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Changing All My Passwords

Safari now supports favicons in tabs so has become my new default browser (actually using the Safari Technology Preview) and it is much faster than anything else I’ve come across. Especially impressive is the credentials system. I was surprised to learn I had a similar password on 50+ sites – GitHub went so far as …

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Facebook Using 2FA To Better Target Users

This is probably the last straw for me with Facebook. I’ve actively avoided the platform for probably the last year, only logging in to delete old posts. If so many third-party apps did not rely on this criminal enterprise, as other’s have called it, I would ditch Facebook in a heartbeat. Funny thing, I have …

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Trends of 2018

Distributed ledgers. We’ll eventually see a scalable , extensible, ledger that will allow people to own their own data. People will stop associating that ledger with p2p payment mechanisms and start seeing it for what it really is – an audit trail. NEM/BTC/ETH is attempting to track every transaction in the entire history of the …

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Trends of 2018

These are personal themes in my life so I’m not trying to predict the direction of mainstream tech – I am not a futurist. I’ll probably do a series of posts on 2018 trends that are meaningful to me. This first one is probably the most interesting: Kubernetes, Helm Charts, and Open Service Broker This …

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Thank You Consumerist

I’ve been a long time reader of The Consumerist (long before its acquisition by Consumer Reports) as I find bit of schadenfreudian satisfaction from reading consumer stories. I found myself in the victim role with AT&T over a billing issue that resulted in a personal loss of over $9,000.00. I spent weeks getting a case …

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