Category Archives: Technology

My experiences with Kwixo

Kwixo is supposedly a response to PayPal, by some French banks. I tried to use it to allow a simpler way to pay for the Weboob Association membership fee. PayPal is out anyway, given the fees it charges, we’d be lucky to see half of the actual fee make it back to a bank account. […]

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The sad quest for a portable audiophile setup

I don’t like to listen to stuff loud. People usually listen loud because their setups are bad and it compensates somewhat. Well, I’d like to preserve my hearing — already imperfect — as much as possible. With my current IEMs, the outside noise is actually louder than when I wear them and play music. In […]

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On Twitter

Joel Spolsky on Twitter: Although I appreciate that many people find Twitter to be valuable, I find it a truly awful way to exchange thoughts and ideas. It creates a mentally stunted world in which the most complicated thought you can think is one sentence long. It’s a cacophony of people shouting their thoughts into […]

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