This is the personal website and blog of Jake Bauer. I also host a git server and a file sharing server. You can also find me on my Pleroma instance.
I also maintain a personal geminispace which contains an almost-perfect mirror of this website.
2020-11-30 One Week Flip Phone Challenge
2020-11-02 Gemini is Up and Running
2020-09-24 Gomuks is the Best CLI Matrix Client
2020-08-30 Why IRC is Still Good in $CURRENT_YEAR
2020-08-29 BTW, I Use Arch
2020-08-27 Nope, Back to st
2020-08-22 Setting Up WeeChat Again with weechat-matrix
2020-08-21 My Top 10 Most Used Commands
2020-08-14 The Hacker Quarterly Magazine
2020-08-13 Ethical Investing
What is a Parity Bit?
It is a bit (in the 1's and 0's sense) used in checking for errors in digital transmissions. It is the simplest form of error detection in this respect being only able to detect one error. Wikipedia has a great article on Parity bits if you would like to learn more.
This website is self hosted on hardware that I own and manage myself. If you consider anything on this site worth more than a simple bookmark, you should probably save it (or you could recompile the pages yourself through cloning the git repository). I will try to post a large banner across all of the pages when the website is scheduled to go down but not all downtime is planned and the website will sometimes restart on its own to apply security updates.
You can see the uptime statistics of this website on the About Site page at the bottom.
Nothing on this website represents the views or beliefs of my employer(s).