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How to stay anonymous online

I like to use my real name everywhere. But I can afford to that because I am in a reasonably safe place. But there are people who rationally fear retaliation from employers, bad police, bullies, or the rogue state. So it makes sense to stay anonymous. It is very difficult to stay anonymous...

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Deployment of PHP or Python Applications using Mercurial and Fabfile

Deployments are usually very painful. We generally write scripts to make it automated as much as possible. I wanted my method to be as easy as running single line on command prompt from anywhere in the world. I didn’t want to worry about anything. At last with some experimentation I have found my...

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Audio Boooks and Pain of DRM

Since last december I have been listening to books than reading. It makes my daily commute enjoyable. The last three books have been Steve Jobs, Art of Inception and Ghost in the Wires. That’s three books in one and half months, not bad. I used to listen to lot of podcasts while driving....