Heml.is Snakeoil

I have been meaning for a while to post about using public key crypto to secure cloud backups on services you canโ€™t trust (ie all of them) but the recent launch of Heml.is made me get nerd-rage the other day and I just have to say something. To quote »

Securing cloud backups with EncFS

Assuming you are on Debian/Ubuntu, install encfs $ apt-get install encfs Simply run $ encfs ~/PATH/TO/ENCRYPTED_FOLDER ~/PATH/TO/FOLDER to create an encrypted version of a folder $ encfs ~/ENCFS/ENC/ ~/ENCFS/CLEAR/ Creating new encrypted volume. Please »

Moving On From Forward

After 2.5 years at Forward I am moving on. The time there has been great, I worked with some of the smartest people I know on some interesting projects. Things that are now core to me I used for the first time there - Hadoop, Hive, HBase, Node.js, Puppet »

101 Goals In 1001 Days, Again

Some of you will remember my last 101 Goals In 1001 Days, it led to quite a lot of fun, gave me something to aim at over an extended period and completely transformed my fitness. People laughed when I said I would do a marathon and now Iโ€™ve done 2, I »