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12/28/2017: Happy (almost) new year!
Every Decade Has a Letter.
Each of the last three decades had a “letter” that defines the branding of online services:
1990’s: “e” (Electronic)
2000’s: “i” (Internet)
2010’s: “x” (???)
I hereby predict that the 2020’s letter is “q” (quantum / quick):
There is a special place in hell for whomever designs the packaging for children’s toys.
Guns are a pure expression of physics.
In addition to bad gun physics, movies and TV tend to depict handling or firing techniques that wouldn’t work, wouldn’t be effective, or could even be dangerous.
Do you need to file a State income tax?
It’s rare to find a tool that’s simple, small, versatile, and useful.
It’s even more rare for me to realize that I had been staring at such a tool for years, and never realized it.
In movies, we often see technology myths that get repeated and propagated until they become “common knowledge”.
The technology of bombs and bomb-diffusal is no different.
Thou shalt protect your data.
Passwords are the most versatile and effective way to protect your data, but most people break these simple rules.
Using a weak or ineffective password strategy in an always-connected world means that your money, data, and identity are at risk.
Thou shalt follow these commandments in order to protect yourself, both online and offline.
The default star rating system in zen cart, for registered users who post a review, is less than spectacular.