Hi there!

I am a Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) and GNU/Linux advocate that has been writing about and supporting technology for over ten years. I focus on participating in and supporting communities that emphasize:

  • Personal empowerment by understanding and utilizing technology
  • Data transparency and democratization
  • Privacy and security

I also have a strong appreciation for Python and technical documentation.

If you'd like to get in touch, email is an option. For a secured form of communication, try encrypted email.

My public key, as well as instructions on how to import it on a GNU/Linux system, are below:

Select for public key information
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wget -O - \
    -q \
    https://gist.githubusercontent.com/pmciano/7f84e053f8488027f43d6952386b06f8/raw/5275164775a372ef366e59667e9b43bcb96b4e0e/paul_ciano_pgp_key.txt |
    gpg --import

Signal is available upon request.
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