A Chinese Crypto-Anarchist, Former NGO-er, FOSS/Online Privacy Advocate

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一個 GNU/Linux geek,自由主义者,思考创伤和苦痛、社群和冲突、压迫和自由、民主和暴政。
A GNU/Linux geek, liberalist, who loves freedom and autonomy. A thinker of trauma and distress, society and conflicts, oppression and freedom. A pseudo anthropologist, a survivor of psychiatry.

My Experiences

  • I studied psychology/psychiatry during 2002~2012;
  • I was a social worker / ethnographer during 2009~2012;
  • and studied Anthropology and community youth work during 2012~2013;
  • Since 2014 I worked in a China-based NGO to working with the community of people with psychosocial disabilities in China, empowering them to be more independent both legally and in their daily lives;
  • From 2016 to 2017, I worked in another local NGO to do research on Chinese education and birth control policies, as well as facilitating community work along with the migrant workers and their children.

  • I am a GNU/Linux lover and have been long involved in the global open source software communities.
  • I have been providing online privacy support and anti-surveillance/anti-censorship training/consultation for NGOers/activists as well as the general public.

My Projects

  • Digital-rights: 數字權利翻譯系列 -Translation of EFF, Tor, Tails and other tech and policies of online privacy. (Matrix) #DigitalRightsCN @

  • 中文化隐私加强操作系统: antiS (LiveSlak) -一款面向中文用户的,可用于對抗监控和取證的隐私加強版操作系统(请看LiveSlak 介绍。 A Chinese-oriented, privacy-enhanced OS based on Slackware Live with some privacy-focused applications installed.

  • CSObot 機器人 - 一個關心中國公民社會的機器人。平臺:IRC: #aqi-data-share @; Matrix:

  • os-observe: 在線隱私安全的筆記 - 幫助自己和他人抵抗“1984”。My observation and practices on online privacy and anti-surveillance/anti-censorship.

  • Slackwarecn SlackBuilds 为 Slackware GNU/Linux 贡献的软件构建安装脚本。其中很多用于我自己的 LiveSlak。

  • CRPD-l10n-zh - CRPD(联合国身心障礙者權利公約)相關資源翻譯。CRPD and related resources localisation repo.

List of Skills

  • Technical:
    • Linux/UNIX Operating System Administration; server maintaining; Unix Shell/Python Programming
    • Linux/UNIX system security hardening, from Kerberos to kernel hardening
    • Online privacy / anonimity techniques and strategies
    • Favourite IDE: Vim
    • Favourite Languages: Unix Shell, Python
  • Non-tech:
    • Ethnographic research methods
    • Anthropological/sociological study
    • Advanced communication skills (especially with people with psychosocial distress/disabilities)
    • Grouping and organizing techniques with the marginalized communities
    • Social policy advocacy and approaches study
    • Individual, legal action support
    • Workshop/Training design and facilitation
    • Project and organizational management, planning and financing for NGOs
    • Playback Theatre and Forum Theatre player and conductor

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Posted on January 1, 2020