This past week I've made three minor tech-adjacent discoveries that have the potential to change my life in small but important ways. None of these are groundbreaking on their own, but together they're actually making me a little excited about "tech" again. In sort of a strange way. Stoop I've always had two related problems … Continue reading Three of the greatest things of all time… this week…
Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable In 2010, artist Damien Hirst funded an undersea exploration of a mysterious ship wreck, seemingly on a whim. Netflix just released a documentary about the expedition that ended up uncovering one of the biggest finds of ancient art ever seen. Growing up I loved watching afternoon CBC documentaries … Continue reading Sunday Links: Deep-Sea Diving, Spotting Fake Reviews
A scary story, a funny video and an interesting photo for your Sunday afternoon pleasure. Scary story. Hackernoon contributor writes a very plausible story about how a bad actor might go about injecting password/credit card stealing code into any number of websites. In a way that would be extremely undetectable. Spoiler alter: It relies on … Continue reading Sunday Links: Hackers, Hot Dogs and Rhinos
Today I am reviving an old blogging tradition of posting some interesting or useful links with little or no context. Today's topic: Passwords. 4 fatal flaws in deterministic password managers Sync-less password managers are trending again, Tony Arcieri breaks down some reasons why they suck. NIST's New Password Rules For developers: I pull this article … Continue reading Links for Today: Passwords
Here's a trio of apps you might like: Checkmark. Scratch. Sun. I'm not even going to describe them. You're too busy eating lunch to bother with my descriptions.