View on the sea from the beach

On the beach in Curaçao #silentsunday

Ceviche tasting with 3 different dishes

Delicious ceviche at Ceviche91 in Willemstad, Curaçao #curacao #foodie #ceviche #peruvianfood

Playa Kalki beach Curacao

Beachlife #curacao #playakalki

We did a great tour in Otrabanda in Willemstad, Curaçao visiting the streetart works of the KayaKaya festival of recent years. #streetart #kayakaya #curacao

View on Willemstad, Curracao

View on Punda. Willemstad, Curaçao #travel #curacao

Streetart in Willemstad, Curacao

Visiting Willemstad, Curacao #otrabanda #curacao #streetart

Had read the article about Nicholas Saunders, the hippy founder of Monmouth coffee and Neal’s Yard in The Guardian, but the podcast has a lot of extra info

overcast.fm/+BBNj6r9X…

Very interesting video about the state of the Fediverse and it’s place in history

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3ptZ1W-FRA

Project Tapestry

One thing about getting away from traditional Big Tech social media is that you probably end up with using more services than before. Mastodon, Pixelfed, Micro.blog, RSS feeds etc. Would be great to have them all in one app. And that’s exactly what the team of The Iconfactory is aiming for with project Tapestry. I just backed them on Kickstarter, and can’t wait to see the first betas. More details on http://kck.

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City view Nijmegen

#silentsunday in Nijmegen, Netherlands

Making the perfect focaccia

This is really a perfect recipe for focaccia. And I am not bragging, as this is not my own recipe. I learned it from an Italian site called Giallozafferano, and you can check it on their instagram It looks like a lot of work, but these are all small steps. However there is a lot of resting time, so you should start well in advance. The first 7 steps can be done the day before if you want.

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Random thought : is internet advertising even working?

Some thoughts on internet advertising. Or should we call it add-spam? Adds interrupting what you are doing When looking at internet advertising I often think, “do they really think this is working?” OK, if you are searching for a race bike, and you get some advertisement based on that search behaviour you might click on it. But when watching a youtube video about creating an Indian aubergine dish, and you get interrupted with an add for hair implants or home improvement tools (both real life stories) It irritates.

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Currently reading: Invitation to a Banquet by Fuchsia Dunlop 📚

A very comprehensive book about the kitchen of China. Amazing levelmof detail on dishes and ingredients, their history and current use. A must read for every foodi… hvandenbergh.com/2024/01/1…

I imported 12 friends from Twitter to Bluesky

Back to the RSS

I am back to using RSS and I am loving it. What is RSS For those not familiar with RSS (Real Simple Syndication) it basically is a protocol to follow updates on websites. Many websites have RSS feeds, and if you follow a RSS feed you get the updates in your RSS reader. So if you follow the RSS feed of your favorite newspaper, every time they add a new news item, you will see it in your reader.

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Some thoughts on Meta & federating Threads with the Fediverse

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Some thoughts on Meta & federating Threads with the Fediverse

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Threads & the Fediverse. What are Meta's plans?

Some thoughts about Meta's Threads federation with Mastodon plans Continue reading on Medium »

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