Author: Jake Bauer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2021 22:40:51 -0500
4 files changed, 55 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)
diff --git a/build/footer.html b/build/footer.html
@@ -1 +1 @@
-</main><hr><footer><small><center>© 2019-2021 Jake Bauer — <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode">CC-BY 4.0</a> <a href="https://webring.xxiivv.com/#paritybit" target="_blank" style="float:right"><img src="img/icon.white.svg" width="20px" height="20px" alt="XXIIVV webring"/></a></center></small></footer></body></html>
+</main><hr><footer><small><div style="float:left"><a href="https://fediring.net/previous?host=paritybit.ca">←</a> <a href="https://fediring.net/">Fediring</a> <a href="https://fediring.net/next?host=paritybit.ca">→</a></div><center>© 2019-2021 Jake Bauer — <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode">CC-BY 4.0</a> <a href="https://webring.xxiivv.com/#paritybit" target="_blank" style="float:right"><img src="img/icon.white.svg" width="20px" height="20px" alt="XXIIVV webring"/></a></center></small></footer></body></html>
diff --git a/pages/home.md b/pages/home.md
@@ -37,7 +37,9 @@ site generator. It is designed to be lightweight, accessible, and
privacy-respecting. The source code is available on
[git.paritybit.ca](https://git.paritybit.ca/paritybit.ca/). This site is also
-featured on [10kbclub.com](https://10kbclub.com/).
+featured on [10kbclub.com](https://10kbclub.com/) and is a part of the [XXIIVV
+Webring](https://webring.xxiivv.com/#paritybit) and the [Fediring
@@ -49,11 +51,9 @@ Ordered from most to least preferred, I can be contacted using:
* IRC: `jbauer` on OFTC, Libera.chat, maybe other networks.
If you're contacting me using XMPP, please use OMEMO if you can. My device
+fingerprints (which can change) are:
-PC: 7a3f164d 86749636 d05cf773 aba94b3b bb32aecc a1f2913c abe029e4 e91be130
Mac: 60b3e979 10fc5a65 66cfe8fa a37f7b8a 7cd0678f 3bfdca6f 530a99cd 364a4444
-Android: 8a9331c8 7bc3191a 4d789958 6d02a8e4 931f0079 920b04f5 638dc456 37f85d1b
iPhone: 795483e4 695342bc 57c4f07a cb8b2009 247c5594 e6c52c8f b4781a96 1ae58277
diff --git a/pages/links.md b/pages/links.md
@@ -102,6 +102,10 @@ with stuff on them. Consider checking them out:
"A collection of random thoughts regarding the application of permacultural
ideas to the computer world."
+* [Permacomputing - XXIIVV](https://wiki.xxiivv.com/site/permacomputing.html) -
+ A good jumping off point for a lot of thoughts about The Collapse,
+ permacomputing, sustainable living, and related topics.
* [George Orwell's Essay: Politics and the English Language](https://www.orwell.ru/library/essays/politics/english/e_polit/) -
@@ -166,6 +170,33 @@ with stuff on them. Consider checking them out:
Discussing the very real risk of knowledge loss in the software industry
with historical context and a look at the direction the industry is heading.
+* [Old Is the New New • Kevlin Henney • GOTO
+ 2018](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbgsfeGvg3E) - Everything is changing.
+ Everything is new. Frameworks, platforms and trends are displaced on a weekly
+ basis. Skills are churning. And yet... Beneath this seemingly turbulent flow
+ there is a slow current, strong and steady, changing relatively little over
+ the decades. Concepts with a long history appear [...]
+* [Evan Czaplicki - The Hard Parts of Open
+ Source](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_4EX4dPppA) - As more people enter
+ /r/elm and the Elm discourse, I have thought a lot about how "online
+ communities" work. Patterns of conflict. Why those patterns exist. Structures
+ that would diffuse that conflict in healthy ways. Initially I just wanted to
+ get yelled at less, but I instead stumbled upon "a cultural history of open
+ source" that may reveal a path to more civil and productive online
+ communication in general.
+* [Can You Rely on Your Neighbor? - Small Community
+ Living](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJHQmCJMtZY) - What skills can you
+ offer your local community? A discussion about the disappearance of local
+ communities and supply chains.
+* [Food Storage: Not Just For
+ Preppers](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-p0SXLzxNc) - Everyone should have
+ an amount of food stored up. Not because we are worried about society
+ collapsing overnight, but because being prepared for things like supply chains
+ breaking or panic buying habits of others in a time of crisis is prudent.
* [Computers Can Be Understood](https://blog.nelhage.com/post/computers-can-be-understood/)
diff --git a/pages/uses.md b/pages/uses.md
@@ -13,16 +13,24 @@ check out [how I name my computers](/hostnames), and the
-I currently run [Fedora Linux](https://getfedora.org/en/workstation/) with the
-Cinnamon desktop environment on my workstation. I have used OpenBSD, Artix
-Linux, Debian, Ubuntu, and Linux Mint in the past, but I got tired of fiddling
-with things and wanted my system to Just Work™.
+I am currently between a [Fedora Linux spin](https://spins.fedoraproject.org)
+with the KDE desktop environment on my workstation and MacOS on my other
+workstation. I have previously used OpenBSD, Artix Linux, Alpine Linux
+(briefly), Gentoo (briefly), Debian, Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Linux Mint, and have tried
+various others, but I got tired of fiddling with things and wanted my
+workstation to Just Work™. I don't mind a bit of tinkering here and there, but I
+want a stable workstation that lets me get on with my work and doesn't impose
+additional cognitive load.
I previously used a tiling window manager setup and a bunch of hand-picked
applications which you can check out on the [old software page](/software). Now
I just use what comes with the system (for the most part) and I get on with my
+> I want to _do work_ on my computer, not _work on_ my computer. Sorry Linux
+> -- Alec Watson, Technology Connections (YouTube)
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
application doesn't work well or doesn't have straightforward installation steps
@@ -43,7 +51,7 @@ on the BSDs.
- **Additional Storage:** HGST Deskstar 5K4000 4.0TB 5700RPM HDD
- **Windows Boot:** Crucial MX300 275GB SATA SSD
- **Windows Games:** Seagate 360GB 7200RPM HDD
-* **Monitors:** 2x ASUS VP239H-P 23" 1080 IPS
+* **Monitors:** 2x ASUS VP239H-P 23" 1080 IPS, 1x Dell S2721QS 27" 4K IPS
[PCPartPicker build list](https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/b/vpLJ7P).
@@ -55,9 +63,11 @@ I have a Thinkpad T420s:
* **RAM:** 4+8GB DDR3 SO-DIMM
* Crucial 250GB SATA SSD
- * Seagate 500GB 5400RPM HDD
* **Screen:** 1600x900 TN
+Looking for a suitable replacement as it has become increasingly unbearable to
+use (too hot and loud, bad screen, very poor battery life).
* ASUS Zenfone 2 Laser (purchased 2015)
@@ -65,11 +75,13 @@ I have a Thinkpad T420s:
- 16GB Storage
- Runs LineageOS with no Google stuff added
+Currently trying out an iPhone 6 as a possible replacement.
* HP Compaq Pro 4300 SFF PC
- **CPU:** Intel Core i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz (2C/4T)
- - **RAM:** 2x2GB DDR3
+ - **RAM:** 2GB DDR3
- **Storage:** 120GB Crucial SSD
- 2x1GbE PCIe Ethernet Card