PC Build Log

I’ve been meaning to put this out for a while, since I’ve confirmed the thing actually works. It’s really not much more than a with-pictures explanation of how to build a mid-specced gaming PC, but hopefully this proves educational for some.

Encryption Mythbusters

This post is not just for technical people: it’s a discussion about what encryption is and how we can bust a few myths going around in the media.  No matter your job title, it’s always good to know the signs of bad security so that even if you can’t fix it yourself, you can throw a fit until someone else does.

AI > ML

Artificial Intelligence is, as a field of study, larger than Machine Learning.  In fact, ML is just a specific subset of AI.  I wasn’t too clear on where exactly the line was drawn, but it turns out the accepted industry answer is that you can have AI without ML, but whenever you’re doing ML, that’s a form of AI.

Impostor Syndrome

Impostor syndrome is when you’re convinced that you’ve faked your way to where you are now and that it’s only a matter of time before the people around you start to catch on.  The problem here is that knowing you have it doesn’t actually make it any better.