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Surfers Paradise, Australia
Freelance Writer

Writer. Content Editor at SitePoint. Formerly editor at @thenextweb, @DesignCrowd, @envato, @lifehack, etc. Email: (no PR).

Would You Be a Perpetual Traveler or a World Citizen? — On Monday I wrote about developing the freedom to travel anywhere, anytime without getting fired. For many people, putting yourself in a position where you are free to go at any time and stay in the places you've always wanted to stay is a completely new experience and mindset.
May 08, 2014

Perpetual travel is an interesting concept. Innovations like #Bitcoin make it more viable.…

What does Silk Road’s closure mean for Bitcoin, Tor & the online drug trade? — Let's get a few things straight. Silk Road's closure isn't the death knell for Tor, the anonymizing network one must be connected to in order to access sites on the most well-known area of the dark web. Nor does it spell the end of Bitcoin, the pseudonymous currency of Silk Road, or cryptocurrencies at large.
Oct 03, 2013

What does Silk Road’s closure mean for Bitcoin, Tor & the online drug trade?…

Tony Abbott's Internet Policy a Global Laughing Stock — With an election just over a week away in Australia, the incumbent Labor Party's latest piece of propaganda is a spoof of the opposition's proposed broadband infrastructure policy - one that replaces the well-underway gigabit National Broadband Network with a plan to ensure speeds of 25 megabits per second around the country.
Aug 27, 2013

ADSL2 Speeds by 2019: The Stupidest Government Policy Ever?

Dec 01, 2015

"Until you realize the next rung of the ladder isn’t where salvation hides, the siren song will keep playing."…

Nov 30, 2015

The National Security Letter spy tool has been uncloaked, and it’s bad…

Nov 11, 2015

It's too late for my retinas but perhaps there is hope for yours…

Nov 10, 2015

Got my Overwatch closed beta invite. The next few hours of work will be a serious test of my discipline.

Nov 10, 2015

Are you getting cheated when buying a WordPress theme?

Nov 10, 2015

RT @Bitcoin: Say the Big, Bad 'B' Word: Bitcoin and the Internet of Money…

Nov 10, 2015

@jonathanfields Not just you, weird and a good indicator that they're not one, lol

Nov 10, 2015

"They are carrying out the ideals of a movement that regards the delegitimization of dissent as a first-order goal."…

Nov 09, 2015

RT @Snowden: Happening now: Court rejects gov's pleas for delay, finding "even one day" without rights is "significant harm."

Nov 08, 2015

RT @OphelieLechat: “I thought I was just ‘doing startup’” — @BrandonMChu on what the hell product managers do:…

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