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Let's set up a Tor relay!

If you’re interested in setting up a Tor relay, but don’t know how to get started, then read on! I’ll go through how I set one up in about 20 minutes. This isn’t an exhaustive guide, but it should cover the basics like: Sections...

Git Without Github

When I read this summer about the experiences shared by some of Github’s former employees about the harassment and toxic workplace environment they faced, I immediately cancelled my $7/mo ‘Developer’ plan with Github. It upsets me when I read an article about people being...

An Intro to Traceroute w/ Drawings

A lot of the time when we talk about internet privacy, we talk about what happens to our personal information after visiting a website. For instance, you might be aware that our search results are saved by Google, or that our browsing history is...

Text-shadow Film Effect

In this post, we’re going to cover a stylish cursor and text effect that I made for my portfolio site. If you hover your mouse over the words, you’ll see what I’m talking about. If you’re unable to interact with the jsfiddle, here is...

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