Tag Archives: newbie

Intro to SSL Certificates

The web is great. You can talk to people on the other side of the planet and not even notice a delay. But that one connection goes through numerous unknown machines from you to them and back again. Some formats like email can even leave copies of themselves laying all over the world. That super […]

Intro to Mailing Lists

I’m sure you’ve come across mailing lists before; a service to which you subscribe, and when someone posts to the list you get the email. TOG has a public mailing list, that strictly speaking operates as a discussion list. Anyone subscribed can post to the list, on-topic discussion is encouraged, and you will get more […]

Intro to IRC

One of the primary ways tog members (and non-members) interact when not in the space is over irc. IRC stands for Internet Relay Chat, and is an old text-based way to chat online. TOG has a channel (#tog) on freenode.net, which is free to use. To connect you can download a client (like Pidgin), or […]