I finally bought my first raspberry pi to setup as a router and wifi access point.
An organizer friend interested in activating a rapid response network to counter Trump-era ICE raids on immigrants asked me about any existing simple and easy tools that could send out emergency SMS/text message alerts.
Despite my jaded feelings about corporate Internet services in general, I was suprised to learn that WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption was a lie.
It’s been over a year since my colleagues and I at the Progressive Technology Project abandoned Skype, first for IRC and soon after for XMPP.
Bjarni Rúnar, the author of Mailpile released a blog about recent blogs disparaging OpenPGP.
I bought a laptop with only SSD drives a while ago and based on a limited amount of reading, added the “discard” option to my /etc/fstab file for all partitions and happily went on my way expecting to avoid the performance degradation problems that happen on SSD cards without this setting.
I bought a new phone. After my experiences with signal and the helpful comments readers gave regarding the ability to run android and signal without Google Play using microg I thought I would give it a shot.
So many options, so little time. Many years ago I handled all my network connections via /etc/network/interfaces.
For the last few years I have been periodically testing out apertium and today I did again and was pleasantly surprised with the quality of the english-spanish and spanish-english translations (and also their nifty web site translator).
I don’t quite remember when I read John Goerzen’s post about teaching a 4 year old to use the linux command line with audio on planet Debian.