I started a poll on Twitter about sponsoring bug bounties for open-source dependencies. If you are CTO or engineering leader at a company, please add your opinions: https://twitter.com/nileshtrivedi/status/1343756808565837825
you can follow https://golb.hplar.ch/2019/01/expose-server-vpn.html, which is what i used in setting mine up
Started self-hosting (for family) a few things.
- Bought a 2GB RAM, 40GB storage server with 40GB volume at Hetzner at 5$/year.
- Domain cost: 10$ / year
- Installed NextCloud and Ghost via Cloudron's free edition
- Really liking NextCloud's plugin ecosystem. Has support for Photos, messaging/calls, Contacts, Calendar, Forms and much more! 🙂
Anyone have ideas to bring the cost of self-hosting further down? 30$ / year would be the sweet spot.
Today is Srinivasa Ramanujan's birthday and India's National Mathematics Day. Here is a fantastic documentary about his life and work:
Here is LearnAwesome.org's Twitter bot in action:
Cloudflare launches privacy-first Web analytics: https://blog.cloudflare.com/privacy-first-web-analytics/
So, GoodReads has deactivated inactive developer API key without any advanced notice, and informed me today (on 10th December) that they will no longer issue new developer keys FROM 8th December.
Truly a WTF moment! 😡
Just last week, they have stopped support login with Twitter or sharing to Twitter.
Some of us makers are holding an online hangout on the topic of "AI in education". If you are building something in this space, we'd love to have you join us. DM me your bio and email address so I can send calendar invite.
See this thread for context: https://twitter.com/nileshtrivedi/status/1334759939902861312
Is it just me or GoodReads seems to have broken something?
Book URLs like this are not returning proper HTML unless the user is logged-in: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/225850.Dumbing_Us_Down
For learnawesome.org, I have been building little UI components that use both Tailwind CSS and Alpine JS. For eg: five-star rating input, SplitButtonDropdown, multi-tags input, carousel etc.
I decided to extract them out of the Rails app and showcase on Codepen because others might find them useful:
Read somewhere that geometric algebra unifies a lot of math and allows Maxwell's electromagnetism laws into a single equation. Now I'm intrigued.
Found this video series on GA by Alan Macdonald: https://learnawesome.org/items/1945199f-4f11-46b1-91a4-d0b18bf3f49a-geometric-algebra
Apple has clarified their EULA, allowing Mac OS hosting in datacenters. Lease must be at least for 24 hours and to an individual or an organisation on software and hardware in its entirety.
Macstadium.com currently offers hosted 16GB mac minis for 99$/month. https://blog.macstadium.com/blog/developers-big-sur-and-vindication
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