Jeroen Sangers

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2020-09-30: Exploring Baztan 🥾📷

2020-09-24: The busier I am, the more time I find for (micro)blogging

2020-09-24: I followed @ton’s example and deleted my Slideshare account. I still have local copies of all …

2020-09-17: With the rollout of iOS 14 and Safari 14, most web sites are going to see some significant shifts in …

2020-09-17: After four hours, I guess it’s time to stop procrastinating and do something productive…

2020-09-16: This is what the outside world sees… 🎞 … and this is what’s really happening… 🎬

2020-09-15: It is clear that today wil not be a good day to record new videos.

2020-09-14: Thanks to a mention in the latest edition of the newsletter by @rahego I went into a deep dive in …

2020-09-14: Is this turned on?: Or is this turned on?: IFTTT should improve their usability a little bit.

2020-09-14: Back to nature 🚶‍♂️⛰

2020-09-11: Wise words from James Clear in his newsletter: Avoid calendar debt. Don’t spend (free) time you …

2020-09-09: The unexpected consequence of too much communication at work: More than ever before, we’re using …

2020-09-08: I followed Roel’s instructions to personalize the colors on this site a little bit.

2020-09-08: As usual, also on micro.blog I somehow ended up following way more men than women. Therefore I call …

2020-09-08: So true… Life is slower on paper, and that’s a good thing! Alligator …

2020-09-07: This is powerful advice: Shout-out to @RyanHVaughn for posting some of the most useful advice …

2020-09-07: Oura now supports Sleep Sharing! Therefore, simply because I can (and not because it is of interest …

2020-09-06: Frank Meeuwsen is de laatste dagen Hypothesis aan het testen. Ik volg zijn bevindingen met …

2020-09-02: @rahego: ¿Y tú qué mides? Una de las razones por que me gusta micro.blog es que puedes ver cuántos …

2020-09-02: A new home 🏠 In all the years of its existence, I have used several tools to maintain this site. From the top of …

2020-09-01: In preparation of the migration of this site from WordPress to micro.blog, today I finished …

2020-09-01: Lost in translation:

2020-08-31: Seth on dates: One of the most expensive things a service business or freelancer can do is promise …

2020-08-21: Seth nailed the essence of a Zoom meeting: The purpose of a meeting is not to fill the allocated …

2020-08-20: Twenty years after the introduction of the €, I still receive invoices mentioning the equivalent …

2020-08-19: Today I deleted all collections from my Zotero database. I find that most interesting studies are at …

2020-08-18: New mobility metrics in iOS 14 This morning I was checking my data in the health app, when I noticed two new sections: Symptoms and …

2020-08-13: This is what I’m working on now.

2020-08-12: I just read an old post on this blog describing the tools I used fourteen years ago. What a great …

2020-08-11: A few weeks back I made de jump back from Zettlr to Roam Research for my notes, and today I noticed …

2020-08-06: Messier is better. For meetings, I have a yellow legal pad and a .5mm rollerball. I used to roll …

2020-08-05: Productivity is a philosophy. Nicholas Bate

2020-07-31: Influencers make us feel that productivity is important, and yet they rarely define the term, let …

2020-07-29: don’t just talk - do some work! Write. Curate. Connect. Architect. Build on other peoples’ ideas. …

2020-07-27: Write about the things you practice; practice the things you write about. Words without action is …

2020-07-21: Professionals don’t need fake deadlines and don’t respect them. Instead, we have the chance to build …

2020-07-16: Is it a coincidence that WFH looks very similar to WTF?

2020-07-13: In the world of the compass, direction is important. Where are we going? Why excatly are we once …

2020-07-08: mmhmm www.youtube.com/watch

2020-07-07: I just noticed that I haven’t updated my Now page since the beginning of the coronavirus …

2020-07-05: Tweet: A message written by someone with nothing to say to be read by someone with nothing to do.

2020-07-03: I thank Michael Wade for pointing me to Sippican Cottage. What a great writer!

2020-07-02: Reorganising my RSS feeds Last week I started writing up my Personal Knowledge Management Workflow as part of that workflow. …

2020-06-29: Google Knows What You Are Doing… What Are You Going To Do About It?

2020-06-23: Now that is a deception, especially since there is no recent iMac available for purchase right now.

2020-06-23: Having a clear purpose is the key for a happy life. Even when researchers compared lonely people …

2020-06-07: What a great idea! I would love to work as a CWO. To see themselves through the I.T. revolution, …

2020-06-03: I closed my Facebook and Instagram accounts over a year ago and have not missed it for a single day. …

2020-06-01: This is important: Patrick Rhone has seen it.

2020-05-28: Ready for a productive day.

2020-05-18: That dark, wet spot over there is bad news

2020-05-15: My stomach tells me that eating the whole bag of M&Ms was not a good idea.

2020-05-07: Nicholas Bate is the master of helpful advise in bite sized lists. I’m already waiting for the …

2020-04-30: For his 68th birthday, the amazing Kevin Kelly shares 68 bits of unsolicited advice. There is no …

2020-04-27: So true: Autonomy demands accountability

2020-04-23: The Onion: Man Not Sure Why He Thought Most Psychologically Taxing Situation Of His Life Would Be …

2020-04-19: So, I propose a different definition of productivity: It’s about selecting a specific focus for …

2020-04-19: Usually when organizations talk about a VUCA environment, they are simply covering up bad planning, …

2020-04-18: You can’t control the future: When the future doesn’t cooperate, we spend even more time trying to …

2020-04-17: I am too busy now, but when I have the opportunity (probably this summer) I would like to migrate …

2020-04-15: What I believe in: While there are many benefits to using software tools, there are many hidden …

2020-04-09: 40 years of experience working from home compressed into 10 pieces of solid advice: Every morning, …

2020-04-02: These days, give yourself permission to be human. Stop Trying to Be Productive × Taylor Lorenz

2020-04-02: I was born in 1971, so you can imagine my interest in the site WTF happened in 1971.

2020-04-02: 6 tools that are more powerful than to-do lists for productivity × Stephanie Vozza

2020-04-02: How to Stay Productive with Children At Home

2020-03-30: I am worried about my fellow Dutch citizens. The general idea in the Netherlands is that they have …

2020-03-28: My advice for businesses: dump Zoom as soon as possible. For most use cases (small team meetings) I …

2020-03-28: New circumstances make for new routines. One of the new routines in our family is taking some time …

2020-03-25: Surely I’m old school, but I still think that Twitter threads are a horrible and …

2020-03-25: Please remember: We’re always in control of the two most important determinants in our lives: a.) …

2020-03-25: Will Zoom’s free tier limits finally achieve that business meetings will be limited to 40 …

2020-03-25: I always published under my real name, but the concept of pseudonyms interests me Over time, doing …

2020-03-23: Many professionals found out last week that work is no longer a place, it it a mode.

2020-03-17: I have updated my Now page

2020-03-16: What a great trip through memory lane: Old CSS, new CSS by Eevee. I have used most of the techniques …

2020-03-12: This is hilarious: I work from home by Colin Nissan

2020-03-06: Spring on the balcony  

2020-03-04: The list is your assistant Nicholas Bate

2020-03-02: Another walk in the orchards

2020-03-02: A great list of dumb questions by Michael Wade

2020-03-02: I find it surprising that many knowledge workers create task management systems, but never think …

2020-03-02: Curiosamente, en la era en la que más información tenemos, menos sabemos manejarla. Javier Rascon

2020-02-24: Found a branch while walking through the orchards.

2020-02-24: Is the search for meaningful work a trap?

2020-02-24: How about if we replace mission statements with invitation statements instead? Invitations are much …

2020-02-21: This is so sad. Why are intelligent people stuck in short-term thinking about their own wellbeing?

2020-02-19: That moment when you’re recording a video and the school in front of your house decides to let …

2020-02-17: In the realm of leadership there’s a big difference between being accessible and available and the …

2020-02-17: Modern educational institutions care a lot about content: what theories we teach, what ideas …

2020-02-12: This is brilliantly done: Game: Can You Defeat the Privacy Chicken? Of course, I was too chicken to …

2020-02-11: When I grow up I wanna be an influencer. Inspiring other people to take action is the only way to …

2020-02-08: 💬All human evil comes from this: our inability to sit still in a chair for half an hour. Blaise …

2020-02-08: When it comes to personal effectiveness, the tools are never the issue. I say all this to suggest …

2020-02-07: Today I went on a deeeep dive into the rabbit hole of Zettelkasten and the Roam app.

2020-02-06: 💬Intuition is a poor guide but a great guard. Michael Wade

2020-02-05: Why did WordPress decide that it’s a good idea to suddenly activate the block editor in their …

2020-02-05: Thiss sentence contains threee errors.

2020-02-03: I don’t have a favorite season, I love them all. But what I love most of al is the change of …

2020-02-03: Yesterday I discovered the first blossom on an almond tree. Spring is coming!

2020-02-01: This is insane.

2020-01-30: I brought a little bit of spring in house.

2020-01-29: How to Plan for Life Hitting You in the Face? Sort answer: you don’t. There are too many variables …

2020-01-28: If you have time to Tweet (or to Gram), you have time to blog.

2020-01-27: To all those companies bragging about their state-of-the-art use of Big Data and Artificial …

2020-01-27: Meetings need objectives × Nicholas Bate

2020-01-26: 💬 Wise words found on a trail in Costa Rica:

2020-01-24: If I’m not blogging, I’m probably in a rabbit hole…

2020-01-21: 💬The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. Dolly Parton

2020-01-17: 💬When you support free, you support billionaires. When you pay, you support sane businesses and real …

2020-01-16: The tiniest flower can make me happy.

2020-01-15: A company or person exclaiming they are the first, the only or the best in the market is usually a …

2020-01-09: Once again, I have updated the Now page.

2020-01-09: ZeFrank does it again 🤣: From a distance the mating dance of the male ostrich can look unusual the …

2020-01-08: Whenever I stumble upon an interesting Instagram account (such as Dog with Sign) I always wonder why …

2020-01-06: 💬Métodos puede haber un millón y alguno más, pero principios hay pocos. El hombre capaz de captar …

2020-01-05: A charming place

2020-01-04: 3 Reasons Why Reflection Will Make You More Successful in 2020 × Ines Wichert We live in a world …

2020-01-01: Why do we always wish that the New Year will be different from the old year? Why do we believe that …

2019-12-31: I’ve updated my Now page.

2019-12-31: Incoming mist

2019-12-31: Uno de mis buenos #propósitos para el año 2020 es encontrar una solución satisfactoria para que …

2019-12-30: Great artists steal

2019-12-29: BCN 🛫 – 🛬 RTM

2019-12-28: The old internet died and we watched and did nothing… …but this old blog is still up and running …

2019-12-26: 💬Optimal is ultimately sterile. It leaves no room for much of anything else, including joy. Seth …

2019-12-24: Prettige kerstdagen | Bon nadal | Feliz navidad | Merry christmas

2019-12-21: 💬We get what we pay attention to. Our narration determines what we experience and what we remember. …

2019-12-21: Why everyone’s mornings seem more productive than yours.

2019-12-20: Solid advice from Tim Casasola: Don’t adopt frameworks. Test practices. This is not only applicable …

2019-12-20: In the 16 years after publishing this list of all 23 different operating systems I have used, I have …

2019-12-20: Over the years, I find IFTT easier to use, but more difficult to tweak.

2019-12-19: This is a treasure trove of useful information: Surveillance Self-defense: Tips, tools and how-tos …

2019-12-18: How to obtain perspective and a sense of what is important × Michael Wade

2019-12-18: This is an instant subscribe: The Happy Broadcast, an antidote to negative news and “the vitriolic …

2019-12-17: Seth Godin asks us what if we did the work that matters?

2019-12-17: In preparation for a post about my blog’s history, I reviewed all posts from 1997–2002. Wow, …

2019-12-17: Really WordPress?!

2019-12-16: So true: with enough white space, deadlines don’t matter. real deadlines are irritating …

2019-12-16: Though I own no dog, I too start my days reading insightful blogs. I already followed a few of them, …

2019-12-16: I should never work with a bag of snacks or candy on my table. I don’t know how, but I will …

2019-12-08: 💬When you feel like you’re not productive, it’s not necessarily because you’re lazy or because you …

2019-12-07: 💬When you rush you maybe do more. But you also miss more. Nicholas Bate

2019-12-03: Such a great read: What’s the Point of Productivity? I have only one suggestion for Scott: start …

2019-12-03: 11 years ago I was using Movable Type to host my sites, but playing around with other platforms to …

2019-12-02: Would you be comfortable giving contact details of your best customer, spouse or friend to a …

2019-11-30: Sèquia tercera del canal d’Urgell

2019-11-29: Why do Microsoft Office apps ask me whether I want to save my work when I close the app? Of course I …

2019-11-28: The main reason I don’t like #blackfriday is that I feel stupid and ripped off for having paid …

2019-11-27: Now this is some old-fashioned efficiency.   [wpvideo 6W8jpt5o ]

2019-11-26: Muy importante (y uno de mis puntos débiles en los hábitos saludables): La vida sentada… que, poco a …

2019-11-26: Blogs were and are better than “social” media sites. (Via @seligerj)

2019-11-26: How to configure your iPhone to work for you, not against you This large article is stuffed with …

2019-11-26: Since reinstalling my computer last month, I only use the default web browser Safari. I already have …

2019-11-25: I’ve fallen off the microblogging wagon in the last week. Usually that is a bad sign and the …

2019-11-20: This is a sad list. I have used so many of these services in the past.

2019-11-20: Seth Godin on the Google Tax: Capitalism is an efficient system for surfacing and addressing the …

2019-11-10: Very insightful thoughts on how combat firehosing, burying the truth under a huge pile of …

2019-11-09: November 9th will always be a special day. 22 years ago I started writing on my personal blog. I …

2019-11-08: Once in a while, I rotate the OS language of my devices between Dutch, Spanish, Catalan and English. …

2019-11-07: Since I’m reinstalling my main computer, today I did my tasks using almost exclusively my iPad …

2019-11-07: Whenever I visit a website and a dialog pops up telling me that “We care about your privacy”, I …

2019-11-05: Stukje bij beetje gaan de bedrijven de goede kant uit: Bij deze bedrijven moet je stil zijn onder …

2019-11-05: Far too many people are unaware of the real consequences of giving up their privacy. As Carissa …

2019-11-04: I lostinvested half the morning on finding good alternatives to Zencastr for recording podcast …

2019-11-02: Autumn walk through fruit trees

2019-11-02: I had exactly the same problem happen to me. Even though I have my iPhone configured to only allow …

2019-11-01: The is so much great advice in this article. More than ‘hacks’ these are basic …

2019-11-01: I advised many coaching clients to create a repository of great questions. I always say that the …

2019-10-30: I wish I could set a default skin tone for all emoji instead of having to do it one by one …

2019-10-30: 💬As you start with your meditation practice, the first thing you’ll notice is that your mind …

2019-10-28: I’ve been wanting to up mu meditation practice for a while now. Today I started Sam …

2019-10-28: So true: Content ownership is not complicated × @manton

2019-10-28: On this Micro Monday, I”d like to recommend @PatrickRhone. His posts make me either reflect or …

2019-10-26: This is such a great list of healthy habits by Nicholas Bate: Hunter-Gatherer 21C: The Complete Two …

2019-10-25: Este altavoz es mío: qué manera más poetica de hablar de POSSE.

2019-10-24: Who else finds this Google patent super creepy?

2019-10-23: 🤔 I’m having mixed feelings on WordPress. On one side, the platform is hopelessly bloated, and …

2019-10-23: Derek Sivers discusses what it is like to live according to your values: Once you realize that one …

2019-10-22: As every year, we went within a few days from sunny at 28℃ to cold and wet. Autumn has officially …

2019-10-22: If I notice an error on a page on my site, is there any way to quickly open the current entry or …

2019-10-22: Creo que debería existir un carné por puntos para periodistas. Para cada mentira que hay en sus …

2019-10-22: Since VideoDrive doesn’t work on macOS Catalina (and I don’t see an update coming soon), …

2019-10-21: En este día hace tres años tuvo una videollamada que me cambió la vida. Era la primera conversación …

2019-10-20: An interesting insight from the book This is not propaganda by Peter Pomerantsev: modern politics …

2019-10-20: Garrett Dimon on quitting analytics: What over a decade of number-crunching analytics has taught me …

2019-10-19: Me pregunto cuánto dinero los medios de comunicación han ganado con todos los problemas en Cataluña…

2019-10-18: After reading this article I started a deep dive into what psychologists call the ‘perceived …

2019-10-18: Personal effectiveness basics: steps you can take to keep your concentration and accomplish …

2019-10-17: The mind is a mysterious organ. But there are some things we know about it… and then there are some …

2019-10-17: Cuanto menos política, más felicidad…

2019-10-17: I had a lot of fun trying out @NotionHQ today. In no time I whipped up a functional board to plan my …

2019-10-16: 💬 Visto los acontecimientos de esta semana, esta cita es más actual que nunca: La no violencia es la …

2019-10-15: I am going to try out this meeting structure in our next team meeting: How to host the best meeting …

2019-10-15: Today I made a huge mistake. When reading articles on several newspapers1 on the current events in …

2019-10-15: The mind is powerful: If you think you don’t have time, you’re probably right. If you …

2019-10-15: Derek dreams on… When considering effectiveness, most experts focus on attention management. …

2019-10-14: Monty Python And The Holy Grail is available for free on YouTube

2019-10-14: What is a personal web site without a proper Now page?

2019-10-14: Happy anniversary, blogging! 25 years ago, Dave Winer had the fantastic idea to start a blog. …

2019-10-14: Since leaving Facebook and Instagram and loosing interest in Twitter, I decided that the right …

2014-06-04: Why I never use URL shorteners on Twitter When we told our guide that we didn't want to go to all the tourist places he took us instead to the …

2014-05-22: Hidden configuration options for Omnifocus 2 Version 2 of the popular OS X task management application Omnifocus is about to be released today. I …

2011-07-26: Concerns about my iCloud account In preparation for the iCloud launch in autumn, I have been thinking about its impact on my use of …

2011-06-28: Google's 2-step verification horror Google has released a new security measure to help you protect your ever increasing amount of data …

2011-06-23: Welcome back to brain tags! After some weeks of work –though I only spend 1-2 hours every week on this project– I am …

2011-05-03: Brain Tags migration Starting Monday May 23rd I will be moving this blog to a new platform on a new server. This …

2010-11-09: On files and applications The mobile revolution is shaking up the software market. Old paradigms (bigger is better) disappear …

2010-04-30: Comments and tweets A recent trend in the blogosphere has been to add tweets as comments on posts. I understand where …

2009-12-03: Manifiesto «En defensa de los derechos fundamentales en internet» Ante la inclusión en el Anteproyecto de Ley de Economía sostenible de modificaciones legislativas …

2009-03-13: Commenting not possible I just discovered that it currently is not possible to comment on this blog. At first sight it looks …

2009-03-13: Back from the CeBIT I am back from the CeBIT show. Actually, I came back on Monday, but have been too busy to post. This …

2009-02-24: Downloading viruses? I just saw the screen above, which is the ClamWin antivirus software uploading its virus database. …

2009-02-03: New: Google Notebook I know that Spain usually lags behind the rest of the world, but Google Spain really doesn’t know …

2009-01-22: Google Analytics Event tracking One of the most interesting parts for web site owners are the access statistics, and Google …

2009-01-12: My new social e-mail signature Until now I always had a very simple e-mail signature, with just my name and usually one of my web …

2008-12-25: Christmas I already posted this a few yaers ago, but it is still valid (or even more).

2008-11-19: In defence of e-mail [caption id=“attachment_2207” align=“aligncenter” …

2008-11-14: Apple on your car Lately I notice more and more cards driving around in Lleida with the Apple logo, and each time I …

2008-11-11: Eleven This is just a short post to commemorate the eleventh birthday of this blog. Eleven years ago I …

2008-11-10: El Canasto nominated for Spanish Bloggies Since I started writing on my Spanish productivity blog El Canasto, I had less time to write on …

2008-10-29: Lights on Sometimes you have to let go some good habits to adapt yourself. When I came to live in Spain, I was …

2008-10-24: Evento Blog España The EBE is Europe's second largest blogging event (after Les Blogs in France) and will take place in …

2008-10-15: Poverty Today is Blog Action Day, a day on which thousands of bloggers write about the same topic to raise …

2008-10-14: TagSupplementals Plugin I just found a very interesting plugin for Movable Type: TagSupplementals. As the name says, …

2008-09-18: A good reason for using Delicious I have been using Delicious for a long time, but lately I have started using Google Reader more and …

2008-08-28: It's official... I’m presenting myself as a candidate!

2008-08-18: Brain Tags redesigned Today I launched the new design for Brain Tags. For a while I have been using the default theme …

2008-08-13: SmartFTP no longer free For a long time SmartFTP was my favourite FTP application for Windows, and I have recommended it to …

2008-08-12: Mozy for Mac My macbook has been without backups for several months now, so I started looking for a backup …

2008-08-11: What is Brain Tags? That is the question I have been asking myself a lot this year. In the past I always had a clear …

2008-05-22: No more TwitterFeed For a while I have been using TwitterFeed to automatically announce new blog posts on Twitter, but I …

2008-05-21: Goodbye Wizard of POS Exactly three years after starting the Wizard Of POS weblog, I leave it. Followers of the Wizard …

2008-05-15: Less Notes 8.5 will have fewer icons in the Notes Mail template: So, in Notes 8.5 you will see an Inbox …

2008-04-30: Choosing languages I am multi-lingual: born Dutch, living in Spain and speaking English for most part of the working …

2008-04-24: Hello! Anybody here? I just realised that I have been ignoring my good ol’ blog for a long time. Of course, I am …

2008-04-14: Death by Powerpoint Just came across this on YouTube. How I wish more presenters would think about how they use …

2008-02-09: Japanese snow humor http://widget-54.slide.com/widgets/sf.swf

2008-01-08: Teaching Sells First there where blogs, then came the e-books and now there are Interactive Learning Environments …

2007-12-24: 12 days of Christmas [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Fe11OlMiz8&w=425&h=373] [Via Volker Weber]

2007-12-10: Looking back at 1998 Let’s continue our trip through the history of Brain Tags at 1998, my second year of blogging. …

2007-11-27: Pac-chart [Via Volker Weber]

2007-11-23: If Microsoft designed the iPod [youtube www.youtube.com/watch

2007-11-22: Dumping e-mail Email exists to stay on top of things,… I am much more interested in getting to the bottom of things …

2007-11-21: Personalised LinkedIn invitations It is good habit to add a personal note when inviting someone to connect through LinkedIn to explain …

2007-11-19: Looking back at 1997 As I have been blogging for 10 years now, I thought it would be a nice idea to look back at almost …

2007-11-12: The Internet is for Porn [youtube www.youtube.com/watch

2007-11-09: 10 years of blogging On November 9, 1997 I added a new section to my personal web site: a news page. The word weblog did …

2007-11-02: Please stop with the reflections Two years ago, reflections were cool and something new. Reflections gave your web site or your …

2007-10-25: Current projects I could simply write here that I am too busy to write on Brain Tags, but I guess it is more …

2007-10-15: Frugal camping Note: This post is my contribution to Blog Action Day, joining thousands of other bloggers to write …

2007-10-08: Contact gezocht Op 6 oktober ontving ik een mailtje van een andere Nederlander in Lleida. Helaas ben ik door mijn …

2007-10-01: I had a great weekend Lately I haven't written much personal things any more, so let's change that… This weekend Berry, …

2007-09-24: Why teenagers don't buy iPods When I take my breakfast in the mornings, I usually sit in front of a window looking out to the …

2007-09-19: Adding recent comments to the MT sidebar When I started using the default templates coming with Movable Type 4, I missed the Recent Comments …

2007-09-14: Knowledge management You can't do knowledge management until you accept that you can't manage knowledge. — Luke Naismith

2007-09-12: Why doesn't the default MT template use widgets? Widgets are the fastest and easiest way to configure your sidebar. Just open up the widget …

2007-09-10: Civil employees in Spain Spain is a country of bureaucracy and civil servants. Many people I speak to have only one dream: …

2007-09-08: Changes behind the screens As of today, Brain Tags is not a stand alone blog anymore, but uses my central Movable Type …

2007-09-05: Guest posting The past days two posts have been published on other blogs, based on my experience and knowledge …

2007-09-04: Restructuring blogs Behind the screens, various big changes are happening on my blogging environment. As you see in the …

2007-08-30: You know you've lived in Spain when... For everyone who has spent more than a holiday in Spain and for whom some of the following are true… …

2007-08-28: The end of TinyURL? Lately, especially since I use Twitter, I receive a lot of URLs in TinyURL format. That made me …

2007-08-24: Static versus dynamic publishing Now that Movable Type 4 has been released and leaped ahead of WordPress, the old discussion of …

2007-08-23: A relic from the past I just remembered that a little more than a year ago I took off my watch. The main reason was that …

2007-08-20: My killer GTD setup Most of you know that I also write in Spanish on my other weblog El Canasto, and you might even have …

2007-08-19: Politicians In the coming years I would like to see politicians wear maintenance uniforms instead of business …

2007-08-16: Telephone or e-mail The productivity guru of the moment, Tim Ferriss, writes in his book how he was able to reduce the …

2007-08-06: Frustration 30 minutes after updating this site to Movable Type 4.0 RC2, I read this. Back to work…

2007-08-03: coComment just got more difficult to use For quite some time I have been happily using coComment. For those who don’t know this …

2007-07-30: jeroensangers.com For quite some time, my old domain jeroensangers.com had been in monkey mode. That is to say, there …

2007-07-30: A new blogging workflow Whenever I had an idea for a blog post, I used to create a new entry on that particular blog, jot …

2007-07-20: I visited 13% of all countries Very neat. At TravBuddy you can check the countries you have visited, and they will produce a …

2007-07-17: Back from holiday Holiday is over, the hard life is back! After a bad start, our holiday was great! We spend one week …

2007-06-22: Belkin TuneBase FM Next week we’ll be going camping in France. That means amongst others that we will be making …

2007-06-21: MT likes to update Every once in a while when I log into Movable Type, I am happily greeted by the following message: …

2007-06-21: You know it is time for a new PC… when the message “Please wait while we install product X. This may take several minutes” stays on …

2007-06-19: Movable Type 4 Last week Six Apart released the beta for Movable Type version 4. Until last weekend I didn’t …

2007-06-19: They Say Men Don't Listen Mark, a loving husband, was in trouble. He forgot his wedding anniversary and his wife was really …

2007-06-08: Shift happens youtu.be/FdTOFkhap…

2007-06-05: The original blog commenters [youtube www.youtube.com/watch [Via Signal vs. Noise]

2007-05-29: The Times They Are A-Changin' Great advertisement from 1934 promoting Kelp-O-Malt to put five pounds on your bones in just one …

2007-05-25: Comment moderation Though my spamfilters, SpamLookup in combination with Akismet, catch really a lot of comment- and …

2007-05-25: Towel Day Today is Towel Day! Towel Day is celebrated every May 25 as a tribute by fans of the late author …

2007-05-23: Sorry for any inconvenience caused During the last hour instead of the usual non-interesting stuff I write you saw: tr = …

2007-05-17: I don't understand PageRank My latest weblog El Canasto is a big success, with more and more readers every day. Every week a few …

2007-05-09: Mixing up languages After six days of giving training in German, I am not able to speak normally any more. What really …

2007-04-30: In a perfect world In a perfect world spammers would get caught, go to jail, and share a cell with many men who have …

2007-04-26: The Voice is back In order for a weblog to be successful, an author needs to write with personality. A weblog needs …

2007-04-13: Confusing From the Twitter Support page: Delete: use delete to remove a person from your friends list, like …

2007-03-30: Look ma, no mouse! [youtube www.youtube.com/watch

2007-03-29: Math is easy [Via Jason Womack]

2007-03-29: Twittering I just signed up at Twitter, mainly to see what all the buzz is about. As with many new tools, I …

2007-03-12: Off to CeBIT I am ready for it! Within a few hours I will leave for Germany to participate in the CeBIT. That …

2007-03-05: Harmelense Nieuws Pagina My good friend Berry started a new weblog called the Harmelense Nieuws Pagina to compensate for the …

2007-03-01: I for Italy

2007-02-27: Teasing the Catalan By far the easiest way to make a Catalan angry is calling him/her Spanish. Berry knows this very …

2007-02-14: GMail open for everybody Google finally opened up GMail for users in Canada and the USA, where this service was still invite …

2007-02-08: Yahoo! pipes The release op Yahoo! Pipes is definitely the news of the day: Pipes is a hosted service that lets …

2007-02-06: The MUDs are back! I just tried out IMified, and felt like I stepped into a time machine bringing me back to the 80's. …

2007-02-06: Hourly rate Hire me. My rate would be onehundredandtwentyfive an hour. Plus VAT and expenses. Four hours …

2007-02-05: Windows Experience Index If you buy a brand new PC with Windows Vista, you might find a big surprise when Vista does not look …

2007-01-31: Responsibility TAKE RESPONSIBILITY! If there's a problem, fix it. If your job can't be fixed, quit. How dare you …

2007-01-28: Microsoft Windows Vista

2007-01-15: Travel irritations I am on the road again. Today I am traveling from Barcelona to Cyprus, spending over ten hours in …

2007-01-08: One month of Canasto A little bit more than one month ago, I started a new weblog called ‘El Canasto’ in …

2007-01-02: This is a library

2006-12-13: Famous Little by little, this former humble little weblog is getting bigger and bigger. I hardly have the …

2006-12-05: I forgot my birthday I just found out that I had completely forgotten the 9th birthday of this weblog. On November 9, …

2006-12-05: Why is there no search in Google Reader? I just wanted to look up some information, and I remembered having read about it in a webfeed in …

2006-12-01: A new weblog Today I published the first entry on a new weblog: El Canasto. El Canasto is my first blog in …

2006-11-24: Two faces of the Pareto Principle in business The Pareto principle (also known as the 80-20 rule, the law of the vital few and the principle of …

2006-11-17: internet Dear spelling checker, Please do not consider the internet as something holy. The internet is simply …

2006-11-15: Google Reader glitches A while ago I tried out the new Google Reader, and haven’t looked back at my old RSSBandit …

2006-11-13: Blogging networks and content malls More and more bloggers unite in so-called blogging networks. Robert Scoble published a good overview …

2006-11-09: Cleaning up Sometime, thing that have been in place for many years get in the way. In such cases, it is better …

2006-11-09: Magic [Via Volker Weber]

2006-10-27: What's going on? Just like most other weblogs, this site has its ups and downs, and you might have noticed that it …

2006-10-16: Catalan elections campaign The campaign for the upcoming Catalan parliament elections officially started last Sunday. Main …

2006-10-10: Carbonite Online Backup Everybody who knows me a little bit will admit it: I am a lazy person. Because I am so lazy I work …

2006-10-04: Cal Paller Cal Paller is a lovely little cottage (Casa Rural) in the mountains near La Seu d’Urgell. We …

2006-10-02: Promoting the Aplec I was very surprised when I received the magazine promoting the biggest cultural event in Lleida …

2006-09-28: Inline skating For me the holiday period is not only a period for relaxing, but also a period of reflection. I …

2006-09-01: Off the grid This weblog will remain quiet for some weeks as I will be on holidays. If you have any question, …

2006-08-31: Internet Blog Serial Number Though weblogs are the perfect example of periodical publications, in many countries they are not …

2006-08-30: In the Jukebox: Me First and The Gimme Gimmies It has been a long time ago since I last posted a little bit of listening pleasure. To make up for …

2006-08-30: Getting Things Done aStore Amazon.com launched a new affiliate tool this week called aStore. This tool allows you to create …

2006-08-28: Holiday plans One more week to go until the start of our holidays. Yes, we go when everybody else already forgot …

2006-08-26: Google can't merge accounts I joined the Google Adsense program before I started using GMail. As a result of this, I have to …

2006-08-14: 43 Folders: My favourite podcast Yes, the 43 Folders podcast is my favourite podcast. There are a few reasons why I consider it my …

2006-08-09: Word spam I am happy to say that I rarely receive spam. But today a message slipped though my defence lines …

2006-08-08: Personal finance Personal finance is the application of the principles of finance to the monetary decisions of an …

2006-08-07: Tags: Technorati vs. Movable Type As of version 3.31, Movable Type natively supports tags. Tags are keywords or descriptive terms …

2006-08-03: Handling quotes is difficult One of the biggest problems in scripting and programming is escaping quotes. Quotes have a special …

2006-08-02: Brain Links is back Only a week after I closed down Brain Links, Brain Links is back, albeit in a more simpler form. …

2006-08-01: Performancing for Firefox After reading the lifehacker desktop blog editor comparison I decided to give performancing for …

2006-07-27: IE7 as an automatic update creates problems for software manufacturers When its latest stand-alone browser ships in Q4, Microsoft plans to use its patch-distribution …

2006-07-26: YAR (Yet Another Redesign) After the succesful redesign of The Wizard of POS, I had gathered some momentum, and continued with …

2006-07-25: The end of Brain Links Since June 2004 I have posted 953 links to interesting, new and funny sites in the Brain Links …

2006-07-25: Redesign Wizard Of POS After the latest release of Movable Type, I wanted to have a look at the new Widget functionality. …

2006-07-20: Let the Dutch complain… A few days above 30° and Holland grinds to a halt. I wonder what would happen if they would also …

2006-07-11: eZ Publish It has been very quiet on this site, and that usually means that I am working on something. And …

2006-06-08: For sale: Canon IXUS II APS camera Our old APS camera has become useless now that we have a brand-new digital camera. It has been lying …

2006-05-31: How I work After reading the lifehacker How I work series, I thought that it might be interesting to write down …

2006-05-04: Barça FC Barcelona is champion of the ‘Liga’. If you know me only a little bit, you know that I …

2006-04-24: Safety instructions The steward seriously missed his calling. The man was a stand-up comedian, and a dang fine one at …

2006-04-10: Pentax A10 When we were close to Andorra this weekend, we hopped over the border to do some shopping. We were …

2006-03-30: Job application Found this piece on OpenBC. If they actually hired this man, they did the right thing. This is an …

2006-03-09: No CeBIT After having our own stand on the CeBIT for two years, we have decided not to go this year. The …

2006-03-06: Trying out Edgeio Edgeio is a new service to create classifieds directly from your weblog. It automatically organizes …

2006-02-17: Progress with eZ Publish I have been playing a little bit more with eZ Publish for the BryteNet site. One little …

2006-02-06: BryteNet has new clothes The last weeks I have been very busy with the new BryteNet site. The old site had been created in a …

2006-02-06: Limited access I have to identify myself in order to get Internet access?! How on earth do they think to stop …

2006-01-20: A little update It has been some time ago since I last posted, so I thought I needed to spend some minutes to …

2006-01-02: Bureaucracy As most of you know, I hate paperwork. So when after a lot of effort I received my residence permit …

2006-01-02: Definition Blogger. n. Someone with nothing to say writing for someone with nothing to do. [From Guy Kawasaki]

2005-12-30: Television upgrade Our house is one of the few places on earth where you can still find a television without remote …

2005-12-23: Best. Blonde. Joke. Ever. I know many blonde jokes, but this blonde joke is by far the best!

2005-12-16: Greetings from Lleida A typical winters day in Lleida

2005-12-16: phpCOIN vulnerability fix phpCOIN is the software used by BryteNet hosting to manage orders, invoicing and the helpdesk. …

2005-12-14: Longest agent string ever It looks like Yahoo! is testing their mobile search bot, resulting in some page requests with a very …

2005-12-14: Bloglines zombie Now that I have left Bloglines and use RSS Bandit, it came to me that Bloglines is still fetching …

2005-12-14: Google Personalized Homepage API I have been looking at Google Personalized Homepage (GPH) before, but quickly decided that it has no …

2005-12-13: RSS Bandit I have switched my RSS reader from the web-based Bloglines to the PC based RSS Bandit. I have always …

2005-12-12: December [Via Buzznovation]

2005-12-09: I'm a Lensmaster Squidoo is open for public. Squidoo is a community where members, lensmasters, built Lenses. A lens …

2005-12-01: Address lists I have two address lists, which I synchronize daily. One copy resides on my Palm Zire 31 which I …

2005-11-30: Minimizing windows Here is something not many people know: an open application window consumes more memory than a …

2005-11-30: Firefox 1.5 Firefox 1.5 has been released, and I have already installed it on my PC. Why is this news? My PC …

2005-11-23: Improving web statistics Recently there has been a lot of attention for web statistics: first Mint was launched, introducing …

2005-11-23: How to add a website profile to Google Analytics We all heard about the problems Google Analytics is having at the moment: after the launch they …

2005-11-22: Purple numbers Robert Scoble discovered purple numbers, the usually purple coloured permalinks for paragraphs. I …

2005-11-18: Citizenspeak Citizenspeak is the talk of the day. It is a free, easy-to-use service that allows grassroots …

2005-11-18: Google Sitemaps statistics I just found out that you can validate your Google Sitemap by placing an empty HTML file on you …

2005-11-17: 500 I just noticed that I have published exactly 499 entries on Brain Tags. Time to add number 500!!! So …

2005-11-16: Who can start conversations? In the past, companies had huge departments for marketing. Marketing means that you send your …

2005-11-14: Woordenboek Voor·deel·zak 1 fanatiek koopjesjager

2005-11-09: TailRank error As I wrote this morning in The future of feed reading, I am going to try out TailRank. I exported my …

2005-11-09: The future of feed reading Let’s continue talking about feed reading. Last week I described the five phases of feed …

2005-11-07: Bad experience I urgently needed a particular piece of electronics. So I checked the manufacturer's web site top …

2005-11-03: Feed reading lifecycle Though RSS feeds are still only used by the ‘lucky few’, I discovered several phases of RSS reading …

2005-11-03: Someone keeps stealing my letters… This fun, dragging magnetic letters around the screen while 10+ people are doing the same! [Via …

2005-11-02: Top 10 Signs You're a GTD Disciple 10 While diving home from work, you have to pull over three times to jot it down and empty your …

2005-11-02: Advertising I just received a cheque from Google. They pay whenever I pass $100, which in my case takes a while. …

2005-10-25: In the Jukebox: Hallo Venray During my last visit to the Netherlands I bought the latest CD from Hallo Venray for a very good …

2005-10-24: Behind the screens of BryteNet Business blog It’s a small place has a very interesting series of articles describing how …

2005-10-19: King of the road The past 48 hours I have been diving around in our brand new Toyota Corolla Verso, and I feel the …

2005-10-17: Total relax I feel good! We just came back from a week’s holiday in the Netherlands. The aim of our …

2005-10-07: Car update This week our new car arrived in Lleida. It is waiting for us at the car dealer and we can take it …

2005-10-04: It's a small place It’s a small place is a new blog I created today. You might be wondering why I am starting a …

2005-09-30: I can't travel and write The last two weeks I have made two business trips; I visited London and the Netherlands. The last …

2005-09-13: Crisis When written in Chinese, the word “crisis” is composed of two characters. One represents …

2005-09-10: Theatre festival Street theatre is nice, since it is small-scale and personal. The acts are small, and the audience …

2005-09-09: Parking control The street where I live is just inside the ‘blue zone’, the zone where you have to pay to park on …

2005-09-09: I still have a car for sale Though we did receive a bid on eBay, the buyer yesterday told me that they decided not to buy the …

2005-09-08: Catching zombies We all know that almost all comment spam is coming from virus infected PC’s turned into …

2005-09-05: BryteNet is sponsoring BryteNet is growing, but could grow faster. Therefore we decided to offer a sponsoring package, with …

2005-09-05: Roundabout After I left Harmelen four years ago, I also stopped participating in youth activities. Of course I …

2005-08-30: Sorry for the inconvenience I will be making some changes under the hood of this site. As a result, you might find that you …

2005-08-26: Updating to MT 3.2 At this moment I am updating my MT sites to version 3.2. This is a huge update, and I am running …

2005-08-26: In the Jukebox: The Subways The Internet is a very good medium to get to know new artists. On the site of George I found The …

2005-08-24: Fiat Punto for sale Fiat Punto TD SX Year: 1994 Exterior colour: White 290000 kilometres Diesel engine 5 doors ITV check …

2005-08-23: Ouch! A bloke is in a queue at the supermarket when he notices that the rather dishy blonde behind him has …

2005-08-12: Spending money This week we bought a very expensive gadget: a new car! After many visits to many car dealers we …

2005-08-11: Tipping I just read ‘How to tip properly’ on lifehacker, and was very surprised to read about …

2005-08-02: BryteNet hosting Today, I proudly present my latest work: BryteNet. BryteNet is going to be the name under which I am …

2005-08-01: This page intentionally left blank Coming back from my holidays, I found an awfully empty homepage on this site. For the moment it will …

2005-07-08: Folksonomy Just a small note to point you to a new feature on this site. As of today Brain Tags has a …

2005-07-07: Making dreams come true To make dreams come true you need two things: focus and time. Without focus a project takes way too …

2005-06-28: Google earth This is way too cool! Google released Google earth, a Windows desktop application to access their …

2005-06-28: Quote of the day Saying java is better because it works on all platforms is like saying anal sex is better because it …

2005-06-28: A shepherd A shepherd was herding his flock in a remote pasture when suddenly a brand-new BMW advanced out of …

2005-06-27: Car hunting Our car is about to reach 300.000 km, and the bills of the garage tell us that it is time to say …

2005-06-20: Dreaming The temperature is slowly rising to a level where there are only two places to stay: inside an …

2005-06-20: Spammers shifting attention A trend I noticed on my sites lately: referrer spam is dying out, trackback spam is the main focus …

2005-06-16: MyBlogLog I am a statistics junkie. I check the access statistics for this site at least once a day. Also the …

2005-06-09: Crashing Windows with HTML This small HTML file will on some computers drive Windows into a blue screen: Try it out if you want …

2005-06-08: A year of links A little bit more than a year ago, I started dumping links on this site. In a year time I added 650 …

2005-06-05: De vraag Wie werd wat, waar, wanneer, waarmee en wat hield hij boven zijn hoofd? Wat heeft het getal 1251 …

2005-05-27: On the road again My schedule for next week: Oslo — Vianen — Hannover — Dortmund — Frankfurt — Stuttgart. If you live …

2005-05-26: In the Jukebox: The Clash Know your rights!

2005-05-20: POS blog With over seven years of blogging experience and after three years working in the international …

2005-05-19: Mouse vs. Keyboard Most computers have two input devices: a mouse and a keyboard. The mouse is mainly used to navigate …

2005-05-12: No more years as version numbers Microsoft finally found out that it is not wise to use years as version numbers. Their latest server …

2005-05-02: It is lonely in the neighbourhood This is the feedmap for Lleida. I feel very lonely :-(   They managed to locate my feed …

2005-05-02: Obligatory mirror picture Yes! I managed to get my phone configured, so now I am finally a member of the ‘moblog crew’. You …

2005-04-28: In the Jukebox: Urban dance Squad Quack quack: Duck Ska.

2005-04-27: Spam discarded In the last 12 months I haven’t found a single false positive in the spam folder of my …

2005-04-26: Almost there One week ago I received my new mobile camera-phone. I was happy, since I wanted to use it for …

2005-04-22: Feeds restructured The idea has been lying on the shelves for over two months now, and today I finally did it. Besides …

2005-04-21: New phone, same story Why is it so difficult to do? When I buy a phone, I want all functions to work. Since yesterday I am …

2005-04-18: Individualists People are individualists; we prefer to do things alone and don’t care about the others. …

2005-04-13: Family photos The main reason we went to the Netherlands last weekend was to visit our family. Finn is about a …

2005-04-12: The ultimate gadget It’s a TV, it plays DVDs, and it’s a beer fridge, all-in-one! What else could you …

2005-04-07: Harmelen Tomorrow morning I will travel to Harmelen again. It will be a short visit to see Finn, the newborn …

2005-04-04: New mobile phone Some weeks ago, we decided to change mobile provider. We have a contract with Telefonica Movistar, …

2005-04-01: I wonder... Will all these WordPress users now switch back to Movable Type?

2005-04-01: Jongeren drinken zich klem in keet Zie De Volkskrant: STAP merkt op dat de drinkschuren zich ontwikkelen tot geduchte concurrenten van …

2005-03-31: Work in progress Before: Now: After: ?????? The redesign of Brain Tags has officially started!

2005-03-29: In the Jukebox: Dub War One of the songs I always play when I need to get rid of some excess energy: Million Dollar Love by …

2005-03-29: Firefox login security Have a look at the following screen: This is the screen Firefox shows me when a site requires me to …

2005-03-24: Easter It is Easter holiday for me, which means that I have a weekend of four days! I am very happy about …

2005-03-15: Live from the CeBIT Today is a very quiet day, so I have some time to upload some photo’s and write a short post. …

2005-03-01: Snow in Lleida This view is very uncommon because of the geographic position of Lleida, shielded by mountains and a …

2005-02-25: In the Jukebox: Counting Crows and K's Choice Two songs! Omaha from the Counting Crows and Believe from K’s Choice.

2005-02-25: Euroshop photos I just uploaded some photos from the Euroshop trade show. You can see the booth and the house I …

2005-02-24: Backlag Six days with almost no internet connection gave me a backlag. I just waded through all e-mail and …

2005-02-17: EuroShop The EuroShop trade fair starts Saturday, so you can imagine what is on my mind at this moment. I …

2005-02-16: Focus Instead of publishing, I have spend some time thinking about my site. The trigger was the article …

2005-02-14: In the Jukebox: Flogging Molly Mmm! Flogging Molly! Tobacco Island

2005-02-11: Trade shows It’s trade show time! The coming weeks I will present our products in two trade shows in …

2005-02-09: Google Maps defaults to centre of the country While reading the great joke Google Maps find Weapons of Mass Destruction, I noticed something …

2005-02-04: 50 Gmail invites Google is generous today! I have 50 invites for a Gmail account to give away. Mail, IM, phone me or …

2005-02-03: Holiday photos uploaded It took a while, but I finally uploaded the photo's from our holidays in Thailand in August last …

2005-02-01: Feeds outsourced Maintaining a site like this takes a lot of effort. After successfully having outsourced pinging …

2005-01-27: Pro-active hosting provider This week a vulnerability has been discovered in Movable Type. Until today, I did not have the time …

2005-01-21: Use MT-Blacklist rules to remove referral spam Referrer spam on this site is increasing daily. Until now I use a two-step method to block them, …

2005-01-20: In the Jukebox: Björk Copied from Zezunja: Joga from Björk.

2005-01-16: EnFado It is amazing how many talented people there are. And many of them closer to you than you can …

2005-01-10: Fog For people who don’t know where Lleida is: it lies about 160 km south-west of Barcelona, in …

2005-01-05: In the Jukebox: Muse To enjoy the Three Kings tomorrow: Sunburn from Muse.

2005-01-05: More webloggers voor Azië Tomorrow will be the day that many Dutch blogs will show the special action page. The list of …

2005-01-05: In the Jukebox: K's Choice Some nice music: Iron Flower from K’s Choice.

2005-01-03: Jong Nederland site uses Mambo My good ol’ club Jong Nederland has a new site, based on the Mambo Open Source (MOS) CMS. The …

2005-01-01: Chicken The year of the rooster has officially begun. I wish everybody all the best and a lot of love in …

2004-12-31: In the jukebox: Manic Street Preachers For obvious reasons: Tsunami from the Manic Street Preachers.

2004-12-30: 2004 Recap The year 2004 is almost over, which means that it is time for reviews. All important media have a …

2004-12-29: Bandwidth Once in a while I put a song in the Jukebox. Some songs are popular, others won’t be …

2004-12-29: Entrance   This is our new entrance, with some chistmas decoration. The nativity scene is made from …

2004-12-29: In the Jukebox: Beatles Mash-up Medley Found on Boing Boing: a Beatles Mash-up Medley. Where ordinary mash-up mixes mix two or perhaps …

2004-12-29: Flickr up and running A little bit of copy and paste work, and my Flickr page is up and running. At the moment it contains …

2004-12-29: Giro 555

2004-12-27: Living Nativity scene Since my parents are here to celebrate Christmas with us, we took them to a living nativity scene in …

2004-12-23: In the Jukebox: the Beastles It just had to happen one day: a mix up of the Beatles and the Beastie Boys. I have put three tracks …

2004-12-23: Up to date After the recent messages about comment spam, I have upgraded both Movable Type and MT-Blacklist. …

2004-12-21: Skype I just installed Skype on my PC to have a look at it, but really wonder what it adds. I am already …

2004-12-14: Business trip Today I will fly to the Netherlands for work. I will have some meetings with (potential) …

2004-12-10: Flickr Flickr is a great service for storing your photos, as everybody already found out. As the last …

2004-12-02: Open Business Club Until yesterday I stayed away from social networks like friendster. Yesterday it changed when I saw …

2004-11-26: Firefox = Windows Explorer? Windows XP has a nice function to keep your task bar organised by grouping windows of the same …

2004-11-26: eZ Publish In my quest for a good CMS I have been looking at eZ Publish this week, and my first reaction is: …

2004-11-25: European CafePress alternative? The easiest way for a club, company or organisation to have a webshop is CafePress. You can upload …

2004-11-25: In the Jukebox: Boobie Trap It’s time for some punk!!! Dirty Girl from Boobie Trap.

2004-11-18: Apesjit at Noorderslag Each year I look at the artists playing at the Dutch Noorderslag festival, since those are the …

2004-11-12: TotalChoice Hosting buttons Although I am not a fan of these 80x15 buttons, I noticed that TotalChoice Hosting does not have …

2004-11-11: Correfoc One of the nicest traditions in Catalonia is the ‘correfoc’: corre = run and foc = fire. The …

2004-11-11: By the way... Tomorrow evening we will take the plane to the Netherlands for a short holiday. We will stay there …

2004-11-10: Simo TCI This week the most important IT fair in Spain takes place: the Simo TCI. Of course ICG Software is …

2004-11-09: Firefox update I just installed Firefox, the Spanish version, which went flawlessly. It placed the files and …

2004-11-09: Uterechs Hoewel ik uit de provincie Utrecht kom, heb ik het Uterechs nooit echt onder de knie gekregen. En …

2004-11-08: Top MP3s Technorati has launched a new service: Top MP3s. They monitor which MP3 files have the most …

2004-11-08: Moved to a new server This is the obligatory “If you can read this, the move was successful” message. Moving …

2004-11-05: TotalChoice Hosting I have made my choice: this site is moving to TotalChoice Hosting. I have looked at many hosting …

2004-11-04: Bloghosts closed for business The hosting provider for this site, bloghosts is stopping. Anybody knows a good provider? Several …

2004-10-28: Bloghosts This site is hosted by Bloghosts, and I am very happy with their service. They are very cheap, and …

2004-10-27: In the Jukebox: R.E.M. Five minutes of R.E.M.: The Great Beyond

2004-10-27: Do you have a DVD player? Now that I have burned my first DVD with material we recorded last summer, I want to show it to our …

2004-10-27: MTSimpleComments error I just installed the latest version (1.32) of the MTSimpleComments plugin, but receive the following …

2004-10-21: Censorship Today I ran across three situations related to censorship. They are not related to each other, but …

2004-10-20: Movable Type 3.12 Movable Type version 3.12 was released today, and as usual I immediately installed it. The feature I …

2004-10-19: Am I afraid to blog? In the pas years I have written 375 entries, linkdump excluded, for this site, of which only 21, 6%, …

2004-10-19: Video editing problems solved One month after buying the Pinnacle Studio software, I have finished my first DVD project. The …

2004-10-18: Sorry guys I just looked into the log files, and found out that people got blocked for trying to open old MP3 …

2004-10-18: In the Jukebox: Beastie Boys The latest CD I bought is “The Sound of Science” from the Beastie Boys. I was thinking …

2004-10-15: In the Jukebox: Bettie Serveert Another one for the jukebox: Satisfied from Bettie Serveert, a dark track with lyrics like, Callous …

2004-10-15: Google knows it After CasaSpider and Dudesh Ramadhin.

2004-10-15: Video editing problems continued After all problems I encountered last week, I laid my little video project to rest for a while. …

2004-10-14: Desktop Search Just a few weeks after Microsoft acquired LookOut to provide advanced search for Outlook, Google …

2004-10-14: In the Jukebox: Heideroosjes To get you all through the weekend, I placed some Dutch punk rock in the jukebox: We’re All …

2004-10-08: Using my PalmOne Zire 31 as flash drive The PalmOne Zire 31 comes with a SD slot and a default, small, card of 16 Mb. It's basic use is to …

2004-10-08: In the Jukebox: Green Day Nick Bradbury likes them, so I put Green Day in the jukebox. For your ears only: Extraordinary Girl. …

2004-10-06: Dooie Donders Club The Dooie Donders Club is an infamous club in Harmelen, formed by four self proclaimed brothers. …

2004-10-05: Video editing problems The past few weeks I have been working myself into a completely new world: video editing. It all …

2004-10-05: In the Jukebox: PoelsGiessen There is new music available in the jukebox: Allermooiste Fout from Poels & Giessen. You have 96 …

2004-10-05: 200 Things Yet another meme. It came here via Realization, Big Pink Cookie and Jay Allen. I have highlighted …

2004-09-30: Link dump kaputt The link dump of this site is kaputt. So no new links until I have repaired it. I do not know yet …

2004-09-28: Hepcat I have put some ska in the Jukebox. Smooth swinging horns, velvet vocals, rhythms…

2004-09-28: Time to read Each morning before I leave home to go to the office, I take some time to see what is happening in …

2004-09-23: Music Jukebox When I read about the Jukebox that Lijn created, I got this feeling inside… I copied the two …

2004-09-21: GMail invitations Besides collecting spam, I can also use my GMail account to invite others to use this service. If …

2004-09-21: Next actions Many people starting to implement the Getting Things Done methodology start processing their inboxes …

2004-09-20: Poor dog Even the best drivers sometime get into situations in which they cannot prevent damage. I am not one …

2004-09-17: Fixing MTEntryModifiedDate On my individual entry pages, I show two dates: the date on which I created the entry, and the date …

2004-09-17: Guitar solo tab for "I Wanna Be Sedated" Here is Johnny’s guitar solo on the Ramones’ “I Wanna Be Sedated”: …

2004-09-15: Is TypeKey a failure? If you want to leave a comment on this site, you have the option to identify yourself using your …

2004-09-09: MP3 experiment I have plenty of bandwidth, and have been thinking about ways to use it. It appears to me that the …

2004-09-08: Modem stops working after adding network card Within one week I encountered two computers showing the same problem, which I haven’t been …

2004-09-07: Hotlinking images Recently my server logs show a big increase in requests for a single image, the one shown above. …

2004-09-06: GMail I finally also have a GMail account! Even though I already have many @jeroensangers.com and …

2004-09-01: MT Updated That’s it! The upgrade went flawless. Everything seems to work fine until now. Of course I …

2004-09-01: Movable Type 3.1 Today, six apart launched version 3.1 of Movable Type, the software I use as the motor of this site. …

2004-08-31: Thailand Almost a week ago we returned from our holiday in Thailand. The fact that I did not write anything …

2004-08-26: Back again Great party, I love Thailand, much to do… Until later!

2004-07-30: Terror alert level

2004-07-29: Count down One more day of work, and I will have holidays; Three more days, and I will drive to Holland; Nine …

2004-07-23: Button design Almost two years ago, Antipixel published a set of minimal buttons to replace the ugly buttons used …

2004-07-19: A new toy There is nothing to celebrate yet, but the presents are already rolling in... In Holland people …

2004-07-15: Languages I was always thought that the Netherlands have two languages: Dutch and Frisian. Besides these two …

2004-07-14: 22 Ik ben dus nummer 22 en doe bij deze de splitsing die door Lijn en David gemaakt was weer ongedaan! …

2004-07-14: palmOne Zire 31 Already for some months I wanted to bey me a palmOne PDA. Last week I finally found what I wanted: …

2004-07-13: SGML / XML / HTML An SGML fan, an XML fan, and an HTML fan are watching a movie when they notice smoke coming out of a …

2004-07-13: First 10-digit prime found in consecutive digits of e The billboard shown above is part of a recruiting campaing of Google. I am far from smart enough to …

2004-07-12: IQ! The Classic IQ Test Watch out, they want your data! Congratulations, Jeroen! Your IQ score is 136 …

2004-07-12: Technology Barometer DiceLaRed —TheNetSays— has a nice tool: the Technology Barometer. They monitor several sites, mostly …

2004-07-12: More bloggers in Lleida About a year ago I made a list of webloggers from Lleida. It was time to have a look at it again, so …

2004-07-09: Microsoft Outlook I have a confession to make: I use Microsoft Outlook. Not at home, but in the office. I know many …

2004-07-07: Bloglines Bloglines has redesigned! The new user interface looks more beautiful, and they also added some new …

2004-07-02: Six months Six months ago I set some targets for myself for this year. Now that I am halfway the year, it is …

2004-07-01: Mobical I have been using the services of Mobical for some time now, mainly to back up my cell phone’s …

2004-07-01: Finding a country This is a message for every person in the world creating a form with a drop-down list to choose the …

2004-06-29: Quote 💬 Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. — Albert Einstein

2004-06-28: Unproductive weather Summer in Lleida has a bad name. Being in the inlands without any lake and usually without even a …

2004-06-25: Sant Joan The night of San Joan, two o’clock in the morning. We are sitting side by side on a balcony on …

2004-06-23: Getting things done Just like many people, sometimes my head bursts of all things I have to remember and to do. In fact, …

2004-06-21: Evaluating Mambo Open Source These days I am trying to see whether the Mambo Open Source CMS system could fit my idea’s for …

2004-06-16: Digital vs. Film cameras More and more people are buying digital cameras; I even read that the digital camera sales outnumber …

2004-06-15: Firefox 0.9 Firefox 0.9 has been released today. Of course I immediately downloaded and installed it. As the …

2004-06-14: Nice car A red Buick Electra Convertible 1959. Really nice car…

2004-06-07: Spanish Road Rules #1: Minimum speed When you travel by car through Europe, you’ll find that the traffic rules are more or less the …

2004-06-04: braintags.com Already for some months, this site can be reached at another domain name: braintags.com. First this …

2004-06-04: Link dump syndication The new Link dump section of this site is now also available as an Atom 0.3 feed, so you will be …

2004-06-03: Link dump After restructuring the templates, it was time top add a new feature: the Link dump. While surfing …

2004-06-02: Tools In an international office like ours, the right tools are very important. My most important tool is …

2004-06-02: Horizontal centering images I am facing a small CSS problem: I have a page with some blocks of content, of which I don’t …

2004-06-02: Templates restructured I have restructured my templates for this site. The old ones used way too many <div>’s …

2004-05-31: Windows 3.1 Last week when I entered my hotel room and switched on the light, the TV turned on and showed me a …

2004-05-25: Cyprus The next week I don’t expect to write many things. This morning I will be leaving for Cyprus–I …

2004-05-24: Comments disabled I temporary disabled the comments on this site. The last days I have received too much comment spam. …

2004-05-23: Snails It was that famous weekend again: the Aplec del Caragol. I won’t go into details, but after …

2004-05-18: I'm a billionaire A little bit more than a year ago, I entered the fantasy blog shares market with exactly B$500. As …

2004-05-18: The first days with MT 3.0D Four days ago I upgraded the motor of this site to Movable Type version 3.0D — the D is for …

2004-05-17: The Cops Are Chasing Me in a WHAT? If you are thinking about speeding on Italian highways this year, think twice. You might find …

2004-05-16: Internet radar The radar is a handy and necessary tool in the aviation business. A long time ago, when there was …

2004-05-16: Dry season Yesterday suddenly it was there: the summer! But wait, I can’t remember that we passed spring. …

2004-05-14: Remove Movable Type News box One of the additions to Movable Type is a news box in the main menu of the main menu. This box …

2004-05-14: Movable Type 3.0 I have upgraded to Movable Type 3.0, and am trying to fix the templates at the moment. During the …

2004-05-13: PageRank There is a law that is valid on both the internet as on every school yard: how important you are …

2004-05-13: Product search Here is a short manual on finding products and services on the internet. I found this method when I …

2004-05-10: Firefox not preloading background images Mozilla Firefox is a great internet browser, and I just love tabbed browsing. Each day I look in …

2004-05-07: SyncML SyncML is an XML standard for synchronizing data between devices. The most common use for it is to …

2004-05-07: WAP revisited Since September of last year, this site is also available in WAP format at …

2004-05-05: Ego Watch Todays trend in weblog country is the Ego Watch: looking at which position you end up on several …

2004-05-04: Synchronizing bookmarks Do you recognise this: You are at your office, browsing the internet to solve a specific problem. …

2004-05-02: New photo's You might already have seen it, I added some new pictures to my photo gallery. You’ll see some …

2004-04-27: Phone usability Yesterday I wrote about some usability problems with cellphones. As I am exploring the functionality …

2004-04-26: M55 Got it!!! This weekend I finally got some time to walk to the shop and buy a new cellphone. They …

2004-04-23: Photo's Almost a year ago I posted the last picture to my photo gallery. That’s what happens if …

2004-04-22: Dutch shopping list Sometimes people ask me whether there are certain Dutch products I miss here in Lleida. The answer …

2004-04-20: Obligation to relax Last weekend Berry & Manon visited us. The good thing about people spending their holiday with …

2004-04-14: Totally Useless Tip > To set a blank blue homepage in Internet Explorer, do the following: 1. Click Tools and choose …

2004-04-14: Lord of the Rings Slightly condensed… Hat tip: Punkey

2004-04-14: Shopping urge The only shops open in the morning when I wake up are bakeries and kiosks. I like that, since many …

2004-04-13: Afgelopen zondag > Ik haat het om geblinddoekt te worden. Al met al een geslaagd vrijgezellenfeest. Vrij naar John

2004-04-07: Easter holiday Bags packed… Some hours of sleep… Air plane to Amsterdam… Arriving in …

2004-04-02: Safe href One of the problems of using the XHTML 1.1 doctype is the fact that your pages need to be completely …

2004-04-01: Multiple output YRCHTVOL is still a difficult thing to understand for most people in the web-business: Single Input …

2004-03-29: CeBIT 2004 Recap Now that I am back home again and took some time to catch some sleep, it’s time to tell about …

2004-03-12: CeBIT, here I come The last week we have worked very hard. Not only to prepare for the CeBIT, but also to do our …

2004-03-11: Black Out of respect for the victims and out of protest towards terrorism, today I put my site on black. …

2004-03-09: Quote of the day Maybe I am convinced  

2004-03-02: Birthday Just a small message to give you the possibility to congratulate me. 😉

2004-03-01: Signed comments Sometimes I post comments on my own pages, usually in reaction to other comments. I usually use only …

2004-02-29: Leap How wonderful!!! In these times of stress we receive an extra day for free! Let’s enjoy it… 😀

2004-02-26: Rain and snow Today it is raining in Lleida. So what? Well, the problem is that the people over here are not used …

2004-02-25: Yahoo-Overture does not respect robots.txt Today I received the following message in my mailbox: an improper scan has caused a ban on your site …

2004-02-23: How big is my world? That is an awfully big gray area!!! I guess I still have some traveling to do 😀 Notice that a …

2004-02-23: Silence It has been very silent on this site lately. This was not because I did not have time to write; it …

2004-02-08: Pixies 2004 tour dates That the pixies are going to tour again is old news. The problem is finding the tour schedule, it …

2004-02-02: Brain Tag Sometimes people ask me why this site is called ‘Brain Tags’. Well, the origin comes from a nice …

2004-01-28: MT does not Remember personal info When entering a comment in a Movable Type powered site, a radio button is available telling you that …

2004-01-27: CeBIT I am going to the CeBIT! This year will be the first year that our company will have a stand at …

2004-01-25: DHCP and static IP at the same time Configure a (Windows) computer to use a DHCP and static IP address at the same time.

2004-01-15: MT update breaks validation Today version 2.66 of Movable Type has been released, which addresses amongs others some of the …

2004-01-14: Mobile posting with Mfop2 Using the service from Mfop2 I am now able to post my messages from any place I want. All I have to …

2004-01-12: A new computer After 7 years of intensive use, time has come to say goodbye to my old PC. It simply has too much …

2004-01-05: Movistar GPRS As everybody knows, WAP is not the mobile killer protocol, nor will it ever be. However, it has its …

2004-01-02: Screendump A small experiment to start the year 😉 I installed SnagIt on my computer, which I configured to …

2004-01-01: 2k4 Happy 2004!!!! I am absolutely sure that this year is going to be a fabulous year. And with a new …

2003-12-31: Big Medium for Fimcap A while ago I mentioned Big Medium as a possible CMS for the Fimcap site. Today I finally had some …

2003-12-29: Season's greetings Christmas is already finished, but I still would like to wish everybody a very merry Christmas and a …

2003-12-23: Linkdump: CMS Big Medium I still have to try how to make templates, but this looks like the most usable CMS for …

2003-12-16: Christmas decoration I have a problem. Now that we are halfway in December, I would like to have some christmas …

2003-12-14: Pixies on tour A lot of people come here looking for information on The Pixies, so I better give those people what …

2003-12-11: No time to write It has been really quiet on this site; I just did not have the time to write. I could have written …

2003-12-04: RIP BlogShares Eight months ago I discovered BlogShares, a fantasy blog shares market. During these months I have …

2003-11-28: Maybe There is a Taoist story of an old farmer who had worked his crops for many years. One day his horse …

2003-11-20: LOAF Stylesheet Now that I have been working with LOAF for several days, I have the feeling that the technology is …

2003-11-19: Referrer spam weblogs The latest trick spammers have is setting up fake blogs, usually with the design copied from another …

2003-11-18: Visits to Harmelen Just for the record: at this moment we have planned two short visits to Holland. The first visit …

2003-11-14: I've still got the blues To be honest, there are not a lot of great concerts to visit in Lleida. The main reason is that …

2003-11-14: Software project Via random($foo)

2003-11-14: LOAF After reading about it at Russell Beattie’s Notebook, I just had to add LOAF support to this …

2003-11-13: Click! Darkness… Just when we were cooking our evening meal yesterday, we were suddenly without electricity. “No …

2003-11-11: E-mail disclaimers More and more mail I receive has some kind of legal disclaimer attached to it. And I am getting more …

2003-11-06: Command prompt I just noticed that the Command prompt is one of the six most used applications on my computer: …

2003-11-03: Two years Exactly two years ago, I woke up in the morning, thought: Well, that’s it. Here I am, and …

2003-10-30: Hacker emblem Finally there is an emblem for me! Full-time hacker Eric S. Raymond created a Hacker Emblem based on …

2003-10-28: La pelota vasca La Pelota Vasca is a documentary movie about the situation in the Basque Country. In this movie, a …

2003-10-24: Glijbaan Ik wil geen loopbaan, ik wil een glijbaan (Remy van Green Lizard)

2003-10-24: Computers s#ck I like computers… as long as they work. But lately I’ve had too much problems with them. I …

2003-10-22: A List Apart 3.0 A List Apart is the resource for the latest trends in web design. Today the third version of their …

2003-10-21: Content Management System Imagine that I would have a lot of spare time. And imagine that I still remember how to program …

2003-10-20: Comments fixed Last week I made some changes to this site to prevent spammers from harvesting e-mail addresses from …

2003-10-10: Spam blogging I am receiving quite some spam, which fortunately gets filtered out at my mail server. And there it …

2003-10-08: The real thing I am not the only having the opinion that there is nothing but buying a real CD. Favourite quote …

2003-10-06: Summer is over Today we turned on the heater for the first time, since the temperature dropped below 20°C. …

2003-10-01: Which Pixies song are you? There are some sites, whose content only consists of answers to Which XXXXX are you? contests. To me …

2003-10-01: Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a …

2003-09-30: Access Statistics I just love numbers, and check the access statistics of my sites almost on a daily basis. Sometimes …

2003-09-25: Back on ICQ There are many ways to keep contact with the rest of the world. By far the best way is to meet them …

2003-09-24: Google AdSense and XHTML1.1 Visitors using older browsers like IE might have noticed that I recently started serving …

2003-09-24: Pixies reunite! How could I have missed the news! One of my favourite bands is getting together again. Although the …

2003-09-23: For my Dutch readers

2003-09-23: I need some time! So many things to do, and only 24 hours in a day. I guess everybody sometimes has the feeling that …

2003-09-18: Breaking the silence A good holiday is a holiday without internet connection. I had a quite good holiday, so you …

2003-09-08: Bad lay-out I use this site a lot for testing out things. You could say that this site is Forever under …

2003-09-04: WAP Braintags is also available in WML format, so you can read your favourite 😉 site using your WAP …

2003-09-02: Semantically incorrect If you are creating (X)HTML code, you always have to make sure that you use the right elements to …

2003-08-31: Advertisements You might already have noticed it: I added some advertisements to this site. Since now I am paying a …

2003-08-29: Holidays in the Netherlands One more week to go, and we have our second short vacation of this year!!! After going to Croatia in …

2003-08-29: application/xhtml+xml The moment I changed the looks of this site, I also changed the version of the code used for these …

2003-08-28: CD List Throught the wonderful Internet Archive Wayback Machine, I was able to visit my old site again. My …

2003-08-27: HTTP Error 411: Length required Today I noticed something strange in the access report of this site. In the error codes list I found …

2003-08-25: Pentagrama I just found a small list on my desk, and remembered that I wrote it last Friday (or better said! …

2003-08-22: Work to do When I designed this site, I of course tested the layout on my Windows computer. I know that it …

2003-08-21: Copy protection First a question for the music industry: “What the heck are you doing?” Yesterday MJ gave me a …

2003-08-20: Viruses Most viruses that replicate themselves through e-mail forge the from: field of their messages. …

2003-08-20: Plug-in Manager I have written before about the Movable Type plug-ins I use for this site; at this moment I am using …

2003-08-18: Saying goodbye Tomorrow evening my parents will be flying back home. They have been living with us for one week …

2003-08-13: Comment form problems I am having some problems in the comment form of my individual archives. After entering a comment, …

2003-08-13: My parents are here Yesterday evening my parents arrived for a short holiday in our house. I came home from work a …

2003-08-11: Braintags update notifications Some of you receive a message whenever I update this site. You can become a member of my update list …

2003-08-11: Preparing for our visitors After a quiet weekend in the swimming pool, the time has come to work a little bit. This week we …

2003-08-08: Changing hosting provider #4 It has been three days ago since I switched my site to the new server. Little by little the visitors …

2003-08-05: Changing hosting provider #3 Welcome! If you’re reading this message, the server transfer was successfully finished. …

2003-08-05: Changing hosting provider #2 Change of plans… Yesterday I told that I was going to redesign my templates and style before …

2003-08-04: Changing hosting provider #1 After I purchased an account for this site last weekend, I have been exploring the possibilities and …

2003-08-01: Friend Of A Friend FOAF provides an execellent vocabulary for describing people and the relation between people. It is …

2003-08-01: Pop-up banner adds I don’t notice the pop-up advertisements on this site anymore, since the browsers I am …

2003-07-31: Making future-proof archive links Már Örlygsson has written a howto on creating ‘future-proof’ URLs in Movable type. In short, he …

2003-07-31: Photo log Today I finished entering my photo’s (51 in total) to my photo log. You won’t find any …

2003-07-30: Operating Systems After seeing a poll on SlashDot for the number of operating systems you have worked with for at …

2003-07-29: ApeSjit I mentioned them yesterday: the not yet so famous band Apesjit. Why Apesjit? Sure, they are not the …

2003-07-29: Mozilla Thunderbird 0.1 I missed an important (for me at least) event: two days ago, the Mozilla Thunderbird project …

2003-07-28: Music Over the years, the emphasis of my site has changed a lot. I started a personal site mainly to …

2003-07-25: Lego The first half of my life I have been a big fan of Lego. And I guess that I still have a warm place …

2003-07-25: My visitors I’ll be honest: this site is not receiving a lot of visitors. Sometimes I have the feeling …

2003-07-23: Movable Type plugins Movable Type is a great tool for creating personal sites (and some other types of sites as well), …

2003-07-22: Something personal I just noticed that I have only written technical texts during the lasts weeks, and since this is a …

2003-07-22: Use a better browser A month ago, I wrote about the shortcomings of Internet Explorer and how this might stop innovation …

2003-07-22: HTTP Error 301: Permanent Redirect A while ago, I explained how I configured the server to return HTTP Error 410: Gone for all requests …

2003-07-18: More on Managing Static content After yesterdays post I started playing more with Movable Type. I decided to move some static …

2003-07-17: Managing static content with Movable Type The buzz started with the redesign of Adaptive Path by [stop]design and Jay Allen. They used the …

2003-07-17: Mozilla Thunderbird Yesterday I have installed Mozilla Thunderbird on my computer. Until now I was using Microsoft …

2003-07-15: Fighting Spam I am receiving a lot of Spam, way too much… The last years the amount of Spam I receive has been …

2003-07-14: Back to work The holidays are definitely over; I have spent my first day at the office again. Of course my …

2003-07-10: Back home again Short, but absolutely worthwhile… That is how I would describe our short holiday to Croatia. We …

2003-06-27: Almost ready for Holidays The car has been thoroughly checked, my colleague has been informed of ongoing issues at my job,… I …

2003-06-25: Geek test 28.00789% - Total Geek

2003-06-24: Sant Joan Today is Sant Joan, a free day in Catalonia. The night before Sant Joan is celebrated with big …

2003-06-23: WAP configuration The good thing of buying a cellphone pack is that everything comes pre-configured. I have chosen the …

2003-06-23: A wonderful weekend Relax, relax, relax… I really needed to relax, and that is exactly what I have done. Friday after …

2003-06-20: Learning Spanish on Internet I always thought that the Internet would not be suited to learn a language, because it is better to …

2003-06-17: Holiday plans The temperature is around 35°C for over a week now, during the day you hear a lot of complains about …

2003-06-16: Bloggers in Lleida Yesterday a new webblog was born in Lleida. That is something quite special, since until now I …

2003-06-12: Geek without toys I love technology. I just love it. And I love computers, cellphones, PDA’s, digital …

2003-06-12: Internet Explorer Lately a lot of talk has been going on around Microsoft’s web browser Internet Explorer (IE). …

2003-06-11: HTTP Error 410: Gone It has been a while since I changed the backend of my site from NewsPro to Movable Type. A side …

2003-06-09: Fancy e-mail With fancy e-mail I mean HTML mail. Most mail applications are able to send (and receive) messages …

2003-06-09: Berry & Manon The reason we went to Harmelen last weekend was of course the wedding of Berry and Manon. Besides …

2003-06-03: Photo Gallery #2 A while ago I wrote about my old Image gallery, and gave a link to the gallery since I didn’t …

2003-06-02: Only a few days to go… Two more days working and we will go for a short trip to Holland!!! The reason is of course the …

2003-05-31: Weekend The calendar shows it is weekend… Time to arrange our house and enjoy the weather. We urgently need …

2003-05-22: Web designers obsolete? Many companies pay a lot of many to have somebody design their web site. This person has to decide …

2003-05-19: New look And, do you like the new look of the site? Drop a comment and let me know what you think of it. I …

2003-05-19: Aplec del Caragol The lesson of this weekend is: always study the program carefully. Of course I looked at the program …

2003-05-16: Food on my mind Eating and drinking… I guess that will be the central theme for today and the coming days. This …

2003-05-14: Passport Today I finally received it: my new passport!!!!! On March 22 my jacket with my passport got stolen, …

2003-05-13: Photo gallery Before I used to have a link on this page to the photo gallery. The photo gallery is not gone yet, …

2003-05-13: Back to work I wrote the last entry on this site exactly four hours before the start of the ‘Festa Major’ en …

2003-05-09: Festa Major Only four hours left to work, and then it’s party time!!! This weekend Lleida is celebrating …

2003-05-06: MTBlogShares extention Being a user of Movable type and a player of BlogShares, I have been looking to combine those …

2003-05-05: Archive by year As I continue defining the information shown on the main page, I find the list of archives by date …

2003-05-05: Red Nose This weekend we had wonderful weather, so we headed to the beach to get a tan and relax a little …

2003-04-30: Old news I just added a lot of old news. Using the Internet Archive I was able to see my old site again. I …

2003-04-30: Weather Whenever I am talking to somebody in Holland, one of the first questions asked to me is: “How is the …

2003-04-28: Quality of life Lleida is a good place to live. People who regularly follow my messages on this site already know …

2003-04-28: Passport Q: How long does it take me to put my signature on a paper? A: Over 5 hours!!! To get my new …

2003-04-25: The e-mail subscription is back! Until some months ago, this web site had the possibility to subscribe to the news published on this …

2003-04-25: BlogShares IPO This website is now available for trading on the BlogShares fantasy blog shares market. At this …

2003-04-23: Syndication Now that I have a wonderful new CMS able to produce RSS feeds, I have been looking for a way to use …

2003-04-23: It's that time again… Today is Sant Jordi, the day that all Catalan boys give a rose to their girlfriend and receive a …

2003-04-22: Andorra Easter in Spain is something special. On ‘Semana Santa’ everybody takes a small holiday and leaves …

2003-04-22: BlogShares You might have noticed the BlogShares logo on my web site. This is because last week I started …

2003-04-17: Website progress People who haven’t visited my website might think that it has changed a lot. But after the big …

2003-04-15: Breaking the law Yesterday I started installing Windows 98 on my computer WITHOUT A LICENCE!!! I know that it is …

2003-04-14: Movable Type The worst part of the site redesign is done. I just changed the CMS application form the old NewsPro …

2003-04-14: Working room Alright, the legs of the table in our working room are there. My old computer is unpacked, the boxes …

2003-04-11: Redesign As I have stated before, this site has been created in a very short time, expecting that soon it …

2003-04-10: Blogging Since I created my first web page back in 1994 I always have had at least a section in which I tell …

2003-04-10: My life in a nutshell It has been a while ago since I last updated my page. The stats show that it doesn’t matter …

2003-04-01: Driver's licence The police has found my driver’s licence! This morning I went to the police station to pick it …

2003-03-24: Another visit After we had some visitors from Barcelona last weekend, this weekend we had visit from Switzerland. …

2003-03-20: Iraq Now that the war on Iraq unfortunately has started, we have to find a way to independent news …

2003-03-20: Catalan The Catalan government broadcasts a commercial on television urging immigrants to learn Catalan. If …

2003-03-19: Our little house You might have been wondering why I haven’t written about our house lately. Well, that’s …

2003-03-11: Site change After a little more than a year, my site has changed again. Completely in line to the amount of work …

2003-03-11: Sunny Today I was going to write about the wonderful weather we have here in Lleida. But something …

2003-03-06: The Spanish job market Last week Russell Beattie, an American living and working in Madrid, wrote an analysis of the …

2003-03-04: Short, but worth while... Because I am working on Fridays until 20:00 hours, it is not possible for me to fly to Holland on …

2003-02-18: 10 Nov 1994 A long time ago… In 1994 I was studying chemistry at Utrecht University. I was doing research to the …

2003-02-17: Swimming pool People here are not used to cold weather. Houses neither. Today at −4℃ we did not have water to …

2003-02-17: Protest Last Saturday millions of people protested against the plans to invade Iraq. Here in Lleida about …

2003-02-12: Anniversary Today is a special day. Exactly 3 years ago in the south of Belgium, Maria José and I decided to …

2003-02-10: freeBSD, Part 1 After all the troubles described below, I decided to try to install freeBSD. Since my laptop does …

2003-02-10: MuLinux, Part 3 In December last year, I described on this site how I installed MuLinux on my IPC Porta-PC laptop. I …

2003-02-04: Basketball The last years I haven’t done a lot of sports. When I was younger (yes, I’m becoming an …

2003-01-23: Website v4 The site you are reading now is my 3rd personal web site. You might think that it is not that great, …

2003-01-20: Bob de Builder has left the building After five days of hard work, my father has gone home again. The result of all this hard work? Four …

2003-01-14: Working The work in our house is making big progress… Yesterday my father arrived to fix the last important …

2003-01-10: Computer tips I spend quite some time behind the computer, at work as well as at home. Mostly I use the computer …

2003-01-07: The holiday season is over Today at lunchtime we have removed all the Christmas decoration from our house; the holiday season …

2003-01-02: Happy New Year!!! A new year has started, and it has started very well for me. This was the first time that we …

2002-12-31: Warning A warning for all people who want to see our house: do it fast!!!! We are already destroying our new …

2002-12-20: MuLinux, Part 2 After the basic installation of MuLinux earlier this week, I have been looking around and expanding …

2002-12-19: Christmas dinner Yesterday morning I found the official invitation for the company christmas dinner on my desk, the …

2002-12-17: Happy birthday Tomorrow is the birthday of BasiqAir, the cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Amsterdam. To …

2002-12-11: MuLinux, Part 1 One month ago we moved to our new house. Since then, things have settled down, but one thing still …

2002-12-04: Pictures of our house Yesterday I finally had time to put the pictures of our house (made with the camera of Coen) on this …

2002-12-03: Sven During the day, I always wear my cellphone. Always. Except last Saturday. We left in the morning to …

2002-11-26: Visit Barely 2 weeks after we moved into our new house, Hotel Rosell had its first guests: Coen and Duh …

2002-11-19: One week later… We’re now living in our new house for one week now, and things have settled down a bit. The …

2002-11-11: New House Yipee!!! Yesterday we moved in to our new house. At the moment we still need a bit of improvisation, …

2002-11-08: Our house is ready!!! Yes!! If everything went right, this afternoon the heaters will be connected and the floor will be …

2002-11-08: Website Until a few weeks ago, my biggest fans received automatically new items on this site by e-mail. At …

2002-11-08: Business trip The first half of this week, I have been on my first business trip in my new function. I had to do …

2002-10-25: Egoist Yes, I’m an egoist! I have created a Wishlist at Amazon for all the people far away who cannot …

2002-10-22: Elections I don’t think I have to explain the current political situation in the Netherlands to you, …

2002-10-21: Construction work Last weekend we spend almost completely working in our house, from early in the morning until it was …

2002-10-18: Another update Guess we’re just plain busy at the moment… Anyway, it’s about time that I give …

2002-09-26: Pictures My sister and Terry made some pictures during their visit. I put a copy of the images they made in …

2002-09-25: Update I guess some people are missing their weekly update about my life. Not that nothing happened in my …

2002-08-18: Ready to go The tent is washed, the car is washed, the candy and lemonade has been bought and our packs are …

2002-08-14: More pictures I’ve kept my promise and found my old scanner again. As a result, the image gallery is updated …

2002-08-06: Images I just found a nice picture of my office and decided to put a copy of it on my web site, so …

2002-07-24: Holiday plans The last two weeks of August and the first week of September, Maria José and I hope to have …

2002-07-23: Geek It has been a long time ago since I last updated my Geek Code. So I set to work, and here it is: …

2002-07-23: Enjoy Last weekend I had a few moments that I was realising what a great life I live. These moments were …

2002-07-19: Opera La Seu Vella is the most important monument of Lleida. It is situated in the middle of the city, on …

2002-07-16: Progress So far, things are going well. The worker has done a nice job; he removed one wall, and moved two …

2002-07-12: Weather Just after writing that the weather is alright over here, the sky became grey (or better: black), it …

2002-07-12: Short message Just a short message for the people who weren’t present yesterday at Jong Nederland Harmelen …

2002-07-05: Inauguration Although 2 months ago we started working in our new office, the office has been inaugurated …

2002-07-03: The big work has begun! After some months of preparations, yesterday the big work finally started. OK, we already did some …

2002-06-28: English web site The last month I have been working in ICG’s international department. We are a software …

2002-06-28: E-mail Once again I had problems with my e-mail account. It appeared that a lot of messages I have sent the …

2002-06-25: Nickname Sant Joan is an important saint over here. At least important enough to have a free day on June …

2002-06-16: 37° The summer has yet to start, and the temperature has risen up to 37 degrees. I’m so happy that …

2002-06-03: Ready for action The biggest pieces of old furniture are now removed from our future house, the kitchen and the …

2002-05-31: International I have been working now for four days in the international departement, and so far everything goes …

2002-05-27: The next step I have been working a little bit more than six months now for Ricomack. During this time I have got …

2002-05-20: Aplec del Caragol That’s it, it is over now. The Aplec del Caragol has finished. The aplec is a big feast with …

2002-05-17: Party time This week we are in the middle of two major parties in Lleida. Last weekend we celebrated the ‘Festa …

2002-05-07: Paperwork One thing I noticed over here is that there is more paperwork. Maybe I only have this impression …

2002-04-23: Sant Jordi Today is a special day. Not only because Barcelona is playing against Madrid, but also because today …

2002-04-17: Calçots Sunday I wanted to write about the calçots. But after the calçots, I was too tired to write. And the …

2002-04-02: A short holiday Easter time is always a good period to have a short vacation. Usually the weather is getting better, …

2002-03-26: Warning! I was so busy writing about chocolate, that I completely forgot to tell the most important event of …

2002-03-26: I like chocolate It is almost easter, and easter is a wonderful time for chocolate lovers like me. I always eat a lot …

2002-03-25: The sun is shining, the living is easy I have to admit it: the main reason to move to the south is the weather! And last week I got what I …

2002-03-20: Sants Yesterday was the day of Saint Joseph. Normally I wouldn’t have noticed this, but the fact is …

2002-03-11: Party Yesterday I was talking with my father. He was standing outside a barn at 5°C, I was outside on the …

2002-03-09: The sun is shining This weekend I planned to do a lot of thing with my little computer. Work on the Fimcap site, …

2002-03-07: E-mail problems Due to problems at my provider, I am not able to send e-mail at this moment. However, I am still …

2002-03-05: A good start... Life is hard when you’re getting old. I just turned 31 last Saturday, and I already feel like …

2002-03-02: Happy Birthday to me Yes, yes, I’m becoming an old man… 31 years old today! The typical way of celebrating …

2002-02-25: Short visit Normally when we visit Holland, time seems to fly. That is why we decided to go on Thursday evening. …

2002-02-11: Carnival First of all for all the people who have asked me the last weeks: Yes, they do celebrate carnival …

2002-02-08: Detective One of the nicest features of having your own web site is playing ‘detective’. Every day the web …

2002-02-03: Pictures For the first time since I moved from Holland I have added pictures to my site. Today I finally took …

2002-02-03: Princess Oops, already a week without any notice! Yes, it’s about time that I write something new on my …

2002-01-25: Fimcap Fimcap? You stopped the youthwork when you left Holland, didn´t you? No, I didn't! I am still …

2002-01-25: My job I just noticed that I haven’t written for a while about my job. And since quite some of the …

2002-01-22: Training course Fimcap secretariat No, I am not going to be the new secretary of Fimcap, but I was present at the unofficial training …

2002-01-17: Another car Until yesterday, we had two cars at home: the Pajero, used by the parents of MJ, and the Opel, used …

2002-01-14: Travel planner For those of you interested in my personal collection of airplane tickets, hereby a short overview: …

2002-01-06: Three Kings I know that in Holland the big parties are over, but here there is one more event left: the Three …

2001-12-21: The weather In Holland the weather is always the subject of the day, mainly because it is never the same as the …

2001-12-21: Back to Holland At this moment it is already a week ago since I was in Holland. Yes, I have been a litlle bit busy …

2001-12-09: A day at the beach After hearing a lot of times that having fog every day is not normal, and that it is only the case …

2001-12-06: The 6th of December The 6th of December is an important day: it is the birthday of ‘Sinterklaas’ (yes, I …

2001-12-02: Time flies when you're having fun! This weekend MJ is in Lithuania for a Fimcap meeting. I better say ‘was’, because she is almost back …

2001-11-28: Back to Holland! No, I don’t have an argue with MJ and no, I will not go back forever. But in December I will …

2001-11-24: Cleaning day Today it is Saturday, the day of the cleaning the house. MJ and I always do the first floor. Or …

2001-11-17: Working times Yesterday somebody tried to phone me during the day. Unfortunately I was not home yet, so I thought …

2001-11-12: The Score Yesterday MJ and I decided to visit the cinema. After a very busy week with a lot of new …

2001-11-05: My first day at work Today was the great day… working at ICG. After a short tour through the building and meeting a lot …

2001-11-02: That's it... Next to me is the big bag with the last things to take. I only have to pack my laptop and I am ready …

2001-11-01: Unemployed Yes, I am unemployed at the moment. Yesterday was my very last day that I worked for Aino and on …

2001-10-24: Good-bye Jong Nederland As most of you know, I have spent a lot of my spare time doing voluntary work for Jong Nederland. …

2001-10-21: Saying goodbye to my family On Saturday, October 20th, my parents and my sister have organised a farewell party for all my …

2001-10-21: I am here, but all my stuff is there... One week of holidays is not a lot if you have to travel back and forth to the other end of Europe. …

2001-10-11: Packing my stuff... Just a few more days to go! My room in Harmelen is turning little by little into a big mess. I am …

2001-10-08: Moving to Lleida The main reason most people will visit this site at the moment is because you want to know when I …

2001-03-04: Getting old Yes yes, since last Friday my age starts with a 3… I’m definitely getting old. The next …

2001-01-09: Updating my news This is definitely the least updated page on my site!!! I see that the last update has been more …

2000-07-14: Summer camp After two days of sleeping I’m back to normal again. The reason I was so tired??? The JN …

2000-05-08: Seniorenweekend Afgelopen weekend was het Seniorenweekend van het district Utrecht (JN uiteraard…). En mede …

2000-04-02: Millennium Goh, ik kom er net achter dat ik dit millennium nog helemaal niets geschreven heb op de nieuws …

1999-12-30: Kerst De afgelopen dagen hebben jullie me weinig gezien, want ik was even mijn computertje aan het …

1999-11-30: Bestuur mee Afgelopen weekend heb ik een heel erg leuk en leerzaam weekend gehad. Ik heb namelijk meegedaan aan …

1999-11-16: Rust Weeer helemaal uitgerust, is het weer eens tijd om weer eens wat aan de homepage te gaan doen. Ik …

1999-09-22: Hits, Chiro Startdag en Fimcap Bureaumeeting Nu mijn homepage vermeld staat in de surftips van The Internet Plaza moet ik er wel voor zorgen dat …

1999-09-14: Zomer Hoewel ik, behalve een fantastische week kamp met JN, niet op vakantie geweest ben, is de zomer toch …

1999-06-02: Pinkpop & Ouderweekend Het kan niet op met de weekendjes weg. Ik ben nu al een paar weekenden niet meer thuis geweest. Twee …

1999-05-17: Euroforum Vandaag een dagje vrij om weer bij te komen van weer een geweldig Euroforum in Seitenstetten in …

1999-03-08: Rijbewijs Het heeft even geduurd, maar het is nu dan eindelijk gelukt: ik heb mijn rijbewijs.

1999-02-16: Carnaval Carnaval!!!! Deze week maar even vier daagjes vrij genomen om te feesten en om thuis de boel maar …

1999-01-08: Gezakt Gisteren ben ik gezakt voor mijn rijbewijs. Meer heb ik niet te zeggen.

1998-12-03: Brainstormen en volleybal Hoewel ik het errug druk heb, toch nog een klein verhaaltje over afgelopen weekend. Ik ben namelijk …

1998-11-09: Nacht van 16+ Ik ben weer een beetje bijgekomen van afgelopen weekend. De landelijke Nacht van 16+ werd namelijk …

1998-10-16: Ontsteking Alweer twee dagen ziek thuis… Ik heb (voor de vierde keer dit jaar) een ontsteking in mijn …

1998-09-22: Kaderschouw Oeps, ik merk dat ik deze pagina niet echt goed bijgehouden heb. Ik had natuurlijk allang wat moeten …

1998-05-03: Allergie De mensen die mij de laatste tijd nog gezien hebben, hebben waarschijnlijk al gemerkt dat het niet …

1998-03-15: Pittig feestje Leuk zo’n feestje; het geeft alleen zo’n rotzooi. Gisteravond gaf ik met Harry en Dustin …

1998-03-02: Jarig Hiep, hiep, hoera! Vandaag ben ik jarig…

1998-01-19: Uitnodiging Het duurt nog even, maar je kunt het alvast in je agenda noteren: op 14 maart 1998 vier ik mijn …

1998-01-04: Gelukkig nieuwjaar Uiteraard wil ik iedereen een erg gelukkig 1998 wensen. Ikzelf ben het nieuwe jaar al feestend …

1997-12-21: Rome Vrijdagavond ben ik terug gekomen van een weekje Rome. Ik moest naar Rome vanwege de FIMCAP …

1997-12-08: Sinterklaas Dank u Sinterklaasje… Jawel, ook ik heb Sinterklaas gevierd, gewoon thuis, met mijn ouders en …

1997-11-24: Medewerkersweekend Afgelopen weekend was het Landelijke Medewerkers Weekend van Jong Nederland. Voor alle medewerkers …

1997-11-09: Nieuws De nieuws pagina is vandaag in de lucht! Nieuws voor de komende tijd: 19 november promoveert Marcel …

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