A set of my articles, interactive documents, etc. forms one galaxy. A set
of someone else's articles, interactive documents, YouTube videos, etc.
forms another galaxy and there exist links from one galaxy to
There are at least 4 reasons, why I moved at least part of my blog here:
- I'm grateful for the free hosting that Google and its Blogger gave me, but I do not like, if the
appearance of my blogs gets changed in some compulsory manner.
- I do not like the idea that my blog posts can be taken down at any
time due to some political, religious, juridical or other nonsense. I
noticed, what happened to the WikiLeaks.org and I do understand that
whenever someone starts to publish something that is really against the
current political trends, even if it's just plain whistle-blowing, then
it's better to have control over one's own data. Free blog hosting sites
do not offer sufficiently high level of control for the bloggers.
- Blogging software, including the one that the Blogger uses, targets
non-technical users. That makes it quite difficult to publish small
programming experiments as part of blog posts, regardless of whether the
blogging software runs on someone else's servers or on my own (virtual or
physical) servers. My solution is to place some blog posts to their own,
separate, folders on my server, because that way I have plenty of freedom to
create blog posts that are small web applications or just small
collections of files, plain HTML files with links to local video files
and so on and so forth.
- Traditionally blog posts are classified only by publication date. In
my view timestamp is only one parameter out of many. Unfortunately
traditional blogging software does not allow me to create my own
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