Author Archives: bradfonseca

Happy Bat Appreciation Day! (April 17th)

Today is International Bat Appreciation Day. Appreciate those flying mammals that soar by the power of jazz hands!

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A Bit of Maintenance…

Figure 1: Attribution: Clker-Free-Vector-Images [Free for commercial use], via Pixabay Please pardon the mess! I’ve opted to change the hosting of my blog to make it a little easier for me to manage. I’m in the process of transferring over my old posts while preserving the dates they were posted. This will mean you might […]

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Better Online Security (Not a New Year’s Resolution)

Figure 1: Attribution: Free for commercial use, No attribution required , via Pixabay I’m not making a New Year’s resolution though it appears to be suspiciously close to the beginning of the year. I’ve decided to take my online privacy and security a little more seriously. Recently, I listened to a podcast called IRL (specifically, […]

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Gopher – The Other Web

Figure 1: My Gopher Hole as seen on DiggieDog Attribution: By bradfonseca (Own work) Sometimes one goes down a rabbit hole investigating something and ends up somewhere they don’t expect. In this case, it’s actually a gopher hole but the end result is the same: a rapidly spinning propellor on my nerd beanie. I made […]

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What I Like/Dislike About Mobile Games Apps

Figure 1: Attribution: By Wesley Fryer, via Flickr There are literally millions (maybe billions) of games available for your smart phone or tablet. Recently, I’ve been playing a few of them to pass the time, mostly in an attempt to not read the news or get sucked down a rabbit hole of social media nastiness […]

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Restoring Privacy of Personal Data: Richard Stallman’s Article in The Guardian

Figure 1: ‘Convenient digital payment systems can also protect passengers’ anonymity and privacy.’ Photograph: Debra Hurford Brown/PA Blog Post Body I like reading The Guardian and I like articles by Richard Stallman. Imagine my surprise to see an article on The Guardian written by Richard Stallman! It actually turns out that he has written for […]

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We’ve Moved!

I’ve finally taken the plunge and moved my blog over to my own domain: bradfonseca.com. It’s got a slightly different layout but the content is the same. With the move I’ve started to write some more and plan to write more frequently. You might want to start with my first post on the new site, […]

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