Computer Stuff

Protecting You Privacy: OpenVPN on Arch Linux

Thu 20 April 2017

If you live in the United States, your government has recently abdicated any and all responsibility of protecting your privacy from corporate interests. If you want any privacy, you're going to need to take matters into your own hands.

Installing Arch Linux on the BeagleBone Black

Fri 19 August 2016

I've been having a lot of run playing with a BeagleBone Black these days, which is a spiffy little single-board computer. In specifications it is similar to Raspberry Pi, but it has a lot of general purpose IO pins on it; you can think of it as a marriage between the Pi and an Arduino (in fact, it has two Programmable Realtime Units -- on-board micro-controllers -- so that you can do input and output with micro-controller-accurate timings, but I haven't really played with that yet).