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.


Most recently modified notes:

Web design checklist
Creating accessible and usable websites ( to )
Home entertainment centre
Software, games, and media retrieval notes ( to )
Overview of the XMPP protocol and its implementations ( to )
CentOS 7 workstation
Personal CentOS 7 workstation usage and configuration notes ( to )
Another blocked website
A timeline of Internet censorship and mass surveillance in Russia ( to )
Distributed systems
An overview of—and musings on—distributed computing ( to )
Computer hardware
Personal notes on computer hardware ( to )
Formal human languages
A speculation on an unified language ()

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.