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Kim Jong-Untz

I tore myself off my new motorcycle just long enough to finish the release of Linux Outlaws 354. Can't leave you hanging in your Monday commute, after all. I hope you'll enjoy the new episode. At almost two hours length, it should keep you busy for a while.   

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A Dream Come True

Today, I bought a motorcycle. It's been over a year since I have sold my beloved Twingo while I was in London and I decided I don't need a car anymore. I'll just bike it everywhere and use public transport when the weather is shit.      

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Too Many Games, Not Enough Time

I am currently experiencing the epitome of the First World Problem: I have too many good video games to play and not enough time to play them in. It's horrible. I think I need three weeks' vacation just to play some games. But that is, unfortunately, very unlikely.   

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Olympia Colortip S

I recently bought an old mechanical Olympia typewriter from the '60s. The more I look at this thing, the more the quality of engineering on this machine amazes me. It's roughly fifty years old and it still looks great and works really well. Fifty years. That's half a decade!  

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Linux OCR & Old Typewriters

I wote my latest blog post on a typewriter. But I also wanted it to be accessible. The obvious solution was to pipe the scanned page through an OCR program. In the process, I learned a bit about OCR on Linux and how it works with typewritten texts.   

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Ultimate Hipster Blog Post

The following blog post was written on an Olympia Colortip S mechanic typewriter. Which as far as I can tell is another name for the Olympia SM9. The one I bought seems to have been built circa 1966 and writing on it is an absolute dream.     

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Tattoo Design

I've been wanting a second tattoo for years and I've been working on a design for quite a while. In recent years, that took a bit of a back seat as I was dealing with a lot of other things in my life, but I am changing that now.  

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Weltmeister

Earlier today, I have released Linux Outlaws 353 to the feeds. If you are feeling averse to Germany winning the World Cup, you might want to avoid this one — just so that you are warned. In any case this'll be the last World Cup Outlaws in a while.  

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Cloud Safe Video

I talked about my recent c't article on encrypting cloud storage before and how there's a video of me being interviewed on it. Well, the video is now available on YouTube, so you have absolutely no excuse not to watch it. Unless you don't speak German, that is.   

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Major McLane Has Left the Bridge

Austrian actor Dietmar Schönherr died tonight on Ibiza. He was 88 years old. Schönherr was a famous actor on German TV in the '50s and later hosted a legendary TV show. He then went on to become a peace activist and development aid worker.       

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