Archive | August, 2018

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Friday Photo: Summer on an Alaskan Beach

We set out from Valdez for a day-long cruise into Prince William Sound on the Lulu Belle (highly recommended if you're there).  It was a beautiful day, crisp and cold - just like how I enjoy July, when we came upon these guys sunning themselves on a classic "Alaskan Beach".  They looked at the crazy [...]
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Blockchain: One strong link doesn’t make a strong chain

I’ve written before about the hype around AI, where there’s lots of potential, a ton of smoke and mirrors, and a few real things. Blockchain is right there contending for the king of the mountain. So what’s real, what’s hype, what’s plain dumb, and what isn’t anyone really talking about?

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Friday Photo – Hawaiian Runoff

As I started getting more serious about taking photographs, I started geotagging them so I could both return to the site and remember where it was!  This image is from somewhere on the North shore of Oahu.  As I recall there'd been a rainstorm that morning, and the waters were turbulent and muddy.  The flower [...]
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Business stakeholders need the full story

There’s a lot of talk about aligning security programs and business or functional goals, but in practice, that’s much easier “powerpointed” than done.  Business consequences of security decisions, and security consequences of business decisions in the broader context are all too often missed or ignored, sometimes even deliberately.   As Obi-Wan said to Luke, “What I […]

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