We have been promised some pretty wild things over the years and it looks like we are on the verge of getting some of them. Continue reading The Internet of Things for beginners.
I would not trust today’s ABS with a pocket calculator let alone my own personal data given the way their biggest project to date has gone.
Continue reading The ABS #censusfail: Gazing into chaos.
There is no evidence at this time that the IT systems came under significant attack using resources available to me and I am still yet to see industry analysis supporting any claims of DDoS or other cyberattack. Continue reading #Census2016 What the hell?
After watching the latest Apple Event this morning I walked away thinking that there was something missing. Something fundamental had changed. Continue reading Apple Announcement : Post Mortem
It is tipped that 2016 will be the year that encryption, privacy and mass surveillance will become one of the biggest concerns in mainstream and legislative discussion.
It started long ago when we started whispering and using coded messages to communicate. No way did we want Bob in purchasing to know about the after work party next week (I don’t know a Bob in purchasing but you get the idea). We didn’t want our manager to know that we were looking for work with a competitor. As for the spouse, we wanted to keep that secret savings account for that special occasion secret (birthdays and stuff, the good kind of secret). Continue reading Should we have a right to privacy?