Vimarsh

a learner

A thought experiment on knowledge, our communication systems and what the future will hold with brain-machine-brain interfaces like Neuralink.

Cover from book - Godel, Escher, Bach \ Showing how the real thing when presented from different sides shows different information \ The process of piecing together this information is Knowledge

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This is my attempt at trying to figure out an answer to the unsolved problem on Intelligence, consciousness and identifying it. Unsolved Problem

Brain on a colourful background

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Here's how – I am running an Ad-blocking public DNS resolver with support for Encrypted DNS Requests using AdGuard Home.

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There has been a big spur in media, on social networks and forums (not in local newspapers) regarding new directive from Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In). All the focus has been on a specific thing, being that VPN companies storing user data for 5 years. So, here is everything regarding this new directive.

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Whenever you are using a cryptocurrency to transact with someone, you are trusting the node to provide you with correct details and properly executing the trade. When using Metamask, by default you use the Ethereum node provided by infura. In general they are not rogue and will not 'scam' you, but for several reasons you might want to run your own node.

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Email was one of the earliest services for communication via the internet. But, hosting such a simple service is quite complicated nowadays. In this post I have documented how I set up an email server for a business quickly and easily.

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Update: This website is now hosted on a server on Oracle Cloud. RPi was being slow.
This website, the exact one you are reading right now is hosted on a Raspberry Pi (RPi) that too the original RPi B. In this post I will document why I did that and how.

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fee.ninja
A simple side project to monitor how much you have spent on gas across various blockchains.
Know about how much gas you have spent on crypto transactions on any chain.

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Recently, there have been a lot of controversies regarding Facebook (now, Meta) on how manipulative it is and how it fuels misinformation and controversies. Time to get Meta.

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What is Self-Hosting?

Self-hosting means the practice of running some services yourself and maintaining and controlling it to the fullest extent you can. There are several reasons to self-host apps – you might be paranoid about Google / Apple having your data (photos, email, etc.), you might want to access a remote PC for work / school or host some website for your family and friends or just have fun tinkering and trying out new apps.

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