Christian von Uffel
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Nov
23
Introducing RemoveTrackingCodes.com

Introducing RemoveTrackingCodes.com

Most people are unaware that when they click on a link, they are also sharing personal data. You can prevent the collection and sale of personal data by removing tracking codes from the links you use online.
1 min read
Jul
07
Get Your Dream Job: The Ultimate Practical Step by Step Guide

Get Your Dream Job: The Ultimate Practical Step by Step Guide

Learn how to get your dream job. A step-by-step guide with easy and actionable steps.
5 min read
Mar
12
Business Principles Don't Need to Cave to Social Pressure

Business Principles Don't Need to Cave to Social Pressure

Today I woke up and saw that DuckDuckGo began censoring content. Their founder announced on Twitter that DuckDuckGo will now
1 min read
Feb
01
Most People Learn to Code While Playing on Hard Mode

Most People Learn to Code While Playing on Hard Mode

This post was originally written in late 2020, but was never published until now. Better late than never. I've been
2 min read
Nov
05
Why I Moved to Austin and Maybe You Should Too

Why I Moved to Austin and Maybe You Should Too

I lived in NYC for 10 years, a beautiful and vibrant city with so much promise, and left because the most important of these promises went unfulfilled.
2 min read
Feb
04
3 Things I Learned Redesigning Stripe's Pricing Page with CSS

3 Things I Learned Redesigning Stripe's Pricing Page with CSS

Extra advantages from using SVG beyond performance, an easier way to implement popular background designs, and key insights from Stripe's engineering team
5 min read
Jan
25
Recreating the Homepage of a Billion Dollar Business with Tailwind CSS and Vue JS

Recreating the Homepage of a Billion Dollar Business with Tailwind CSS and Vue JS

Showing off my new coding skills by recreating the homepage of one of tech's best loved brands.
4 min read
Jan
01
The Easy Way is The Hard Way

The Easy Way is The Hard Way

One of the best life lessons I’ve ever learned is if you want to live a great life avoid taking shortcuts.
2 min read
Nov
16
Having a Larger Phone, Not Just a Larger Screen, Might Make Your Cell Phone More Addictive

Having a Larger Phone, Not Just a Larger Screen, Might Make Your Cell Phone More Addictive

We don’t use our phones the way Apple or Google would like us to when we keep them in our pockets so manufacturers are making phones less pocket friendly so we carry them more often in our hands.
1 min read
Nov
10
Apple Needs to Release an Improved Laptop Camera to Make Their "One More a Thing" a "Must Have"

Apple Needs to Release an Improved Laptop Camera to Make Their "One More a Thing" a "Must Have"

Apple is about to hold its next product unveiling event today at 10 AM Pacific Time. Apple's expected to unveil new laptops, but today's event will be regarded as a failure by consumers if Apple fails to produce a laptop with a better video camera.
1 min read