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Adding search to zola blog with meilisearch deployed on Mogenius

I deployed Meilisearch on my VPS a couple of days ago, but I’m panic, because I mess up my VPS a lot, and I rebuild my VPS a lot, so it’s not a stable environment to deploy meilisearch. So I started to browse free-for-dev, see if there are some good(and cheap) solutions for me. I saw this:

mogenius - A code-to-cloud platform to easily deploy any service, from static website to advanced microservice architectures. mogenius comes with fully managed hyper-scaling cloud resources, Kubernetes, CI/CD and security from Cloudflare. Free tier includes 1 CPU core, 2 GB RAM, 10 GB traffic, 4 GB SSD persistent storage.

The main point:

  • Free tier includes 1 CPU core, 2 GB RAM, 10 GB traffic, 4 GB SSD persistent storage.
  • from static website to advanced microservice architectures.

I think it’s enough for my blog’s search index.

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Now, I'm in IndieWeb?

Since I saw the concept of IndieWeb last year, I’ve been wanting to support it on my Zola blog. Before that my blog had never had a commenting system, and this time with Webmention I was finally able to get a static blog to display responses to articles on the web in plain html. I will document how I did it in this article.

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Why foreigners envy China?

It would be easy for me to admire China’s supposedly efficient government if I were a result-oriented foreigner and didn’t understand how China got there, but I’ve been there and I know how their exploitation, their deception, their propaganda, their education. I know how the people’s lives and minds are controlled in every way, not obviously for life before, but since Covid-19, their intrusion into normal life has reached a very serious part.

This Bill Maher’s video clearly shows us that even though the host is so smart and cares so much about freedom of speech, there is no hiding his envy for all that the Chinese government has accomplished through dictatorship.

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How to Live a Happy Life

“If we want to be happier, I think the first place to start is looking at the available options and then working out which to pursue. The way I see it, there are only three avenues to take. We can change how we think, how we spend our time, or the external facts of our life.”

“If you look at what people actually do to be happier, it seems nearly everyone tries to change the external facts: we try to become richer, thinner, more successful, to find a better house in a nicer area, and so on. A few of us think about trying to spend less time working, and more time on hobbies or with friends and family. Almost no one thinks about actively retraining the way they think. In fact, I don’t think this last one even crosses most of our minds.”

How to live a happy life Tell us 4 suggestions:

  1. Write down three things you’re grateful for each day.
  2. Practise mindfulness.
  3. Learn about Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and use it.
  4. Track your happiness, then do more of what you like and less of what you don’t.

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Wiki Links to Markdown Links for VSCode

Recently, I migrated my Wiki to Zola. Zola does not support relative internal links, it only support @/xxx.md internal link format. This is a bit painful, I posted a feature request to Zola. But for now, I will use my own edited version of Zola, this change will allow me to use /content/xxx.md internal link format.

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Tweets

The main reason that why I’m not in the web3, is I don’t have a good password/dotfiles manager, so it’s difficult for to login with MetaMask, cause I don’t know where to store my recover code.

As a result of decades of hate education by the Chinese government, it seems that most Chinese people have a paranoia of persecution. They think that America want to hurt China, Japan want to hurt China, India want hurt China and so on. And they can not distinguish the government and the people. In particular, if you are a journalist or you are filming something, you are likely to be suspected by many people of being a government spy. Western journalists here have as bad a reputation as Western governments. – 2022.05.16

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A new Gatsby theme [Timeline] - Show your all posts, tweets, instagram posts into one

Don’t you think there are too many different personal profile for us? Like twitter, instagram, facebook, blog, etc, So do I, I suppose there is an elegant site to show all my creative work, that’s the new gatsby theme Timeline, a Gatsby theme, you can use it to show your all posts, tweets, instagram posts etc into one blog. In my opinion, this is a real personal home.

Checkout my blog: https://blog.owenyoung.com/

Source Repo

Live Demo

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