Tom Scott clearing some things up about VPNs. Well done and hilarious.
Tools I Recommend for Building Geospatial Web Applications
I don't think you really need a business card nowadays, but I had fun making an HTML one anyway. 😀
Protocols, Not Platforms: A Technological Approach to Free Speech
I'll do a big brain post and say, in my opinion, blockchains aren't even that decentralized. They're just distributed. You have a single global state and you need consensus in the network to modify it. Mastodon servers have a lot more independence than that 'cause they don't care what else happens in the network.
The git branch autocomplete is blowing me away
Years after discovering it, I am finally giving fish shell an earnest try (and so far it's awesome). https://fishshell.com/
I'm about a third of the way through "Fall, or Dodge in Hell" by Neal Stephenson, and so far it has given me a lot to think about related to consciousness and perception. I can't wait to see where this goes! http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35429993-fall-or-dodge-in-hell
What I'm going for right now. I should definitely learn more about networking and set something up.
My colleague and I will be giving a talk at HashiConf in Seattle on September 11th. Let me know if you're going!
I made a bot! Check it out if you don't mind 😅
It counts to each day to nintendo titles! So far there are 4, but can add more as more release dates get announced and requested! Doesn't matter how big or small a title it is!
Plus each game generates a specific hashtag so if you want to keep the noise from it minimal, you can mute individual games!
I'm really happy with it, and it's still early so I'm working out the last couple bugs.. but its operational!
i wrote an essay about software patterns and doing social stuff in a p2p environment:
> Kill Your Server And Get Back To Bed: Patterns for Serverless Applications
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