A Portland-area geek, photographer, writer, researcher, and urban poultry enthusiast.

These are my collected short notes, photographs, and essays.

brient@brient.net

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Custom-tailored hardware by alphabet soup agencies is out in the wild.
http://bcwh.io/ds1

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Neural dust. http://bcwh.io/tr1

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IBM looking at adopting bitcoin technology for major currencies
http://bcwh.io/reu3

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Huxley to Orwell: My Hellish Vision of the Future is Better Than Yours
http://bcwh.io/oc2

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A Brief Cultural History of the Tin Foil Hat
http://bcwh.io/mb5

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A man in a Darth Vader helmet, on a unicycle, bagpiping the Imperial Anthem.

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Checked into Powell's City of Books

Reading Free Will (Sam Harris) at the coffee shop

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Nearly everybody gets twitterpated in the springtime.

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Apparently I've been tying my shoes wrong for nearly three decades. http://bcwh.io/ted2

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A new Five Eyes exploit out in the wild has been able to put itself on your drive firmware for the last decade. http://bcwh.io/eff2