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Using a GitLab to build a Debian Repository

event 2020-08-02

I have the feeling that a blog post about distributing packages is needed. ๐Ÿ˜ฎ In a word filled with Containers, PaaS, and SaaS, it seems weird to talk about how we can automate the creation of Debian packages and APT repositories. Nonetheless, even if this appears to be a forgotten step for operations, some projects are not distributed over Debian packages, ๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™‚๏ธ and I need them for my Raspberry Pi! ๐Ÿ˜œ

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How to make a decentralized like button

event 2020-06-01

All static websites meet a hard limit when a comment form, โ€œlikeโ€ buttons, or any interactive content is required. These extra components force people to build an API, host a server, a database or pay for any SaaS product that does that… we could write a blog post about that, but it would be too easy! ๐Ÿคฃ Instead in this article, I wanted to challenge myself a little more and explore how to make a decentralized like button: We will try how it is to not be hosting any server or database, and instead use a p2p networks and a decentralized database to count the likes. ๐Ÿ‘

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Blockchain: is it good for humanity?

event 2018-05-29

The journey that I have decided to take with Siderus brought myself always in embarrassing moment on meetings Hyped discussion about โ€œBlockchainโ€ and data storage. In this article I donโ€™t want to talk about the misconceptions about storing data into a blockchain, but instead I want to focus on a more generic question that I have been asked: Is a blockchain useful for human being? Can we use it for good?

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