Day 75 of the Series.

So I hear TikTok is a thing. If people want that kind of platform, they need to rethink how it's being done. Open and Federated is better.

For Day 13 of , I talked about my love for Safari and why I use it on my devices:


Welcome to Element! We’ve renamed, and as Element and we’re ready to bring decentralised communication to the masses with!! Read all about it at 🔥🌊💨🌎️💃🚀🍾


I have way too many messengers on my phone. For day 8 of , I gave a rant(-ish) about it:

Minisign/Signify keys are super short, which has the bonus of being able to put them everywhere, so one can verify a key against more sources.

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Here is my minisign/signify public key:

untrusted comment: minisign public key D3C1973108994552

Today Apple released the Public Betas, and I installed it ASAP. I give some thoughts for Day 7 of :

Was having issues with Wireguard on NixOS, and was able to troubleshoot and then solve it pretty fast. Far faster than forum posts (although, forums are awesome too)!

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Man, IRC/Matrix rooms are a blessing. Such a great way to get help with whatever you are doing.

After @karan’s toot with the article with PGP problems, I was inspired to write about Signify for Days 6 of

I love NixOS :nixos: and I love Nextcloud :nextcloud: but I had some troubles getting it set up. For Day 5 of , I wrote on how to set it up, hopefully saving someone the hassle in the future.

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Hi folks! 9 years ago (to the day), the late Aaron Swartz made the first commit to SecureDrop, which was then called DeadDrop. Today the project is used by >70 media orgs around the world.

It's an open source whistleblower submission platform that uses the Tor network to protect source anonymity. We're also working on a next-generation integrated workstation for journalists based on Qubes OS:

We're happy to be here!

For Day 4 of , I explored why I even have a site, and write at all. I’ll adapt it to an “About this Site” page soon™

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