For those who do not allow their mails being read by a large cloud provider,
fighting junk mail is an endless
task. And, many people developed
various – sometimes
really clever – techniques to mitigate it. Though, current spam filters are
typically time-consuming to configure, consume immense resources (or
deliberatly do not use all available information), and are complex in
This text is about Sisyphus, a novel
filter that automatically learns all (!) your mails’ content to effectively
fight off junk, is easy to deploy (one binary), and just needs one line of
config, the location of your mail directory.
Tor allows you to surf anonymously. It can be
used not only for normal HTTP traffic but for SSH connections as well. The
following is a quick installation guide.
My favorite operating system is FreeBSD. This server runs on it and I maintain several ports. Since September 2011, I am a FreeBSD ports committer under the alias cs@.
Next to my FreeBSD activities, I write and publish regularly opensource code.