Dipping my toes into the Fediverse by exposing my blog via ActivityPub
Well, here we are, midway through 2020 – a year I did not expect to be writing about, but 2020 has turned out to be the year that keeps on giving – but in a bad way. I used to think the Internet was the greatest invention of mankind – that it would erase barriers… Continue reading Thoughts Amid 2020
I kind of hoped that this NSA/PRISM/wholesale government surveillance business would re-energize people into actually getting back into using encryption – but sadly it doesn’t seem that way. Content encryption – as opposed to just endpoint encryption, like SSL – is important, and especially so in light of this kind of wholesale government surveillance.
Wow, has it really been 10 years? Yes, it has – officially 10 years ago, on May 27th, 2003, WordPress was released. As part of the WordPress 10th Anniversary Blogging Project, I figured I would I’d share some of my memories of using WordPress over the years. Back in 2003, when WordPress was first released:… Continue reading 10 Years of WordPress
There’s a reason I don’t use services like Tumblr (or LiveJournal, or Blogger, or any of a dozen other similar “free” services) and instead still post things here on my own blog – and that is: I own this blog, but I don’t own Tumblr*. Now, this may not – scratch that, this will not… Continue reading Still Blogging