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commit daca55a6f11e2a0606a56ed15503ecb37bf40860
parent d4740de415aeb454a0076620e472d9288625b1bc
Author: Jake Bauer <jbauer@paritybit.ca>
Date:   Sun, 14 Apr 2019 22:10:25 -0400

Update homepage and roll.html

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diff --git a/pages/home.md b/pages/home.md @@ -1,8 +1,13 @@ ## Welcome to paritybit.ca! -This is a website to host details about my projects, my thoughts on various -subjects in computing and computer science, and it contains a bit about me for -anybody who is curious to learn what I do and how I do it. +Thank you for taking interest in my little corner of the internet. I am a +student of computer science (<a href=about-me.html>read more about me here</a>) +and 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 think people should know more about. + +If you are interested and have the time, check out the stuff below. There may +be something that interests you! ### Recently Updated @@ -10,6 +15,19 @@ anybody who is curious to learn what I do and how I do it. <a href="projects/dnd/roll.html">The D&D Dice Roller has been updated!</a> +### What is a Parity Bit? + +Essentially, it is a bit (in the 1's and 0's sense) used for checking for and +correcting errors in digital transmissions. Wikipedia has a great article on +<a href="https://wikipedia.org/wiki/Parity_bit">Parity bits</a> if you want to +learn more. + +### What Can You Find Here? + +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). + ### Plans for the Future Here is a list of what I plan to do so far: @@ -29,10 +47,10 @@ a list of the organizations that I contribute to. * Add a bit about the specifications of my systems and an inventory of my hardware. -This website is self hosted. Currently it is on a DigitalOcean droplet but it -will be migrated to a physical server that I own in the near future. I expect -that the availability of the website will probably only live up to the "one -nine" standard (total owntime of 36.53 days in a year) which means that 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). +This website is self hosted on physical hardware that I own. Therefore, I +expect availability to probably only live up to the "one nine" standard (total +owntime of 36.53 days in a year) which means that 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 the pages when the website is +scheduled to go down however not all downtime is planned. diff --git a/pages/projects/dnd/roll.md b/pages/projects/dnd/roll.md @@ -1,5 +1,7 @@ ## D&D Simple Dice Roller <script type="text/javascript" src=/js/roll.js></script> +<noscript>Your browser must support or enable Javascript for this applet to +function</noscript> <p>This page is designed to make rolling dice quick and easy during any D&D session. Need to roll many dice at once but don't want to have to bother with