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parent fa0f941eabcc102236c10e9892e9dbef9ebc715c
Author: Jake Bauer <jbauer@paritybit.ca>
Date:   Sun, 26 Dec 2021 22:39:54 -0500

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diff --git a/build/header.html b/build/header.html @@ -16,6 +16,7 @@ <a href="/blog">Blog</a> <a href="/links">Links</a> <a href="/projects">Projects</a> + <a href="/wiki">Wiki</a> <a href="/uses">Uses</a> <a href="/now">Now</a> </nav> diff --git a/pages/home.md b/pages/home.md @@ -6,9 +6,11 @@ [//]: # -My name is Jake though I usually go by "jbauer" online. I am a hobbyist sysadmin -and staunch supporter of online freedom, privacy rights, and free and open -access to information and knowledge. +My name is Jake though I usually go by "jbauer" online. I am a hobbyist +sysadmin, recreational programmer, and staunch supporter of online freedom, +privacy rights, and free and open access to information and knowledge. I love +simple and sustainable technologies, tea, writing, and gardening. I'm a big fan +of the small internet and low-tech or analog solutions to everyday problems. [git.paritybit.ca](https://git.paritybit.ca) is currently offline but will come back online soon™. diff --git a/pages/uses.md b/pages/uses.md @@ -57,16 +57,23 @@ on the BSDs. #### Laptop -I have a Thinkpad T420s: +I currently use a 2009 MacBook Pro (model A1278). It has: + +* **CPU:** Intel Core 2 Duo P7550 +* **RAM:** 4+4GB DDR3 +* **Storage:** Crucial 250GB SATA SSD +* **Screen:** 1280x800 TFT LCD + +I've found it to be far better than my previous computer, which I am keeping as +spare: + +Thinkpad T420s: * **CPU:** Intel i5-2520M -* **RAM:** 4+8GB DDR3 SO-DIMM +* **RAM:** 4+8GB DDR3 * **Storage:** - * Crucial 250GB SATA SSD -* **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). + * 500GB Western Digital HDD (Used to be the Crucial 250GB SATA SSD) +* **Screen:** 1600x900 TN LCD #### Phone diff --git a/pages/wiki.md b/pages/wiki.md @@ -0,0 +1,28 @@ +## Wiki + +[//]: # "Paritybit.ca Wiki" + +[//]: # "main.min.css" + +[//]: # + +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. + +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 +software](https://gemini.circumlunar.space/software/). + +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). + +If you wish to delve into the knowledgebase from the program you're currently +using to read this page, you can use a [gemini +proxy](https://proxy.vulpes.one/gemini/wiki.paritybit.ca);