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Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

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If I were to summarize the book Dark Matter by Blake Crouch in one (long) sentence, this would be it: Main character Jason Dessen gets abducted from his universe by his doppelgänger from parallel universe (Jason #2), gets released in doppelgänger universe and after realizing what has really happened to him, tries to find his way back to his universe and his family. To me the premise and theme of...

Thoughts on Educated (by Tara Westover)

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I have mixed feelings about the book Educated by Tara Westover. I didn’t enjoy the book story-wise , reading about “strange” things happening in her family and different views between her and their parents and how these frictions caused her emotional unrest. For example: Her father was a religious fanatic who didn’t trust government establishments (schools, hospitals) so...

Thought on The Tower of the Swallows by Andrzej Sapkowski

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The Tower of the Swallows is a 4th book in a fantasy saga The Witcher written by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski. Compared to the previous books in a saga to me it has more plot, is the bloodiest one, has a lot more characters which are thrown in the plot and doesn’t have long-lasting effect. And for my taste it’s too much non-linear because I struggled a lot connecting the dots which...

Installing Apache, PHP and MariaDB on Windows manually

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These are the steps I took to install my own (local) web development setup on Windows. I moved away from XAMPP or WAMP installation packages because I want to have a way to change software version of each components easier and registering them as a Windows services. Downloaded the latest version of software: Apache, PHP and MariaDB. I didn’t had to install appropriate Visual Studio...

First bake of 2019 and thoughts on pizza steel

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It’s January 2nd and I have already baked a sourdough bread which I made dough for it a day before in an evening. I have used 15 % wholegrain spelt flour, 8 % rye flour, 55 % all-purpose flour and 22 % organic wheat flour – this amounted to 600 g of flour and I’ve used 75 % hydration. I usually use only organic types of flour but there were almost none of it at home except of...

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Hi, I'm Jernej, a software engineer from Slovenia. Welcome to my personal blog. For more about me, my work and hobbies, please visit my profile page.

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