Storj, The “Sharing” Economy and Why It Matters

Post by Maxime Rousseau

All, cloud, computer, computing, distributed, network, networking, resilio, storage, storj, synthing

The sharing economy is a buzzword which has gained enormous traction despite the fact that it remains misunderstood, in my opinion. The luddite politicians who have been vocal against it on the grounds that it’s a dishonest loophole for escaping regulatory frameworks have it obviously wrong, but I feel…

In Defense of Political Radicals

Post by Maxime Rousseau

All, anarcho, ancapistan, capitalism, hunter maats, libertarian, libertarianism, politics, tom woods

Sometimes, life imitates shitposting. Under the guise of conducting research, I've come to join and like an absolutely inordinate amount of politically-inclined shitposting groups and pages. It's bad, to the point where normie posts about meals, trips and life achievements have been completely drowned out in political compass memes and…

Home Network Segmentation, NAT Loopback to VLAN on Ubiquiti Unifi Gear

Post by Maxime Rousseau

All, loopback, network, security, segmentation, ubiquiti, ubnt, unifi, vlan

I've been putting off segmenting my network for a while now, but the recent IoT botnet powered DDoS has bumped the task up my list of priorities, and I finally got around to doing it. Generally, if your network is anything other than non-critical clients accessing the internet, that is…

The Internet of Things Needs Integrators, Not Gadgets

Post by Maxime Rousseau

All, home automation, Internet, internetofshit, iot, nest, of, tech, Technology, things

Crowd-funding and the sharp drop in development costs for internet connected device has given us both an onslaught of useless gadgets, and the much overused buzzword "Internet of Things", or IoT. The concept has been pushed way past the borders of absurdity, as highlighted by the likes of…

Les «28 pages» et leurs significations pour les relations américano-saoudiennes

Post by Maxime Rousseau

45enord, All, arabie, etats-unis, internationales, politique, relations, saoudite, science

Il y a quelques semaines, une mystérieuse portion de la Commission jointe sur les actions de la communauté de renseignement avant et après les attaques terroristes du 11 septembre 2001 (en anglais, Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Community Actions Before and After the Terrorist Attacks of the September 11th, 2001), a…