so when this lady started talking I had a more "This really sounds like Dutch" feeling than usual with Swiss German. To no surprise she turns out to be Dutch πŸ˜‚ probably a good example to what I've been saying for quite a while, Swiss German sounds a lot like Dutch

I swear, everytime I think I hear people talking Dutch.. I go a bit closer and try to actually listen what they're saying. Oh never mind, it's Swiss German πŸ˜‚

Me writing German "I forgot this one word, let's look it up online." "Of course it's written the same as in Dutch πŸ™„ "

Funny enough said script only had support for a single bank as their customers were all on this one bank. Although it was easy to customize and extend of course.

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Sure they never got a lot of users (it was just a 2 man company), but I still think the idea was really cool and supportive for the local community. Sadly the company is gone and the market is mostly gone anyway as most elderly people are just using tablets nowadays (with their own problems of course)

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Looking at some old school documents from about 10 years ago while updating my resume. At a company I did an internship where they had a customized ubuntu on their own lightweight machines, slightly modified for elderly people. I had totally forgotten one of my ways of improving their security was killing teamviewer (which was installed by default as we provided remote service) when a banking page was opened. A scam I often hear about in the dutch news nowadays πŸ€”

Hue neat, generally when I need a json formatter I just quickly look for "online json formatter" in duckduckgo. Now it just gave me one as a first result within the page itself.

windows server is like german humor, it does exist, but it isn't fun

Ranting on Ingress, Android, "SafetyNet", and "root/superuser is for hackers" mindset 

text editor called vigor that's just vim using ; instead of : for when you feel like fucking with people sharing your keyboard

"The Zen of Go"

Ten engineering values for writing simple, readable, maintainable #golang code:

Computer Secrets!

πŸ’» Most computers flower only once every 100 years, but some flower and bear fruit each year if well watered and cared for

πŸ’» The opposite of a computer is ghosts

πŸ’» We all just pretend UNIX exists

πŸ’» Processor cycles are marketing hype. We have all been on a 24-hour processor cycle since the early 1990s

πŸ’» The Bible was originally written and compiled in QBASIC

πŸ’» "USB keys" is the scientific term for computer egg sacs

πŸ’» Variables with $ in their names are only usable by premium coders I guess that's the answer to whether my girlfriend will but a Nintendo switch for herself out use mine when animal crossing comes out

Company approaches me for a function in German while my resume screams Linux and explicitly mentions basic German skills.. And yet they find my profile 'interesting' πŸ™„ did they even bother reading....

So I set up a @torproject bridge in August because of a campaign they were having (we want more bridges, set one up, send your fingerprint and you might win something). They just out of nowhere send an email back thanking me that my bridge is still running (apparently a lot of people took them down afterwards). Kinda nice to see them actively thanking people that contribute to their network.

This is a feature docker hub themselves offer, or at least sort of. They only offer it for non official images.. And of course, it requires you to have your images on docker hub to begin with, which not everbody wants.

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Project I've been working on for a few days. Basically a monitor for docker hub base images, which will send webhooks to your configured projects as they updated so you can rebuild your images automatically with the latest base images.

I recently wanted to setup a new project and mirror it to and github, I however forgot some details. After fishing them up I decided to just make a brief blog post about it instead πŸ˜…

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