Problem: Given an item in the Internet Archive, e.g. The works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, you may be tempted to download the PDF for its exactness. Admirable! However, my e-reader is horribly slow for opening it and turning pages. I find slow page turning aggravating; it makes me lose my train of thought and strains my reading comprehension.
This extra work is well worth it for me.
The Chain of Trust >
I have trust issues with all storage, but flash memory-based storage is particularly unreliable.
TL;DR - Stubby metal drives are a problem.
See also Testing USB storage
Debian, Devuan + Security >
Problem: Keep an air gapped (airwalled) computer updated via a sneakernet.
This project focuses specifically on Devuan, though it ought to apply any Linux distribution based on Debian.
See also: APT, the package management tool/system for Debian.
A self-hosted peer-to-peer search engine.
Aborted because openjdk-8 is not available to me.
A small trail from a resource reference in Dao De Jing which I followed for the fun of it.
Time management > Content management >
I use a "death" model to organize my content.
Projects and individual items have a life cycle from birth and life, to death and interment. There is also well-defined horror-fantasy terminology for "undeath".
maybe more will be written, but this seems to be good for now.