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Adblocking isn't unethical. Covering your website in trackers, spying on users, and compromising their security to make a buck is.

IPFS is an open source way to host files and share them around the web. As demand increases so does the speed of retrieving the content.

jrswab.com/blog/ipfs-decentral

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@jrswab Have you tried #Quad9 as well? From their FAQ is looks like a usable potential alternative DNS provider as well. Also supports DNS-over-TLS etc.

quad9.net/faq/

What level of trust should be placed in a DNS provider? Do not to trust your ISP's DNS, they can sell your DNS metadata to other companies.

jrswab.com/blog/stop-dns-leaks

Android 9 includes a new Private DNS Mode. This new feature simplifies the process of configuring a custom secure DNS resolver on Android, meaning parties between your device and the websites you visit won’t be able to snoop on your DNS queries

blog.cloudflare.com/enable-pri

✌️✌️ Setup the 1.1.1.1 DNS Resolver in less than two minutes. https://1.1.1.1

Is it possible to follow Jesus and be a stoic? The Bible says to beware of the philosophy of men so let's dig into stoicism and find out.

jrswab.com/blog/a-stoic-christ

Why I like Mastodon:

Because my followers are genuine and they all seem to love technology. πŸ’ͺ πŸ€“

At this I only have Twitter for legacy reasons...

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Conky - System Monitor on My Desktop. How to Install and Configure It on #Linux

youtu.be/s5csaCSyfoo

My motivation to do anything dropped to, basically, zero and there is nothing that I actually wanted to do. I think it's the social media...

jrswab.com/blog/ditch-social-m

Even if you use a VPN and surf the web over TLS/HTTPS your ISP or that coffee shop can still know where you go and what you do on the web.

jrswab.com/blog/stop-leaking-m

If you put money into Bitcoin or another crypto, it's essential to store them in a hardware wallet where you keep your private keys offline.

jrswab.com/blog/you-need-a-har

Workflows are more efficient in the terminal but tweaking everything to be efficient ends up taking a lot of time. Enter BASH automation.

jrswab.com/blog/automation-wit

Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) are programs that respect the user's freedom and allows anyone to look over the code for problems.

jrswab.com/blog/use-free-and-o

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