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Author: Jake Bauer <>
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diff --git a/build/footer.html b/build/footer.html @@ -1 +1 @@ -</main><hr><footer><small><center>© 2019-2021 Jake Bauer — <a href="">CC-BY 4.0</a> <a href="" 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="">←</a> <a href="">Fediring</a> <a href="">→</a></div><center>© 2019-2021 Jake Bauer — <a href="">CC-BY 4.0</a> <a href="" 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/ b/pages/ @@ -37,7 +37,9 @@ site generator. It is designed to be lightweight, accessible, and privacy-respecting. The source code is available on [sourcehut]( and []( This site is also -featured on []( +featured on []( and is a part of the [XXIIVV +Webring]( and the [Fediring +webring]( ### Contact @@ -49,11 +51,9 @@ Ordered from most to least preferred, I can be contacted using: * IRC: `jbauer` on OFTC,, maybe other networks. If you're contacting me using XMPP, please use OMEMO if you can. My device -fingerprints are: +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/ b/pages/ @@ -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]( - + A good jumping off point for a lot of thoughts about The Collapse, + permacomputing, sustainable living, and related topics. + ### Writing * [George Orwell's Essay: Politics and the English Language]( - @@ -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]( - 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]( - 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]( - 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]( - 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. + ### Programming * [Computers Can Be Understood]( diff --git a/pages/ b/pages/ @@ -13,16 +13,24 @@ check out [how I name my computers](/hostnames), and the ### Software -I currently run [Fedora Linux]( 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]( +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 work. +> I want to _do work_ on my computer, not _work on_ my computer. Sorry Linux +> users. +> -- 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]( @@ -55,9 +63,11 @@ I have a Thinkpad T420s: * **RAM:** 4+8GB DDR3 SO-DIMM * **Storage:** * 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). + #### Phone * 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. + #### Router * 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 - **Other:** - 2x1GbE PCIe Ethernet Card