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James Firth
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Gamer and Geek, but still have social skills
Gamer and Geek, but still have social skills

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So You Want to Be A Dungeon Master?
Dungeon Master's Screen artwork from Wizards of the Coast As someone who loves Dungeons & Dragons (& all sorts of tabletop RPGs) and has a decent amount of experience under my belt, I'm often asked by new or prospective DMs (Dungeon Masters) for advice. I h...
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Alohomora: Simple Security for Muggles and Wizards alike
Two years ago, I wrote a post specifically about passwords. However, these days there are a few more things that one should be doing to protect themselves so I will be going over a few digital security topics in this post. Wait! Don't be scared, I know secu...
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The Keymaker: Simplifying Your Personal SSH Key Management
Image from here . Screen shot from film The Matrix Reloaded If you are like myself, and ssh into multiple remote machines, or even simply use Github over ssh this is for you. The Problem SSH has a lot of settings you can use, but when you're a relatively ne...
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Variety Show: Small Updates #1
Back Home by CaringWong Greetings Readers! It has been a while since I posted anything so I feel I should do a quick write-up with a few small things. Virtual Reality I have been very excited about Virtual Reality (VR) since I worked with the Oculus Dev Kit...
Variety Show: Small Updates #1
Variety Show: Small Updates #1
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It's Time - Pebble Time Review
Background Info I backed the Pebble Time Kickstarter and got the black watch. I waited a few months to write this review as wearable tech (and phones) often requires more than a week to understand how you actually use it once it loses it's "shiny new toy" s...
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My new website is live!
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Words on Password Security
Image by: geralt License: CC0 Two years I wrote an article about an Offline Password Creator  inspired the xkcd comic " Password Strength ". Many things have changed in those two years. Most notably are the hacker tools that now take into account this xkcd ...
Words on Password Security
Words on Password Security
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Nexus 9 - A Review of My First Tablet
Background Information Ever since tablets had become popular I wanted one. The iPad looked great, but I wanted something running Android. The Nexus 10 was out of my price range at the time, and the Nexus 7 was too small of a screen, I wanted something close...
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I've had my HTC One m7 for over a year and didn't realize this, this is fantastic!
Access your quick settings with a simple swipe from the status bar.
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