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Johan Bové

Deleted my Dropdox account multiple years ago - or so I thought... Last Friday a friend shared some excellent photos from a fun event we were at through his Dropbox account. He posted the link on our WhatsApp chat. I clicked it using my Android phone and enjoyed seeing the pictures. This morning I receive a message on the e-mail address I used to have with Dropdox about their updated terms and services. How did Dropbox found out I accessed their services? Was it Google, through Android, was it Meta through WhatsApp? Or what dark marketing magic was applied to detect I "came back" to Dropbox? You can check out, but you can never leave.

Johan Bové

Enjoying to book The School Of Life by Alain De Botton. Early in, but already feeling good about having picked it up at the bookstore.

Johan Bové

There should be a legal penalty for sites that require to register before being able to unsubscribe from mailing lists. Looking at Goodreads.

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Had a really great international Burns night or Burns supper today with a very nice group of people from allover, to also have happened to have made Düsseldorf their home.

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On the train to München. Compared to flying, this is so far have been a much more relaxed experience. Just get on board, find your seat and relax. Funny how we're currently going 258 km/h. The train is a bit wobbly though. So still requires trust in the engineering and technical skill of the people maintaining tracks and trains. It's a long ride, but we're getting there.

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Really enjoyed ! Totally deserves its three volumes. Loved also it music score. Super cool. Money For Nothing - best intro ever.

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It's 9:00 in the morning. How many times did you authenticate yourself with services and apps? I already lost count.

Johan Bové

Cats and dogs probably find us humans crazy for defecating in a perfectly fine water source.

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Wondering how long it will take for to be added to Amazon's Alexa devices. This would make both instantly more useful because of the ubiqutiousness of Amazon's devices and the power of OpenAI.

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I am 42 years old and I'm not too proud to admit my eyes teared up during Elsa's epic battle with the sea/water horse and her finding out the purpose of her calling in Frozen 2.

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If you live in Germany or Austria and want to get started with your own website, as part of the , it is good to know about the "impressumspflicht". Info in English: https://indieweb.org/Impressum

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good that we have some time ahead of the USA to use it, as right around this time of day, afternoon in German, the system seems to be getting overloaded.

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is already helping me improve my German grammar. It's truly wondrous.

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If I was Stackoverflow I would definitely have a close look at

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Not kidding; is replacing my Internet searching using questions really fast. It is incredible how fast answers come back. It's like having a savvy colleague who you can reach out to at any given time and responds in a few seconds. I now have https://chat.openai.com/chat open in a tab basically all the time.

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Yesterday we played "Fireball Island - the race to adventure" for the first time and my five year old (his birthday was a couple of days ago) won with 27 points!

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Please don't do your own fireworks for New Year's Eve. Thanks.

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Watched "Avatar - the way of water" and it totally did not disappoint. What a marvel of today's movie technology! It's a breathtakingly gorgeous thrill-ride with beautiful creatures. Unfortunately the humans had to spoil it all... again. Worth the cinema visit for me.

Johan Bové

Deleted my Signal account as part of simplifying my digital presence. Only one single person was contacting me over it last year and we both agreed to stick with other means to reach out to each other.

Johan Bové

Feeling joyful and fortunate to be able to have another wonderful Christmas day with my family! Wishing everyone similar fuzzy feelings and a happy new year!