My first Apple device was an iPod Touch. The first generation one. I read about it in a magazine about video games. It picked my interest, so I saved up some money and got myself one shortly afterwards. This was before the App Store when iOS was still known as iPhone OS.

There are four chronotypes, and each is unique to your sleep patterns. Sometimes life can get so busy that you forget to prioritize sleep, but productivity experts will tell you that 8 hours of sleep is the best thing you can do for your work and for yourself. The secret to finding your focus is tailoring your sleep cycle to a specific chronotype; your sleep schedule should be a reflection of you — nobody else.

I've never heard of these four chronotypes before and until recently only knew of larks and owls.

I am very much a night owl. The older I am, the more obvious it gets, even though every book on this matter tells you that you move more and more into "larkism" with age. But currently, I seem to remain a night owl. An annoying issue if the world is biased towards larks.

My issue with being a night owl is that everyone will tell you to sleep late and wake late. But that's not possible if you try to be a social being living in a pro-lark world. I still have to be at work around 8 am.

These new chronotypes seem to take this into account, though. As a wolf-chronotype, I should try to sleep between midnight and 7:30 am. Fun fact: I go to sleep at 11:30 pm, and my alarm rings (for the first time) at 7:30 am.

I got into gaming at an incredibly young age. I remember my father sitting in the living room in front of the TV with me. He was hooking up our first console, a Sega Genesis. I don't know if this memory is accurate. In it, I was three years old.

I'm on holiday this week. Has been a while.

I have a few appointments here and there, but it's a rather slow week. Not that we could do anything exciting with everything still in a semi-lockdown. I miss restaurants.

The blog will be on holiday too. But I got some interesting stuff planned for the future. I even wrote some code for one of the posts.

Stay tuned, see you in a week!

A lot has been said about the AirPods Max. Especially about the price. Can 600€ for a pair of headphones ever be justified? I don't know. Two months in, and I still don't have an answer. So I won't even try to reply to that question. Let me talk about my experience instead.

Books Read By is a catalogue in the service of a greater reading culture. Founded by Anonymous in 2020, the site explores the reading habits of inspiring people (founders, leaders, makers, and everyone in between). Each survey is an intimate look into the books that have shaped and changed them.

Wait, why am I not on this list? Hello?!

Jokes aside, great website. I prefer getting book-recommendations from people I know and/or trust. Unfortunately, where I live, I can't browse through bookshops since the selection is often lacking, especially as far as English books are concerned.

This is the next best thing to that.

"Introducing new chill-out arrangements of music from Square Enix’s popular game titles," reads the album's official description. "This album features a selection of classic tracks, mainly taken from Squaresoft’s 1980s releases, such as Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy II, Final Fantasy Legend, Final Fantasy Legend II, Final Fantasy Legend III, and Final Fantasy Adventure."

This is fantastic. Link to the playlist.

I still vividly remember the time I purchased my first Apple computer. It was back in 2008 or 2009 when I was 17. A white slap of plastic-beauty.

Due to my decision to stop streaming, I'm sitting on a whole bunch of gear I won't need anymore. I'm planning to get rid of most of it.

Nintendo Co. plans to unveil a model of its Switch gaming console equipped with a bigger Samsung OLED display this year, hoping the larger touchscreen can prop up demand in time for the holidays, people familiar with the plan said.

Where can I preorder?