I’m gonna have to get new pets, I’m running out of passwords.
I am in Panama City for a couple days. Today and tomorrow, I will be meeting with the Embassy for Warden’s Appreciation meetings and training sessions. Luckily, this time I am in PC with a capable laptop and don’t feel cutoff from the Internet. Connecting to the Internet here has reminded me of a couple … Continue reading Internet Security and Passwords
I have been updating all my passwords on all email accounts and all websites that require a password. What a pain. This has been sort of a second phase of my password hardening. The first phase was to harden the passwords as mentioned in a previous post. This phase has been to make all email … Continue reading Passwords
I have received the new 128 GB Google Pixelbook and am going through the process of understanding how to work in a Chrome environment. Most people that move to Panama only use a computer for email, to watch videos and surf the Internet. For that, a Chromebook fills the bill and is much more secure … Continue reading New Technology and Old Minds
This week’s Security Now Podcast had a couple items I thought might be of interest to those in Panama that might be making use of some of the items that were covered. I am posting the Youtube video in case you want to watch the 2 hour and 5 minute broadcast.If you aren’t interested, I … Continue reading Technology Droppings
This is the second post on technology’s role for people moving to Panama. In this post I will focus on some of the dangers that technology poses for those that are new to using technology. Passwords Let’s start with the most obvious. The technology I am talking about requires the Internet to be useful. Connecting … Continue reading Moving to Panama – Technology Cons
I wonder if Koki, my dog, appreciates being at least slightly immortalized in my passwords.
I first came to Panama in 1993. I toured the canal and saw a lot of Panama City. At that time I said, “Boy am I glad I don’t live there”. Fast forward. In 2002, I came to decide if I wanted to live in Panama, after reading the benefits in many publications about how … Continue reading Time for more Tech Rambling
I have written several posts on the need for seniors moving to Panama to adopt using a certain amount of technology. I personally couldn’t live here without the Internet and a smart phone. However, adopting new technology requires a reasonable amount of discipline to keep yourself safe. And even then you will never be totally … Continue reading Necessary, But Be Cautious
Today, i got chastised for writing about technology and was told to understand that all readers are not literate in technology. The comment touched a nerve and my reply reflected it. Slightly interesting is that the post was on Pupusas and technology was just the notification method to know if pupusas were being made. Yes, … Continue reading Technology and This Blog