Bradford's Brain Balloons #0004- You are being watched.

Bradford’s Brain Balloons Column #0004 – You are being watched

This time last week (April 18, 2017) a class action lawsuit was being filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division claiming that Bose collected data without telling their users that they were. You can read the complaint (17-cv-2928) on the Sribd service. My previous writings have shown … Read more

Bradford's Brain Balloons logo with a Yoda figure saying It forward pay. Me by teaching others repay.

Bradford’s Brain Balloons Column #0003 – What is old is new again

Bradford's Brain Balloons logo with a Yoda figure saying It forward pay. Me by teaching others repay.

I have read Brock McGinnis’s column in the April edition of Commercial Integrator. If you haven’t read it yet, you can read it here. There are also some reactions both on Commercial Integrator and here on AVNation. The one that surprised me was Commercial Integrator indicating that people are canceling their subscription.

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Bradford’s Brain Balloons – Column #0001 – VPN is not just for work

Logo for Bradford's Brain Balloons stating VPN is not just for work

Let me start with the basics, defining that three-letter acronym, Virtual Private Network. I have a rule that one cannot use a TLA (Three Letter Acronym) unless they know what it is short for. VPN allows a more secure connection between two computers via a public network. Typically, this connection is made via encrypted packets using an agreed upon scheme. The exact method is not relevant for the most part, what is important is that it is one that is trusted.

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Bradford’s Brain Balloons – Column #0000 – Exposition

Excellent question, everyone gets three experience points for that. A brain balloon is an idea that one wants to share. As this column was incubating during the website update, there were multiple names that Mr. Albright and I went through. It started as Brain Blisters from the various music themes of having “blisters on my … Read more

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