My name is Jake though I usually go by “jbauer” online. I am a hobbyist sysadmin and staunch supporter of online freedom, privacy rights, and free and open access to information and knowledge.

git.paritybit.ca is currently offline but will come back online soon™.


I blog mostly about technology and computing. I also took part in #100DaysToOffload in 2020. Here is a showcase of the blog posts I am most proud of:

About This Site

This is a static website generated from Markdown using lowdown with my POSIX shell-based static site generator. It is designed to be lightweight, accessible, and privacy-respecting. The source code is available on sourcehut and git.paritybit.ca. This site is also featured on 10kbclub.com.


Ordered from most to least preferred, I can be contacted using:

If you’re contacting me using XMPP, please use OMEMO if you can. My device fingerprints are:

Main PC: 7a3f164d 86749636 d05cf773 aba94b3b bb32aecc a1f2913c abe029e4 e91be130
Android: 8a9331c8 7bc3191a 4d789958 6d02a8e4 931f0079 920b04f5 638dc456 37f85d1b