YubiKeys and Chromebooks

Let's talk about security! And travel!But first, you should read the grugq's Stop Fabricating Travel Security Advice, because what's in that post is true -- and if you wipe your devices, and then get caught by customs with a wiped device, it'll raise suspicion, and you may never see…

Lessons From a Website Migration

I'd been meaning to move my website to a new host for awhile, away from a Dreamhost VPS to a fully controlled VM of my own, but I was kind of forced to finally do it when I managed to rm -r the wrong directory on my VPS while I…

Digital Security 101

Post-election, there has been an explosion in the discussion around the increasingly urgent need for people to secure their digital lives. Honestly, it was already a critical topic -- but I think a lot of people who may have "trusted" the Obama admin have been forced to rethink or confront…

Wallabag

I've been using Pocket for awhile to offload my reading list and bookmarks, and while the UI is great, I admit to having my reservations. One particular frustration is that it simply links to anything saved, and doesn't actually save the page (I've encountered more than a few dead links…

VirtualBox via Command Line

I haven't really played around with Vagrant much, but I am a huge VirtualBox fan. Of course, it's annoying to use the GUI... lots of things to click, and the console screen has plenty of usability issues. What I really wanted was the ability to quickly turn on/off my VMs and just ssh to them.…