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Videos as podcasts

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Today I discovered that you can easily convert YouTube (and a few more) videos to audio files using youtube-dl.

Hello Signal, Goodbye PGP

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After years of maintaining my key I decided to drop PGP and move on to Signal. In this post I’ll explain why I made this decision.

cron is dead, long live launchd!

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Now that I finally created my tarsnap backup script, how do I execute it regularly? Oh, I know: My Mac is just an Unix system, I’ll use cron!

The German income tax algorithm

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Ever wondered how complicated the German tax system is? I wrote a Ruby implementation of the tax algorithm. In this post I describe what I learned along the ...