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PowerUserGuide.com’s future. Or “I really, really don’t like WordPress.com”

“What’s a PowerUserGuide.com”? asked the user who doesn’t follow everything I do? What, indeed. This was supposed to be a productive night Today was supposed to be a productive night. I wanted to make some changes to one of my sites. After I swapped out one cookie cutter template for another one, I wanted to …

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Steven 4.0

Hello everyone, I wanted to take a moment to introduce you to Steven 4.0. If you have no idea that there were three previous versions of me, that’s all right. The number is a rough estimate of how many “big periods” I went through in my life. To roughly summarize things, these are the release …

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Wanted: No more call center position offers (M/F)

People often say that beggars can’t be choosers. Projected on my current job situation, in which I’ve been out of a job for a few months, I suppose that means I should be considering every possible job offer. It’s fair enough to claim that any job is better than no job. However, there are some …

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Creating a “Who’s Who” page for teams in Microsoft Teams

Today, I was curious to find out if there’s a simple way inside Microsoft Teams to create an overview of who’s who inside a team. Why would you need that? People that are new to your organization¬† might not always know who they can contact for certain questions. That becomes even more of an issue …

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Press Start To Start Developer Career

I always tought about making a career switch and becoming a developer, but it always seemed to be so hard. So, other than “hacking away” at some existing projects I never really did any programming. Even as a “web developer” most of what I did was focused on using existing tools. Programming my own solution? …

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Making all that money online

“Make Money Online”, What you’re really buying.

Anyone with a “hiatus” between jobs, access to a computer and knowledge of building a website has been there at some point. You were on the website after seeing an advertisement or Googling “How to make money online”. You were about to click that button that screamed at you to BUY THIS THING NOW. For …

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This Number Is Unknown To The Internet

There is something about making phone calls that makes me queasy.¬† I just don’t like it, and when I have to make a call I roleplay the possible scenarios in my head. Only to say something completely different when actually making the call. But that’s not really the point. This feeling gets amplified when I …

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Why Minimum Wage Jobs Are More Exciting Than Fiverr

Past weekend I was considering to reactivate my Fiverr gigs. If you are now scratching your head and thinking “What’s a Fiverr”, here’s a short TL;DR: Fiverr is a “job market” where you can sell and buy ‘gigs’. The selling point slash marketing gimmick is that “each gig is sold for a “fiver” or five …

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