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Take a look at “Posts” for various blog posts, “Guides” for guides on self-hosting, privacy, and Monero, and “Opt Out Podcast” for content related to my podcast, Opt Out.

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Privacy first steps  [Pinned]

An extensive post detailing a recommendation of the order of steps I would take if starting from scratch in my privacy journey today.

Dispelling Monero FUD  [Pinned]

In this post I’ll attempt to walk through the most common FUD around Monero (both valid and invalid) and help to clarify many of these points.

Bitcoin's Fungibility Graveyard  [Pinned]

Where the pipe-dream of Bitcoin’s real-world fungibility goes to die.

Why I Focus on Bitcoin

I'm not a Bitcoin maximalist. I'm not a Monero maximalist. I'm a freedom maximalist.

Building Monero's Circular Economy via Privacy Tools

In this blog post form of a presentation, we dive into what circular and parallel economies are, why they’re important, and what tools are being paired with Monero to enable them.

Proposed Bitcoin Privacy Improvements

A list of Bitcoin proposals and ideas to improve privacy that are still a work in progress, were abandoned or never implemented, or failed to make a noticeable impact.

Privacy-preserving Statistics Using Plausible

In this post I'll dive into the key features of Plausible's self-hosted statistics tool, the key datapoints you should be aware of, and how to disable or block it if desired.

Announcing my new podcast - Opt Out!

Welcome to Opt Out, where I sit down with passionate people to learn why privacy matters to them, the tools and techniques they’ve found and leveraged, and where we encourage and inspire others towards personal privacy and data-sovereignty.

This Year in Monero - 2021

As a way to celebrate and show the growth that has happened for Monero across the past year on this, the 7th anniversary of the Monero project, I wanted to take a snapshot of statistics and social media posts to highlight this growth.

Donating to FOSS Projects and Pro-Privacy Organizations

This post gives some projects and organizations that I personally love and that accept donations in Monero.