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March 28, 2021 3 mins read

Joining ThePowerMBA

Recently, I have decided to join ThePowerMBA program. Since quite some people have asked me why I chose to attend the course, here is my answer. ThePowerMBA in a Nutshell ThePowerMBA program is a roughly one-year long online course that gives a broad overview over a variety of topics: Business model innovation Testing business ideas & lean startup Business and marketing strategies Leadership Entrepreneurship & fundraising Digital marketing Finance & accounting HR & talent management The topics are taught in so-called microlearnings which are basically videos of ~15 minutes length every day.

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January 06, 2021 7 mins read

Integrate Klaro Consent Management

Klaro is an open-source and simple consent management platform to make a website GDPR compliant. If you happen to serve traffic to European users then you should definitely check whether your website needs to be GDPR compliant as well. While this is not going to be a legal blog post we will see how we can use Klaro to enforce a high level of user privacy on a website. Disclaimer: This blog post does not contain any legal advice.

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May 31, 2020 9 mins read

5 Useful jq Commands to Parse JSON on the CLI

JSON has become the de facto standard data representation for the web. It’s lightweight, human-readable (in theory) and supported by all major languages and platforms. However, working on the CLI with JSON is still hard using traditional CLI tooling. Lucky, there is jq, a command-line JSON processor. jq offers a broad range of operations to transform and manipulate JSON based data structures from the command line. Looking at the documentation however reveals an overwhelmingly huge number of options, functions and things you can do with jq.

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February 25, 2020 3 mins read

Hello Photography

Mid 2019 I have started contributing photos that I took to Unsplash. Unsplash is my main goto resource to spice up presentations, documents and talks. I even use it as a resource to put sample photos into the applications I build (when not using picsum.photos or placekitten). Over the years, I have used hundreds of photos that individual photographers all over the world have made, edited and contributed to the ever-growing Unsplash library.

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