Amazon: 25 Years Of Loyalty Down The Drain

For the moment, I only have the time to copy and paste a very short post I published on LinkedIn today, but I hope to return to this topic later with a lot more to say, including specifics, details, statistics, and commentary. All I know is I have been more loyal to Amazon as one …

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Book Review: Dot.Con: How America Lost Its Mind and Money in the Internet Era

Dot.Con: How America Lost Its Mind and Money in the Internet Era by John Cassidy My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is a relatively interesting book and not poorly written. Indeed, for those who don’t remember or didn’t live through this period, I would likely be recommending it and giving it a higher rating. …

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ID Cards and Certificates for Some of My Zillion Professional Organizations

I want to try to blog more, but my health is very poor and I'm horribly busy, largely trying to buy a house in another region of the country and get us moved -- all remotely. It's been far more time consuming and labor intensive than I anticipated, it's wearing me out and not leaving …

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A “Major” Status Update

I published this article on LinkedIn today. I thought I would share it here. If you wish to see it at the source, you can find it on my LinkedIn profile. However, I'm going to republish the piece in its entirety here, since not everyone has a LI account and some would not be able …

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An Interview With Global Security Expert Harris Schwartz

Today I published an interview on LinkedIn with a world renowned global leader in cybercrime & cybersecurity: Harris Schwartz. Feel free to read and comment. Many of you may find this interesting.  Cheers! https://www.linkedin.com/…/interview-global-security-exper…/

Scott’s Music Shak: My New Music/Audio Shop & Website

Hi all! It wasn't too long ago that I wrote about my newish music selling business (Feb. 21), letting you in on some of the stuff I've been doing for the past six months, and providing links to my then-seven online shops. Well, I've made some changes. I've closed down two of the shops (on …

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Selling Music Online…

  Hi! Sorry it’s been so long. Obviously, per my recent posts, my life has changed a lot, and I have a lot less time and energy to blog. It’s not that I don’t want to; it’s just that between extremely poor health and other projects, it’s fallen down my list of priorities, unfortunately. I …

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A Review of Kingpin

Kingpin: How One Hacker Took Over the Billion-Dollar Cybercrime Underground by Kevin Poulsen My rating: 5 of 5 stars Kingpin is a fascinating and utterly frightening account of one hacker/carder who essentially took on the world and took over the billion dollar carding empire -- until the FBI finally got him. Max “Vision” Butler was …

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