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The price we pay for "free" food

There’s a line that exists as a border between convenience and privacy. I’m not quite sure how thin that line is (I imagine it varies for each person), but it’s something I’ve had to start thinking about. It seems like every month, there’s a new…

Backing up to Backblaze with Rclone and Restic

I talk about how I switched from Backlaze personal to Backblaze B2 with restic and rclone, and draw some comparisons between them. If you use a computer and care about the data stored on it, follow best practice and keep…

Word processor in terminal emulator

Text editors are for coders, not for writers. If you are a writer, you need a word processor rather than a text editor. A good minimal terminal-based word processor is Wordgrinder.…

Is Google holding you back ?

Many people online are trapped inside the Googlenet, trapped by the weighted, personalised and censored list. Mostly they are trapped by using the word "Google" instead of "Search", and from not remembering a time before Google bought its way to the…

spectroscopic and comet observations on 25 may 2019

During a short period of clear sky i opened the 2 observatories , 1 for comet Observations and second for spectroscopic observations of Be-stars. I could start about 23:00 local time (this period of the year are the nights very short): comets that…