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Jul 15, 2024: Carl Sagan has shown the absurdity of not acting against climate change back in 1990 Carl Sagan on the budget the US has spent on the entire Cold War without being 100% certain of its necessity. He then explains the absurdity of …

Jul 12, 2024: On the plus side of being a web designer / developer: customize any site to your liking. Today: Create a quick and dirty dark mode for an app that …

Jul 12, 2024: It’s Friday, past 6pm. What could go wrong 🤷

Jul 11, 2024: Let’s start finally taxing the rich. To get started in Europe here’s a petition that needs 1M signatures to force the EU commission to make a proposal …

Jul 11, 2024: A success message that communicates the opposite of success. (Seen on the European Citizens‘ Initiative after successful identification)

Jul 10, 2024: Gentle reminder that #Statamic is still the raddest CMS 🕺 www.youtube.com/watch

Jul 10, 2024: Craft Docs vs Bear Notes - Distinctive Features I Care About Most

Craft Docs and Bear Notes are two of my all-time favorite note-taking apps.

While having a few traits in common, here I’m gonna focus on features I …

Jul 10, 2024: Do not demand to be appreciated, but let your satisfaction be the pleasure of others The Yoga of Eating by Charles Eisenstein 📚

Jul 9, 2024: I think I’ve finally found a keyboard I want to use long-term. The Epokmaker TH80 Pro is in the sweet spot of being compact yet supporting all …

Jul 9, 2024: This being a default opt-in cannot be legal, can it? #Figma

Jun 14, 2024: Polyamor, aber mit PKM apps 🫣

Jun 8, 2024: Ironie, die

Jun 6, 2024: Fabi Rommel für mich derzeit lustigster deutschsprachiger Comedian. Lache nicht oft laut wenn ich was alleine anschau, hier aber ständig. …

May 10, 2024: Was ich heute 20x ausdrucken musste, damit es in die Briefkästen der Nachbarschaft verteilt werden kann 🙈

May 5, 2024: Stimmen in meinem Kopf, während ich (hoffentlich) kurz einen Flomarktstand übernehmen soll: „bitte gehen Sie weiter, es gibt hier nichts zu sehen“

Apr 29, 2024: I love that I can spend a lot of time working with croox, so I’m really happy to announce we finally made a site. Not your average agency: croox.com

Apr 20, 2024: After days of pondering about Android-based E-Readers, nothing is convincing. So I decided to stick with my Kindle. Sending my own docs’ highlights to …

Apr 6, 2024: Gosh, it’s lovely to have your own little garden spot to hang out 🥰

Apr 6, 2024: Oktober in Europa youtu.be/-QbQWtYe1…

Apr 1, 2024: Loom being acquired by Atlassian would be a great time for Dropbox to remove that stupid 2 hour limit for Capture on the Plus plan.

Mar 22, 2024: When I first heard about Rahul writing a book titled “Kokoro — 31 Timeless Japanese Lessons for the Everyday Life” I wasn’t too …

Mar 18, 2024: XKCD 303, forked for Figma

Mar 18, 2024: Too much waiting. Waiting for components to get published. Waiting for updated components to appear in the consuming document. Waiting for assets to …

Mar 17, 2024: I’m very close to stop using iCloud drive altogether. It’s such a hell hole for the most basic file management. Bad enough I had to log …

Mar 15, 2024: Mama, wenn der Papa von deinem Mann einen Fuchs hat dann ist es dein Schwiegerfuchs Was im Kopf von K1 so vor sich geht

Mar 15, 2024: Oh, Superwhisper is now available on Setapp, really a nice addition (though I’ve bought the lifetime license last year).

Mar 13, 2024: My relationship with mymind is rather complicated, but the new “Same Vibe” feature blew my mind – no pun intended. It’s a joyful way …

Mar 6, 2024: Automattic selling user data to Midjourney and OpenAI to train their LLMs was the last straw I needed to cancel my Day One subscription. Having 12+ …

Mar 3, 2024: Tailwind and Web Craftsmanship Rob articulates my feelings in this whole stupid “Tailwind vs Vanilla CSS” argument. Thanks Rob! Gatekeeping and framing in web …

Mar 1, 2024: Buttons with CSS Going back from all-utilities to plain CSS for styling buttons has made my life easier. Please note: I have zero interest in taking part in that …

Jan 31, 2024: Expand Basic Markdown Formatting in Apple Notes If you use Apple Notes on a Mac, you might enjoy ProNotes. It’s an little app that can watch what you type in Apple Notes and on certain triggers, …

Nov 20, 2023: Cannot Divide by Zero in Peak Picture Partial When assets don't contain valid images that can be processed by Glide (which can happen by migration or by not setting up proper sanitation rules for …

Aug 7, 2023: Applying a Growth Mindset (Doodle)

In an attempt to retain more of the information I'm consuming, I started to doodle on my iPad while listening to the Huberman Lab episode on How to …

Aug 2, 2023: When Gmail Messages deleted in Apple Mail keep coming back For the last coupe of weeks I had this weird behavior that whenever I deleted a message from my Google Workspace inbox through Apple Mail on Mac, …

Aug 1, 2023: Using the AVIF format for CSS background images Today I learned that browser support for the AVIF image format has become excellent, with every major browser except Edge supporting it. As I'm …

Jul 27, 2023: Workaround for Email Validation Issue in Statamic Through a failed Horizon job I found out about the following: A user had entered an email address with an accidental space before the @ symbol. This …

Jun 29, 2023: A First Quick Look at Cosmos.so – and Why I'll Stick with MyMind Cosmos.so is a inspiration capture system marketing itself as an alternative to Pinterest. There is quite some overlap with the features offeret by …

May 5, 2023: Install a Starter Kit from local repo to get the latest Peak working in Statamic 4 beta I needed to do this to install the latest Statamic Peak into the Statamic v4 beta. Clone the Starter Kit (read: Statamic Peak) Repo locallyI also had …

Apr 20, 2023: Set sensible validations for Statamic image uploads By default, Statamic asset fields don’t validate size or file type. Recently I’ve had a bit of trouble with large image files clogging up the Git repo …

Apr 20, 2023: Render first heading inside Statamic Page Builder as `h1` Say you have a headline field on various Page Builder elements, and one as a set of in a Bard field. Both should visually look the same. Semantically, …

Apr 19, 2023: Remove Large Files from Git History I recently had the case of a client uploading huge tiff files (some larger than 100 MB) into Statamic image fields. Obviously, I should make this …

Jan 5, 2023: My PKM App Stack for 2023

I am guilty of frequent app hopping. This year, though, that is going to change. I’m fully determined to pause the constant chase for an ever better …

Jan 5, 2023: About Hi 👋 I’m Daniel Wentsch, a freelance designer and developer from Freiburg, Germany. This is my personal blog where I write about whatever is on my …

Dec 18, 2022: Favorite apps in recent weeks: mymind & Craft During the past weeks I rediscovered my passion for two apps I’ve abandonded previously. Right now both fit really well into my digital life and …

Dec 17, 2022: Help! I’m having Bluetooth audio stutter every ~40s to 3m on an MBP M1 Max macOS 13.1. The common solutions like disabling Handsoff, reset …

Dec 15, 2022: First List Item inside CSS Multi Column Layout is offset An annoying thing when using CSS Columns pops up every now and again: When having list items (<li>) inside the columns, the items in the first …

Dec 11, 2022: As much as I like #ReadwiseReader in terms of features, I stopped using it to consume feeds and am back to #ReederApp for the sheer joy of using a …

Dec 2, 2022: Searching apps for Lofi Prototying I’m looking for tools that can help creating low-fidelity, prototypes (that a client absolutely cannot mix up with a design composition and …

Dec 2, 2022: Presenting the Peak Starter Kit at the Statamic Meetup Berlin Here's a (re-)recording of the talk I gave yesterday (Dec 1, 2022) at the Statamic Meetup Berlin. It's about why the Peak Starter Kit is a brilliant …

Nov 22, 2022: I’m totally looking forward to taking Oliver’s new band new course on pairing typefaces. It’s gonna be published next week on …

Nov 20, 2022: Has A Book Apart ever done Black Friday sales in the past? I‘m curious if it’s worth waiting a couple more days before getting the second edition of …

Nov 20, 2022: I finished Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism. Recommended for everybody, from convinced meat eaters who are open …

Nov 14, 2022: Yay, the brand new “Learn #Statamic with Jack” course has just landed on Laracasts. Super excited to learn from the creator of the CMS …

Nov 13, 2022: I’m curious how your/reading/ page is created – could you give a hint @manton?

Nov 13, 2022: Want to read: 20 Bits I Learned About Building Websites by Dan Cederholm 📚

Nov 13, 2022: GitHub released two free variable fonts Mona Sans & Hubot Sans

Nov 13, 2022: Currently reading: Weltuntergang Fällt Aus! by Jan Hegenberg 📚

Nov 13, 2022: Treated myself with an annual pass for the local cable car “Schauinslandbahn” to escape the fog in town for a sea of clouds 😍

Nov 13, 2022: Trying this thing again for the third time around. How can I make my hosted micro blog be available under a subdomain I already own? I only find the …

Nov 12, 2022: Statamic CMS talk at Frontend Meetup Freiburg 2022 This week, I had the chance to tell some nice people why I enjoy working with Statamic CMS. As promised, here come the slides, a couple of links along …

Sep 13, 2022: Install & Configure Laravel Horizon with Statamic and Run it on Forge

Follow these steps to use Laravel Horizon for Job Queuing in Statamic CMS when hosted with Laravel Forge. This guide assumes that Redis is already …

Aug 4, 2022: Towards a More Sustainable and Mobile Office

Earth is melting, energy prices are surging. Camping vacation is around the corner. I'm working 100% remote. Almost every day is sunny.

Getting a solar …

Jul 29, 2022: Rodeo with the Elephant  – Why I'm back on Evernote

I've been an early user of Evernote, my first account dates back to 2009. I've stopped counting the times that I've left Evernote "for good" since …

Jul 23, 2022: Ravennaschlucht from the train Grateful to live in a place where it only takes you 30 minutes by local train to get up to a mountain lake and escape the heat.

Jul 14, 2022: Why I don't stay with Arc by The Browser Company... yet

Arc browser is an exciting new app made by The Browser Company. It's made with an enormous amount of love for detail, and they're inventing great new …

Jul 1, 2022: Kunst am Hirzberg Dear Diary, I had fun in kindergarten this afternoon.

Jun 26, 2022: We live by the river Spending Sunday afternoon at the Dreisam.

Jun 25, 2022: Fontshare: Quality Fonts. Free. Fontshare is a fantastic collection of high-quality great free-to-use fonts.

Jun 17, 2022: Pont de l’Abîme The Pont de l’Abîme is a nice old bridge over the Chéran river in the Haute-Savoie region in France. Lovely spot to spend a night on the way south.

May 30, 2022: What Statamic’s SAVE_CACHED_IMAGES really does I think I got SAVE_CACHED_IMAGES in Statamic wrong the whole time. I thought it's about whether Glide-generated images are kept when clearing caches. …

Apr 12, 2022: Setup Statamic Static Caching for super fast websites

Setting up Static Caching in Statamic isn't too hard and brings a huge performance boost. Here are the steps I had to take to enable it both locally …

Apr 7, 2022: Make Alpine 3 support legacy browsers Today I learned that AlpineJS 3.x uses queueMicrotask – and that that’s an API not supported in Firefox caniuse for full support information). …