I'm bored and I want to do something people will actually use, but I don't have any idea on *what* I should do and *how* I'd let people know it exists.

After an unexpected 7hr break, here is what I've found on my journey through my own data

ecmelberk.com/google-data.html

This was kind of fun, I should get more of my own data to play around with

So, my Google Takeout download has finished, and I went through all the data, and let's just say I was a little disappointed.

I wrote about what I found, and will publish it soon, just need to set up some kind of blogging thing to put it under.

Apparently, after my prepaid card provider's migration from MasterCard to Visa, my card doesn't work with Vultr (my server provider).

I think I can manage to borrow a proper credit card, but I don't know what to do if it happens again.

And please no phone calls. Oh I hate phone calls.

I asked Google for my data, and got ~85 GB of archives.

I wonder what's taking that much space. Let's find out (whenever the download finishes)

My internet speed suddenly spiked up to 100 Mbps.

Something fishy is going on here, and I don't want it to stop.

I can't believe the only reason my mail worked the entire time was because my domain's IP was the same as my mail server's IP.

The (broken) MX record I set up went completely unused and didn't need fixing at all, until about today.

I just went through the git-send-email.io tutorial, and now I have a very strong urge to either sign up to sr.ht or start self-hosting my git repos (again).

I just made a new avatar without having any graphics background.

I hope it's not too bad, but it's definitely not good either.

To be fair, the "random" things I was talking about are Google Play (purely for license checks) and SafetyNet (which I swear worked the last time I tried, but probably still WIP)

Back to microG after some time on Pixel Experience ROM (w/ GApps) and wow I forgot how "random" the chances of everything working were.

Managed to make everything I needed work, so that's nice

Self Promotion, Turkish Content, Git (the VCS), I literally have nowhere else to post this 

Finally managed to make a lightweight Maven server. And it uses nothing but Nginx.

I'll probably share my configs soon if anybody is interested

Isn't it sad to see a community you've been a part of for a long time slowly die into an advertising space?

But honestly I've got nowhere else to go, so what do?

I haven't even come close to getting my previous project to 1.0 and I'm already searching for ideas for a new one.

What is wrong with me?

I don't push a commit for 2 days and I already feel like I abandoned the project like brain calm down do other things you're supposed to have a life play games or something idk.

This week's "side project" quota of "a couple hours" is now full.

Time to watch YouTube while thinking "I want something to do today" for the rest of the week...

all that just for rounded window corners

I wanted to patch bspwm to add a unmerged pull request in.

I could've just copied the bspwm PKGBUILD, added the patch and makepkg'd it locally.

Or, I could've hijacked my entire installation with Bedrock Linux, install Gentoo side by side, install bspwm on that, and patch it there.

... guess which option I chose

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