Jacob Appelbaum on American Monitoring

Here I Go Again

Jacob Appelbaum
Jacob Appelbaum (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Earlier today, I stated that I rarely give a video even 15 minuts. Yet I am about to post a video by Jacob Appelbaum. Jacob is an independent computer security expert and one of the key players behind the TOR Network.  He has won journalistic awards for his independent reporting and exposing our government’s behavior regarding spying on it’s own citizens.

He discusses just how bad our survellience state has become. It is worth the hour. More specifically, how nieve Americans are to think that we will not be targets. Continue reading “Jacob Appelbaum on American Monitoring”

One Heck of a Teacher and One Touching Story

I Almost Never Give a 12 Minute Video a Chance, I am Glad I Made an Exception for This One

I made an exception for this one.  I had far more kewl and awesome teachers than I deserved.  In hindsight, it is amazing the difference they can make in a student’s life.

Take a twelve minute break from your day and check this video out.   Do yourself a favor and don’t stop when you see him have cinder blocks smashed on his chest because that is before he gets to the real message.

Writer’s Links 08/28/2014 (p.m.)

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Writer’s Links 08/22/2014 (a.m.)

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The Gen Con Experience

Gen Con 2014 – Awesome, Overwhelming, Exciting and More than Satisfying

There are many reasons to go to Gen Con.  Likely the biggest is their slogan “The Best Four Days in Gaming”.  While I do game, it was not the main reason I ended up at the 2014 event.  I went primarily to meet, record and interview some of the musicians we play at indienation.fm.  I also went because Through Gamer Goggles offered me a free space on the floor in their hotel.  In short, I had an affordable opportunity.  It was my first Gen Con.  It was one heck of an experience and I thought I should write about it here. Continue reading “The Gen Con Experience”

Writer’s Links 08/08/2014 (p.m.)

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Writer’s Links 08/07/2014 (p.m.)

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