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Trusting people on the internet.
By evan on May 29, 2016

An issue; Who do you trust on the internet? It’s a simple question, with a horrendously complex answer. Some of the key underpinnings of the internet like DNS and Certificate Authorities are trust based. You believe that isn’t impersonating the real google because GeoTrust vouched for them. They believe Google because someone submitted a request from (yes that’s […]

The story of a wild cat.
By evan on May 17, 2016

Ever find a wounded animal outside, and actually try to help them? I mean take them home, feed them, etc. Don’t. Because it will bite you in the ass. Not the animal, he was an affectionate little kitten. No I mean the raving lunatics that frequent /r/halifax. Someone accused me 2 years after the fact of abusing a kitten, and if you […]

Makerspace Survey Results
By evan on Mar 18, 2016

I put together a survey and sent it to the HMS mailing list, reddit, linkedin, etc. As of writing there are 81 responses, one of which is an obvious troll. The raw data is available here  TL;DR: a space will never work for *everyone* but it can work for a lot of people. Some key points: Tech is far more […]

By evan on Feb 26, 2016

I’m going to be releasing a Student Information System that I’ve been working for a while into a public beta in the next few weeks. It’s something that’s been in use for a while privately that could make some real traction in the market.