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.