I didn’t make this picture, someone else did. But I considered it an honour. My company recently held a Sales Kick-Off (SKO) for the second time this year in Las Vegas. One of the things that we did was to highlight deals that had been won that were really important for particular reasons. The one […]Read More Old Man Logan (Or, On Getting Old) @sirpatstew
You can now 3D print directly from Mathematica or the cloud! Stephen Wolfram, MacArthur Genius Grant winner and PhD by age 20, has just announced his company’s latest version of Mathematica and the Wolfram Language. They’re available for both desktop and cloud. The former means I have to free up some space on my hard […]Read More Wolfram Announces Version 11 of Mathematica and the Wolfram Language
How was my 2015? Pretty spectacular. Life-changing. The big news of the year was the birth of our first child, our son Maxwell. He’s almost eight months old already, and it’s amazing to see how time has gone by so slowly and yet so quickly. It was a rough first six months, because he had […]Read More 2015 in Review
Picture from sigstr.com. It’s that time of year! Time to make predictions for the upcoming year, and as I like to do, I like to try and make them in my field – cybersecurity. These are just my guesses, speaking for myself – I am in no way representing my employer or anyone else. Blockchains […]Read More #Cybersecurity Predictions for 2016
Last year I made cybersecurity predictions, broadly rendered as: An increase in SSL visibility. Increased flight of data and sites from the US. Increased necessity for digital forensics in the mobile platform space. TOR would face more scrutiny and have to harden itself against those. Bitcoin would increase its dominance while Ethereum would become more […]Read More How Did I Do On 2015’s #Cybersecurity Predictions?
This is the logo I’m using for the website, adventuresincybersecurity.com. It occurred to me yesterday that I didn’t actually update this blog with the information that I am now officially a published author! My first book is autobiographical, and available at Amazon. (They’ve got an exclusive for at least the first 90 days.) You can […]Read More I Published a Book! Get “Adventures in Cybersecurity” at Amazon
I did my SWOT analysis before, listed my challenges, and mentioned my goal here. As you see in the middle link above, I covered some of the challenges to retiring in the next year. (Keep in mind of course that that just means being financially free enough to do so if I wanted to – […]Read More Retiring by 40: Passive Income Development — Advantages
Welcome to the world young Master Maxwell! My beautiful & amazing wife with our son! After five days at St. Thomas’ Hospital across from Parliament/QE Tower/Big Ben (that’s a post in itself) young Master Maxwell is home with us. He’s been home now for a few days, but obviously with a newborn it’s a bit […]Read More Welcome Maxwell!
I did my SWOT analysis last night, and mentioned my goal here. There were a couple of things though that don’t represent weaknesses or threats that will be a challenge to developing passive income. These are the first few images for “passive income” on Google Images. Note that freedom is paramount in just about all […]Read More Retiring by 40: Passive Income Development — Challenges
Really, who doesn’t like doing SWOT analyses? Image from wikipedia.org, retrieved via Google Images. A SWOT analysis is where you analyse the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats facing a business (or endeavour) to try and determine what steps can be taken to secure the best path forward. I’ll examine my attempt to retire by 40 […]Read More SWOT Analysis: Retirement by 40 — Passive Income Development