State of the Union, Satirical Edition

Every year, except for the first year of a new president's term, the President of the United States makes an address to a joint session of congress reporting on the status of America's economy and detailing his or her's administrations policy goals for the upcoming year. This address is called the State of the Union. … Continue reading State of the Union, Satirical Edition

The Gap Between Technology and the Law

It is illegal for a potential employer to ask you about your religion, race, ethnicity or national origin while conducting a job interview. Discriminating against your application based on the results of those queries would be an absolute violation of your rights. However, there is nothing stopping a potential employer from looking you up on … Continue reading The Gap Between Technology and the Law

NIST and the New Standards of Password Security

When it comes to password policies, most organizations have similar rules about what qualifies as a good password. Normally, they require a minimum of 8 characters, including upper case, lower case, numeric and special characters, cannot be one of the five most recent passwords used, and have a maximum age ranging from 30-120 days depending … Continue reading NIST and the New Standards of Password Security

Immigration and the Talent Gap

Hello French Fries! As I have alluded to in previous posts, there is a gap in available talent in the tech industry. While it's a good thing for workers like me who can command a higher salary due to the economic theory of supply and demand, for the industry as a whole it's a drag … Continue reading Immigration and the Talent Gap

Ten Bold Predictions for 2018

Hello French Fries! Since it's New Years Eve, and I was too busy Friday to push a post, I am going to do a special post today. I'm going to list my 10 bold predictions for what will be the top trends in tech in 2018 based on my observations of the industry in 2017. … Continue reading Ten Bold Predictions for 2018

The Importance and Need for Education and STEM

Hello French Fries! So last night I got caught up on one of my favorite TV shows, the History Channel's Vikings. I can't overstate how much I enjoy that show, it's artistic, evocative and keeps surprising me at every corner. I am a sucker for historical drama/action shows and films, but now that Black Sails and … Continue reading The Importance and Need for Education and STEM

UAVs, Mice and Advertising

Hello French Fries!     I want to start off by thanking everyone of you. I have received enough views in the one week I've been running this blog to start getting requests from advertising agencies to place ads on my blog. Since this is my first site that I've built for myself that includes … Continue reading UAVs, Mice and Advertising