The content here is written by myself, Teran McKinney, unless otherwise stated. It is released into the public domain (CC0/Unlicense, whichever is applicable).
I was born in Canada but fled the country at about four years of age. I work on my startup, SporeStack. I travel quite a bit around the US and don't have a fixed home at the moment, other than a pretty unimpressive homestead in West Texas. I have a fiction book in the works. I started New Country Project. I've been around Bitcoin for a long time, was likely the first person to buy a motorcycle with Bitcoin. With SporeStack I introduced payments in API calls. This is without any account or credit system, payment is handled with Bitcoin. I think that was probably a first. I now have go-beyond.org renewing itself automatically, so servers are now buying other servers -- I also believe this to also be a first.
I generally identify as an engineer. I love writing. I can enjoy cooking. I like riding motorcycles and working on them. I'm quite fond of Ayn Rand and Austrian Economics. For better or worse, I have opinions on a number of subjects and am happy to talk about most anything. I try to understand all that I can. I hope to make myself a better man tomorrow than I was today.
I identify with most of the tenents of anarcho-capitalism and objectivism. I lean a little to the anarcho-capitalist side of the two, with a dash of argorism and crypto-anarchist.
About the site
You'll see some things that look like question/answers. That's from back when I was running AskTeran.com (registered by a former coworker). More or less defunct, but I'd probably answer a question if you asked me to. There's also some posts that were on Craigslist, generally a bit older. Through my numerous Craigslist ads I've formed wonderful friendships, flown to Ohio to meet a stranger, (very) indirectly caused a marriage and two pregnancies, and likely bought the first half of a motorcycle for Bitcoin.
If you keep reading, you'll also see some very old stuff with a bit of change in time.
This site on Tor Hidden Services.
More from me:
- SporeStack: Infrastructure made simple. API driven server creation with Bitcoin.
- Fifty Two: My first published novel, released into the public domain.
Not mine, but I recommend these:
And a few non-websites:
- The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck
- Calvin and Hobbes
- Becoming a Barbarian
- The Martian (The book, not the movie)
Formerly mine in no particular order (mostly expired domains):
- foureightysix.go-beyond.org (486 with dynamic content that was up on Digg.com twice, back when Digg was cool (2008~))
- 22.214.171.124 (Same as darkfireforums.net)
- A few Freewebs sites.
- I know I'm forgetting a bunch...
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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