On Teddy Bears in Cars, Font Obsessions and Home Password’s Pwnd Password Kerfuffle

This post was first sent to my newsletter on September 17th, 2021. You really ought to subscribe :) via Michelle Scott on Pixabay Welcome folks, to the September work letter! :) As usual, click the headers to wander off to the orginal articles. A Bear? Where? Over There — Strapping a giant teddy bear to a car in the name of highway safety You’re adapting my what?...

September 24, 2021

On Arpanet, Passwords and Moving Codebases

This post was first sent to my newsletter on August 20th, 2021. You really ought to subscribe Welcome to August’s work letter :) As usual, click the headings to wander off to the original articles A couple of my own posts I wrote about my thoughts on my Kindle Oasis … I got it. I used it. And decided within a day, that I was not going back to a Paperwhite, ever....

August 27, 2021

On Cheap Programmable Quantum Computers, Hardware Homomorphic Encryption Support, and Ethical Use of Technology

This post was first sent to my newsletter on July 23rd, 2021. You really ought to subscribe :) New month, new work letter. Before I begin though, please hit reply to these letters and let me know what you think, whether you like them or not and if there is anything you’d want me to write / hunt & research about! Like I wrote in the introduction to April’s letter, both the letter and the website have zero tracking....

July 30, 2021

Stephen Wolfram speaks, as does the Psion

This post was first sent to my newsletter on June 18th, 2021. You really ought to subscribe :) I have two, count ’em, two articles from Stephen Wolfram today. And a fantastic historical restrospective on one of the early handhelds, the Psion! What Is Consciousness? Some New Perspectives from Our Physics Project Stephen Wolfram, has the amazing ability to go on long Talebesque side journeys, different flaneuresque trips through various domains and then bring it all back and tie it up in a bow, with the point he wants to make....

June 25, 2021