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Ad-Blocking On The Go

After a recent trip away and having to endure the torrent of adverts and tracking that hotel WiFi and mobile internet connections provide, I was definitely missing the ad-blocking features of my Raspberry Pi running Pi-Hole back at home. I’d also been thinking for a while that I should do something about securing my phone […]

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Fighting Back Against Internet Advertisements

I’m old enough to remember the World Wide Web in its infancy in the early 1990s, when the focus was on information sharing. These days the main aim of the web seems to be to make money by tracking people’s habits and showing them adverts. I missed the old experience, and I wanted some protection […]

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Leaving Twitter

When I joined Twitter in 2009, it was a place to find interesting people sharing interesting ideas and learning from one another. ¬†You could ask questions on very technical topics, and people would take the time to reply in detailed and thoughtful ways. Over time, more and more people joined and the conversations grew. Twitter […]