I post video content to my channels on YouTube, PeerTube, and Substack.

Sep 5, 2023

Digital Wallet Privacy & Security

Google Pay and Apple Wallet don’t work quite how most people expect. Can they be trusted to protect your privacy and security? I made this quick explainer to cover how both of these products work. Watch (and subscribe!) on YouTube Watch on PeerTube

Sep 1, 2023

"Non-Binary" Memory? 48GB DDR5 SODIMM Modules

In which I upgrade my ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 (2023) model to 64GB RAM, thanks to non-binary DDR5 memory~ Watch (and subscribe!) on YouTube Watch on PeerTube

May 18, 2023

Bluesky Social's Advantages and Disadvantages Explained

Bluesky Social is one of the biggest contenders in the fight to replace Twitter, but does it live up to its goals? I’ve been using Bluesky for a few weeks now, and I want to highlight some of its advantages over other popular competitors like Mastodon, and explain why I think it still has a long ways to go before it makes sense. Watch (and subscribe!) on YouTube Watch on PeerTube

May 9, 2023

Passkeys: Good or Bad?

Passkeys have really started taking off since Apple and Google announced native support for them in iOS and Android. They’ve been in the news again recently, because earlier this month Google announced support for passwordless authentication for Google accounts with Passkeys. So, with big tech companies seemingly going all-in on this technology, I want to take a look at how they work, whether they’re better than passwords, and whether they’re actually as private as Google claims....