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🏠 A New Home For My Site

I recently migrated this site to a different hosting provider, Hostinger. Previously, for some time, I was using InfinityFree’s free hosting. It was quite good, considering that they were providing unlimited disk space for free. It was a sweet deal. There were some minor hiccups. Like, when I tried to install Matomo analytics, there were […]

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🌐♘ Current State of the Internet, Software Freedom and Chess Websites

The sites that we generally use are full of advertisements, which by definition, try to influence us and make us buy/consume certain products, services, etc. The current state of our society and internet as an extension of the real world is something like this: it’s filled completely with ads constantly influencing us. As someone who […]

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🎵 Background Music on a HTML Page

Trying to play background music on a HTML page. Autoplay needs to be enabled in your browser. BTW, this is the HTML code:<audio src=”../audio/file-name.mp3″ autoplay loop></audio> Music: Snow Cakes with Friends. CC0 via Chosic Update: The music is not playing after I migrated my site to WordPress. The custom HTML code is not running. But, […]

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🚀 My Gemini Capsule Is in Orbit

What is Gemini? Project Gemini started in June 2019. It can be described by its official site as a new internet protocol which: Is heavier than gopher Is lighter than the web Will not replace either Strives for maximum power to weight ratio Takes user privacy very seriously The Gemini protocol is amazing! It aims to develop […]

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🦸 The Giants on Whose Shoulders I Stand

Newton is famously quoted as saying, “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.” Knowledge is cumulative. Every human builds upon existing knowledge. If I am using a computer to write this blog post today, it is because of the thousands of years of incremental innovation that others have […]

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❤️ Loving HTML!

To create this site, I started learning HTML properly a few weeks ago. After exploring its basics, I can say that I am loving HTML a lot! It feels so powerful to be able to create awesome and beautiful web pages just by using text. It is the same feeling I get when creating documents […]

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👋 Hello, World!

Hi, everyone! I am Amer. After listening to people like Luke Smith and Maciej Ceglowski, I have become very fascinated with the concept of minimalist web design. The concept of having one’s own area on the internet outside of the giant sites is very empowering. With the aim of hosting my own site on-prem, I bought a […]