Opinion

Shutting down Magium (and (eventually) looking for a new awesome company to work for)

If you don’t know what Magium is, it is a Selenium based testing framework for Magento and other platforms that makes it much, MUCH, easier to test those applications.  I’ve been working on it since December and it is now 7 months out.  7 months of very little income (thank you to MagentoU for having me doContinue Reading “Shutting down Magium (and (eventually) looking for a new awesome company to work for)”

Opinion Security

We don’t need better authentication

I saw a tweet today concerning authentication. Monaco, at White House cybersecurity summit at Stanford, calls for replacing passwords with more secure technologies. — Paul Krill (@pjkrill) February 13, 2015 When reading that the first thing that came to my mind was “with what?”  When will that one be hacked and then replaced by something else,Continue Reading “We don’t need better authentication”

Opinion

Net Neutrality is about money and power, not openess

For all the talk of getting money out of politics we don’t really seem to understand what draws it there in the first place.  Why does money funnel into politics?  Because in politics there is influence and power.  Influence and power gives you control.  It helps you get what you want.  And those in powerContinue Reading “Net Neutrality is about money and power, not openess”

Opinion

3 things to do that can make you completely successfull

We all have important things to do but some things are more important than others.  Using these 3 strategies you will find success to come easier. Find something you love to do – it’s easier to do something you love Do things for other people – blah blah blah blah blah blah Things that are worth pursuingContinue Reading “3 things to do that can make you completely successfull”

Opinion

What being a foster parent is really like

I wrote this many months ago but never published it.  It’s a bit of a rant and I apologize for that.  To be honest I don’t really know why I’m publishing it.  Maybe it’s cathartic (the emotional definition, not the medical definition).  These are some things that I’ve wanted to say for a long while.Continue Reading “What being a foster parent is really like”