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Changes to socials

2022-11-02 20:30

For a long time I’ve had my own Mastodon instance at https://dog.estate, something I’ve considered to shut down a while now, largely because of expensive it is to have it running relative to how many users I have on it. But also because I’d like to be in a place where the Home feed is a cool place to find interesting posts and new follows.

This process have taken me back and forward a few times over the last few months. At first I tired out https://social.lol, but the wibe there wasn’t really for me. Then I was back at my own instance. Trying out a few different alternatives to the current hosting to see if I can do it in a less expensive way. Finally landing on https://tenforward.social which seems to be a really good fit for me.

So on to the changes:

  • I’ll be shutting down https://dog.estate soon
  • I’ll continue to share blog posts to micro.blog, twitter and mastodon
  • But toots” or posts without titles will only be posted to mastodon moving forward.


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Tired to listen to Pink Floyd for the first time in 15 years. It’s as insufferable terrible as I remember


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2022-10-16 14:21

I’ve been testing out a new browser for a while now, and I like it a lot.

It’s using the Chrome engine, so that’s not great. Other than that I think it was a lot of interesting ideas.

The UI takes some getting used to, and I also had to configure it to some extent to make it usable for me.

What I like about it is that they have real tab organisation. So instead of having some thin tab line at the top of the window, there is a tab section on the side. Where you can create multiple spaces. And each space have multiple levels of organisation. Plus one level that spans all the spaces. And it is really easy to change between the spaces, move things between them etc.

This solves a bunch of problems for me, that Tab Groups in Safari could have solved, but didn’t really solve. Partly because of how buggy it is and partly because of how it’s implemented.

A problem I’ve had in my browsers for years at this point is that I just open tab after tab after tab after tab when I’m at home or when I’m working. But I don’t care about all the stuff from the other context when I’m either at home or working.

The only solution I had for this problem that actually worked for me was to clean up all the tabs at the start / end of the day.

Not ideal, but it was the best I had. Arc spaces solves this in a great way.

The other thing Arc has that makes all of this much more manageable for me is that I can group tabs into folders. Very useful if you have a lot of tabs open. Like you might have ten tabs open or recipes you want to try soon”, or you might have 5 tabs open for finding a bike for your kid.

It is amazing to be able to just group this stuff together.

Really hope I’ll see an iOS version of it soon.


2022-10-12 13:40

my foot on a longboardmy foot on a longboard


2022-10-04 17:33

Today I learnt that miliary people don’t like if you call their uniform” for a costume.

Made with ❤️ in Bergen, Norway by Eivind Hjertnes