I have had a personal website for quite a few years now and for most of that time I have used a CMS (Content Management System). I’ve now decided to move over to a static website, but what is a static website and why the change?
It has been a couple of days since the announcement was made that Microsoft acquires GitHub. As soon as the announcement broke, Fosstodon (my Mastodon instance) was immediately awash with people complaining about the acquisition, stating that Microsoft would inevitably ruin GitHub. For the most part I have stayed pretty quiet on the whole thing, […]
A password book is literally a handwritten book of usernames and passwords. Are they secure, or are password books a bad idea?
It has been 6 months since I decided to de-Google my life. This post is an update on how things have been going, and if I have returned to the big blue G.
I’ve set up Nextcloud on a Raspberry Pi 3+. This post is about my experience so far and whether Nextcloud on a Pi is a viable option for production.
You may have heard of Let’s Encrypt, the free certificate authority who are hell-bent on getting HTTPS *everywhere*. But why is that little green padlock in your browser so important? Let’s take a look…
Everyone has heard of LastPass, right? But you may not have heard of the open source alternative to LastPass, BitWarden.
You have mastered the art of obfuscating your password so it can never be cracked, right? Wrong! Let’s have a chat about why your password is probably crap.
Are password managers really worth it? Well, in short, absolutely, yes! If you’re not convinced, here are some reasons for using a password manager.
The process of de-Googling my life has now come to end, and I’m pretty happy with the results. However, we all know that Google pretty much runs the Internet, and although I have managed to escape the clutches of Google in many ways, there are some Google services that are simply not feasible for me […]