defanor's personal web page

This website is a personal one, where I am writing about the things I learn, use, do, and think of.

There is a page about me, including contact information.


Most recently modified notes:

Reasonably healthy, quick, and easy to cook meals ( to , 3529 words)
Network abuse
A log of dealing with network abuse (, 312 words)
Private server setup
Configuration of common network services for private use ( to , 6536 words)
Observations, practice, and speculation on log management ( to , 963 words)
Internal construction
Home maintenance and improvement ( to , 2947 words)
Software packaging and deployment
An overview of software packaging and deployment options ( to , 1077 words)
Distributed systems
An overview of—and musings on—distributed computing ( to , 2873 words)
Music discovery
Music recommender systems, metadata distribution, search, analysis ( to , 496 words)

Other notes can be found in the index of notes. There is something closer to a blog (a phlog) on my Gopher site.


Most of my recent hobby projects are on, and on my GitHub page.

There is a lot of interesting things around, and I am trying to collect them: it is both for me, to keep them around, and for others who may be interested.