Go Beyond

Written by Teran McKinney
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About

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.

The site itself is generated with Hugo. You can find the content, theme, and rendered content on Github. I use a pre-commit hook to push it to Github.

From Github, it's pulled down by two servers launched with SporeStack using this script. The servers should now be renewing themselves using funds from 1ECaLb6QMWQeA1mRMffXdPNgpSUSqsqtyh.

This site on Tor Hidden Services.

More from me:

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):

  • onetimechat.org
  • foureightysix.go-beyond.org (486 with dynamic content that was up on Digg.com twice, back when Digg was cool (2008~))
  • icadyptes.org
  • answer.market
  • darkfireforums.net
  • 24.211.211.96 (Same as darkfireforums.net)
  • askteran.com
  • alotofkeywords.com
  • coinfee.net
  • A few Freewebs sites.
  • I know I'm forgetting a bunch...

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