Why It Makes Sense to Own Your Data and Software

Recently, Forbes posted an article claiming, “Owning Software or Data ‘No Longer Makes Sense’”. Fearful of where this was going, I clicked on the headline and read the article. To summarize, the article observed that the cloud was making life Continue reading

CSS3 in IE: Rounded Corners, Gradients, and Pie

The Challenge Recently, a major client asked that I create a new home page for their multi-million dollar site based on a Photoshop Mockup. The mockup looked great. However, right away I could tell there would be significant technical challenges Continue reading

How Stripe Got Me Thinking: Distributed Applications

A few weeks ago I competed in the ethical hacking competition, Stripe CTF 2.0: Web Edition. If you read the shared blog posts of my team members, you’ll quickly realize just how bright these guys are. On a whim, they beat over 16,000 other Continue reading