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WireGuard, I will get to you one day but not today. Setting up a new OpenVPN server and it still works (after remembering to IP masquerade), and has the right features, even if theoretical performance is worse than WG.

Whenever a search result goes to, I skip it.

Notepad++ the editor is now banned in China.

I have rarely strayed from in many years but banning it just makes me want to try now.

RNGs enable (and ). The decentralized randomness beacon you didn't know you needed & the League of Entropy:

Day 12 of... eh, who's counting?

If all we wanted was FANG, there is no need to design the Internet the way it is laid out.

GitHub recently placed a bunch of important repos on ice, joining Internet Archive et al. Piql is the company who can archive your data (in a mine, next to many country's seed vaults) when M-DISCs and LTOs aren't enough.

is tough. Here's my 11th:

He who controls the warez, controls the world. blew up the Internet calling Apple a dystopian software monopoly. How centralized are mobile OS platforms? Is there an alternative (yes, F-Droid):

Day 10

Do birds have butts? The answer is yes + that they breathe through their butts.

Internet is slow and super expensive in Cuba. But Havana has a private wired and wireless connecting 1000s of gamers to play WoW, trade networking gear on a homemade Craigslist, and chat.

It's called SNET:

When installing the right version of the language is harder than building the software which is harder than using the software, you know you're using .

A long take on in the longer arc of "information nationalism" being played by Russia, China, and the US.

The US can't handle the truth:

The stores sell all kinds of bottles green tea (and sweetened versions). But can I just brew a bunch of green tea myself and stick it in the fridge or does it require some preservatives... 🤔

Mastodon release news is on Hacker News and the discussion is already recommending Gab to represent the :

What if instead of just paying to download a file, you could request a file (by hash) and parties would bid down a price to supply the file to you in a blind auction. Maybe even built on .

Funny how "free speech" accounts fully support a government banning a social media platform which had recently criticized it. 🤔

What demoscene-style animation could you make in 140 characters of ? Dwitter:

are decentralized. Can they be decentralized file storage? Explore the Bitcoin Files Protocol - N.B. It isn't on Bitcoin! Day 8

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