Dear Vanguard, I have been a Vanguard account-holder for a rather long time, and overall I have been exceedingly happy with the service you have provided. Today, however, I am irritated, because today, you unnecessarily wasted my time and made my life more difficult, something which in the past you have been exceedingly good at… Read More »
Generating pointless alerts that users can’t do anything about decreases security for everyone.
A simple attempt to purchase in-flight WiFi from Gogo yielded 11 distinct failures from there web site and ecommerce platform.
Flying on United wasn’t entirely bad, but poor policies and procedures or failures to follow them caused several problems that could have been avoided, including a violation of passenger privacy.
One solution to the problem of slow WiFI upload speeds on Linux with an Intel dual band wireless controller.
In late 2015, 15 million T-Mobile customers learned that they had been victims of a two-year security breach at Experian. Since then, the 150-million victim Equifax breach has made the Experian breach look kind of puny, but at the time it became public it was a Big [expletive] Deal. Of course, a class-action lawsuit was… Read More »
Last week, I left my laptop on a train when disembarking in Boston. Today, Amtrak called to tell me they’d found it and I could come to the station to pick it up. A big shout-out to Amtrak for doing the right thing.
I recently checked into the Hotel Wolcott, located at 4 West 31st Street in New York City. Because I booked the hotel on hotels.com, they sent me an email asking me about my check-in experience and initial impressions of the hotel. I expressed unhappiness about the check-in experience, specifically “Slow Check-in”. I expressed unhappiness with… Read More »
“Never Again” means never again for everyone. My thoughts about protesting ICE in Boston on July 2, 2019, and my experience being arrested during that protest.
[This is obsolete. My improved code is now in Github.] [The technique in this article supersedes my earlier “How I remember my YubiKey, take two” how-to; I explain at the bottom of this article what was wrong with my earlier technique and why this new technique is better.] I’ve recently started using a YubiKey NEO… Read More »