Retrospective: 2013

With each new year comes the inevitable look back at the past one. Was it a good year? Did we get everything accomplished that we set out to do? Am I a better person than I was last January 1st? 2013...

Book Review: The Circle

We live in an age of escalating surveillance–one in which personal privacy is increasingly rare, and more and more of our lives are shared publicly on the Internet. So perhaps it’s no...

Review: CloudBerry Backup

Everyone should have some kind of a backup solution for their computer. No excuses. I once was guilty of not having a regular backup plan, and ended up losing a considerable amount of data because of...

Book Review: Reamde

In Reamde, author Neil Stephenson weaves a complex and harrowing story, which spans the globe, and seemingly every walk of life. From the boardrooms of Corporate America, to computer hacker lairs, to...

Retrospective: 2012

As inevitably happens, the calendar rolls over to a new year and we’re left to look back and consider the past twelve months. 2012 was quite a year for Jenny and I. As we move forward in 2013...