This site is being served with HTTP/3!

My site is now being served with HTTP/3, which automatically means it's being served over QUIC, but what does that mean? Originally called "HTTP over QUIC" was later renamed to "HTTP/3" to make clear it's the new thing. But it's a pity QUIC isn't mentioned anymore because that's the amazing [...]

By |2020-06-14T16:19:15+02:00June 14th, 2020|Meta, Update|0 Comments

Google Analytics Experiment

As you probably know I'm in favour of privacy, which is why I use self-hosted Matomo (formerly known as Piwik) for analytics. This allows me to have control over what's gathered, and do analytics without collecting personal data and instead do generic analysis like what posts are being read, are [...]

By |2020-05-07T02:31:54+02:00May 7th, 2020|Meta|0 Comments

Pi-hole and hosts-file.net

You might be using block lists by hosts-file.net but you shouldn't! One of the default block lists that used to be included with Pi-hole was https://hosts-file.net/ad_servers.txt but this is not maintained anymore, which is why it's got excluded from the defaults. But that doesn't mean it will get automatically removed [...]

By |2020-04-30T18:36:10+02:00April 21st, 2020|Tech Support|0 Comments

I got rid of the PayPal donation button

I thought the PayPal donation button looks ugly and I think there were some privacy issues with it, too. So today I've set up Liberapay and Ko-fi as alternatives. The fun thing is that in the end, I'll be paid out with PayPal anyway. But this way, with a middle [...]

By |2019-10-14T18:33:40+02:00October 14th, 2019|Meta|0 Comments

W00t no more external requests!

This blog has been cleaned from external requests! What this means is, that no third party services are embedded or contacted any more for this blog. There is one exception though, for user submissions where comments are checked against an anti-spam service and the contact page uses reCAPTCHA to avoid [...]

By |2019-10-11T23:42:09+02:00October 6th, 2019|Meta|2 Comments

iPadOS 13 is here!

Just a quick post to let you know iPadOS 13 was finally released and it's straight to 13.1! It can handle mice! Omg! iOS 13.1 is now out too, which fixes bugs from the previously released 13.0. So now is a good time to create a backup in iTunes and [...]

By |2019-09-24T23:38:57+02:00September 24th, 2019|News|0 Comments
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