Can you believe it’s already December? It’s hoodie weather in Phoenix, and has been a long time coming!
If you’re in Phoenix, there are a few events coming up you should know about. First, I’m celebrating my 7-year freelance-
First, I’m celebrating my 7-year freelance-versary at Mod Phoenix today (December 1st), so swing by for champagne and cupcakes at noon if you’re around.
Second, we are hosting a crypto party at the Burton Barr (Downtown Phoenix) library this Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00pm. I’ll be presenting some basics on operational security and threat modeling, Jordan Savoca will talk about VPNs and Tor and secure email systems, and David Huerta will give a PGP crash course. For more information, check out our event page on Facebook and on CryptoParty.IN.
Also, here are four posts and one podcast I worked on in November.
A Third-Party App Helps Walmart Workers Understand Company Policies (Vice/Motherboard) The app Walmart doesn’t want its employees to download.
How To Trump-Proof Your Electronic Communications (Slate/Future Tense) A nuanced, common-sense guide to electronic security in the upcoming administration.
Apple’s New Touch Bar May Present Usability Challenges For Blind Users (Vice/Motherboard) I take a closer look!
Tips For Visiting A New Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gym (Performance Menu, paywall) Whether you’re on the road or just dropping in.
[Podcast] Trump University Settles For $25 Million (Monday Morning Dumpster Dive)
I still have four posts in purgatory, and will hopefully be able to link to them next month. For now, happy holidays, and here’s to you finishing your year out strong!