If you've been on the internet for a while, you might recognize what is in this article's cover photo as the SouljaGame Handheld: a cheap knock-off emulation handheld that got popular thanks to the rapper SouljaBoy reselling it and claiming it as his creation. Well, I have that console, and I love it. Let me tell you why.
As the year comes to a close, I like to reflect on the progress I've made and the lessons I've learned. In this blog post, I'm going to take a look at the servers that have played a crucial role in supporting my services over the past years. By analyzing their performance, reliability and cost, I hope to gain some valuable insights into how I can improve and optimize my infrastructure in the future, and perhaps give you readers some inspiration to start a home server of your own, with more knowledge of the pros and cons of each solution.
During the start of Russia's cruel and unjustified invasion of Ukraine, I decided to do my little part by switching my email provider from Yandex.Mail to Disroot. But due to Disroot's lackluster support and some dominant position exploit by a couple of big corps, I'm now switching back.
LinuxFX, a commercial Linux distribution designed to mimic Microsoft Windows' desktop and user experience, has been hit with a data leak, which revealed that the OS collects the users' IP addresses and geodata. Here is my opinion on the matter as a LinuxFX user.
With Facebook's totally not suspicious rebranding to Meta, and with a lot of marketing put into advertising this thing called Metaverse, there has been some confusion about what it is.
In this article, I will cover what it is, and how it's not the way out of big tech's control.
I will also talk about the Fediverse, a community-run network that does what Facebook claims to do, but better.
I've been using Linux for a while now, and my go-to plaintext editor has always been Geany. I've always used it to edit all kinds of plaintext files, like configs, school notes, etc., but before a couple of days ago I had never seen it as a proper IDE.
Here I am, almost at midnight, and I've just finished setting up WriteFreely.
I really think this has the potential to be a cool place for me to express my thoughts, write some organic content and be creative.