Spotify Playtime

So I had the question, how much have I listened. Thankfully the spotify data dump had all playtime recorded. (Btw, besides the normal takeout, there’s a more detailed complimentary data dump you can request from Spotify’s support on GDPR grounds.) Getting the result. Getting all playtimes on a seperate newline: jq '.[].msPlayed' StreamingHistory*.json Merge newlines with delimiter ‘+’, giving it to bc to sum up: paste -sd+ - |bc Milliseconds are no good, get how many days (24h) we have spent....

Walls for Making Sense.

I shared a blog post with a few comments. A like-minded friend wrote a wall of over 850 words in reply. I wrote around half of that replying to the reply as well. There were pardons on either side’s text being long, though neither minded. I think I digest, understand, apprehend, discuss the content much better if I write a wall of text about it....

Reflections, November 9, 2020.

#TODO: import the beginnings of the gh readme to a post. The format was changed to a blog, but I’m not sure if it’s the best format available. Compared to the GitHub profile readme, somewhat of a (block)chain, meant to be read while referencing; blog posts usually stand independent. I can bring out a flaw in the follow-up, or reflections: I don’t remember things. For me, a month may be a week or two, other times it might reach over ten....