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Blog about life in Holland (and a lot of other stuff)

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Houten ‣ Part 1. Train stations Aug 31, 2014

The summer is almost over, though I haven't seen much of it. It's been quite busy here, but in a positive sense.

Firstly, I've officially become a Netherlander. Secondly, I've changed job yet again, which I'll tell you about some other time. And finally, I've settled down and got stuck in Holland bought a house.

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Where my foot has trod May 24, 2014

A while ago I've added a new section to my website, Blog → Map, which shows all places I ever blogged about. You can view related posts by clicking a place marker:

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Netherlander! May 13, 2014

I haven't been actively blogging lately, and that's not because nothing is happening. Quite the opposite, I can barely find time these days, so let me share the most important stuff with you.

Inevitable happened: my journey into an alternative reality I've embarked on exactly six years ago is now complete. A few days ago I've oficially become Dutch, a citizen of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Sound Switcher Indicator ‣ 1.2.1 Feb 8, 2014

After the previous release of Sound Switcher Indicator an article about it was posted on Web Upd8. I immediately started getting numerous bug reports, feature requests, questions and comments.

So I found out, for instance, that the indicator is also popular with old Ubuntu versions (up to 12.04).

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Sound Switcher Indicator ‣ 1.2.0 Feb 2, 2014

I've finally got to update my Sound Switcher Indicator. Version 1.2.0 adds support for selecting not only the input/output device, but also a specific port:

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How to add an external power supply to a USB hub Jan 31, 2014

I've been looking for quite a while for a USB hub that would match the design of my iMac. For those who own an iMac a USB hub is a must-have, since Apple have moved all available ports, including even the headphone one, to its back side. Which is in my opinion a typical example of design gone totally wrong.

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