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Most of the technology articles and videos you’ll find online are somewhat in-depth and are designed to teach you how to actually become an expert in those technologies. I love that. But it’s not right for everyone. Most of the articles on this site are designed to introduce the concepts to you in a plain english way. The objective here is to help the average person understand the technological concept without having to learn all the science behind it all.

Let me know if you find this approach helpful or if you prefer the more intense tutorial style articles.

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    In the early days of online banking, it wasn’t done through the internet. It was done though dial-up networking. There were very few banks willing to try online banking because it was expensive to implement, fraught with risks, and the demand for this capability was in its infancy. One bank in Texas decided to launch … Read more
  • How I Caught the Payroll Hacker
    My client was a major company with offices in every major city in the world. They have tens of thousands of employees system-wide and we had implemented a new electronic time-card system for their staff. We had time-card servers in all the major cities and attached modern badging and fingerprint recognition systems for punching in/out. … Read more
  • Catching the AT&T Hacker
    The bulk of my career wasn’t directly related to security. I’ve been a software developer, database administrator, and Linux administrator. But security fits into these roles. Everyone participate in the security process. I8My “adventures” began the first day I was introduced to AT&T UNIX, SYSTEM V. It’s an old UNIX platform from before Linux. But … Read more
  • System on a Chip (SoC) Architecture
    Computer hardware typically consists of a motherboard, processor, IO boards, graphic cards, and hard drives. Every now and then we see some evolution to this, but the overall concept is the same. A computer is as fast as it’s slowest component. As certain components speed up, other components become the slowest part. The most recent … Read more
  • Getting to Know WordPress
    Most articles that I find get into advanced topics for WordPress pretty fast. They forget that when you’re brand new, you need to be spoonfed every little thing and given time to become familiar with WordPress basics first. Why WordPress WordPress is a very powerful website system that lets you focus on content more than … Read more

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