphis Minnie and Kansas Joe Mccoy (no, I don’t know who they are either) in 1929. Which led me to wonder – […]

Kintsugi – The art of mending

Of course we all need to be a little more concerned for Johnny Polar Bear. Coastal sites are at risk of flooding, ice caps are melting and the weather is being super unpredictable right now. Also, that’s my segue into Kintsugi. Last week I broke a serving plate. Normally that would be that, but it […]

Consider Getting the New Microsoft PowerToys.

PowerToys started off as a bunch of utilities made for Microsoft Windows 95 by individuals not affiliated to Microsoft but endorsed by the company nonetheless. Whew! They were intended to be used by Windows ‘power users’ looking to change the way the operating system functions. This meant that there was the unintended side effect of […]

Legacy

or Why we need to create art There is a place in Sweden, a little south of Stockholm, called skogskyrkogården or The Woodland Cemetery. This is a beautiful place, UNESCO has even granted it world heritage status. And as you walk among the rows of decorated gravestones, you find one that is largely unmarked. It […]

The Roguelike list (2021)

You’ll probably want to bookmark this one. The list gets updated whenever we find ourselves playing a lot of a particular roguelike. To make things simpler, the list isn’t in any particular order, but newer games are more likely to be at the top. So without further ado: This is a good game y’all. Supergiant […]

Hunger of the Pine

Her nails have grown,And my heart have they torn,I begin to bleed. See, a tear in my heart,She got me that at the start,There I bleed. I try, and can’t refrain,Lingering on that beautiful mane,And when I hold her she feigns –Her love. Her love is pain,More than I need. Don’t stay, voices tell me,But her eyes […]

The Procrastinator’s Craft

Before we begin, I have some disclaimers to make: I’m not a professional. I am just a guy who got over procrastination. Something that works for me, or someone else, does not mean that it’ll work for you; it doesn’t have to. We are unique after all. This post has been inspired by this TED […]