Chris Xiao

Aspiring Software Engineer

Chris Xiao

Aspiring Software Engineer

About Me

  • Computer Science student
  • Experienced in programming (Python, Java, and C) and web development
  • Experienced in Windows & Linux administration, network administration, and PC hardware
  • Linux and Open Source advocate
  • FIRST® Alumni
  • Casual photographer and travel enthusiast

My Skills

Python   Java   C   C++   Bash   Django   Flask   Linux   Ansible   Docker   Podman   NGINX   AWS   Microsoft Windows   Adobe Lightroom   Adobe Photoshop   Microsoft Office   Google Workspace

Blog

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Why I Built My Smart Home with Home Assistant

The journey towards a smart home that puts privacy and local control first

Yet Another Firefox Hardening Guide

My guide to improving security and privacy in Firefox without sacrificing convenience.

Nov 25, 2021   Privacy   Software  

My Projects

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TinyNET

TinyNET

A self-hosted virtualized Linux environment, deployed and managed with Ansible and Docker. Includes various web apps, data archive, and single sign-on.

Photo by Jainath Ponnala on Unsplash

Simple Personal Site

Simple Personal Site

A fast and minimalist CMS for building personal sites, tailored to developers and tech enthusiasts. Also available as a Hugo-based static site.

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