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PORSCHE BOXSTER 25 YEARS

Why couldn’t they come up with a better name for the new Porsche Boxster 25th anniversary edition? I mean, Boxster 25 Years, really?

Anyhoo, I am a lifelong fan of Porsche cars. I’m not sure why, but I think that it goes back to the 1981 action movie, Condorman. In that film the bad guys drive black Porsche 911s. They looked cool, sounded great and were really fast.

From then on, I looked out for these fine German sportscars whenever I went out on my bike or with my friends on some of the many adventures we used to undertake as kids. Fast forward to 1993 and the announcement of the Boxster Concept. The car, whose name is derived from the boxer engine and roadster, was shown at the USA’s prestigious Detroit Motor Show. In 1996 the production version of the car was launched with only a few changes to its appearance. I loved it and promised myself that I would own one of these cars. Sadly, that has not yet happened, but I live in hope.

This new car has taken its design cues from the original concept car and is based on the current 718 Boxster GTS 4.0. That’s all I’ve got to say; the new Boxster 25 Years is available to order from Porsche Centres in the UK, priced from £72,760.00 RRP. Deliveries will follow later in the Spring.

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Watching Once Upon a Time in Iraq
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THE PRIVACY QUINTET

Here’s a list of five go-to applications for keeping my data secure and private.

PROTONMAIL

My secure email provider, free to use, but a subscription is worth the money. Sign up here.

THREEMA SECURE MESSAGING

Threema is an instant messenger designed to generate as little user data as possible. All communication is end-to-end encrypted, and the app is open source. Chat Anonymously: No Phone Number Required. Each user generates a random Threema ID when setting up the app. Linking a phone number or email address is optional.

SIGNAL MESSENGER

This secure messaging app was recommended to me by a hacker friend of mine. If it’s good enough for him and the likes of Edward Snowden and Elon Musk, it is good enough for me! Sign up for free here.

INTERNXT DRIVE

Internxt Drive is a zero-knowledge file storage service that’s based on absolute privacy and uncompromising security. I store my important digital documentation with this service. Sign up for a free account here.

JOTTACLOUD

Jottacloud is a Norwegian company that operates under Norwegian jurisdiction. Norway has some of the strongest privacy laws in the world. Their cloud storage service is my go-to for all of my photos, videos and less secure documentation. Data plans are excellent value for money, we use the family bundle that provides a full 5TB of storage, but individual plans feature unlimited storage. Sign up for your cloud storage account here.

There really are some brilliant alternatives to the services provided by large american corporations. These are just a few. Cheers.

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indie_SAGE – 08.01.2021

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white concrete building at nighttime
Photo by Andy Feliciotti on Unsplash

Oh, America! Sort yourselves out, for the sake of all of the sane, rational citizens of your great nation.

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Watching The Phenomenon
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IMPLICATIONS OF JULIAN ASSANGE RULING

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MY WEIGHT TODAY IS 129.4KG