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My Emerald Isle: Why Ireland is the Epitome of Home. I’ve been blessed to call Ireland home, a land of boundless beauty, rich history, and captivating culture. The extraordinary virtues of this captivating island reach far beyond its charming allure and lush landscapes.

This article will delve into the heart of Boulder’s people, examining the distinct characteristics that define us as Boulderites. From our love for the great outdoors to our commitment to environmental sustainability, these facets of our identity make Boulder the vibrant, diverse, and progressive city it is today.

The procedures for purchasing firearms in California and Texas are different, with California having stricter regulations compared to Texas. In this essay, we will compare and contrast the firearms purchasing procedures in both states to help you understand the key differences.

Ah Austin, the land of BBQ, live music, and a thriving tech scene. It’s a place where cowboys rub elbows with coders, and the tech geeks and musicians alike come to chase their dreams. It’s a city that’s as weird as it is wonderful, and it’s no wonder that it’s often referred to as the “Silicon Hills.”

Buying a gun in California is a process that is regulated by state and federal laws. In California, purchasing a firearm is subject to strict background checks and restrictions, aimed at preventing firearms from falling into the wrong hands. In this essay, we will explore the process of buying a gun in California and the […]

You have no idea how many people advised me against moving to Temple Bar, the watering hole and club district in central Dublin. I only heard bad things about the square mile, but after a couple of night owl jaunts, I fell in love with the place.

I’ve always found mentors to be truly remarkable people who not only make light work of venturing outside societal and technical norms but who go out on a limb to help those who ask. Their advice has often helped me to successfully navigate corporate politics, avoid technical minefields and, on occasion, convinced me to restructure my thinking, expectations and attitudes.

It’s not every day that you get to play the role of the chief information officer (CIO) of a Fortune 100 company.  However, in light of recent high-profile cybersecurity breaches, let’s imagine for a moment that you are a CIO who is busy preparing to deliver a rather sobering cybersecurity briefing. This is the first of […]

Another year, another country — Ireland this time.  Don’t panic, I’m still freelancing with Huawei’s European Research Center, but I’ve decided to take on a new project straddling Cyber Security projects in Dublin and Shenzhen.  To be sure, landing in a place without any prior exposure brought with it a flood of new experiences and excitement.  And unlike in […]

Last year I updated my PGP public encryption key to 4096 bits since it now looks as though it may be possible to crack a 1024 bit key within my lifetime.  Not that I have many secretes, but those that I do, I intend to keep out of prying eyes.  And unless quantum computers start to enter […]