Renting Access

Renting Access

I’ve been reading a lot of books in the past couple of years about technology, privacy, and technology laws. I’m planning a book around those topics, and I’m still having trouble figuring out my angle to that book. That’s actually why I’m writing A Path Through the...
The danger of physical access

The danger of physical access

Well, 2021 certainly got off to a start. There’s a lot to be said about the coup attempt in the US. A lot of that has already been said by people far more qualified than I am to talk about it. But, I’ve worked as a programmer for over 15 years now and I do...
Planning for 2021

Planning for 2021

Over on YouTube I talked a little about how I plan for a new year in general. But here I want to take a moment to address the specifics of planning for 2021. Because some parts of what made 2020 the special little shit sundae that it was are not gone. There’s an...
Gone – the End of the Year

Gone – the End of the Year

It’s the end of the year that wouldn’t end. I have a running, good-natured argument with a friend on whether a decade starts on the year 0 or year 1. Whatever measure you go by, this week the second decade of the 21st century is definitely gone. And it has...
Using Anger for Good

Using Anger for Good

I’ve been angry for a long time. I’m turning 40 in a few months and I feel like I’ve been getting progressively angrier and angrier since at least my mid-thirties. And I’ve been trying very hard to find productive ways to use that anger...
Awards eligibility post!

Awards eligibility post!

It’s about to be awards season again, and for once, I have something to share! I am actually eligible for some awards! Namely, I am eligible for the short story categories in at least the Hugos and the Nebulas with my short story The Scale of Defiance. Please...