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Tank

Nerd, dreamer, learner, musician, traveler, designer, audio engineer, creator, writer, and privacy advocate. Keyboard viking. Drinker of coffee.

Joined March 2020 60 Followers

Tank

Coinbase Preparing for IPO

9 Jul 2020 1 minute read comments Tank

Reuters reported this morning that Coinbase is getting ready to IPO, possibly as early as this year. The article doesn't have a lot of facts to back it up, and only specifies the source as "three people familiar with the matter". Everyone here has he...

Brave Content Creators Worth Tipping BAT To

4 May 2020 2 minute read comments Tank

Unless you're a regular user of a site, you may not know that there is the option to support the team behind it with BAT tokens earned via the Brave Browser.  The internet has created a novel culture of open-source contributors and people who work t...

DuckDuckGo Right Ahead And Dump Google

4 May 2020 2 minute read comments Tank

Or Qwant.  It just doesn't have the same pun-ability as DDG, and therefore didn't make the headline.  Sorry Qwant. To “Google” something simply means that you’re looking it up on the internet. Google has created a digital empire that’s synonymous w...

Bitcoin is the America of Cryptocurrency

3 May 2020 1 minute read comments Tank

Disclaimer: I'm American, and own Bitcoin. Though I live here, I hold no illusions about America. We're big, brash, and, en masse, fairly idiotic. We think we're the best in the world at everything, though there's plenty of evidence to the contrary...

Back It Up, Backin' Up

31 Mar 2020 2 minute read comments Tank

Your information is, at its most basic, yours. This article isn’t about how to keep someone else from getting it, it’s about how to keep it available to you. Backing up your devices is important. If you have a device get stolen, break, crash, o...

BAT - If It's Not In Your Wallet, Is It Really Yours?

29 Mar 2020 1 minute read comments Tank

There's been a lot of talk the last few days about BAT leaving people's browsers unexpectedly. I have no idea what's going on with that. I do have an idea of a more secure location though.I transfer my BAT to my Exodus wallet from Uphold. I don't ne...

What Is Open Source Information - and Why Is It Important To You?

28 Mar 2020 1 minute read comments Tank

Open Source Information is information that is available to anyone on the internet. If you’ve ever “google’d yourself” you’ve accessed the open source information available on you. It can be a bit creepy, finding out exactly what information ab...

Phishing - Don't Be Phooled

27 Mar 2020 4 minute read comments Tank

Phishing is the practice by scammers to get access to your information or your computer, usually using email. Phishing scams are varied, cheap, and powerful: 80% of reported security incidents are caused by phishing. Every. Email. Is. Potential. Phi...