What’s all this about?

I’m moving decentral. What that means is I’m working on creating websites that are not hosted by traditional, centralized website hosting companies: I’m using a new breed of solutions that are decentralized by design. Hosted on various unknown systems around the world. Controlled by no centralized organization or company....

Why Decentralize?

It's a Radically Volunteeristic Experiment in Cooperative Sub-National, Non-Corporate Self-Government...

A Better CDN?

Decentralize your website's static file storage with Skynet! (John Connor says it's OK)...

Tuning WP on Akash: Battle of the Bloat

OK, now we’ve got WordPress on Akash. Here’s the rub: this is a stateful deployment on fully headless hosting, and I’ve created a lease contract for a specific amount of compute, memory and storage data. How do I make sure my burgeoning site doesn’t get too big and bloated,...

Deploying WordPress on Akash

Akash is a decentralized application hosting solution that went live at the beginning of March, and as I have a couple of dozen WordPress sites under my professional care, I’ve been wanting to kick the tires on this bad boy and figure out the best ways to utilize this...

Restoring WordPress from Backup

I’ve been an infrastructure and systems engineer and admin for more than 15 years, so the foremost question in my mind when considering using a decentralized web hosting service like Akash is this: when the **&$# hits the fan (and it will), how do I get all my hard...