Support Free & Open Software This Holiday Season!

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My annual Free & Open Source Software donation campaign has kicked off. Lets donate to the free and open source software projects that we use every day, and show the maintainers and creators of those projects how much we appreciate their work

Why Are Websites So Careless With User Passwords?

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It seems like every week I am hearing news of another website’s database of their user’s plain text or poorly hashed passwords and other sensitive user data being stolen. Modern web technology makes securely encrypting data so easy to do, that there is no good reason that these websites aren’t doing it besides laziness

Best of the Web: September 2012

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After taking a bit of a break for the summer, I am back with another set of the best stuff that I’ve found during my travels on the information super highway during September.

What If Facebook Paid You To Share?

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Handful of Coins

Facebook is about to start selling stocks on the public market, and no doubt their stocks will be one of the hottest buys ever. Facebook needs to ensure the longevity of their platform and make sure users don’t jump to competing services. What if Facebook were to pay their users for sharing and using the Facebook platform?

Best of the Web: March 2012

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We’re three months into 2012 and there has already been a ton of cool new tech and web news. This month I am sharing eight great links from across the web.