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The castlerun, third edition Apr 18, 2017

Last Easter Monday I've completed my third castlerun De Halve van De Haar, a half marathon (21.1 km) held in the park of the De Haar castle.

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Docker Indicator 0.1.0 Apr 16, 2017

If you work with Docker a lot, you might have noticed that the list of containers tends to grow out of control over time. Now and then you bump into an abandoned dusty container somewhere in the dark corner of your /var/lib.

So I've created a tiny application indicator for Ubuntu/Unity to simplify managing my container collection. Please welcome the Docker Indicator!

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My entrepreneurship ‣ The quest for work Mar 30, 2017

This post continues the series about the challenging yet rewarding entrepreneur's way, and I'd like to shed some light on my experience and learned lessons so far.

The very first question a freelancer gets is: how and where to search for work?

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David Maxim Micic, Disperse, Plini at Patronaat Mar 28, 2017

It was the second time that the surprisingly talented young Australian guitarist Plini has visited us here. In the show last year, which I didn't get to post about, he was supporting the djent stars Animals as Leaders.

This time he was himself the headliner, and his support acts were David Maxim Micic and Disperse.

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Wintersport: Les Sybelles, France Mar 14, 2017

Last time I enjoyed snowboarding in the mountains so much that I've decided to do that once more, straight away. The next season is a year away, so why wait? After all, I'm now a freelancer, ain't I?

There was also another reason to come back to the mountains: I've recently got the GoPro Hero 5 action camera, which yearned to be used!

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The Way You Make Me Feel: a masterpiece of looping Mar 8, 2017

On the subject of music and electronics at the same time: I wanted to share this video with you. It's a live recording of The Way You Make Me Feel (originally by Michael Jackson) by a girl who calls herself Kawehi. No instruments, just voice and a looper device:

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