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15 May
2014

My look at the Kindle Paperwhite 2 (2013)

So I’ll start out by saying that there wasn’t a real.. flaming need to get an ebook reader. I just wanted one. And I am at a point in my life where I can get things that I want. It’s also painfully difficult to get ebook readers in Finland. They have this mantra here. “There’s […]

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15 May
2014

Loads of stuffs

So between February and now, the period of time which will be known as the big lazy, is now over. *golf clap* A lot has happened. I went to Las Vegas for EMC World 2014. Came back. Have loads of new gadgets and things to talk about. I’ll list a few just to get started: […]

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3 Feb
2014

More updates

Between thursday evening and sunday evening, we moved to our new home. This was more taxing than I had previously anticipated. Moving is cool, in theory. But once you get down to brass tacks, and notice that no, one full van of stuff doesn’t cut it. Or two.. or almost even three. We had a […]

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28 Jan
2014

Movement

The move starts in a few days. We’re pretty much all packed now, just a few things from the kitchen, some clothes, some stuff on the balcony left. We’re living on microwave dinners and plastic utensils. We got rid of our dishwasher because the new place has one already. We still have a 120cm bed, […]

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2 Jan
2014

Saying Hi to 2014

So.. 2014. Real psyched! Not really. No big plans for 2014, but there are a few milestones coming up nonetheless. My son will start elementary school this fall, which will obviously be HUGE. We’re not going abroad this year; we’re sort of planning a bigger trip in 2015 (possibly Japan), so that’s okay. It doesn’t […]

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26 Oct
2013

Pi musings

So now I’ve gone and done it! I am┬ádoing something with my Pi. What I’ve done is, install nginx in a jail on it. Why? Just because I haven’t done that before. I’ll talk a bit more about what I did, and how in this post. Why nginx? Well, the primary reason is that it’s […]

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