Its been a rough few years for someone who tries to be an optimist on the internet, but if I can’t always be upbeat i’ll settle for opinionated. We’ve had to contend with the revelations of the massive Snowden leaks, Huge data leaks from the Public and Private Sector, and now a flood of very… Read More It’s Too Late To Stop Encrypting Now
Its time for a fresh podcast as I can’t stay silent for too long! Apple is challenged by the FBI to weaken the security of the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhones, but it could set a dangerous precident for both privacy and security for all Apple customers going forward. And on the VR and AR front everyone throws… Read More Episode #11 – Should Apple Crack their own security? And VR goes big.
Privacy is the big underpinning issue of the last decade and coming century, but since it’s being defined in a largely non-visible space (software) its not drawing nearly the attention and sex appeal of other divisive issues of our time. That’s why its so important that Tim Cook made a big and definitive statement on… Read More Now we’re Tim Cookin’: Encryption in America
I give my numerical review of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, discuss the implications of the FAA’s Drone Registration rules on privacy, Netflix rolls out new compression algorithms to deliver more entertainment with less bandwidth, Dating sites get hacked (no a different one this time), someone develops metal that is 99% air by… Read More Episode #10 – Star Wars, SpaceX, Netflix Algorithms… and more
Do you own a drone? Do you plan on owning a drone at some point in the future? Do you live in the United States or its territories? Bad news: Its very likely that your name and address will be publicly available in a government maintained database. You will of course be billed $5 by… Read More Drone Papers, Please
Is it Monday again already? Well, sure as heck-fire i’ve got a Podcast for you then. In this episode: The ethics of ad blocking now that iOS 9 has unleashed ad blocking apps on the world and enabled them on Safari, VW risks up to $18 Billion in fines for deceiving the EPA with its… Read More Episode #7: Is ad-blocking ethical? …and Facebook tracks you even more than before.
I’ve been heads down in so many things lately, a new position at work, many changes at home, but i’ve started work on something i’m excited about: A Podcast. Just me, talking about tech, culture, privacy and security. I think if you listen you’ll come out more informed, entertained, and probably a little bit more… Read More Something new – A Podcast