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Hello and welcome to the gemini capsule of Nicksphere.com (mirrored on the web)! Here I blog about my own ideas and promote good ideas of others. I mostly talk about computing, philosophy, spirituality, privacy, and society.

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Date: 2021-07-25

Read time: 5 minutes

Summary: Fly less to combat climate change and protect your freedom and privacy.

Avoid Using Cryptocurrency

Date: 2021-07-18

Read time: 11 minutes

Summary: It's time for crypto geeks to stop ignoring the serious ethical concern posed by cryptocurrency's massive energy consumption.

Site Update 013

Date: 2021-07-09

Read time: 2 minutes

Summary: Find out what's new on my blog.

Integrated Activism

Date: 2021-06-30

Read time: 5 minutes

Summary: My philosophy on how to make a positive impact as an activist.

Get the Vaccine

Date: 2021-06-28

Read time: 3 minutes

Summary: Many people will die needlessly or become permanently disabled due to their foolish refusal to get vaccinated. Don't be one of them.

My Career Path

Date: 2021-06-16

Read time: 22 minutes

Summary: I haven't said much about my career since I quit my job and dropped out of college over a year ago to avoid non-free software. So this is my life update.

Site Update 012

Date: 2021-06-10

Read time: 1 minute

Summary: Find out what's new on my blog.

Don't Use Github

Date: 2021-05-31

Read time: 3 minutes

Summary: Don't use Github to host your free software projects! It's the worst place to host your code. It's proprietary, centralized and owned by Micro$oft.

Banning Facial Recognition Isn't Enough

Date: 2021-05-30

Read time: 6 minutes

Summary: The infrastructure of surveillance itself needs to be dismantled to preserve privacy.

The Cult of Productivity

Date: 2021-05-21

Read time: 7 minutes

Summary: Why is it good to be productive? What does "getting things done" achieve? Is "keeping busy" a way of avoiding our thoughts?

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