Instantly search your Qnap files and emails via Qsirch API
I wrote a PHP library and an Alfred Workflow to search through all the files stored on my QNAP NAS
Alexander von Humboldt: the first Solarpunk
Humbolt was captivated by lush nature but loved humanity and the new technological developments. He believed that if we understand Nature and the laws governing her, we can create a sustainable future. He was the first Solarpunk and here are his ideas
Lessons from Dad: Investing Basics holds investement strategies that I would recommend to my children.
402 Payment Required and why micropayments are doomed
Micropayments systems are doomed. Here is why.
The lazy way to being outstanding: go after hard things.
Doing the hard things is both the best thing for the company, for you and counterintuitively – your lifestyle.
So you want to work at Automattic.
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Is AI better than a washing machine?
Washing Machine is the gold standard of a life-changing technology. Can AI do better? Should we be more like Amish? Plus U-shaped theory of tools. Read More
Adding ChatGPT to your Slack DIY
I just deployed ChatGPT as a Slackbot at Automattic, and let me tell you: it’s so much better and cheaper than the ChatGPT App.
The universal unit of work is a decision
All knowledge work boils down to making decisions, big and small. When people abdicate them, companies die. Read More
Remote Links Roundup
Here are the best remote work resources I collected in 2022, plus an endorsement of Viennese Coffee Houses Read More
Books: The Happy Sleeper
My notes from “The Happy Sleeper” on how to help a toddler getting to sleep.
Attention is all you need. So do Androids meditate?
The current AI breakthroughs borrow quite a lot of Psychology lore. I am so here for it. Read More
Certified 100% AI-Free Organic™ content
This is a last call to introduce a “made by an organically-sourced human” label Read More
Managing time as a manager
Artur gets interviewed about his time management as Team Lead.
Transcribing your iOS Voice Memos to Markdown with Whisper
I wrote a script to transcribe my apple voice memos to Logseq with OpenAI Whisper.
Running Tumblr on WooCommerce
Tumblr has recently released features for creators to earn a living with their art. Whenever you turn those features on, we provision an entire WordPress site, with WooCommerce (and WooCommerce Payments) plugins to facilitate billing. This post explains why (in case it’s not obvious).
Synchronizing WordPress posts with Github README.md
Synchronize your WordPress content with Markdown files from Github with this snippet.
Book: A short history of nearly everything
My summary of “The short history of nearly everything” by Bill Bryson – a multivitamin of natural sciences.
Sort by Surprising
When kicking off the project, the natural instinct of engineers is double down on what they know and purse that brilliant idea on how to deal with X. This is a mistake.
RVing around alps
Over the last year, we have spent 4+ months in our RV, with a growing toddler and a confused dog. We worked, visited amazing places, swam in cold lakes, ate way too much pizza & gelato, and had quite a good time. These are some of the places we visited.