The Philosopher Redefining Equality | The New Yorker

"'People now have the freedom to have crosscutting identities in different domains. At church, I’m one thing. At work, I’m something else. I’m something else at home, or with my friends. The ability not to have an identity that one carries from sphere to sphere but, rather, to be able to slip in and adopt … Continue reading The Philosopher Redefining Equality | The New Yorker

Freedom & Limits: The ASUS C201 with libreboot and Parabola Linux

Unfree BIOS Software Surfing the web one day, I came across a mention of libreboot, a free software replacement for BIOS firmware used to load and run operating systems that's been around since December 12, 2013. For many years, the only system you could buy with a free BIOS that could run free software was … Continue reading Freedom & Limits: The ASUS C201 with libreboot and Parabola Linux

Installing LineageOS on a Samsung Device

LineageOS is an alternative operating system for your phone. It's what Android looks like before the device manufacturers and phone carriers start adding software. Installing it is also an interesting exercise in how taking more control of technology often means taking more responsibility and risk. Note: Installing alternative operating systems like LineageOS on your phone … Continue reading Installing LineageOS on a Samsung Device