Information and techniques to help you protect your privacy online and in life.
I’m no Steve Wozniak but I carry a healthy distrust of computers. After hearing of the Equifax data breachaffecting the privacy of more than 145 million Americans, learning Uber paid and tried to cover up the loss of 57 million driver and passenger records, seeing the impact of the hugely problematic SEC database hack on national stock exchanges and, finally, witnessing the Meltdown and Spectremass surveillance backdoor I’m really starting to feel the gravity this quote from Woz:
Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window.
How I overcame my Bitcoin investment fears and just created a goddamn wallet.
10 months ago I took a trip to Bali and spent a couple weeks living in a boutique hotel turned coliving apartment at a place called Roam Ubud. There I met all kinds of interesting people—serial entrepreneurs, digital nomads, lifestyle bloggers, iOS developers and even a feng shui author.
Of all the chance encounters I had during my trip to Bali one individual stood out. His name was Robin. And I’ll never forget Robin because he sold me my first bitcoin.
In this guide you will learn how to use an exchange to convert fiat into cryptocurrency, use the cryptocurrency to purchase NEO and, finally, transfer the NEO to the Ledger Nano S hardware crypto wallet for safe-keeping.
The next Bitcoin fork is inevitable. As the value of Bitcoin continues to fluctuate there are opportunities to make extra money. Here's how to take advantage.
Anyone who invested in bitcoin just before the August hard fork and simply held it for three months has already more than tripled their original investment.
As the next bitcoin hard fork approaches the value of Bitcoin is lifting. Here’s how you can take advantage of Bitcoin volatility as it moves up and down with very little risk as the price fluctuates before the next fork.
Note: This tutorial assumes you have a Coinbase account. If you don’t sign-up for one and receive $10 of free Bitcoin before continuing.
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This work was originally published on Medium.com on and updated as new insights were gained. It has since been censored by Medium for reasons unknown.
Coincidentally, the timing of the censorship coincides perfectly timewise with Washington’s grilling of Facebook and other gatekeepers due to election meddling, a concern I specifically address within.
How Coinbase walked off with millions of customer coins during the Bitcoin Gold hard fork. And how to make sure it never happens again.
If you’re one of 10 million plus Coinbase users and didn’t move your bitcoin to a wallet “under your control” prior to the Bitcoin Gold hard fork you may never see any of the Bitcoin Gold you were entitled to receive at the or, more precisely, at block 491407 when the snapshot was taken. And here’s what happened next…
Did you know mining Bitcoin isn't nearly as lucrative as altcoins? True story. Learn how to mine altcoins using nothing but spare computer resources.
I’m no Pliny the Elder but I’m here to tell you there’s a gold rush occurring in the cryptocurrency mining space. Whether you’ve just overcome your Bitcoin investing fears or already hold tokens from some wild new ICO you too can mine cryptocurrencies like ETHETCXMR and more. It’s easy! Here’s how…
Securing your cryptocurrency with Google Authenticator? That decision may make you angry one day. But that's okay because Authy is here to save the day.
The first thing you need to learn when you start working with Bitcoin is to set-up 2FA. The most common forms of two-factor auth today are standard telephony and security tokens, which come in both the soft and hard variety.
If we took hard U2F tokens off the table, we’re left with software and telephony. Which of the two would you choose? Well, it depends. Let’s explore.
Be your own bank. Store your secure, private and untraceable cryptocurrency and keep it safe from prying eyes. Learn to take flight with the Monero CLI wallet.
Monero is a secure, private, and untraceable cryptocurrency. It is open-source and accessible to all. With Monero, you are your own bank. Only you control and are responsible for your funds. Your accounts and transactions are kept private from prying eyes. Learn how to install the Monero CLI wallet. There’s only one way…
Arise, you have nothing to lose but your barbed wire fences!
How to travel like a God during your voyage to Bali.
Inspired by an interview with Lydia Lee, who left her six-figure job in Canada “in pursuit of a path less conventional”, I decided to retrace her steps to Indonesia, to the Island of the Gods (Bali) and a place there called Ubud.
What follows is a guide to travel like a God during your visit to Bali, formed from my experiences over a three-week period in late 2016.