From fanzines to newsletters

From fanzines to newsletters

I’ll begin with a short story. Many years ago, when I was in my early teens, I enjoyed reading several fanzines containing interesting articles (either original or just photocopied from other sources), lists of recommendations for books/music/movies, etc. Back in these days, they were usually distributed by hand, but you could also post money to the fanzine’s publisher to cover postage costs (or an envelope and stamps) and you would get the fanzine by post.

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Sometimes you have to let go

Sometimes you have to let go

I wrote the title of this post and saved it as an empty draft at the end of September, 2012. At the time, I was thinking of dropping some of the domain names which I owned but I was not using. I was already thinking of doing that for at least a year, and it took me another one to actually do it, but I already managed to drop a few domains. I’m even about to drop another three in the following days.

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Setting goals, not resolutions

Setting goals, not resolutions

Although last year I wrote my new year’s resolutions, after reading a lot of other people’s resolutions during the last month I was convinced that I used the wrong term. Don’t get me wrong, but it looks like the term “resolution” is mostly used for things that someone wouldn’t normally do and is trying to convince and motivate him/herself to do them, only because a new year is approaching.

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Looking back to this year (2013)

Looking back to this year (2013)

Last year, for the first time, I wrote a new year’s resolution; just a small list of things which I would like to complete in 2013, from a professional point of view. Since I went over it a few times during the past year to check how I was progressing, I thought it would be nice to go through the list in a blog post as well before writing my new year’s resolution for 2014.

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Mousikos.com: what it is, plus a few technical details

Mousikos.com: what it is, plus a few technical details

Mousikos.com is the latest client project I was involved in. It is a Greek startup focused on musicians, which is on early beta phase and currently available only in Greek language. I was heavily involved in all of the project’s phases (since the early documentation of its specifications) and I had a great time working on it, so I decided to share a few details about it.

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