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I stopped using Feedbin for RSS

When my Feedbin annual renewal approached I decided to look at it objectively, and check if a cheaper alternative existed. Turns out I had it already.

Using decentralised chats again

Reflecting on the slower decentralised way to communicate online during the 1990s, I outline a simple path to bring back a quieter and safer internet-based chat.

Managing my personal website

Last post in my ‘degrowth’ series: a few points around my concept of a personal and sustainable website.

Switching to plain text

‘Degrowth’ series, part 6: now that I moved most of my workflow to plain text, I struggle to understand why I relied on proprietary locked-in formats for so long.

Why I use so little software by Apple

Part of my ‘degrowth’ series: why I’ve been using less and less Apple products. Might sound like venting, though it’s not.

I guess I don’t trust the Cloud

Fourth instalment in my ‘degrowth’ series: how and why I use the cloud (not), with a closing note about backup.

Interacting on social media while keeping its noise low

Part of a ‘degrowth’ series, this third post is focused on my online social interactions, and how I keep it manageable.

Reading online

Second post in my ‘degrowth’ series. How I approach the news online, including blogs, videos, newsletters.

How I navigate the internet

First of a series of short posts on personal degrowth. Not a “how to” step-by-step guide, rather a point of view on tech choices that I feel are necessary.

Enjoy the difference

Three years after I left Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, I might have found a space where to both agree and disagree in peace, while growing connections.

More than 1,5 million streams brought me royalties

After receiving an unexpected royalty payment today, I’ve been reflecting about the music industry, again.

The Atlantic on Social Media

I read an article on The Atlantic titled ‘The Endless Cycle of Social Media’, missing the subtitle about Threads by Meta. Slightly amusing nonetheless.

Human connection

Taking time off my day to reach out to strangers who were kind to me on the internet.

Clean, the cleanest I’ve been

I changed the website with a under-the-hood reworking. It involved a structure clean-up, CSS polishing, and a refactor of my alt site.

A personal manifesto

Principles I stand for. My takes on being genuine, build a clean online presence, sustainability and more, are connected with a will to keep my mind safe.

My experience releasing an album as an independent artist (part 2)

Three and a half years later, an analysis on how releasing my debut concept album had informed my journey as a person more than as an indie artist.

My experience releasing an album as an independent artist (part 1)

Three and a half years later, an analysis on how releasing my debut concept album had informed my journey as a person more than as an indie artist.


Inspired by a brilliant debate on Mastodon, I outline the steps taken to remove the concept of personal brand from my online presence.

Email migration from Proton to Mailbox

How I moved email, calendar and contacts from Proton to Mailbox, on both desktop and mobile.

How I use the internet

A brief description of how I use the internet in 2022, two years after leaving all mainstream social networks.

Streaming regret

Delegating music curation to soulless corporations doesn’t take into consideration how they can take it away on a whim. We’re losing control over the music we love.

Ungoogled Chromium

A brief list of steps taken to install and properly configure Ungoogled Chromium for pure web development testing purposes on macOS.

Indieweb and webmentions for my static site

A brief analysis on how I have implemented Indieweb principles and webmentions on my static Jekyll-based website, using the laziest method available.

Automation for my static blog publishing workflow

How I’m currently managing new content in my Jekyll-based static blog, using Shortcuts on macOS.

A human-readable RSS feed with Jekyll

How I refactored my RSS feed from scratch using Jekyll functionalities, and applying XSLT for presentation to render a human-readable XML feed.

Content security policy on Netlify

How I implemented a content security policy on a static website built with Jekyll, hosted on Netlify and loaded with several external embeds.

Life after social networks

My point of view about the pros of being outside mainstream social networks for the last 19 months.

Bandcamp is joining Epic Games

Bandcamp CEO Ethan Diamond announces his company is joining Epic Games, the makers of Fortnite and Unreal Engine.

Website redesign

Minutes to Midnight’s new redesigned website is easier to navigate and straight to the point. Built with Jekyll, Github and Netlify.

Loops, transitions, identity

Following a process to recalibrate my self-identity after leaving social media, I’m going back to the roots and leave WordPress for Jekyll, joining the IndieWeb.

Escape from social media

Finally, I’m leaving social media, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, Reddit, redirecting my attention and my time to something more productive.

Years just pass by

The desire to be part of a community of bloggers hits the harsh reality of how humans want thought leaders who appear to be successful.