Neuromancer

Essays on libraries, technology, webdev, &tc. by Ruth Collings

What I learned about renting while living in Canada

When I moved halfway across the country to go to university at 17 it was my first time being away from my parents for more than a week. This was definitely not a problem; I had been focused on “getting out” for years. Unfortunately for me, my parents had no ...

Code4LibNorth 2014

This are my notes for the conference. Security and Privacy Activism, law, practises, & code Reality - Model - Feelings There's no such thing as completely secure, it is merely a matter of raising the cost of hacking you to the point where few people will bother. Being a person ...

Ew, malware! Why public computers at libraries are dirty in more ways than one.

As librarians, we all know the kind of grossness that must be residing on our public computers' keyboards. It's better just not to think about it. Unfortunately, the contents of our computers are just as unclean. This is a hypothesis in need of a research study and I don't have ...