FreeBSD All Ahead Full

FreeBSD is the last great open source, freely available, operating system.  Linux is just a kernel. Recently I was dismayed at the acquisition of RedHat by IBM.  Fundamentally this acquisition changes the very direction of Linux development, given RedHat is the biggest commercial Linux vendor, with Canonical following close behind. While IBM maintains it will…

A rock hard email company

I have been using Protonmail for about two years now, I think. I was drawn to their service after the Snowden revelations, and loved the fact that they offered full end-to-end, and at rest, encryption.  Another thing I love about this company is their transparency.  Recently they were under a DDOS attack and instead of…

Advice for Young Technology Professionals

I recently watched a video about a young programming prodigy, who was obviously brilliant.  I was thinking about things I have learned over my career which started back in 2003, that I wish I could share with this young man, and thought I would share them in my blog, so here they are, and I…