I'm a Scam Prevention Expert, and I Got Scammed
Posted: March 30, 2022, 9:21 p.m.
When discussing scams and social engineering attacks, it's easy for security experts to imply the victims of these attacks should have known better. And, as much as we may like to think we'd handle these situations so much better, that's just not true.
Dual-Booting Kali and Windows 10 with EFI/UEFI (Acer Aspire)
Posted: Dec. 1, 2017, 1:56 p.m.
Initially, this seemed like it would be as straightforward as my previous dual-boot installations, but that turned out to not be the case. At all. What would normally have been a 1-2 hour project kept me up all night, with frantic Google searches...
The Eternals is the Worst Marvel Movie
Posted: March 20, 2022, 2:39 a.m.
To me, this feels like not only the biggest failure of the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, but one of the worst things Disney has produced or released in decades, period.
Civilization 5: Journals From Civilization 5
Posted: Dec. 11, 2017, 11:48 a.m.
Preface In November 2017, my partner got me a copy of Civilization V, and playing it together has become something special for us to share. But I've also been playing it solo, and I decided that, when describing my progress, I should do it in the...
Trump's America: Surviving a Powerful Abuser
Posted: Jan. 23, 2017, 8:16 p.m.
In the months following the 2016 presidential election, the internet has seen a flurry of words. Pages upon pages of journalism, reactions, calls to action, and detailed analyses of exactly how awful and authoritarian Donald Trump will be, all of it...
Movie - Days of Thunder (1990)
Posted: Oct. 24, 2015, 9:07 p.m.
I decided to watch the movie "Days of Thunder" in 2015, for the first time in my life. I was really into NASCAR when I was little, and I remember that movie existing, but I was too young to see it; and then, when I was old enough, I didn't care...
Longer, more in-depth posts that deal with real-world material, but aren't direct commentary on news events.
Miscellaneous blog-style posts that don't really fit anywhere else. Some were imported from my old LiveJournal, others were imported from an old Wordpress installation I used. But, some are more recent.
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Articles which do not fit other categories.
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