vrypan — Panayotis Vryonis
My blog is a digital scrapbook of ideas, thoughts and personal events. My digital home is www.vrypan.net.
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Support Matthew Ebel on patreon #en
Matthew Ebel is an American musician, voice actor, and author whose sci-fi performances have made him Guest of Honor at geek conventions nationwide. —matthewebel.com 


Your startup’s blog should be on Medium. #en #blogging #howto #medium.com
Why your startup's blog (at least the first one) should be on Medium. 
A newsletter that turned into something more personal. #en #newsletter #thoughts
Overtime, The Letter has turned from a newsletter to a medium of sharing parts of my life I wouldn't share on my blog any more. 


Τι χρειάζεται να κάνει κάποιος για να πουλήσει υπηρεσίες μέσω Internet από την Ελλάδα; #gr
Ας πούμε ότι έχω μία εταιρεία με βάση την Ελλάδα που παρέχει ψηφιακές υπηρεσίες μέσω Internet σε ιδιώτες από όλο τον κόσμο. Π.χ. ένα blogging platform επί πληρωμή. Τι ακριβώς χρειάζεται να κάνω για να κόβω νόμιμα αποδείξεις στους χρήστες μου;  
How I keep my twitter feed healthy #en #social media #twitter
If you sometimes check your twitter feed and think there's nothing interesting going on, you are probably doing something wrong: Somewhere, something interesting IS going on for sure, you are just not following the right people.  


Using Bitcoin to buy anything #bitcoin #en
The first experience of using my prepaid VISA card from e-coin.io. 


Bitcoin ATM at The Cube Athens #en #bitcoin
Using the Bitcoin ATM at The Cube Athens to buy Bitcoin with cash. 
A geek, capital controls in Greece and bitcoin. #en #bitcoin
How capital controls in Greece affected my on-line presence and why I'm giving bitcoin a serious try. 
Shutting down longaccess #en #longaccess
Longaccess is shutting down. This is not where I planned to be when I started Longaccess, 2.5 years ago. The plan was world domination, yet here I am, having to say goodbye to everything I've worked for in the last 2.5 years. Do I regret it? No! The destination is crappy, but the journey was totally worth it. 
Τι φοβάμαι και τι ελπίζω. #gr
Ελπίζω, αύριο, όποιο κι αν είναι το αποτέλεσμα του δημοψηφίσματος, να έχουμε υπόψη μας ότι ο συγγενής, ο γείτονας, ο συνάδελφος που ψήφισε το αντίθετο από εμάς, το έκανε γιατί θεωρούσε ότι αυτό θα είναι καλύτερο για όλους μας. Και με δεδομένο ότι οι επόμενοι μήνες και τα επόμενα χρόνια θα είναι ακόμη πιο δύσκολα, πολύ πιο δύσκολα, από τα προηγούμενα πέντε, να δείξουμε ο καθένας μας την μεγαλύτερη δυνατή ευαισθησία σε θέματα δημοκρατίας. 
Ψήφισε ΝΑΙ για να πετύχουμε μία καλύτερη συμφωνία. #gr
Το ξέρω ότι ο τίτλος θα φανεί στους περισσότερους παράλογος, αλλά αν έχετε πέντε λεπτά, ακολουθήστε την σκέψη μου. 


Social networking services have failed me. I'm going back to my web 2.0 roots. #en #howto #blogging
For the last couple of years, I've been increasingly relying on social networking services to curate, share, discover and even publish content. Looking back, it think they have failed me and that's why I'm looking for ways to reconnect with my web 2.0 "roots". 
I like this little guy #en #diary
A little mantis on the lemon tree in the back yard of our house. 
A super-minimal, almost "plain-text" email template for Mailchimp. #en #howto
How I created a very simple email template for Mailchimp that resembles a lot plain text emails, to send my daily digest. 


Post to your GitHub-hosted blog using a simple bookmarklet. #en #howto #jekyll #github
jekyll-post-via-web is a simple HTML page that lets you update your GitHub-hosted Jekyll blog using your browser. 


A major tlbx.io update #en #tlbx.io
Automatically organise your Camera Uploads, get notified about changes in your Dropbox via email or Slack, and many bug fixes. 


Will heartbeat sharing be the new social gesture? #en #ideas #social
Aggregating heartbeats can be an interesting social gesture. And subscribing to the aggregate heartbeat of a group can be an interesting new way of connecting with it. 



testing my webmentions server #en #howto #indieweb
This is a test post to try my own webmentions endpoint at www.listnr.net. 
I'm so excited about our BigStash launch! #en #longaccess #bigstash
I used to love the few extra days of staying at home, when it snows in Athens, but this year, it's different :-)