[ Disclaimer: Since October 2022 I winded down my Twitter activity and moved to Mastodon, effectively rendering this article irrelevant. Leaving it intact for archival purposes. ] I’ve been using Twitter with various breaks since 2008. Until mid 2010s using it outside of the US made very little sense, but it was steadily gaining popularity while suffocating locally available alternatives until it became the only player in the field. My approach to Twitter evolved a lot and it took me a few years to figure out how to use it in a sane way.

10 Dec 2020
10 minutes

Okay, uhm… How do I start this without boring statements like ‘music has been part of my life since I remember, yadda yadda yadda’. Let’s try this: of all music-related things that happened in my life, none of them I owe to my music teacher or my family. If I could credit one person, it would have been Daisy Dee.

19 Aug 2020
6 minutes

When I hear people talking about how they got online for the first time they often mention dial-up modems or expensive connections over landline phone lines. My story is somewhat different.

16 Jun 2020
9 minutes

For two decades I’ve been using software, online services and various devices as parts of my daily life. I’m writing them down so that I can track how my preferences evolve over time and hopefully help my future choices. Besides, I like reading this kind of lists written by other people, so here’s mine for other freaks like me to enjoy.

04 May 2020
11 minutes

Even the longest journey begins with a single step. Even 2326th attempt at starting my own blog begins with ‘hello world’.

12 Apr 2020
2 minutes