Published April 26, 2022
What is Gab? It is a competitor to Twitter, yet twice deplatformed from the Internet. Is this justice or simply pure monopoly power pushing out the competition?
Published April 25, 2022
The case of Alaska Watchman, they were censored by Facebook for misinformation.
Published April 18, 2022
It is a classic victim of monopolistic power, and it’s survival demonstrates the illusive nature of monopoly. Parler is part of the monopolistic fringe, small companies that eat away at the edges of empire.
Published April 5, 2022
Control Systems. Are they possibly the biggest security vulnerability?
Published March 22, 2022.
Can a web designer be compelled to create content? The Colorado Human Rights Commission thinks so. The case is now before the US Supreme Court.
Published February 28, 2022. Updated March 2, 2022; March 3, 2022
Probably the most frequent scam I encounter are impersonated accounts. These are folks I know who are requesting me to be their friend, except I am deeply suspicious that they are not the same person.
Published February 8, 2022. Updated February 12, 2022, February 16, 2022, March 2, 2022
Accused of hacking a website of the State of Missouri, a journalist and his newspaper are being charged for criminal activity
Published January 23, 2022, Updated February 12, 2022
What to do with those mysterious links in text messages. A closer look at a new protocol that will reduce the unsolicited spam on our cell phones.
Published September 13, 2021
As business owners and managers or IT consultants, you have to seriously evaluate the nature of content being communicated over the Internet. If there is any possibility of risk of censorship, the effects could be catastrophic.
Published July 10, 2021
A review of the WannaCry ransomware attack in 2017 and what is fundamentally wrong with the computer operating system.
Published June 1, 2021
Ever wonder what to do with suspicious messages on your phone or e-mail? Here are a few suggestions.
Published February 18, 2021
The day has now arrived where you will need to have alternative cloud and DNS registry platforms, as well as other redundancies.
Published January 11, 2021
A follow up on two previous articles addressing CVS.
Published December 19, 2018
This is a follow up on a strategy I proposed back in 2016 on how you can beat spam.
Published November 27, 2018
This article explores the challenges of modifying the display and presentation in Windows 10.
Published April 17, 2018
A modern day phenomena, computer vision syndrome has emerged to be one of the predominant side-effects of prolonged computer usage. Follow my journey of what is often a painful experience, yet gain from my experience and that of many others.
Published February 20, 2017
On November 18th, John Smith was suddenly hit by a bus while texting to a friend about the merits of eating tuna. He left behind his wife and two children. Aside from the shock of losing a loved one, life did not stop.
Published November 1, 2016
It is now a fact of life that e-mail traffic is largely spam, unwanted solicitations for your time and money, if not worse. I recall in the days of the mailbox that spam was the latest sweepstakes offer. That’s quite tame compared to the dozens, if not hundreds, of daily spam offers we encounter. Spam cannot be avoided, but it can be controlled.
Published October 30, 2016
Memo to the Clinton Campaign: How We Use E-mail Determines the Risk
I had finished writing this piece when the latest blow-up over the Clinton e-mails grabbed the headlines. I’ll speak on that later because what I wrote below pertains to them as much as to you. Needless to say, whether you are Sarah Palin or Hillary Clinton, how you handle e-mail has significant repercussions.
Published July 1, 2016
As a member of the "Green Team," I had the task of checking out the office printers. This article provides suggestions for saving paper, toner and energy.
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