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📆 6 Dec 2022 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 [Book] Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention - And How to Think Deeply Again

📆 4 Dec 2022 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 Understanding Precludes Hate

📆 4 Dec 2022 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 Journal Update 022

📆 4 Dec 2022 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 Domain Change Announcement

📆 27 Nov 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Obligatory Consumption Must End

📆 27 Nov 2022 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 Bullshit Jobs Really Are Bullshit

📆 21 Nov 2022 | ⏱️ 4 minute read
🔗 Please Don't Use Google as a Verb

📆 20 Nov 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 [Website] ToS;DR

📆 19 Nov 2022 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 [Website] GetHuman

📆 8 Nov 2022 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 Knowing Who You Really Are

📆 25 Oct 2022 | ⏱️ 6 minute read
🔗 Challenges Driving With Autism

📆 23 Oct 2022 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 [Video] Advertising

📆 23 Oct 2022 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 Overpopulation, Overconsumption, and Technology

📆 13 Oct 2022 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 Give Up Hope. Take Action.

📆 28 Sep 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 [Website] Use Plaintext Email

📆 22 Sep 2022 | ⏱️ 8 minute read
🔗 The Perils of Social Media

📆 21 Sep 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 [Article] Please Don't Pay to Use a Pay Toilet

📆 19 Sep 2022 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 Journal Update 021

📆 11 Sep 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Read Receipts Are an Antifeature

📆 7 Sep 2022 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 ICANNot Be Trusted

📆 7 Sep 2022 | ⏱️ 6 minute read
🔗 Automation and the Meaning of Work

📆 24 Aug 2022 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 [Website] Assange Defense

📆 17 Aug 2022 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 Merchants Should Stop Accepting Cryptocurrency

📆 5 Aug 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Comparing Multi-Factor Authentication Methods

📆 30 Jul 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 [Website] Chat Control

📆 20 Jul 2022 | ⏱️ 8 minute read
🔗 Autism and Memory

📆 6 Jul 2022 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 The Dream of Life

📆 4 Jul 2022 | ⏱️ 4 minute read
🔗 [Website] Wait Until 8th

📆 3 Jul 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Why Biden Should Expand The Supreme Court

📆 2 Jul 2022 | ⏱️ 11 minute read
🔗 Identifying And Processing Emotions With Alexithymia

📆 29 Jun 2022 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 Lock Him Up

📆 23 Jun 2022 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 How to Proselytize Free Software

📆 19 Jun 2022 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 The Power of Convenience

📆 18 Jun 2022 | ⏱️ 14 minute read
🔗 Extreme Capitalism Ruins Everything

📆 8 Jun 2022 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 [Video] Jordan Klepper Debunks The "Good Guy with a Gun" Argument

📆 7 Jun 2022 | ⏱️ 7 minute read
🔗 Why Autistic People Are Targets of Manipulation and How to Avoid Becoming a Victim

📆 27 May 2022 | ⏱️ 4 minute read
🔗 What is Sensory Overload Like?

📆 26 May 2022 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 Don't Fly The Thin Blue Line Flag

📆 23 May 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 The Best Way to Proselytize Mindfulness

📆 22 May 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Anybody Can Solve a Rubik's Cube Blindfolded

📆 21 May 2022 | ⏱️ 4 minute read
🔗 On Cultural Appropriation

📆 20 May 2022 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 Don't Rely Exclusively on a VPN For Online Privacy and Security

📆 16 May 2022 | ⏱️ 39 minute read
🔗 Coming Out as Autistic

📆 11 May 2022 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 [Video] The Current Plot to Rig U.S. Elections

📆 8 May 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Why You Cannot Get Rid of Your Ego

📆 4 May 2022 | ⏱️ 17 minute read
🔗 Thoughts on Spirituality

📆 1 May 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Journal Update 020

📆 1 May 2022 | ⏱️ 4 minute read
🔗 Get an Eco-Friendly Burial

📆 29 Apr 2022 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 Consider Death

📆 26 Apr 2022 | ⏱️ 8 minute read
🔗 Gemini Appreciation Entry

📆 24 Apr 2022 | ⏱️ 7 minute read
🔗 Implications of Synthetic Media

📆 22 Apr 2022 | ⏱️ 4 minute read
🔗 Businesses Should be Required to Accept Cash

📆 21 Apr 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Free International Texting Without a Phone Number

📆 18 Apr 2022 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 How Extreme Wealth Inequality Harms The Wealthy

📆 18 Apr 2022 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 Is Beastiality Immoral?

📆 12 Apr 2022 | ⏱️ 8 minute read
🔗 It's Not Necessarily Irrational to Believe Things You Can't Justify to Others

📆 11 Apr 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 GPL vs Permissive Licenses

📆 11 Apr 2022 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 On The Intellectual Dark Web

📆 8 Apr 2022 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 Taking Back The Web With Haketilo

📆 6 Apr 2022 | ⏱️ 8 minute read
🔗 [Organization] Let Grow

📆 27 Mar 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Don't Call People Homophobic, Transphobic, or Islamophobic

📆 27 Mar 2022 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 On Transgender Athletes

📆 27 Mar 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Language Shouldn't Be Exclusive

📆 26 Mar 2022 | ⏱️ 4 minute read
🔗 Fighting The War On Drugs With Jury Nullification

📆 23 Mar 2022 | ⏱️ 4 minute read
🔗 Encryption is a Timer, Not a Lock

📆 15 Mar 2022 | ⏱️ 10 minute read
🔗 [Documentary] Line Goes Up - The Problem With NFTs

📆 14 Mar 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 PSA: You Can Remove Your Property From Street View Services

📆 14 Mar 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Come Watch Me Present at LibrePlanet 2022!

📆 14 Mar 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Journal Update 019

📆 5 Mar 2022 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 [Website] Visualizing Wealth Inequality And Mass Incarceration

📆 3 Mar 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Journal Update 018

📆 28 Feb 2022 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 Why I Don't Use a Pseudonym

📆 28 Feb 2022 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 Psychedelics Are a Rite of Passage

📆 25 Feb 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Git Is Not Github. Git Is Not Github. Git Is Not Github.

📆 24 Feb 2022 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 How to Transfer Large Files From One Computer to Another

📆 5 Feb 2022 | ⏱️ 11 minute read
🔗 Paying Close Attention to Experience

📆 31 Jan 2022 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 Start Fresh In Every Moment

📆 22 Jan 2022 | ⏱️ 15 minute read
🔗 Automation, Bullshit Jobs, And Work

📆 20 Jan 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 On Drug Checking Tools

📆 16 Jan 2022 | ⏱️ 4 minute read
🔗 Always Use Tor

📆 9 Jan 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 You Don't Need An Antivirus

📆 9 Jan 2022 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Use a Password Manager

📆 9 Jan 2022 | ⏱️ 4 minute read
🔗 Toll Roads Should Be Illegal

📆 3 Jan 2022 | ⏱️ 10 minute read
🔗 Goodbye PGP

📆 30 Dec 2021 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 Statement of GPG Key Transition

📆 26 Dec 2021 | ⏱️ 7 minute read
🔗 Why I Don't Have a Smartphone

📆 16 Dec 2021 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 There Is Nothing Wrong With Incest

📆 13 Dec 2021 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Warning to Monero Users

📆 13 Dec 2021 | ⏱️ 4 minute read
🔗 Debugging Neomutt

📆 12 Dec 2021 | ⏱️ 7 minute read
🔗 The Narrative Self

📆 2 Dec 2021 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 Journal Update 017

📆 2 Dec 2021 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 I Wish I Could Endorse the Waking Up App

📆 2 Dec 2021 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Breaking My Promise

📆 26 Nov 2021 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 "If You Don't Like It Then Just Leave"

📆 25 Nov 2021 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 Turn Off Surveillance Devices

📆 19 Nov 2021 | ⏱️ 7 minute read
🔗 A Nation of Temporarily Embarrassed Millionaires

📆 13 Nov 2021 | ⏱️ 7 minute read
🔗 Future-Proof Digital Timestamping

📆 10 Nov 2021 | ⏱️ 10 minute read
🔗 The Privacy Implications of Weak AI

📆 4 Nov 2021 | ⏱️ 4 minute read
🔗 Leak All the Data

📆 19 Oct 2021 | ⏱️ 16 minute read
🔗 On Compassion

📆 11 Oct 2021 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 Why I Don't Trust Police and Neither Should You

📆 9 Oct 2021 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 Journal Update 016

📆 6 Oct 2021 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Don't Let Cannabis Dispensaries Scan Your ID

📆 2 Oct 2021 | ⏱️ 21 minute read
🔗 Struggle to Graduate Without Nonfree Software

📆 28 Sep 2021 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Oxen Security Fail

📆 16 Sep 2021 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 Shouting Into the Void

📆 10 Sep 2021 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 Journal Update 015

📆 5 Sep 2021 | ⏱️ 20 minute read
🔗 Antinatalism

📆 28 Aug 2021 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Site Update 014

📆 28 Aug 2021 | ⏱️ 14 minute read
🔗 Dealing With Close-Minded People

📆 21 Aug 2021 | ⏱️ 13 minute read
🔗 Manufacturing Agreement

📆 19 Aug 2021 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Disgustingly Rich

📆 25 Jul 2021 | ⏱️ 6 minute read
🔗 Flygskam

📆 18 Jul 2021 | ⏱️ 12 minute read
🔗 Avoid Using Cryptocurrency

📆 9 Jul 2021 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Site Update 013

📆 30 Jun 2021 | ⏱️ 6 minute read
🔗 Integrated Activism

📆 28 Jun 2021 | ⏱️ 4 minute read
🔗 Get the Vaccine

📆 16 Jun 2021 | ⏱️ 23 minute read
🔗 My Career Path

📆 10 Jun 2021 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 Site Update 012

📆 31 May 2021 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 Don't Use Github

📆 30 May 2021 | ⏱️ 7 minute read
🔗 Banning Facial Recognition Isn't Enough

📆 21 May 2021 | ⏱️ 7 minute read
🔗 The Cult of Productivity

📆 12 May 2021 | ⏱️ 11 minute read
🔗 Private Online Shopping

📆 6 May 2021 | ⏱️ 13 minute read
🔗 Mourning the Loss of Privacy

📆 2 May 2021 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 Site Update 011

📆 9 Apr 2021 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 [Video] Car Surveillance: an Unregulated Privacy Disaster

📆 8 Apr 2021 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 [Book] The Selfish Gene

📆 7 Apr 2021 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Site Update 010

📆 7 Apr 2021 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Cover Your Cameras

📆 29 Mar 2021 | ⏱️ 9 minute read
🔗 Don't Record Others Without Permission

📆 19 Mar 2021 | ⏱️ 4 minute read
🔗 Git Privacy

📆 18 Mar 2021 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 [Video] Monero: More Anonymous Than Cash

📆 12 Mar 2021 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 On Malware

📆 9 Mar 2021 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 [Video] Is Your Keyboard Spying on You?

📆 4 Mar 2021 | ⏱️ 8 minute read
🔗 The Meaning of Life

📆 1 Mar 2021 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 [Video] Don't Talk to the Police

📆 21 Feb 2021 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Site Update 009

📆 7 Feb 2021 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 [Video] You Should Delete Your Whatsapp ASAP

📆 6 Feb 2021 | ⏱️ 9 minute read
🔗 The Addiction to Thinking

📆 3 Feb 2021 | ⏱️ 12 minute read
🔗 [Documentary] The Norden: Prison

📆 31 Jan 2021 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 Site Update 008

📆 29 Jan 2021 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 [Book] Waking Up

📆 27 Jan 2021 | ⏱️ 10 minute read
🔗 Dead Man's Switch

📆 22 Jan 2021 | ⏱️ 6 minute read
🔗 [Article] You Should Be Using an Old Computer

📆 19 Jan 2021 | ⏱️ 4 minute read
🔗 [Documentary] Sicko

📆 18 Jan 2021 | ⏱️ 4 minute read
🔗 Consumer Data Protection is a Distraction

📆 17 Jan 2021 | ⏱️ 8 minute read
🔗 On Spirituality

📆 16 Jan 2021 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 [Video] Atheist Debates - Supernatural Causation

📆 16 Jan 2021 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 [Video] Atheist Debates - Pascal's Wager

📆 16 Jan 2021 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 [Video] Atheist Debates - Argument From Design, Part 2: What Are the Odds?

📆 16 Jan 2021 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 [Video] Atheist Debates - Argument From Design, Part 1: Order and Purpose

📆 14 Jan 2021 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 [Video] Fixing Social Media for Good

📆 11 Jan 2021 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 [Video] TikTok - a Trojan Horse into China's Dystopia

📆 9 Jan 2021 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 Site Update 007

📆 9 Jan 2021 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 [Fable] The Fable of the Dragon Tyrant

📆 7 Jan 2021 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 [Podcast] Why Trump is Unfit For Office

📆 7 Jan 2021 | ⏱️ 3 minute read
🔗 [Podcast] The Key to Trump's Appeal

📆 6 Jan 2021 | ⏱️ 17 minute read
🔗 On Blockchain

📆 30 Dec 2020 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 [Essay] The Simulation Argument

📆 30 Dec 2020 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 [Book] Lying

📆 29 Dec 2020 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 [Video] Vengeance

📆 28 Dec 2020 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 The Privacy Paradox

📆 27 Dec 2020 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 Site Update 006

📆 25 Dec 2020 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 IPv6 Adoption

📆 24 Dec 2020 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Site Update 005

📆 20 Dec 2020 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Social Media Alternatives

📆 17 Dec 2020 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 Atom and RSS

📆 16 Dec 2020 | ⏱️ 9 minute read
🔗 Avoiding Automobile Surveillance

📆 13 Dec 2020 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 Site Update 004

📆 12 Dec 2020 | ⏱️ 11 minute read
🔗 The Nonlinearity of Intelligence

📆 9 Dec 2020 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Site Update 003

📆 7 Dec 2020 | ⏱️ 6 minute read
🔗 The Pledge of Allegiance

📆 4 Dec 2020 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Shining Light on the Dark Side of Law Enforcement

📆 1 Dec 2020 | ⏱️ 7 minute read
🔗 Bringing Civility to Public Discourse With the Steel Man Technique

📆 28 Nov 2020 | ⏱️ 9 minute read
🔗 Newcomb's Paradox Resolved

📆 26 Nov 2020 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 Why Superman Isn't Brave

📆 25 Nov 2020 | ⏱️ 17 minute read
🔗 Thoughts on Logic

📆 21 Nov 2020 | ⏱️ 7 minute read
🔗 Get an Anonymous Phone Number with DTMF.io

📆 20 Nov 2020 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Stop Amazon's Police State

📆 19 Nov 2020 | ⏱️ 9 minute read
🔗 Remote Fair Coin Flipping with Friends

📆 16 Nov 2020 | ⏱️ 9 minute read
🔗 Avoiding Consumer Surveillance

📆 14 Nov 2020 | ⏱️ 4 minute read
🔗 Raising the Bar on Privacy

📆 13 Nov 2020 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 Site Update 002

📆 8 Nov 2020 | ⏱️ 17 minute read
🔗 Legalize All Drugs

📆 2 Nov 2020 | ⏱️ 6 minute read
🔗 The Eternal Here and Now

📆 30 Oct 2020 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 Site Update 001

📆 29 Oct 2020 | ⏱️ 14 minute read
🔗 Using Email

📆 20 Oct 2020 | ⏱️ 12 minute read
🔗 Use Free Software

📆 11 Oct 2020 | ⏱️ 22 minute read
🔗 Metaethics

📆 22 Sep 2020 | ⏱️ 7 minute read
🔗 Thoughts on Blogging

📆 21 Sep 2020 | ⏱️ 2 minute read
🔗 SIUe Unauthenticated SMTP Server

📆 9 Sep 2020 | ⏱️ 7 minute read
🔗 Networked EV Charging Stations

📆 22 Aug 2020 | ⏱️ 15 minute read
🔗 Free Will is Incoherent - Part 2

📆 2 Aug 2020 | ⏱️ 9 minute read
🔗 Ego Traps

📆 26 Jul 2020 | ⏱️ 11 minute read
🔗 Back Up Your Data

📆 2 Jul 2020 | ⏱️ 7 minute read
🔗 Why I Left ITS

📆 19 Jun 2020 | ⏱️ 10 minute read
🔗 Free Will is Incoherent - Part 1

📆 14 Jun 2020 | ⏱️ 16 minute read
🔗 Doublethink

📆 10 Jun 2020 | ⏱️ 8 minute read
🔗 SIUe e-ID Creation and Maintenance Problems

📆 6 Jun 2020 | ⏱️ 1 minute read
🔗 SIUe Cyberstalking Feature

📆 23 May 2020 | ⏱️ 21 minute read
🔗 Exposing Zoom

📆 2 May 2020 | ⏱️ 11 minute read
🔗 The Self

📆 30 Apr 2020 | ⏱️ 11 minute read
🔗 Rejecting Visual Studio

📆 10 Apr 2020 | ⏱️ 14 minute read
🔗 The Victim Mentality Versus Individual Responsibility

📆 30 Mar 2020 | ⏱️ 8 minute read
🔗 The Tipping Point - Rejecting Windows, Zoom, Lockdown Browser, and the Lockdown Monitor

📆 30 Mar 2020 | ⏱️ 5 minute read
🔗 Rejecting Discord and Google Colab

📆 30 Mar 2020 | ⏱️ 11 minute read
🔗 Inception - Rejecting Discord, Draw.io, and Visual Studio