Touch Puuhonua's Writings
Some Mildly Technical Writings
- Musings on Immortality
Prospects for significant extension of the length of human
lifespan by taking advantage of likely upcoming scientific
and technological developments. An introduction to the
topic which does not require a technical background.
- Choosing an Operating System
Supporting my friends in choosing a computer system
which strikes the best balance among usability, power and
security. Written primarily for my friends who are
thoughtful but not computer experts.
- Separate identities protect our Internet
It might be worth the trouble to separate your online activity into
more than one identity or persona.
- iPod/iPad/iTouch - iNope!
Unlike the Macintosh, Apple's new mobile platforms are not
designed to empower you.
- Taming Facebook
Facebook can be awkward to use and dangerous to our privacy and
online security. Here are some of my practices which you may
Some More Technical Writings
- Bootstrapping to Augmented Intellect
How a small group of software geeks might put together a
collection of software tools which would extend their capacities.
- Tech Notes: Software Toolkits
An overview of the nature and power of Software Toolkits written to
inspire the formation of a local Software Tools Enthusiasts Group.
- Tech Notes: PostgreSQL Beginning to Meta
Notes on learning programming and metaprogramming with the
Extensible Object-Relational Database System PostgreSQL.
Some Older Miscellaneous Writings
- Are You A Gender
- An article I wrote for an LGBT (Queer) Newspaper back in the 1990s.
- My 2005 Health
- How I got my full health and mental alertness back.
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