Month: December 2014

  • Deleting Facebook…. Done.

    Today marks a big day for me: I bit the bullet and deleted my Facebook account. The option wasn’t that easy to find, but in the end it didn’t hurt at all! I will miss the social interaction with my friends and acquaintances across the globe there, but I did not agree with the upcoming […]

  • achieves their $100,000 fund raising goal

    Congratulations to the team for reaching their goal of raising $100k before December 10th! It’s always nice to see successful crowd funding campaigns that support goals to improve our lives and society. I’m currently working on setting up Pulse (aka SyncThing) on my own infrastructure, as an alternative to BitTorrent Sync. I’m also looking […]

  • Why the switch to a new blog?

    Serendipity served me quite well for many years, but creating new blog posts has always been rather cumbersome. The old site did not support mobile browsers very well with the current theme. I also got the impression that the S9Y development has pretty much come to a halt, so I did not feel like investing […]

  • Welcome to my new blog

    Hi and welcome to my new blog, hosted on I will keep the old blog posts around, unless someone has a suggestion on how to migrate content from Serendipity to WordPress, without breaking the existing URLs (and comments). I’ll elaborate on my motivation to switch and my plans for this site in following postings.