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Working keyboard only

I’ve tried working keyboard only (no mouse) for two weeks and learned to live with shortcuts. Here are my tips-and-tricks. Just do it Put your mouse out of reach. Disconnect it. Turn it off. Just do it.You’ll feel helpless for … Continue reading

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Upgraded Windows 7 to 10 on my MacBook Early 2009

I still have my Early 2009 MacBook for my kids. It runs El Capitan and Windows 7 (bootcamp). Since the support for Windows 7 ended on January 14 2020 an upgrade was needed. Unfortunately the bootcamp 3 that comes with … Continue reading

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Computer setup COVID-19 update

I invested in a good computer setup for working-from-home a while ago. When the lockdown for COVID-19 came I was prepared. Still I made some changes and investments to go from one-day-a-week to fulltime working-from-home. Time for an update. No … Continue reading

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Transcend Jetdrive lite review (after a year)

My MacBook Pro Mid 2015 has SSD. That is very fast and helps me to be productie. Back in the day 🙄 this kind of storage was expensive so I limited it to 256 Gb. With my Photos, Music and … Continue reading

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I’m Eric Tummers, Software Architect at Statistics Netherlands, and this is how I work

My jobs description says Software Architect. I’m guiding my team through the technical hurdles and do some programming/testing/analysing myself. We follow the scrum guide and are working towards continuous integration and deployment. We do this in small steps. Every sprint … Continue reading

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My alternative to Pebble

About a year ago I backed the latest kickstarter project from Pebble. The battery life, the timeline and the support for my running app justified the purchase. But as we all know the device never made it to my wrist. … Continue reading

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I’m Eric Tummers, Technical Consultant at Valid, and this is how I work

I’m hired as a Software Architect to build a solution with Microsoft products. Our team works by the scrum guide and is moving towards continuous deployment. We are learning and growing while delivering business value. This is hard work. Every sprint … Continue reading

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