The Elephant in the Room

“We’re all grieving the reality that we’re vulnerable to cybercrime.” But we can do something about it. Here are some quick pro tips.

Data Rights Are Human Rights

The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 2020. Here’s what you need to know.

Experience is the move.

The move to a new understanding, an action, a motion that moves us closer to a broader perspective.

Anti-virus and Anti-malware: What’s the Difference?

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…

Fight Malware: Use DNAT Rules

Another #InvisibleOpSec – how to improve efficiency, security, and privacy with little or no cost and minimal effort.

A Firewall for iPhones

Guardian’s firewall for iOS is about to be released in the U.S. Here’s some early thoughts on it.

Only #InvisibleOpSec can save us!

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.

Idea Machine!

My little boy teaches me to innovate within a limited set of materials and parameters by asking me to draw a unique napkin for his lunch each day.

Yes and thank you, iO!

I just wrapped up a few weeks of classes at the birthplace of improv: Chicago’s inimitable iO Theater down on Kingsbury.

The Underrated Power of Lists

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.

Impervious to Change!

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.

Teaching Fish To Swim

If you’re trying to teach fish how to swim, it helps if you put them in the water.

When Judaism Meets Science

It isn’t often enough that a work like this, one of astonishing curiosity, intention, intelligent humour, and thoughtful artistry finds its way into my hands. Occasionally, such whimsical discoveries are connected to me in more ways than one.

FIREWORKS!!!

It’s a great time of year to share a fun fireworks vid I made a ways back:

Father’s Day 2019

A self-indulgent letter to a son from his dad to be read some day in the distant future.

The Teeter and Totter of Innovation

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.

Redux: MacTech 2018

This time last week I was wrapping up MacTech Conference in Los Angeles. The three-day conference was satisfying on some unexpected levels this year. First, for the people, second for the learning, and third for the crazy schwack happening all around us. The shooting cast a shadow as it happened in the middle of the…

Grace Hopper on Letterman

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.