Oh, Happy (X) Day

My birthday is rapidly approaching, so is the Marine Corps birthday and veteran’s day. This used to be kind of fun. Now it feels very depressing. “Happy birthday! Happy veteran’s day! Happy Marine Corps birthday! Thank you for your service!” When I observe most people saying this I feel they do so from a self-serving …

Veterans Day: Don’t thank us, join us

On this Veterans’ Day, like on previous, I call on you, my fellow citizen, not to thank us Veterans. I call on you to join us. Serve your nation and your fellow citizens, help protect and safeguard them. We are at war with a deadly Pandemic. It is killing more Americans per day than any …

Cyber Security is a Team Sport

Cyber Security is a team sport. And it doesn’t have to be a dull compliance ridden affair with death by powerpoint, click-through web based training and mindless acceptance of each and every concept by rote. I just absolutely blazed through Cory Doctrow’s Little Brother novel series including the latest (potentially stand-alone more adult- focused) Attack …

My UBI Story: Or How I Benefit From An Unconditional(ish) 1k (ish) Per Month

This was also posted here. I support Andrew Yang for President in 2020. The Flagship of his policies is the Freedom Dividend in which every American Citizen over the age of 18 will receive $1,000.00 each month unconditionally. This seems surprising to a lot of people I talk with, although the concept has longstanding American …