Category: #software

  • Webmention and the Indieweb

    Through this post of Ernst-Jan Pfauth I learned about the Indieweb and webmention. Creating this post with this link should be enough to show how this works. But to be a bit more clear I’ll paste a quote from their site to explain what is happening here: When you post something on the web, it […]

  • ownStaGram

    Photo-Sharing with OwnStaGram: a free photo-sharing software which allows to upload photos from within this site and an available android-app. Every picture can be shared via an unique url. #link #lookingforsolutions #software

  • Shaarli

    You want to share the links you discover? Shaarli is a minimalist delicious clone you can install on your own website. It is designed to be personal (single-user), fast and handy. #foundprivacy #link #software

  • 6 easy rules to identify 99% of snakeoil

    via Security and the Rise of Snakeoil not free software runs in a browser runs on a smartphone, the user doesn’t generate, or exclusively own the private encryption keys, there is no threat model, uses terminology like “cyber”, “military-grade”, or other marketing mantra, #lookingforsolutions #quote #security #snakeoil #software #stef

  • Tor executive director hints at Firefox integration

    The Tor anonymity network may soon expand to hundreds of millions of new users around the world as the software’s developers prepare to scale to a “global population.” Several major tech firms are in talks with Tor to include the software in products that can potentially reach over 500 million Internet users around the world. […]

  • ESSAY: Dark nets en mesh networks – Donkere netwerken voor duistere tijden

    Er is internet buiten het internet. Het is een diffuse wereld, verborgen voor de meesten van ons. Het wordt ontwikkeld voor diverse doelen, op basis van uiteenlopende technologieën en voor verschillende gebruikers. Toch streven die allemaal naar hetzelfde internationale ideaal: onafhankelijkheid van de grote bedrijven en een spionerende overheid middels een darknet of mesh network; […]

  • Sandstorm

    When you use a web app today, you usually connect to its developers’ servers. This is backwards, and leaves them in control. Sandstorm makes it easy to run web apps on your own server. Bring their apps to your data, and make sure they don’t do anything you don’t like. No command lines, no configuration […]

  • Photography has become a networked process. It no longer ends with pasting prints into an album. Instead, making them public through services like Flickr is rapidly becoming one of the main ways how we treat our visual memories. The photographic process extends from preserving a moment to an act of telecommunication, with numerous implications on […]

  • Signal – Private Messenger for iOS

    Signal provides end-to-end encryption for your calls, securing your conversations so that nobody can listen in.- Signal uses your normal phone number to make and receive calls, so you don’t need yet another identifier.- Signal calls are encrypted end-to-end, but function just like you’re used to.- Free and Open Source, enabling anyone to verify its […]

  • jlund/streisand · GitHub

    An interesting new project to try on a Raspberry Pi: Streisand sets up a new server running L2TP/IPsec, OpenSSH, OpenVPN, Shadowsocks, Stunnel, and a Tor bridge. It also generates custom configuration instructions for all of these services. At the end of the run you are given an HTML file with instructions that can be shared […]