How I Removed My Own Face From My Headsatire tech privacy
To avoid facial recognition, I surgically removed my own face off of my head. Here's how to do it.
YouTube is Deleting Your Favorite Videos, And They Won't Say Why🔥 google personal
YouTube partners are struggling to get their videos reinstated after false copyright claims. Where's the Fair Use?
How I Removed My Profile Pic from Sydex.net and Alumnius.net People Searchprivacy tech
Using internet backbone records, I traced Sydex and Alumnius to a Dutch web host involved in Russia-USA election interference.
Literary Analysis: Dire Dire Docks by Luke Sawardsatire music
If an audiophile is studious enough in the uncovering of rare music, there comes a time in his life when he hears an arrangement so profound, so rousing of his base emotions, that he is all but forced to pause and reflect, lest he no longer be a consumer of...
Dear Spammers...satire tech
(Author Note: This piece is a one-off satirical rant, it’s not indicative of the topics or writing style of the rest of my blog.) Dear Spammers, I do not want you to redesign my website. I do not want you to make my website mobile-responsive. I do not want you...
Thoughts on the MakerDAO USDC Proposalcryptocurrency tech
Note: I was originally going to post this article on the MakerDAO forum as a response to the Proposal for Collateral Onboarding of USDC, but it seems that they have halted signups, probably due to the influx of visitors during this crisis. So this response will live on my own...
Long Live Bitcoin (on Ethereum!)cryptocurrency tech
Ethereum’s Bitcoin derivatives will replace Bitcoin itself, making the Bitcoin network obsolete. I’ve got a confession to make - I’ve been drinking the Ethereum kool-aid. It’s tangy and refreshing. If you can think of an acronym, I’ve done it - MKR, CDPs, DAI, DEXes, DY/DX, ENS, IPFS/IPNS, BAT, ERC-20, ERC-721,...
3 Reasons NOT To Use A CDN For Your Websitetech
Using a CDN to cache your website is usually touted as a no-brainer, and for good reason - it can result in big performance improvements and reduced hosting costs. However, what most people won’t tell you is that there are some niche cases where the drawbacks of using a CDN...
Recipe: Garlic Sautéed Kalehealth
I’d like to share my favorite way to cook kale, hands-down. It’s super fast and easy, and the result is a tasty, zingy side dish. Because kale is such a fibrous plant, the trick to getting it tender is to give it a little steam before sautéing it. We do...
How To Hide Related Videos In YouTube Embeds (in 2020)🔥 google tech
In September 2018, YouTube disabled the ability for users to prevent related videos from showing on YouTube embeds. This tutorial will teach you how to bypass that limitation and prevent related videos from showing anyway.
Why Does Microsoft Charge $100 For BitLocker?privacy tech
Every other major OS includes free full-disk encryption to protect against data theft, surveillance, and persecution. So why does Microsoft charge? In the 1990s, it used to be the case that if your phone or computer was stolen, all of your private data - finances, emails, passwords, business intel -...
Rest in Peace, Tribes Ascendgaming personal
It recently came to my attention that one of my favorite games - the critically acclaimed first person shooter game Tribes: Ascend - is no longer searchable on Steam, Hirez’s website, or Google Search, and the only way to still get to its Steam download page is to click through...
Keto Is Not A High Protein Diethealth
The purpose of this article is not to extoll the virtues of the keto diet. By the end of this article I have one singular goal: to correct a very common misconception about the definition of the keto diet.
I Want You To Be Uncomfortable.personal health
We spend most of our lives avoiding discomfort, without understanding what it really is or how it works. In this post I share how a traumatic experience reshaped my relationship with discomfort, and why discomfort is not the bad guy everyone makes it out to be.
How to Get 10% off McDonald's Burgers for Life (as a multi-billionaire)
If you follow this guide, you will have 10% off all McDonald’s food for life. It’s not hard, and you can do it from the comfort of your computer. It not only gives you 10% off your own burgers, but it also gives you 10% cash back on everyone else’s...
How to use Google App Engine as a free redirect servergoogle tech
This guide will show you how to set up a redirect app on Google App Engine that uses a mapping of input URLS to output URLs to redirect the user depending on the path on your website that they visited. Update December 2018: I now use Netlify for my own...
How to Limit the Bandwidth of Bitcoin Core on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linuxcryptocurrency tech
In this article, we will learn how to limit the outgoing bandwidth of Bitcoin Core (formerly Bitcoin-qt), so we can leave it listening in the background without completely saturating our internet connection. For many of us, leaving Bitcoin Core running isn’t just a way for us to keep tabs on...
CSS ‘will-change’ Property: A Performance Case Studytech
Running Bitcoin Core on the Raspberry Picryptocurrency tech
Update 11 May 2015: The Raspberry Pi 2 has been released, and due to the increased RAM, it seems to be more stable than the original Raspberry Pi when running a Bitcoin node. These instructions will work for building on either hardware version. So you’ve decided to run the full...
Gaming on YouTube: How To Get Popular, Get Partnered, and Get on Machinima.google personal
With nearly 2 million views in my first six months on YouTube, a lot of people have asked me how to get popular, and how to get a directorship with Machinima. The answer all comes down to getting views and following the rules. To help you out on your quest...
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