Author: Jake Bauer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2022 13:27:26 -0500
2 files changed, 22 insertions(+), 19 deletions(-)
diff --git a/content/uses.md b/content/uses.md
@@ -35,8 +35,7 @@ ksh-variant shell (typically without persistent history or advanced tab
completion). I keep my [dotfiles](https://git.sr.ht/~jbauer/dotfiles) in a git
-On my servers I use OpenBSD wherever I can, though my NAS and primary home
-server run FreeBSD to take advantage of ZFS and jails. I also use Debian when an
+On my servers I use OpenBSD wherever I can. I also use Debian when an
application doesn't work well or doesn't have straightforward installation steps
on the BSDs because it's typically the most well-supported option.
@@ -44,7 +43,7 @@ When it comes to colours, I prefer my systems and applications to have muted or
monochrome colour schemes. I find very colourful interfaces distracting and
prefer when colours are used sparingly to achieve a specific effect such as
drawing a user's eyes to important UI elements or to make one part of text stand
-out strongly from another.
+out strongly from another (e.g. highlighting spelling mistakes).
Here is a screenshot of what my laptop looks like:
@@ -91,7 +90,13 @@ hardware:
* **RAM:** 4+4GB DDR3
* **GPU:** NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
* **Storage:** Crucial 250GB SATA SSD
-* **Screen:** 1280x800 TFT LCD
+* **Screen:** 13" 1280x800 TFT LCD
+The most important factor that I look at when judging a laptop is the UI/UX. I
+don't want a laptop that feels cheap (wobbly screen, flexible or creaky chassis,
+terrible trackpad or keyboard, loud fans, etc). That is more important to me
+than performance. I also prefer a screen size between 12" and 14", with 13"
@@ -110,7 +115,7 @@ hardware:
- 2x1GbE PCIe Ethernet Card
- 1x1GbE PCI Ethernet Card
-### Main Home Server
+### Main Homelab Server
* Dell Optiplex 3020 SFF
- **CPU:** i5-4590 @ 3.30GHz (4C/4T)
@@ -131,5 +136,5 @@ hardware:
- **CPU:** i3-4150 @ 3.50GHz (2C/4T)
- **RAM:** 2+4GB DDR3
- **Boot:** Samsung 870 EVO 250GB SSD
- - **Storage:** ZFS Mirror of Two HGST HDN726040ALE614 (4TB) HDDs
+ - **Storage:** Mirror of Two HGST HDN726040ALE614 (4TB) HDDs
diff --git a/content/wiki.md b/content/wiki.md
@@ -6,23 +6,21 @@ Summary: How to access wiki.paritybit.ca.
<a href="gemini://wiki.paritybit.ca">gemini://wiki.paritybit.ca</a> | <a
-I have found a personal wiki/knowledgebase to be an immensely valuable asset. It
-is the place where I record not only the scripts I've written and how I've set
-up my computers and servers, but also other things such as recipes, the books in
-my library, little bits of knowledge and wisdom, and more.
+My wiki is where I document everything from server setup to recipes. It is my
The primary medium for the wiki is a Gemini site.
-[Gemini](https://gemini.circumlunar.space) is an alternative to HTTP which
-excels at efficiently delivering information in like the original HTTP-based web
-was intended to do, but has since strayed far from. It uses its own protocol and
-has its own set of [gemini-based
+[Gemini](https://gemini.circumlunar.space) is an alternative protocol to HTTP
+with a much simpler syntax reminiscent of Markdown. It fits my needs for a wiki
+because of how light it is and how easy it is to dump what's in my head into a
+page and have it accessible from anywhere without the overhead and tooling that
+would otherwise be needed if I was using HTTP.
You can access my knowledgebase using the following Gemini URL: <a
href="gemini://wiki.paritybit.ca">gemini://wiki.paritybit.ca</a>. If you are
unsure which client to use, I highly recommend
+[Lagrange](https://github.com/skyjake/lagrange). Other clients can be found
-If you wish to delve into the knowledgebase from the program you're currently
-using to read this page, you can use a [gemini
+A [gemini proxy](https://proxy.vulpes.one/gemini/wiki.paritybit.ca) can be used
+to view the wiki from a regular HTTP browser.