Prove it.

Question: What do scientists consider to be valid evidence for a theory? How should studies be conducted to prove efficacy of treatment options? How can we tell, scientifically, if something really works or not? Scientific method CARGO CULT SCIENCE by Richard Feynman Mistakes in Experimental Design and Interpretation Randomized controlled trial Placebo effect

Quite excellent commentary by Ze Frank on waves

Excellent commentary by the ever awesome Ze Frank on the topic of “Waves”. You have to watch the video to get it. Are you a surfer or a floater or a castle builder? Check it out: the show with zefrank

Thank You 2006.

2006 was a good year. I’m grateful for the lessons I’ve learned this year. I’m grateful that I took the opportunity to jump full-time into custom web application development, quitting my day job at Vibe Solutions Group to pursue my goal of having ownership in the projects that I work on. Even though everything hasn’t […]

Midwest Technology Journal – PHP Web Application Security: A Zero-Day Exploit Case Study

Looks like my latest article is up on Midwest Tech Journal. Check it out if you’d like to read an analysis of a zero-day PHP cross-site-scripting attack that happened on a client’s site. Midwest Technology Journal – PHP Web Application Security: A Zero-Day Exploit Case Study On December 29, 2004 James Bercegay of the GulfTech […]

ImpeachBush.org: Noted for the Consideration of the Impeachment of George W. Bush, Vice President Richard B. Cheney, Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, and Attorney General John David Ashcroft

VoteToImpeach/ImpeachBush.org: Noted for the Consideration of the Impeachment of George W. Bush, Vice President Richard B. Cheney, Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, and Attorney General John David Ashcroft FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF THE IMPEACHMENT OF PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH, VICE PRESIDENT RICHARD B. CHENEY, SECRETARY OF DEFENSE DONALD H. RUMSFELD, AND ATTORNEY GENERAL JOHN […]

Impeach Bush

IMPEACH BUSH It is time to impeach Bush, Cheney, and his cabinet for lying. Or incompetence. Or lying. Whichever it is. As a state trooper once asked me, after I hit a car in front of me, “Were you driving too fast, or were you following too close?” There is no escaping true, karmic responsibility. […]

Isn’t it fun when Google returns 0 results?

It always gives me a certain amount of satisfaction when an idea comes and Google yields 0 results. It’s happened to me a couple of times. One was when I started Securanix – a network security services company back in 2001. And, this evening, the same thing for the latest project. This one isn’t under […]

Blogs are the new HIP HOP samplers…

Interview with Chuck D & Hank Shocklee of Public Enemy How Copyright Law Changed Hip Hop An interview with Public Enemy’s Chuck D and Hank Shocklee [ by Kembrew McLeod ] When Public Enemy released It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back, in 1988, it was as if the album had landed […]

Bush Lies – Creative Commons graphic – spread it around.

Well, since I’m pretty much too hesitant chicken to go ahead and spray paint a message like this on overpasses, walls, buildings, the road, people’s cars sportin’ the big W, I figured I could at least vandalize my own site with a heartfelt message. So, I made this graphic. I hearby release it under Creative […]

BoingBoing: Bruce Sterling SIGGRAPH 2004 speech

BoingBoing: Bruce Sterling SIGGRAPH 2004 speech “When Blobjects Rule the Earth” It’s possible to live in a cleaner way. We live in debris and detritus because of our ignorance. That ignorance is no longer technically necessary. Those who know, know. Instead, our problem is becoming obscurantism, which is a deliberate hiding of the facts by […]