Nextcloud to Good Ol' “DAV”

"We need standards, not tools" The above line really resonates with me now. It was a while ago when I saw this lurking in my Mastodon feed and was lost with a scroll. Unfortunately, I'm not able to find the person who said it, but whatever is said, is true.…

Monthview: April 2022

Monthview, because I was too lazy to write "Month Review"; For real; And it sounded cool too. Doesn't it? Well, this is not just one month view, since I haven't posted month reviews since last two months (because they were boring). This will include the month reviews for February and…

Backup, Restore, Migration — A new VPS

If you had been following my blog for some time, you would know that I host most of my services on a self-hosted VPS. For those who are unfamiliar, it's a computer located in a remote part of the world still enabling me to rent it, access it and host…

Re-kindling My Relationship With Paperbacks

When I first bought a Kindle device, it seemed like this tech was a game changer. it still does (to some degree, of course). One device to satisfy all of my book-reading needs. I was essentially carrying an entire library on my backpack. I literally had to save money to…

Maybe, The Technology Evolved Too Fast

Last weekend, my mum and I were going through the old photo albums and archive of old times that were stashed in the cupboard. My mum held onto a piece of paper that was unnaturally torn and withered in nature. However, she held onto it as if it was very…

Monthly Review: Jan 2022

Ah, January! The month where we make so many new year resolutions in the beginning just to realize we were not able to hold onto any of those as days pass by. Jokes apart! I did make resolutions this time, and I think I was able to hold onto some…

Ecosystematic Walls of Incarceration

“Leave this ecosystem? No way! Why should I leave it when they are providing everything for free and it’s so convenient when everything is just there when you want it!” Yep! This is me approximately one year ago when I was heavily tied into the Google Ecosystem and I…