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Devious Fox

Adventures in Caffeine Addiction

April 1, 2013 |

History and Decisions

It started when I was an over-achieving high-schooler, hell bent on doing good and getting into a good college. Then I got into a good college, and found myself letting two liter bottles of Diet Pepsi go … Read More

Startup Lessons from Kickboxing

February 1, 2013 |

A few months ago, I started a kickboxing class. My intent was not to become a vicious fighting machine, but to workout intensely twice a week somewhere with a shower. As in all areas of my life, I saw corollaries for working in a … Read More

Password Breach? That’ll Be $172,000,000 Please

January 27, 2013 |

//Note: this is a post I wrote over on Adding it here for posterity.

UK Authorities have just slapped Sony Playstation with a $400,000 fine for their massive password breach in 2011.

That $400k is nothing compared to the … Read More

Password Security The Right Way

October 24, 2012 |

// Cross-posted from the Stormpath blog and co-written with Les Hazlewood

Password security – not the most exciting part of your app. Because its complicated to build well, time-consuming to maintain securely, and because attacks are escalating through cloud technologies, … Read More

Stormpath Named “Hot Cloud Company” by NetworkWorld

September 6, 2012 |

//Cross-posting from the Stormpath blog

Stormpath has been named a “Hot Cloud Company to Watch” in a recent article by Network World.

Aside from the welcome coverage of our business and growth, we’re excited so many of the cloud companies … Read More

Taking OSCON by Storm

July 27, 2012 |

// An update from the Stormpath blog, added here for posterity

Free Swag, Voodoo Donuts, and two days of great conversations, what else could we have asked from OSCON 2012?

The Stormpath team visited Portland, OR last week to attend an exhibit at … Read More

Technology *Could* Transform Society

July 7, 2011 | 1

The intellectual highlight of my week: this article from 1982 discussing the National Science Foundation’s oracular predictions of how the internet will impact life as we know it. A whole post could be written on their views on Privacy, but … Read More

Right Now in Outsourcing 101

November 27, 2010 |

At the recommendation of several people, I finally read the Four Hour Work Week, which got me thinking about optimizing my precious time. I mean, I could be doing yoga or reading trashy mysteries in the bathtub, working less sounds … Read More

The Lean Startup

November 22, 2010 |

When I was just getting started with FoodFolk this summer, many people I respect a great deal gave me the advice to “get something out there” in a month, get user feedback and pivot; great advice I generally agree with.

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Devious Animals #3

August 11, 2010 |

Devious Sharks own Central Park. The prefer joggers for breakfast and drug-addled teens for supper.

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