MDOYVR 2021

I joined Mat, JD, Felipe, and the gang but not in Vancouver this year.

The Dark Web Is An Onion

The Internet everyday people know through Google and Bing is less than 20% of the total number of sites that exist on the Internet. What is the Dark Web, anyway?

DoH + PiHole = Better Privacy?

Until companies design products and services with them in mind, the work of protecting our privacy and security falls on consumers like you and I.

Data Rights Are Human Rights

The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 2020. Here’s what you need to know.

Grace Hopper on Letterman

Some heavy gratitude to John Feminella (@jxxf), Jeff Roberson (@jeffroberson), and @snipeyhead for sharing their inspiring conversation via twitter today that turned me onto this incredible clip.

Speaking of Hackers

I may not like the stigma but suppose it’s time to admit to myself that, yeah, I’ve been a hacker for as long as I can remember.

“What’s a ‘botnet’?”

Robot networks or botnets have quickly grown in popularity among criminals. Here’s why and what you can do about it.

I didn’t go to university. I learned from Linux instead. 

TOUGH CHOICES When I chose to forego college, preferring instead to join the working world confident that doors would open, there were a lot of the kinds of reactions one might expect. Most asked things like: “what are you thinking?” “why would you do such a thing?” “what are you planning to do instead?” My…