A chat about some of the other places I found to follow people’s work and art once I finally quit twitter.
Getting Data out of Deezer
I wanted to export my data from deezer, as is my right. The experience was lengthy and unsatisfying.
Productivity Software is bad for Productivity
Online productivity tools, forms and automation, leaves me frustrated and could be improved a lot.
Adventures in Windows Firewall Whitelisting
Why I’m banning all unknown connections out of my PC, and some of the tools that help: the Windows Firewall Notifier and Windows Firewall Control.
The Credential Stuffing Threat is Real
After recently reviewing my privacy settings for Microsoft, I noticed something that was both alarming and reassuring.
Technophobe yells at cloud
Online Stock Browsers for the Masses
I was visiting some charity shops recently and had a thought about how to give them a boost – and the whole high street.
Meta Monetization Tags
A tag for internet donations. Easy interoperable ways to support websites and creatives, without any need for ads.
There are lots of streaming apps for TV shows and films nowadays. I think that’s good, but it does have downsides: The Myriad Apps.
Backing up to Backblaze with Rclone and Restic
I talk about how I switched from Backlaze personal to Backblaze B2 with restic and rclone, and draw some comparisons between them.
Internet Censorship and Age Verification
The UK government will enact a law that requires online providers of pornography to vet the age of their users. As I see it, this poses some very real problems.