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Pain and Pleasure

This is not meant to be a take down piece, and I realize I’m not providing any direct solutions. I wouldn’t be writing about Drupal if I didn’t care about it. My hope is that my thoughts will prove useful in a much larger discussion.

My Talk at QueensJS

I had the priviledge of giving a talk at QueensJS last week. QueensJS is a wonderful JavaScript meetup, with a real diverse and welcoming crew of folks attending. I was pretty nervous about doing the presentation; I’ve been on stage a lot before, but this was the first time everything I talked about had to make sense, and, one would hope, be valuble to technical folks. It ended up going fine, and people seemed to enjoy it.

Basic Premise

I recently saw Titicut Follies, the 1969 documentary film about the harrowing conditions in a Massachusetts prison for the criminally insane. The movie was banned by the state of Massachusetts until it was deemed unconstitutional in the late 80s. One of the subjects is a man who has been transferred from a regular prison to this mental facility. He is very clearly sane, and argues logically in his own defense.

Practical Internet Privacy

Welcome, Internet folks! If you’ve been following along, this is the final post in my three part series on basic Internet security and privacy. In this article, we’re going to get into improving and—just as importantly—understanding Internet privacy.

Practical Internet Security

Welcome internet traveler, you’ve found your way to my guide on how to improve your online security. Already feel confident in your security abilities? Then get lost! I don’t need that kind of arrogance around here, especially when I’m trying to sound smart. The rest of you nice, humble people, read on.

Security vs Privacy on the Internet

Update: The next article in this series is now published. Confused about what privacy versus security means in the context of the internet? Haven’t heard these terms before, but are intrigued nonetheless? Not interested in any of this, but are inexplicably still reading? Whatever your deal is, welcome—you’ve found the laypersons guide to all this crap!