Nothing. "Ryeden" is a made up word. I had to name it somehow when I was setting up my own paying email server. I do not believe in "free stuff", but I do believe in rewarding people, or corporations, for good work. Corporations are also people. And don't ask me about the pictures. They came with the theme and I like their look and feel.
I've been doing software for almost 30 years, but I still get excited to discover a nice programming language and a new way of doing things. But tools are still just tools. What you can build with them - that's where the thril is.
I've done a fair share of business development and sales. I enjoyed it despite the constant pressure and dealing with factors beyond your control. Your work output is easily quantifiable and nobody cares about your excuses - you either deliver results or you don't. There is no better teacher to keep you focused on the target.
It's not a fad. It's the logical way to build online applications: fetch static content from CDN, fetch dynamic content from microservices, keep APIs simple and well-delineated.
Git uses SHA-1 hash as UUID. Why can't we do the same universally everywhere? This is how I'm gonna identify IoT items in my future Cloud product.