Ay Dios Mio! Mexican Law Destroys Privacy of all Citizens and Visitors.

In an article that ran yesterday, the EFF explains a new Mexican data retention law that just entered into force.
This law gets a massive “ay caramba” from me. It is yet another example of just how far governments and telcos will go to deprive citizens of basic data privacy in an effort [...]

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‘The Pitch Is Ours!’ – KONAMI Reveals Full Content List for PES 2015. The On-Field Focus Is Supported by Stunning Modes and Online and Offline Advances

PES is one of my favorite games, so it is with great joy that I post this.
El Segundo, CA – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced new details for PES 2015. Previously announcing its intent to elevate the game’s on-field realism to all new levels, Konami has confirmed PES 2015 will offer both online and offline [...]

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AAMA Connect Series The Future of Enterprise

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
8:30am-5:30pm
Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Boulevard Mountain View, CA
Register here
(Early Bird Pricing ends on August 14th)
This conference will bring together leading executives, entrepreneurs, investors, thought leaders and researchers from Silicon Valley and Asia to discuss the future of enterprise. Over the past decade, we have witnessed unprecedented changes on how corporations [...]

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IERS Combines the Best of NewSQL and Key Value Stores

IERS Combines the Best of NewSQL and Key Value Stores

In my last blog post I provided a general introduction to key value stores (KVS). In this post I’m going to explain how InfoFrame Elastic Relational Store (IERS) takes the basic concepts of the KVS and improves upon them to build a database with strong business oriented features.
The main improvement is that IERS is [...]

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Tropico 5 Refused Retail Release in Thailand

Tropico 5 Refused Retail Release in Thailand

Ridgewood, NJ – Aug 4, 2014 – Kalypso Media can confirm that Tropico 5, the latest installment of the hugely popular dictator sim, has been refused distribution in Thailand. The Board of Film and Video Censors (part of the Ministry of Culture) informed Kalypso Media’s Thailand distributor New Era that Tropico 5 would not be [...]

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THE NEW MAINGEAR PULSE 15: THIN AND POWERFUL ULTRA HD 3K LAPTOP AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

MAINGEAR’s new Pulse 15 offers the ultimate 15-inch laptop that is thin, powerful and has a 3K wide-view screen display with new matte custom color options.

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 Five Sports, One Package: Wii Sports Club Launches in Stores on July 25

Five Sports, One Package: Wii Sports Club Launches in Stores on July 25

Online Multiplayer, Enhanced GamePad Controls and High-Def Graphics Among New Features in Wii U Game

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 The Importance of Key Value Stores

The Importance of Key Value Stores

Key Value Stores are perhaps the most common form of NoSQL and NewSQL databases. They consist of (surprise!) keys and values and are built from the ground up to store and retrieve these values as fast as possible. For this reason, a KVS is considered an excellent way to store and retrieve information [...]

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Digital Comics Have Grown 10x in the Last 3 Years

Madison, Wisconsin (July 18, 2014) — This week, pop culture experts, ICv2.com released an eye opening analysis of growth in the digital comics market. In their report, digital comics sales grew to $90 million in 2013. The growth rate continues to decline from the near-tripling pace in 2012, but it’s to a still [...]

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CISSP Code of Ethics

I didn’t realize being a CISSP made me a servant of the commonwealth.

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