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Nice to meet you all!
My name is Burk. I’m the new editor of “Thoughts and Ideas”.
I am from and still live in Germany. I work as a computational linguist full-time but my passion is writing. I am also an avid designer and web developer.
Grooming… I feel like a lot of men think grooming is a feminine thing and therefore makes them less manly. That’s bullsh**, of course. I pretty much guarantee you that every attractive man you’ve seen in Hollywood has at least a basic grooming routine in place. Let’s take a look at 5 grooming tips for men!
Said it before and I’ll say it again: A haircut is one of the easiest ways to instantly look fresh, stylish, and presentable. In these days, it’s hard to get a regular cut. So this tip might be hard to follow right now. I…
Disclaimer: I don’t find the new 24” iMac ugly. But apparently, many of you do. That’s totally fine. You’ll get another new iMac later this year. Just wait!
As you might know, yesterday Apple unveiled a few new products at their spring event. AirTag, new iPad Pros, an upgraded Apple TV 4K, and yes the new and extremely colorful iMac. This 24” version comes with the M1 chip that already powers the latest generations of MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini. And while many people thought the iMac would get a more powerful M1X chip, the M1 does make…
The most valuable asset of a blogger is high-quality content. Wouldn’t you agree? This is why people love your articles. As they should! But high-quality content is not the most important aspect of being a blogger. Not at first! What is it, then? Let’s explore!
Before I answer, let me tell you a story: I had a friend. He was an outstanding writer. His stories were well written, insightful, entertaining, and authentic. With a bit of humor here and there. He could have easily been a popular full-time blogger. But he isn’t. Why not? …
Medium has a trending section, did you know that? You’ll find an excerpt of that on your homepage. There is also a whole section devoted to popular stories. In this article, however, I want to get into the most trending tags and topics on Medium 2021. Let’s begin!
I hope you know. But if you don’t, tags are a key aspect of any Medium story. A tag is basically a topic that you assign to your story. You can choose up to 5. You’ll do that in the top right corner within the Medium editor under “Change tags”.
I’ve run into this issue countless times. And I am not even a full-time web developer. I do this for fun. But the absence of this feature is blatantly obvious. Or is it just me? Let’s explore!
I recently wrote a quick post on “Why you should be writing on Medium right now (2021)”. It was quite well-received and I got a lot of questions on that topic. In this post, I want to go over a few things any new writer on Medium should do.
Don’t worry too much about designing your profile or writing the perfect “about you” bio in the beginning. You’ve got plenty of time for that. What you should be doing right away: Applying to the Medium Partner Program. This sounds way more complicated than it is basically. The set-up consists of…
I’m not making fun of all these posts I read online that promise ways to earn thousands a month while working only a few hours. I’m really not. If anything, I’m jealous. Who wouldn’t want to be that guy or gal? I am not that guy. Not yet.
First question I ask myself all the time. Maybe you did, too. Reading these headlines makes you wonder… or doubt: