Practice

The Practice of Privacy: Get a VPN!

Not using a Virtual Private Network is like walking down Main Street wearing a t-shirt with your name and home address on the front and your browser history on the back.– Mikko Hyppönen, CRO, F-Secure In a previous post about internet privacy I mentioned David Geer, a security expert who had a pretty interesting definition …

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How to Sleep Better, or, The Economics of Blogging

I mentioned in a past post that I really need to work on my practice of sleeping. Later I got a very friendly email from a bloke named Wally, telling me that he had read the article, liked it, and thought that you (my erstwhile readers) might benefit from a smorgasbord of sleep tips he’d …

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the focused browser practice

A Simple But Profound Change Last week I said some harsh (for me) things about Cal Newport and his ideas in So Good They Can’t Ignore You. I stand by my evaluation of that particular manifesto, but I don’t want to discourage you from reading more of his work at the Study Hacks blog; it’s a …

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