Hilarious protip for dealing with request by email from unethical boss to do something unethical: forward it to security as a suspected phishing attempt.

This chart from Taleb’s Black Swan is a perfect Thanksgiving story for security and risk management professionals. It is a graph of a 1000 days of the life of a Turkey.

Taleb writes: The history of a process over a thousand days tells you nothing about what is to happen next. This naïve projection of the future from the past can be applied to anything.
#infosec #security #OODA #thanksgiving

A few years ago I sold a chunk of land in order to diversify my family's holdings. Land prices have since sky-rocketed. I still contend that although "They don't make any more," land might some day be less valuable for food production.

Here is a radical possibility for food. It requires vastly less land than our current plant and livestock methods.

The Guardian: Embrace what may be the most important green technology ever. It could save us all.

Finished embroidery for my friend who owns the rescued mustang mentioned in my previous post. Glad to have it finished because staring at a naked horse butt is weird. The mustang was gracious enough to snag his tail on the handle of his water bucket, so no hair was cut. #embroidery #HorsehairEmbroidery #horses #mustang #AmericanMustang #SandWashBasin #RescueMustang #HorseHair #MastoArt #Textiles

I would replace a computer/phone rather than ever leave it at a repair shop, especiallywith my credentials.

Ars Technica: Thinking about taking your computer to the repair shop? Be very afraid.

If you're tired of fretting about social media and want to marvel at semiconductors and fabs, let's be friends.

Here's my close reading in WIRED of the most influential essay in the history of the world: "“Cramming More Components Onto Integrated Circuits” by Gordon Moore. #MooresLaw #chips #Intel


Our family has been working with two Newfoundland Dogs for South Central Newfoundland Rescue for the past month. These good dogs are each ready for homes of their own.


Laird family