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Been thinking I would like to share my tech/crypto/policy experience and skills with climate focused groups, like a 'yell if you want advice' thing.

So, yell if you want advice? Happy to chat via DMs, Signal, XMPP, email, etc. Responses may be choppy.


Yay, Sunday's newsletter lined up. I feel like I want to turn it into something bigger - more readers, some funding, etc. But also ... scary. Any tips, anyone? Is it just a case of hard graft and spreading the word to start with?

The sun and the moon come around all too quickly... Sunday is a Beamspun Sunday, when I send out some thoughts and links about humanity, nature, technology and energy. News, games, art, engineering, all in one place.

You can sign up over here:

An enjoyable day delving into linux power stat tools and wordpress optimisation.

Anyone know of any good resources to find out energy/carbon used to make different computers, like servers, RaspPis, components, etc?

The joys of self-hosting: Shutting down sites while lightning passes over 😜
Am I being overly cautious?

Trying out new 'email sig.
signal > whatsapp > sms
double jabbed
2 links from covid

Planning a family road trip and can't work out whether to include "nightmares for life" on the itinerary:

More and more, I think composting is the way to understanding what death and life are really all about.

Pseudonym wars: UK-based to take down Bitcoin whitepaper

The field of Identity is (still) getting interesting.

Anyone know if it's possible to link to a particular email in Thunderbird? Would be useful for personal calendar events.

@simsa04 Hello again, new old friend. Reversioned and, I hope, revitalised.

What are the things in life today that are making you act and think quickly?

Doing some tech support for local parents, rescuing a 500GB hard drive. And wow, dd with skip and seep is a lifesaver!

Sunday newsletter - Beamspun 1.8, ft. permacomputing, African futurism, bees and humanity:

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