Fri Aug 21, 2020 —
On Apple’s Ecosystem
A short blurb on an interesting (if not worrying) possible byproduct if Apple is forced to release their iron grip on the AppStore.
Mon Aug 03, 2020 —
On Pascal’s Wager
A guy who took two philosophy courses questions the premises of a 400-year-old argument for the necessity of believing in God.
Thu May 14, 2020 —
Minecraft and the Simulation Hypothesis
Are we reaching the hardware limitations of our simulated universe?
Mon Apr 27, 2020 —
Contact Tracing Privacy
An analysis of Apple’s novel contact tracing protocol for COVID-19 though the lens of a paranoid privacy enthusiast.
Mon Dec 30, 2019 —
Why (Not) Peer-to-Peer?
An overview of the Internet’s growth in the 2010s and some questions about what’s to come… With the current state of centralized content distribution, why aren’t we moving to a peer-to-peer model?
Thu Dec 20, 2018 —
Optimizing Sessionless Sessions
Or, arriving at the rationale behind the existence of JSON Web Tokens.
Mon Oct 23, 2017 —
Efficient P2P Broadcasting
A memory-less solution that minimizes extra message duplication.
Fri Jul 07, 2017 —
Tracking Your Every Move
Or, abusing MAC addresses for fun and profit (well, no profit unless you’re a massive corporation or the government…).