Following the Microsoft model, the next generation of hardware seems to always make up for the next generation of features. We tend to accept the it does more excuse for it needing newer, bigger and faster hardware.
In the past, the typical methods have been:
- Encrypted email using PGP/GPG.
I did a bit more looking and found a couple of very interesting options, web.py and Bottle.
The concept is simple. It means that you live operating as self-sufficiently as is practical from the electric grid, using it when it is to your benefit.
While I am not writing any books right now, I do believe that there are lots of reasons one might want to explore free energy. Some people will easily benefit from unconventional efficiency gains in existing systems or be inspired to develop alternative energy sources.
As an example, here is a new comment that was just posted there. "I seriously learned about a lot of this, but however, I still thought it had been useful. Excellent work!" My assumption is that this is robot spam that picks some random sentences to put together so the post is more than a sentence/varies enough that SPAM filters miss it.
My motivation is personal—that is, I am experimenting with a raw diet. As I want to document what I learn anyway, I have decided the best approach is to just share it on-line. If you are interested in raw food, check it out.
The disturbing trend is the kind of SPAM we are being subjected to. It is specifically designed to live off apparent success of a web site. And it is growing.
As soon as you start getting readership, you start to get comment SPAM. Some is blatent and full of links.