Arcade cabinet modification time.

As Spring finally approaches here in the North-East, I think it is a good time to do some Spring cleaning of my game systems.  In particular, this year I want to focus on my arcade cabinet.  My goal is to add a full Windows PC, an XBOX 360 and a raspberry pi to the cabinet…

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Problems with digital home assistants

For the last several months, I have been testing both Siri and the Google Assistant as voice controllers for my home automation products.  While neither product is really very good at this point in time, I have less overall problems with Siri than I do with the Google Assistant.  In this post I will outline…

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Are you using LastPass yet?

Passwords suck. When was the last time you said: “Yeah! Another password!”? Yet, what else can we use? At the moment, there are many viable approaches to eliminating passwords from single sign-on solutions, biometrics, mobile device-based alternatives to more out-of-the-box style approaches (see SQRL for an interesting idea). While these are interesting and a few…

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Tech during Trump

Last week, somewhat unexpectedly, Donald Trump became President-elect of the United States. Despite the outrage and protests, he will take office in late January. Ever since the victory, his future administration’s impact on topics such as M&A transactions and food production have been the focal point of many articles published online. While many tech sites have been doing double…

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