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Author: Jake Bauer <jbauer@paritybit.ca>
Date:   Sat,  2 Nov 2019 03:07:31 -0400

Rewrite bits of home page for brevity and clarity

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diff --git a/pages/home.md b/pages/home.md @@ -6,13 +6,13 @@ [//]: # -This is the website of Jake Bauer, a student of computer science ([read more -about me here](/about-me)). I created this website as a place for me to post my -projects, guides, configuration tips and tricks, rants and essays, and all -manner of little things that I find interesting or want to share with the world. +This is the personal website of me, Jake Bauer, a student of computer science +([read more about me here if you want](/about-me)). I created this website as a +place for me to post my projects, guides, configuration tips and tricks, and all +manner of things that I find interesting or want to share with the world. -If you are interested and have the time, check out the stuff below. There may -be something that interests you. +If you are interested, check out the links in the navigation pane or the links +below. There may be something that interests you. <div class="feed-wrapper"> <h3 class="feed-candidate">Recently Updated:</h3> @@ -35,19 +35,22 @@ Back to Firefox from Qutebrowser</a> ### What is a Parity Bit? It is a bit (in the 1's and 0's sense) used in checking for errors in digital -transmissions. It is the simplest form of error detection in this respect. -Wikipedia has a great article on [Parity +transmissions. It is the simplest form of error detection in this respect being +only able to detect one error. Wikipedia has [a great article on Parity bits](https://wikipedia.org/wiki/Parity_bit) if you would like to learn more. -### What Can You Find Here? +I chose this name for my domain because it was the best sounding name that I was +able to come up with. It wasn't too long, it represented my interests quite +well, and the name was available with a ".ca" suffix. Naming things is hard. -While I compile a big list of the different things to find here, have a poke -around the links in the navigation panel to the right (or above if you're using -a small screen or CSS-less browser). +### Disclaimer: -This website is self hosted on physical hardware that I own. Therefore, don't -expect big-tech levels of availability. If you consider anything on this site -worth more than a simple bookmark, you should probably download it (or you could -recompile the pages yourself through cloning the git repository). I will try to -post a large banner across all of the pages when the website is scheduled to go -down. However, not all downtime is planned. +This website is self hosted on hardware that I own and manage myself. If you +consider anything on this site worth more than a simple bookmark, you should +probably save it (or you could recompile the pages yourself through cloning the +git repository). I will try to post a large banner across all of the pages when +the website is scheduled to go down but not all downtime is planned and the +website will sometimes restart on its own to apply security updates. + +You can see the uptime statistics of this website on the [About +Site](about-site) page at the bottom.