Convenience vs Privacy (Round 2)

Context For a while now I’ve been trying to find ways to convey the risks of social media and the importance of privacy to my non-tech savvy family members, in a previous entry I went over getting away from WhatsApp (Facebook really) and using element connected to my own self hosted synapse server. The Social… Continue reading Convenience vs Privacy (Round 2)

Mexican food

Context I am writing this entry because today is September 15th, almost Mexican Independence day. Fun fact: The whole thing really started on September 16th, 210 years ago but to this day is celebrated on the night of the 15th because one of our presidents wanted to celebrate his birthday at the same time. See… Continue reading Mexican food

Convenience vs Privacy (Round 1)

A brief summary: I’ve been looking into privacy friendly alternatives to software most of us use or used in our everyday lives. To be more precise, an alternative to WhatsApp for communication within my family. Long story short: I lost this one… A while back I switched from WhatsApp to Signal and kind of forced… Continue reading Convenience vs Privacy (Round 1)

Optimizing my yunohost wordpress blog

After my last update about my blog migration, basically all I did was install LiteSpeed Cache plugin and mess around with it. For reference, lots of documentation goodness here The most important part to note is that I kept getting bugged by both Google’s PageSpeed Insights and GTmetrix to enable text compression. After some time… Continue reading Optimizing my yunohost wordpress blog

Terminal bling

Followup on my previous entry related to my wallpaper. I just wanted my terminal to look nice since I spend quite some time on it. I use zsh by the way, but there are similar instructions for bash as well. I’ll just document the steps I followed (2 alternatives) powerline-shell Install powerline-shell (more configuration options… Continue reading Terminal bling

My nerdy wallpaper

Just recently I found an interesting package in AUR, it’s called pacwall. Since I use Manjaro the installation quite simple through pacman or pamac. The goal is simple, to have a visual representation of your installed packages and their dependencies. for more information and how to use it consult the repo I just typed: pacwall… Continue reading My nerdy wallpaper

Migration to WordPress

In recent days I’ve been busy trying to get my blog up and running on my cheapo Raspberry Pi + Yunohost server setup. The process was fun, so here’s a blog entry about migrating my blog (blogception?) from a writefreely instance to my self hosted wordpress instance. Why though? To put it simply: because I… Continue reading Migration to WordPress

Progress report on a more FOSS/FLOSS, decentralized digital life

For context, let me refer to my very first entry, the idea was basically looking for alternatives, so here’s the long awaited progress report: Changes already in place Using Mastodon instead of Twitter Using Pixelfed instead of Instagram (On Android) Using NewPipe instead of YouTube, this one is quite cool, it has all the features… Continue reading Progress report on a more FOSS/FLOSS, decentralized digital life