Thoughts on the world, and what other people are doing.
A way to fix Twitter’s Trolling Problem
July 28, 2016
on A way to fix Twitter’s Trolling Problem
Leslie Jones, one of the stars of the 2016's Ghostbusters quit twitter last week. She'd been harassed off the platform by trolls with hateful comments. This
HTTPS; Get yours today!
December 28, 2015
You've seen it before, that little lock next to the URL on a website. Typically, we associate it with banking, or online shopping, or something else that
“It’s a Wonderful Life”
December 27, 2015
on “It’s a Wonderful Life”
I love this movie. Hykel... less so. I mostly like the first half, everything up to uncle Billy losing the money. In my most recent viewing, I skipped
Poor OpSec at the North Pole
December 21, 2015
on Poor OpSec at the North Pole
Hykel and I watched Prep & Landing: Naughty vs Nice a couple of nights ago. Everything I'm going to talk about should be ignored mostly because this is
‘Twas the night before Star Wars
December 17, 2015
on ‘Twas the night before Star Wars
For some, it's the Star Wars Day. For me, my showing technically comes tomorrow, midnight actually. I am excited more than I can really describe. In
The three magazines of my life
December 28, 2014
on The three magazines of my life
Print is dead. That's the first thing I think of when I think of magazines. But on reflection, I realize that I've had some special magazines in my life.
10 minutes with Cory Doctorow
February 12, 2013
This past Wednesday, I had the opportunity to go see Cory Doctorow (arguably my favorite author) on the local stop of his tour for his new book Homeland. He
Thoughts on Libraries
February 3, 2013
My wife works at our local public Library. We started visiting there more recently and I was once again struck at the accessibility and amount of information
My Mac is not giving up yet.
August 2, 2012
on My Mac is not giving up yet.
About a week ago, I had a horrible thing happen. My Mac gave up the ghost. Well, sort of anyway. It didn't really die, but it seemed like it had. I was buzzing
A little shipping experiment
April 23, 2012
Have you ever wondered about the practicality of shipping costs? Private vs Federal? I have, and last week I took some time and money to figure out what that