Archive for March, 2013

March 31st, 2013

Interesting Thing of the Day Turns 10!

Hard to believe, but 10 years ago I started a little site called Interesting Thing of the Day. The site has been on autopilot for a long time, and although I previously had grand plans to resurrect it this weekend with a flurry of publicity and bad puns, that hasn’t happened. In any case, to mark the occasion, I wrote an essay pondering the past and present of the site called Thoughts on the 10-year Anniversary of Interesting Thing of the Day.

March 29th, 2013

Drew Lavyne Story

I wrote a four-part story on the CrashPlan blog about a user whose data survived Hurricane Sandy thanks to CrashPlan online backups: Against All Elements—part 1 (March 8, 2013), part 2 (March 15, 2013), part 3 (March 22, 2013), and part 4 (March 29, 2013)

March 29th, 2013

Against All Elements blog post series

I wrote a four-part case study for Code 42 Software’s blog called “Against All Elements.” It chronicled mastering engineer Drew Lavyne’s data loss and recovery as a result of Hurricane Sandy. (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4; March 8–29, 2013)

March 28th, 2013


New MacVoices interview: I appeared on MacVoices (video and audio) to discuss Take Control of Your Passwords. (March 28, 2013)