On spending money

For most of my childhood, money was always scarce. I don’t know whether it was actually the case or whether I just believed it was. I always felt bad asking for money or for stuff...

E-mail security

A number of weeks ago someone pointed me to darkmail which was started by the same people who ran Lavabit before it shutdown. I thought “this sounds great!… if it works” Sadly I...

Password Based Encryption

It is often wise advice in the Software Development world to avoid rolling out your own thing and re-use what other people have done. While maybe I don’t always agree with that, I certainly always...