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Ideas, views, and opinions, mostly about the web.

Memories

Memories

I find extremely fascinating the way human brain deals with memories. How we are able to remember so much information, how we unconsciously remember even more, how we jump from one simple memory to a series of them, how a simple image, sound, or smell can trigger memories. But most of all, I love that moment when just for a few milliseconds your brain can actually make you feel a memory.

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A list of Podcasts I listen to

A list of Podcasts I listen to

Podcasts became popular again in recent years, and there are some really great ones out there. I compiled a list which contains some of the podcasts I regularly listen to. Without further ado, and in no particular order (well, they are actually in the order they were featured in my newsletter), here’s the list…

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The fear of using the wrong tool

The fear of using the wrong tool

If you have been participating in any kind of community, you most likely encountered or even took part in a flame war regarding which tool to use for a specific thing. Code editors, frameworks, image manipulation tools, you name it.

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A tale of bad customer service – The case of Currys/PC World

A tale of bad customer service – The case of Currys/PC World

A couple of months ago, I went to a Currys/PC World store (for those of you who are unfamiliar with the brand, it is a British electrical retailer) to pick up a vacuum cleaner I reserved online (I needed it quickly, therefore I didn’t want to wait for home delivery).

The quite spacious store was almost empty of customers and a lot of sales people were wandering around doing nothing. Before going to pick up my order, I decided to have a quick look at some laptops they had on display.

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