“Russia Hacked my Toaster!” and other tales of IOT intrigue

The Sleep Cycle alarm went off precisely at seven. From that point forward, Thursday was a day like any other - until the toaster attacked. The flames greedily licked the underside of the cabinet, as tendrils of smoke curled this way and that. Flaming toast of death! Russia hacked my toaster. It was payback for … Continue reading “Russia Hacked my Toaster!” and other tales of IOT intrigue

Bitcoin: Beyond the Basics

Today I'm going a little deeper into the wading pool that is Bitcoin. Overview / Recap As I discussed in our last episode, Bitcoin is a decentralized Cryptocurrency that is relatively anonymous. Technically speaking, it's pseudonomous, meaning it records all transactions based on your online Bitcoin ID. Believe it or not, my real name is … Continue reading Bitcoin: Beyond the Basics