To contact me, email me at:
That is the fingerprint of my GPG key pair:
2E0F FB60 7FEF 11D0 FB45 4DDC E979 E52A 7036 7A88
To import my GPG key to your keyring run:
$ sudo apt-get install curl # install curl $ curl -sf https://yctct.com/_pubkey.txt | gpg --import # download and import key to your keyring
If you don’t have a GPG key, and want to get one, run:
$ sudo apt-get install gpg # download GnuPG $ gpg --full-generate-key # start the dialogue interface to generate a key pair
I prefer receiving emails in plain text (not HTML).
You can find instructions on how to choose to write plain text email with your email client there: https://useplaintext.email/#other-clients.
I follow the bottom-posting convention, i.e. replies go below, at the bottom of the thread. Most email clients force users into following the top-posting convention.
What is top-posting?1
A3: Please. Q3: Should I avoid top posting [...]? A2: Because, by reversing the order of a conversation, it leaves the reader without much context, and makes them read a message in an unnatural order. Q2: Why is top posting irritating? A1: It is the practice of putting your reply to a message before the quoted message, instead of after the (trimmed) message. Q1: What is top posting?
Choose an email client which support bottom-posting: https://useplaintext.email/#other-clients. By the way, Apple Mail, Gmail, Outlook, Protonmail do not support bottom-posting as of 2023.
source: Werner Koch’s personal website↩︎
I do self-funded research and I'm writing a book.
> What's the book about?
About technologies and epistemology.
Meaning, technologies can foster agency. No doubt. But I am also asking:
Can technologies make us blind?
I posted a summary of the prologue on the homepage: https://yctct.com/