Augusta Tek

For Profit

For Profit

Currently in America, it is very fashionable to speak negatively of the private sector. The conventional wisdom proclaims that all corporations are rooted in greed and are run by selfish individuals. Private sector opponents argue that profits are evil and penalize hard-working Americans. These individuals also state that no matter the form, capitalism ultimately ends […]

Bugs Do Not Come From Computers

Bugs Do Not Come From Computers

This past Memorial Day holiday, thousands of travelers were stranded in New York due to a reported “computer glitch.” This “computer glitch” apparently started with a “crashed” server that brought down the entire check-in system. To keep everything from coming to a complete stop, airline agents performed manual check-ins using paper tickets. Eventually, computer operations […]

YACC (aka, Yet Another Crypto Column)

YACC (aka, Yet Another Crypto Column)

By this point in time, everyone should be familiar with the crypto-virus and its many variants. Given all the media attention regarding crypto, I find it hard to believe that folks haven’t taken steps to protect themselves. But they haven’t, and just about every week I hear about another individual or organization attacked by crypto. […]