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Posted on November 23

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4 Inconvenient but Effective Security Measures

Posted on October 4

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Security usually requires sacrificing convenience (or money). So naturally, we tend to get away with as little security as possible. But if you’re a glutton for punishment, here are 4 very inconvenient but highly effective measures you can take right now to protect yourself from theĀ  evils lurking on the interwebs. Disable JavaScript Yeah, I […]


Blockchain is a Passing Fad

Posted on October 4

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Whenever a tech fad comes to an end, it suddenly becomes so obvious why it failed. Yet during the hype, it’s easy to miss the problems lurking just below the surface. I want to explore some of the problems I see with public blockchain and why I think it’s not going to live up to […]


Yes, You Need IT Certifications

Posted on September 30

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Certifications are often lambasted as “worthless pieces of paper” and “experience is more important.” But for some people, certifications are more important than experience. A substitute for experience Newcomers to the IT world face the classic problem: how do you get experience without a job? Sure, you can tinker around on your own time, but […]


Containers are Virtual Machines After All

Posted on September 14

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Are containers virtual machines or not? There’s a common analogy that VMs are like houses and containers are like apartments. And you are the application. When you live in a house, you have free rein to do as you please. When you live in an apartment, you have to share certain spaces, and parts of […]