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Hey! I’m Jucke, frontend developer based in London. I love web technology, coffee and board games. This is my personal blog where I mostly write about life, web technology, apps, productivity tools and mobile games, but also cover things like travel, running and gadgets. Come on in!

Best gym ever

Just finished my first workout at the gym. And I want to write a post about it!

Why, I just didn’t expect a gym to be so appealing. With this many enjoyable things and details. For the record, I’m not a gym rat, though I’ve been to ~10 gyms (also in different countries) and those gym experiences were more or less similar — until this time. Take out your notebooks, gym owners.

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10 awesome home gadgets people rarely use

This list contains 10 domestic gadgets that proved themselves to be unexpectedly useful and enjoyable. I’m not going to list such things as iPhone or Nespresso, since they are widely known, and if someone doesn’t use them it’s for either financial or ideological reasons.

Most of the listed gadgets have been on the market for a while, but still many people don’t know about them or doubt that the purchase will be worth it. So, I’m going to name the things that I’m using and that (in my opinion) are WORTH IT.

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Graze box free code

Graze is a new service that offers a subscription to a delivery of healthy snacks by post in UK. The idea is having convenient & healthy, pre-portioned snacks sent direct to you in the post.

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ZenMate – free VPN browser plugin

This little browser extension called ZenMate for Google Chrome™ allows to access a website that is blocked for you due to censorship or geographical restrictions, such as Facebook for China or Songza for non-US residents.

ZenMate not only removes location restrictions by tunneling your traffic through the ZenMate Cloud but it also fully encrypts all traffic with the highest security standards.

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Hand Drawn Goods launch

At Hatchers by day we are working on client projects, and by night we enjoy making custom hand-drawn icons, buttons and UI elements. We started to make them as a part of major interface design projects, but then discovered that painting icons brings us joy and there’re people who want them for their own designs.

Last couple of weeks I’ve been working on a new website.

Meet Hand Drawn Goods – a place to shop our icons and UI elements in hand-drawn style. Read more →

Emmy 2014 predictions

TV series watchers might have seen the list of Emmy nominations. Who, do you think, should have it? Here’s my list.

All Emmy 2014 predictions are based on personal opinions, interviews with the actors and occasional watching experience :)

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