Documented for those wanting to try this out
16. January 2021
16. January 2021. General computing
We can bypass all the data slurping and other issues, by running our own messaging service, including voice and video, and group chats.
1. December 2018
1. December 2018. General computing
There is a lot on the 'net about running your own sync and other cloud services with Nextcloud and the Raspberry Pi, many concluding it's not viable for continuous use, or many losing interest after a while. In fact, with some thought-through choices, a production environment for, say 5 or fewer users is perfectly feasible.
27. January 2017
27. January 2017. General computing
Some stories from more than 25 years in corporate IT, some of which seem quite historical now