Bora M. Alper

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About Bora M. Alper

Hey there!

I'm Bora, a 22 years old FOSS developer, and computer science student in The University of Edinburgh. I've been creating free (& open-source) software for all and giving away for free because I believe that software (being intangible) should be treated as a scarce product while it can be reproduced at 0 cost, once being developed. Nonetheless, developing software takes time and tremendous effort, and life in UK is quite expensive. If you appreciate what I have done in the past, and my ambition of a decentralised, mutualistic future, you can help me to continue by your donations.


magnetico -
  • Autonomous (self-hosted) BitTorrent DHT search engine suite.
  • ~1.5k stargazers, ~5k downloads, 12 contributors.
himawaripy -
  • Set near-realtime picture of Earth as your desktop background.
  • ~1k stargazers, ~5k downloads, 26 contributors.

Any supporter can choose to be listed in the file of a project they choose!
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At $50 per month, I'd earn enough money from donations to fully-dedicate 5 hours a weekend a month to my software projects.
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