I thought I’d let visitors know that I seem to have started using my social microwebloggings a bit more and it would probably be a better way of keeping up with me personally than waiting for articles here. In part because I sortof intend for this website to be more information and service-orientated but I’m still working towards those goals.
My self-hosted social system is the federated OStatus network GNU Social, formally known as StatusNet, informally known...
I have a Wiki section up and running as an experiment for listing articles which I aim to be a useful information resource.
I have added a posting here on setting up a Tor Relay and a new article on techiques for securing a web server with TLS. The /Wiki/ page provides a full index.
Most web browsers these days have add-ons that add functionality to the program through a built-in API, here I have compiled a small list of ones of Mozilla-based browsers such as Icecat, Iceweasel & Firefox. These extensions are purposely only Free Software and my reasoning might have a hint of ethical and privacy concerns.
HTTPS Everywhere [ GPLv3+ ]
Enforces the use of secure connections where known to...
Over the past few days I have experimented with setting up and implemented a static-website generator for more easily updating this website. A static-website generator is a program, either client-side like my laptop or server-side like on usrnix.net, which goes through files provided to it in a specified way and creates a set of HTML files which contains the website. The good thing is the files fed into the generator can be separated logically, so postings can have...
Why provide for the Tor project
"Tor is free software for enabling online anonymity. Tor directs Internet traffic through a free, worldwide, volunteer network consisting of more than three thousand relays to conceal a user's location or usage from anyone conducting network surveillance or traffic analysis." Wikipedia.org
I felt like providing some of my spare server resources to the Tor network because I believe...
SlaveBSD is the product of great innovation in the software world, combining the raw untapped stupidity of permissive licensing & general open-source with the proven greed of proprietary software!
Our patented system for software fabrication means anyone on the planet can submit to us a patch and we will use our resources to secure your work from helping our competition through copyright, patent pooling, trademarks & more!
"Open-Source" is dumb
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