Robot networks or botnets have quickly grown in popularity among criminals. Here’s why and what you can do about it.
The move to a new understanding, an action, a motion that moves us closer to a broader perspective.
You may wonder, “I have antivirus installed so I’m good, right?” Nope. Anti-virus is better than nothing but it’s not good enough to be your sole protection against the more sophisticated types of threats we see today. Keep in mind that viruses are also a type of malware among several common types that anti-malware detects better…
Another #InvisibleOpSec – how to improve efficiency, security, and privacy with little or no cost and minimal effort.
Data flow diagrams are visual illustrations of processes that can help elevate your business in short order.
Guardian’s firewall for iOS is about to be released in the U.S. Here’s some early thoughts on it.
My little boy teaches me to innovate within a limited set of materials and parameters through a simple but challenging exercise: he asks me to draw a unique napkin for his lunch each day.
Information about you is already out there. Here’s knowledge you can use to control it better and make it harder for criminals to target you.
I just wrapped up a few weeks of classes at the birthplace of improv: Chicago’s inimitable iO Theater down on Kingsbury.
Our course is offered by the Illinois Institute of Technology’s (IIT) Institute of Design (IDx) 597, a “Special Topics” offering at the graduate-level.
Like making lists? Me, too. Even though my lists may not look like lists in the traditional sense, they still serve a pretty cool purpose.
Farmers survive by quickly learning how to do many things. Out of necessity in this high-tech era, they’ve also become hackers.
Work looks the same as play. It’s difficult to tell if you’re on Insta or looking at that spreadsheet accounting just sent over.
Use Facebook more safely. Protect your identity and detect fakery. Is that a word? You bet it is.
WARNING –> This is a long read, which is why the important stuff is at the top.
Generally speaking, don’t use jargon. Just, don’t.
Tired: DIY (Do-It-Yourself)
Wired: DIT (Do-It-Together)
My awareness of the word ‘adaptation’ began as a 5th grader in Mr. Johnson’s 6th grade class.
UX matters if we want to help others make better choices.
It’s a great time of year to share a fun fireworks vid I made a ways back:
A self-indulgent letter to a son from his dad to be read some day in the distant future.
DMARC is complex so here’s a one-stop shop about what it is and how it can help minimize the number of phishing emails that reach your inbox.
When I chose not to go to college, there were a lot of the kinds of reactions one might expect.
The new pup is here! THE NEW PUP IS HERE!!!
Every Christmas, while watching everyone tear into gifts of the world’s new hotness, I think about innovation: what it is, what it means, what makes it successful, and the key tenets of how innovations achieve wide adoption.
As ever, there are some things kids might ask for this year that might not be the best choice.
The biggest reasons to be concerned about your privacy aren’t what you might think.
Some heavy gratitude to John Feminella (@jxxf), Jeff Roberson (@jeffroberson), and @snipeyhead for sharing their inspiring conversation via twitter today that turned me onto this incredible clip.
I may not like the stigma but suppose it’s time to admit to myself that, yeah, I’ve been a hacker for as long as I can remember.
I agree with anyone who says Zero Effect is one of the greatest existential movies ever made, if only because of a single line…
How can we teach kids media literacy so they grow up to be discerning?
Last night, in a dream of all things, I was reminded of a very real encounter that changed my perception for so much the better.
I’ve had amazing pups but Meta is the Queen of them all.
Nudging people to be prepared in a crisis is no small feat. It’s a rare thing to be even a little successful.