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YaCy, A Decentralized Search Alternative


Categories: [Technology]

Today we are getting more in-depth wit YaCy and why it is important. We, as internet users, need to be mindful of who is using our data and how. Does it benefit us to give up our information and privacy?

Convenience is often the only benefit found for today's mass data collection of internet users...


Regado aŭ Konformeco ~ Poemo


Categories: [Poetry]

Jen estas poemo mi skribis en 2018 tio mi decidis al reskribas on Esperanton.


negocis kasteloj por ĉielskrapantoj

nun dubas li ĉiutaga ekvilibro

de vevo kampaso en mano

kaj luno ombras supre

lia piedo alprenas unuaulo saltego

ekde hejmo al profunda scias

en serĉas de libero regado


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Monero is our future


Categories: [Technology]

I know I do not talk about cryptocurrency a lot on this blog and that is because of how fast the market can change. This coin is different though, Monero started back in 2014 and had slowly gained ground in a steady climb and often sits in the top 10 cryptos by market cap.

I overlooked Monero for...


Decentralizing The Marketplace


Categories: [Technology]

As we progress in our immersion of technology, we move more and more of our daily transactions to the Internet. Sites like Amazon and eBay paved the way in their particular niche. Now we have Walmart, Target, and many other brick-and-mortar stores increasing their online presence.

These are all ce...


Choose Wisdom - An Original Poem


Categories: [Poetry]

do sleepy sheep question do rainbows calculate their path do the old see raw comedy in their anticipated tragedy

life is not a hopeless gamble or the lay of scattered dice apples for health, jobs for wealth better to aim for wisdom


Ways to support the blog.

If you are an email kind of nerd you...


A Yearly Bible Reading Plan


Categories: [Faith]

Reading the Bible is a year is a popular method to get through its entirety. However, the readings can be short, and as a follower of Jesus, the reader needs more time in this fantastic book. At the time of writing, I read the Bible through twice.

The first time took about eight months, and I used...


How To Type Esperanto With Any Keyboard!


Categories: [Technology]

Once I started to type in Esperanto to other people around the web I found I needed an easy way to type the Unicode characters for the letters not found on an English keyboard.

On a Chromebook

Press CTRL+SHIFT+U in any input field to get an underlined “u” on in the text field. Then type the Un...


How To Mine Monero With AMD Graphics On Linux


Categories: [Technology]

One day awhile back I chose to learn about a cryptocurrency that previously I knew nothing about. The pick was Monero, a coin (at the time) ranked thirteenth by market cap on coinmarketcap.com and eighth by price. What I found interesting about this coin was the mining algorithm, CryptoNight.

C...


Spleno Vinto ~ Originalo Poemo


Categories: [Poetry]

vigla pikas venta potenco glacia normoj ekvento ŝtormo sala stratoj butonis ŝaflano koltuko vango plugis amasaĵo varmiĝas drinkaĵo vintro malĝojiĝas

The verison originally written in Engish

(For all you English speakers and anyone that want to see the original here you have it!)

briskly bite w...


Silver Ions Kill Harmful Bacteria!

Around four or five years ago is the first time I heard about "colloidal silver." The idea intrigued me enough to entertain the idea and buy some off ETSY to try. I never got serious about the substance since the information seemed to be all over the place. Some call it ignorance and others call it...