Self-Hosting Your Own Cloud – Part 4: Movies and Music Using Emby

Services like YouTube, Netflix, Spotify, and other streaming services are convenient, and I still use some of them. However, the content they offer changes frequently, with some things becoming unavailable due to changes in licensing, or varying depending on which country you are in. When you buy your content free of digital rights management (DRM), […]

It’s Okay to Use Public WiFi; You Don’t Need a VPN

Personal VPN services have been advertising aggressively. Listen to just about any podcast or radio show for a while, and you’ll hear a message like: “If you leave your internet connection unencrypted, your passwords and credit card numbers could be vulnerable to bad people or Batman…” (I kid you not). ☝️ That’s good ad copy, […]

Deploy a Static WordPress using AWS & Cloudflare, Part 3: Connecting Your S3 Bucket to Cloudflare

In order to make the static files of an S3 bucket available to the public on a custom domain, we need to configure DNS settings on Cloudflare. Cloudflare is a DNS service that allows you to connect your domain name from your registrar to wherever you’re hosting your website. Here, we’ll describe how to do […]