I left the Netherlands in 2018 with a self sufficient sailing catamaran to the South Pacific. Currently anchoring in French Polynesia. Loves nature, uninhabited islands, science, globalists, environmentalists.
Born in the Netherlands when average CO2 was about 320 ppm. Married to Ilona Kooistra. Two children.
Author, Publisher, Private pilot, ocean sailor, scuba diver, radio amateur, horse trainer, airplane builder (PH-DIY), software & hardware developer (ThunderByte AntiVirus in the 90's).
Currently enjoying life and developing energy management systems for sailboats.
|email@example.com||This is via my own private server. See my PGP-key for enhanced security|
|Matrix||@frans:matrix.thefloatinglab.world||Matrix is a decentralized messaging system, compatible with Signal, Whatsapp, Telegram, etc.|
|Fediverse||@FransVeldman@fediverse.thefloatinglab.world||The fediverse is a decentralized "Twitter alike" messaging system, sometimes also called "Mastodon".|
|Pixelfed||My Pixelfed channel||Pixelfed is a decentralized "Instagram alike" picture sharing system.|
|Peertube||My Peertube channel||Peertube is a decentralized Youtube alternative.|
|www.thefloatinglab.world||To be launched soon. Mostly technical stuf for sailboats.|
|www.resetthe.world||To be launched soon. Compagnion site for my new book.|
|www.zwerfcat.world||Our sailing blog.|
|www.privatepilots.nl||We built our own airplane, the PH-DIY.|
|www.paardnatuurlijk.nl||Lots of info about keeping horses. Dutch only.|
|www.hoefnatuurlijk.nl||Lots of info about trimming horses' feet. Dutch only.|
Most of these services are powered by green energy and run on some server in Iceland, a country known for its very strict privacy and free speech rules. Some of these services are open to the public, for some you need to make an account (drop me a note for approval).
|searx.thefloatinglab.world||An anonymous decentralized meta search engine with lots of options. No logging.|
|fediverse.thefloatinglab.world||My fediverse ("Mastodon") instance.|
|element.thefloatinglab.world||Element is a matrix based messenger. Secure, decentralized, compatible with Whatsapp, Signal, Telegram, etc.|
|pixelfed.zwerfcat.world||Pixelfed is a decentralized picture sharing application.|
|git.thefloatinglab.world||If you don't know what GIT is you probably don't need it.|
|mail.fransveldman.nl||I run a couple of mail servers. If you need a very private and secure email address, try to convince me.|
|www.torproject.org||My TOR "ResetTheWorld" exit node. Statistics.|
|www.torproject.org||My TOR "TheFloatingLab" relay node. Statistics.|
|www.torproject.org||My TOR "FransVeldman" guard/relay node. Statistics.|
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Spammers beware! I have automated detection of email-harvesters, spammers and other abusers on all of my websites and services. Abusers will automatically be reported on public black lists.