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Kimberly Crawley
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Attended George Brown College
Lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Another boring set of selfies taken today!

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Sorry I haven't been posting much lately! I'll post a lot more when I get my new phone.

Anyway, my husband has an awesome new job. We have an awesome new apartment. And here are some shots taken of me and my husband +Sean Rooney today.

#selfie #selfiesaturday  
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... For those who don't get it. 
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This is really cool. Thanks +Earl Matthews .
I just updated and republished my guide to installing a full-featured C/C++ cross-compilation environment for embedded Linux and the #beaglebone  to account for the official release of Debian Jessie on the 25th of April. The setup uses Eclipse CDT, Remote System Explorer, Crosstools, QEMU, multi-package installs, auto deployment and remote debugging using gdbserver. Hopefully this one remains valid for quite some time!
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Sorry I've been away for a while. Here are some new #selfies  I took about 45 minutes ago. Yes, I have an #astrology   tattoo. All of the planets and my ascendant and descendant are all in those four signs; Capricorn, Taurus, Scorpio, and Sagittarius.

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Sorry I've been away for a couple of weeks. Google+'s web UI is impossible to use when your bandwidth is getting chocked to 1 KiB/s.
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I've noticed you weren't around and kind of missed it...
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+Stephen Harper is up to his old election fraud tricks again.

As per

'Received a call from the "Voter Outreach Centre". After some leading questions and outright false information, the caller gave me some fake contact details.
What they didn't know is my line is monitored for harassment and trace back of the call revealed the source to be a company known as I Marketing who has apparently adopted the name "Voter Outreach Center" which used to be a department of Elections Canada (?)
A little more investigation suggests they are contracted to the Conservative Party of Canada.'

Please share this post as much as possible. Thanks!

+Elections Canada 
#cdnpoli   #stephenharper   #canada   #conservatives  
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+Kimberly Crawley We have missed your posts.
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I'm a British Canadian in Toronto and I want to show solidarity with #londonprotest  
My father and grandfather didn't fight in the British Forces for the UK to become mostly slums with a Billionaire's Row in London.

+Stephen Harper in Canada, Tony Abbott in Australia, +David Cameron in the UK... We must rid the Commonweath of our far right trifecta!

If Cameron's first to be thrown out, that's fine.


* Britain, Canada, and Australia's electroal systems are a sham. Protest is democracy too.
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This has to be the biggest waste of time and a thug like protest. Stfu, get a job and live happily ever after. They were voted in for fuck's sake.
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In January, with indoor lighting, #howoldrobot  thinks I'm 33. Today, with outdoor lighting, #howold  thinks I'm 23.

I'm 31. 
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Kimberly, outdoor or natural light is always better for portrait photos. It gives a softer effect and when diffusers are used on the lens or held over the subject of the picture, always produce a complimentary result. I like your second or rather your outdoor photo better. Very nice. By the way I live east of Toronto. I see you are living in Toronto.
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Thanks +The Bitchy Pundit .

Vote for +Bernie Sanders , my American friends! I can't, because I'm Canadian.

You can't argue that he isn't completely out of touch here.
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It could be argued that he does not share their perspective.
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Hello, my name is Kim Crawley. I'm a tech journalist who writes about information security.

Since August 2014, an online harrassment campaign called "Gamergate" has targetted many people: Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu, Anita Sarkeesian, Leigh Alexander, and the list goes on. Most of the lives Gamergate has tried to ruin belong to women who work in tech, game development, or those who dare offer constructive critique about gaming culture. Gamergate has tried to ruin my life as well.

(If Gamergate is confusing to you, a glimpse of RationalWiki's Gamergate timeline should make all of this easier to understand:

Most of us love video games. Some of us are game developers. Most of the rest of us spend much of our free time gaming. I've been playing video games since 1989, when Santa Claus got me an NES for Christmas.

Gamergate engages in information security attacks, such as "doxxing." ("Doxxing" is when someone's private information is leaked for the purposes of attacking someone.)

In February 2015, I wrote an article about Gamergate and 8chan for an information security news website, InfoSec Resources. I was motivated to do so for two reasons:

1.  What Gamergate has done to Zoe, Brianna, Anita, Leigh, and other women makes me very angry. I think the information security community should be aware of what's going on, because knowledge is power.

2. Online bullying and harassment campaigns constitute blackhat activity, and it's a growing information security problem.

I was emotionally prepared to get harrassed by Gamergate. Ask any investigative journalist- engaging in their craft involves pissing people off sometimes. The truth isn't always flattering, particularly to criminals and sociopaths. If people like me avoided reporting on a group because they fear harrassment, it'd be very bad for journalism. The news would become 100% flattering press releases. Imagine for instance if political journalists avoided writing bad stuff about politicians.

Here's what I wasn't prepared for- InfoSec Resources being chickenshit. My article was on the InfoSec Resources website for a few hours on February 20th. Then, so many Gamergaters sent InfoSec Resources nasty emails that they did the cowardly thing and pulled my article.

If you're curious to read it, check out the web cache here: Google web cache 

Or here, if the cache above doesn't work with your device/web browser: web cache 

At the end of my article is a long list of web citations. Most of my sources are from credible tech news websites like ArsTechnica and The Register.

My editor read my article and approved it. InfoSec Resources published it online. They only took it down once they got all of those emails from angry Gamergaters. How dare I say bad things about their nasty online harrassment campaign! Yes, everything I wrote was already mentioned on popular tech news sites.

The difference between InfoSec Resources and websites like ArsTechnica, The Register, and Wired is that ArsTechnica, The Register, and Wired aren't afraid to publish articles that hurt the feelings of vicious trolls. Whereas to InfoSec Resources, in their words, that's "bad for business!"

Every article I wrote for InfoSec Resources previously, as far back as 2011, is still online here: But they won't publish any of my future articles.

Keep in mind that my income comes from my tech journalism work, and InfoSec Resources was my main publication. What Gamergate did to me is a major blow to my finances. I need to pay the rent and buy groceries, and my husband and I don't get a lot of other income.

I will continue to write for other websites like CIO, CSO, and Computerworld, (some of those articles are here and here) but that other work is very infrequent and sporadic. My husband's income for doing digital forensics work is also infrequent and sporadic. And as contractors, we only get paid for the gigs we get. We have no salary or wage. Even when we do get frequent work, our income is "working class" at best, and Toronto is an expensive city to live in.

So, if you can make a small donation to my fund, it'd be greatly appreciated. I need to keep a roof over our heads, food on the table, subway fare, and phone/ISP bills paid while I look for another publication that'll provide me with steady income. Any donation would be greatly appreciated. I'm looking to raise $5000.00 in total, enough to get us through for a couple of months.

Thank you very much!
Hello, my name is Kim Crawley. I'm a tech journalist who writes about information security. Since August 2014, an online harrassment campaign called "Gamergate" has targetted many people: Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu, Anita Sarkeesian, Leigh Alexander, and the list goes on. Most of the lives Gamergate...
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man - that was hard work - G+ UI kept covering the "post" button... sheesh

do you know if Infosec have an official FB or G+ or twitter presence? I'd like to ask them how they can claim to be experts in information security if they let GG bully them....
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IT Security Researcher and Curriculum Contributor
Scientific research, information security, technical writing and journalism
  • InfoSec Institute
    IT Security Researcher, 2011 - present
    I do academic research and curriculum development in the field of IT security. I share knowledge about how to keep data secure.
  • Financial Outsource Inc.
    IT Support, 2011 - present
  • Somewhat Subversive Freelancing
    tech support/journalism/web development/cheerleading/people hacking/conspiring, 1996 - present
  • InfoSec Institute
    IT Security Researcher, Associate Editor and Curriculum Contributor, 2010 - present
    I'm a frequent contributor and associate editor of articles on the InfoSec Institute's Resources website. I'm also contributing to their IT certification exam study curriculum.
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Toronto, Ontario, Canada - Mississauga, Ontario, Canada - Huntsville, Ontario, Canada - Burlington, Ontario, Canada - Hamilton, Ontario, Canada - White Rock, British Columbia, Canada
Admit it. You can't figure me out.
I work in IT, and I do a lot of writing and blogging on the side. I love Japanese food, web development, candy, technology, jazz/funk/R&B/prog rock, gaming, radical philosophers, and trying to be witty... whether or not I succeed.
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I've mixed and mingled with pretty much EVERY WALK OF LIFE. NOTHING shocks me. I'm tough as nails. I've survived the worst, and lived to tell the tale. And what I know about computing can be very frightening.
  • George Brown College
    Information Technology, 2009 - 2010
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Kim, Kimberly Faye Crawley, Creepy Crawley, Crow Girl, Miss Raven,the Great Dark Goddess of Geekdom
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