I’ve accomplished a lot in the two years since I re-launched this blog. Today however, reading the news, and reflecting on those past two years, it also sometimes feels like I haven’t done a single goddamned thing.
Welcome to the end of infosec. In the words of a fictional IT pro: Hold onto your butts.
I'm pleased to announce the launch of my next-generation journalism media empire: The Daily Newt (ie: a parody news site). With a special focus on technology, science, and politics, I have high hopes that we'll be a worthy addition to your balanced breakfast of fake news.
Misguided government policy is actively undermining your safety online, and that needs to change, SOON. Governments should be working to strengthen encryption for the safety of citizens everywhere.
I wrote a parody news piece about Theresa May, outlawing encryption, and the ridiculous end-results of such thinking. Enjoy!
Who gets more value from smart devices: is it consumers, or is it companies, criminals, and spies? In my latest piece for OpenMedia, I explore the pros and cons of all our things being internet-connected smart devices.
Fourteen months after I officially started volunteering with OpenMedia, the OMance is still going strong, which is why OpenMedia's Community Engagement Specialist Aleks Besan recently interviewed me. Thanks to OM for deciding to showcase my contributions! <3
It takes a little imagination to conceive of what's possible without net neutrality protections in the U.S., but it's well worth the effort. In my latest article for OpenMedia, I speculate on what might come next, and it's not pretty.
I make no apologies for my Minecraft puns.
Whipped up this image based on a joke in a livestream. If you've played Minecraft in the past two years, you'll get it.