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The Reason Esperanto Is Easier To Learn


Categories: [self improvement]

Many people want to learn a second language but have trouble grasping all the inconsistencies that came along with all natural languages. Esperanto is different. It is a constructed language, which means it was created and not formed naturally. This allowed the creator to make it as easy as possible...


Use Bitshares


Categories: [Technology]

A while back I chose to spend some time and learn what BitShares was all about. The more I learned, the more I fell in love with this trading platform. For whatever reason, when I first heard about BitShares I shrugged it off as I seem to do with most things.

There is only so much time in the day...


Brisk Auburn Sky


Categories: [Poetry]

brisk auburn sky

whisked clouds float by

bird-less trees freeze

gusts of chilled breeze

stiff blades of grass

snap under my mass

breath frozen on beard hair

piercing wind too sharp to care

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How To Discover Great Topics For Your Blog


Categories: [How To]

All of us from time to time will run into the issue of finding a topic to write about within our niche. Sometimes we come against a wall and discover our minds blank and void of any ideas. Over the past 15 years, I hit this proverbial wall many times and sometimes it made me miss my deadline (when I...


Winter Sonnet


Categories: [Poetry]

The snow falls gently on the vast still plain

a horse does trample bitter frozen ground

while chipmunks slumber nothing quite to gain

and ants asleep inside their hollow mound


The charcoal river fish have swum away

petite brown deer do prance the powdered snow

while wool wrapped neighbor...


Internet Security & Privacy


Categories: [Technology]

Passphrases

I'm going to touch on this only briefly since I did a full twenty to twenty five minute podcast on this subject. As mentioned before, make sure to use a password manager such as Bitwarden. Bitwarden does have a free version that has a ton of functionality. I currently pay for the premi...


Security Tips For Android Users


Categories: [Technology]

Encryption

Every device today has the option to encrypt your phone or tablet. I started using this feature around 2015 when I picked up the Google Nexus 6p. We have touched on encryption in the past and will touch on again as it pertains to your mobile device.

Encryption on your phone or tablet...


How To Keep Them Pining


Categories: [Content Creation]

The posts we create are the nucleus of the blog. Every other aspect is second to the quality of the content we create. This includes commenting, getting logos, engaging in group chats, and promotion. We can still do many of those things without creating posts but our growth will only go so far.

Go...


A Technology Nerd's Notion Review


Categories: [Technology]

I love notes, writing, and storing ideas. I use my bullet journal for most things and enjoy the feeling of writing with a fountain pen. That said, being INTP I tend never to have a rigid schedule and find myself writing very little in my Bullet Journal from day to day. The same three to five things...


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...