A new world of software

As I have said before, I was a big user of big tech companies’ services. I also used macOS (and Windows before that) and proprietary software for mostly everything. I didn't really know what free1 …

Designing a composing interface

To write my blog posts, I use Markdown, a useful language to write simple fragments of text. The text is then “compiled” into HTML, which is then served as a webpage. Since Markdown files are plain …

Backing up my computer

If you have important information on your computer, you probably back it up somehow. I used to save all my important files on Google Drive, which was convenient not only because it would make backups …

Switching to LineageOS with microG

One of the things I wanted to do when switching to more privacy-respecting providers was getting rid of Google Services on my phone. According to multiple articles, your Android phone gathers a lot of …

My note taking app: Joplin

Two years ago I had an iPhone and, back then, the native “Notes” app worked pretty well for me. However, when I changed to Android I had some trouble finding a similar app or a different one that …