Using Qubes OS for Fun and Profit

Note: This review assumes the reader has a basic understanding of what Qubes OS is and how it works. Please refer to their site for introductory information. I have been using Qubes OS full time for about six months. The design and architecture have intrigued me for much longer than I have been using it. […]

Decentralizing the Internet Is Only the Start to Reclaiming Privacy

There is much backlash going on over Facebook’s revelations of user data being in the hands of Cambridge Analytica and perhaps many more. Not much of a surprise to more technical users who are more familiar with the surveillance economy as it is now known. People for going on decades have given away their digital […]

Anonymous Smart Contract Driven Orgs and Funds

One of the biggest things that first came out of Bitcoin and blockchain was initially Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs).  This concept has evolved with Colored Coins, Counterparty, and Ethereum since then.  Of course there have been (big!) bumps in the road. The Ethereum DAO being seen as securities by the SEC is one good example. […]

Blockchains for Immutable Infrastructure

Yes, we’ve all heard the hype around ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) and the Bitcoin/Ethereum price explosion. People are scrambling to make any BS product as an excuse to do an ICO. But let’s not overlook the real use and value of blockchains. To put it simply a blockchain is a cryptographic ledger (or database) that […]