Social media security after the Cambridge Analytica scandal

Ever since last month’s big story on Cambridge Analytica and Facebook our social media channels, that never really felt private or secure, have started to feel downright sinister. So what to do? If you’re like me, and not ready to miss out on clothing swap invites or distant family updates, there are some things you can … Read more Social media security after the Cambridge Analytica scandal

WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

If you’re new to WordPress, you may be confused between WordPress.com and WordPress.org. What’s the difference? While both are on the open-source WordPress framework, WordPress.com is hosted by Automattic and often thought of as a “light version” of WordPress. WordPress.org is the “full version” – you can fully customize your site in any way you … Read more WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

Stop using that terrible password. Password managers demystified.

You have 3 passwords that you randomly choose between for every site you log into. You haven’t updated your passwords in over 5 years. Your password has your pet’s name or your birthday in it. Your password has been on a leaked list but you still haven’t changed it. You accidentally tweeted out your password. … Read more Stop using that terrible password. Password managers demystified.

Never Home: All Migrants Welcome

I’ve been reading a lot about the “Migrant Crisis” in Europe. Particularly about Hungary and the wall they are building to keep the thousands of migrants, many escaping from Syria, out. The wall is expected to be completed this week. This hits home for me as I am Hungarian and recently became a citizen there. I was … Read more Never Home: All Migrants Welcome

9 things I’ve learned in my first year as a freelance developer

I graduated from coding school a year ago today. I quit my day job as a graphic designer at the Vancouver Public Library a few months earlier and aimed to freelance full-time. It was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. Here are some things I’ve learned in my first year of freelancing. 1. Don’t … Read more 9 things I’ve learned in my first year as a freelance developer