I've got back some nice craving for good ol' classic SciFi.

This by Heinlein should do just fine:

goodreads.com/book/show/175319

AWS MultiFactorAuth recovery policy makes me feel like Sam Lowry in Brazil

...and the bomb exploded soon after 💥

Well, lesson learnt I guess: life is too short for DIY modern smartphone battery replacement

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I've just replaced my iPhone7 battery and I feel like if I defused a bomb 💣

"It could be argued that China’s dominance of the rare earth market is less about geology and far more about the country’s willingness to take an environmental hit that other nations shy away from."

getpocket.com/explore/item/the

New blog post:

Vue 3 is going to be released soon and I wanted to see how easy it is to create the simples possible useful application with it. It turns out it's pretty easy with vue-cli and serverless tools! Here I share my findings.

a.l3x.in/blog/serverless-web-c

"And that girl with no name, over there in Braavos."

Oh boy, only the gods know how much I'm looking forward news about that "no one" over there.

georgerrmartin.com/notablog/20

New blog post:

I love how Serverless enables simple solutions to common DevOps tasks: in this article I describe one simple way to automate MongoDB database backups using AWS Fargate, S3, and CDK.

a.l3x.in/blog/mongodb-backups-

Cercle's YouTube channel is a pot of gold

N'to live @ Tour Saint-Jacques in Paris

youtu.be/LL0b2ZKEJoY

A few minutes ago four individuals, fully dressed in black, face covered, swiftly occupied the apartment next to mine.
Two of them appeared to be adult and two juvenile.
A reminder of my indecision about which kind of outfit is the most intimidating between:
- burka
- SWAT team
- SS official
- Pennywise the clown
- Boba Fett / Mandalorian

Kind of surprising to realize that for most of sedentary people (i.e. most of the World population) leading a nomadic kind of lifestyle basically means living in vacation mode all year long.


New blog post:

A few days ago I forgot to renew one of my registered Internet domains which I believed was set to auto-renew and received a few alerts when affected services started to fail. I hence took the chance to setup a simple and free monitoring solution to avoid incurring again in this same problem once and for all. Powered by AWS CDK, Python and WhoisXML

a.l3x.in/2020/07/23/free-whois

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