My Year In Books 2020

It would be an understatement to say that 2020 has been an unusual year. But that's not going to stop me from putting out my annual My Year In Books, recapping some of the literary highlights of my year. I read a total of 31 books this year, which is about the usual amount. I … Continue reading My Year In Books 2020

Friday Dose of Good News

Start the weekend right It's Friday, y'all! Not sure why I put the y'all there, as I've never actually lived in any state that uses that as part of their vocabulary, but it just seemed like it fit. But it is Friday, so we could all use a bit of good news to start the … Continue reading Friday Dose of Good News

Tesla Autopilot Hacked with Paper

Curses, foiled again! Like, almost literally, foiled. A group of white hat hackers recently "hacked" a Tesla's Autopilot function, and forced it to swerve into the opposite lane. And they did this using only white stickers. Essentially, the Tesla Autopilot uses camera technology to keep an eye on, among other things, the while lane markers … Continue reading Tesla Autopilot Hacked with Paper

Smartwatches: we’re not there yet

Even with the latest generation of smartwatches, we're only scratching the surface of what they should be After a bunch of research, I recently picked up the 4th generation Apple Watch. I ended up with Apple's version of a smartwatch after having tried Samsung Gear (love the bezel navigation, but the choice of apps is … Continue reading Smartwatches: we’re not there yet