Mike Owens

Musings

... And Things I Find Interesting

I Preordered the Tesla Cybertruck

Call me crazy… Delusions of being Harrison Ford as Rick Deckard in Blade Runner… But Tesla just unveiled their new electric pickup truck called the Cybertruck… And for a mere $100, I'M ON THE WAITING LIST. It probably won't be ready for production until 2021, so we've got time to figure out what to do with it, and the deposit is 100% refundable. …

calendar Nov 26, 2019 ... clock 1 min read ... tag life

Project: Box for Salt & Pepper

Used some leftover teak to make a little box to hold the salt and pepper shakers.

calendar Oct 20, 2019 ... clock 1 min read ... tag woodworking

PSA: Ransomware Outbreak Insights from CISA

Ransomware remains a major cyber threat to organizations of all sizes. The DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) just issued a special publication about ransomware protection, mitigation, and recovery recommendations. Eagle is re-posting the CISA notice here to help spread the word. What follows is the news release published by CISA at www.us-cert.gov. CISA Insights: Ransomware Outbreak Original release date: August 21, 2019 …

calendar Aug 22, 2019 ... clock 1 min read ... tag cyber

The Passing of Jean Vanier, L'Arche Founder

I just saw the news that Jean Vanier, the founder of the L'Arche communities that give homes and dignity to the intellectually and developmentally disabled, has passed away. I was first introduced to L'Arche in Washington, DC, through a friend who lived and worked in one of the L'Arche houses there as an assistant. It was a beautiful, powerful experience visiting her there, having dinner and spending time with that community. …

calendar May 8, 2019 ... clock 2 min read ... tag faith

Don't use Internet Explorer, says Microsoft Security Chief

This article previously published at EagleConsultingPartners.com Internet Explorer is a “compatibility solution” not a “modern browser”, explains Microsoft’s lead for cybersecurity in a recent blog post. Do you use the Internet Explorer web browser on a regular basis? Does your practice or organization? Well, the message from a Microsoft cybersecurity leader is to STOP! Chris Jackson is a Microsoft cybersecurity expert. …

calendar Apr 7, 2019 ... clock 3 min read ... tag cyber