Personal blog

This is my personal blog. You can subscribe to my feed or look through all the posts on the archive. You can find links to other blogs I follow on my blogroll.

My journey through desktop environments

My first experience with GNU/Linux was with KDE. It is the desktop environment used on my college computers, and it was more or less the only experience I had with the GNU/Linux operative system, so it was the desktop environment I installed at home (at that point I don't think... Read more

Use web feeds!

Web feeds are data formats used to provide users with updates through web syndication. Websites can use web feeds to post their content in a format that allows users to easily check for updates regularly. Examples of web feeds are Atom, RSS or JSON Feed. The most popular is RSS,... Read more

On not caring about your privacy

When talking about violations of our privacy, I've found that most people don't care because it is a thing that happens "far away" (who in that huge enterprise cares about me, my browsing habits, etc.?). I can see where those people are coming from, it looks as if you are... Read more

A lighter website

Following up with the last post, I decided to make my website even faster (which probably doesn't make a difference anymore). The logo My pages (HTML only) were about 21KB (without compression), but 11KB of those consisted of an SVG that appeared in all of them: the logo. The logo... Read more

A lightweight website

Since the start of this site, having a lightweight website has been one of my priorities. Every file served has been minimized, you won't see any pictures that aren't vector graphics (except for the favicon.ico file) and users don't need to download fonts or JavaScript libraries. On top of that,... Read more