Bitcoin 2021 Conference Puzzle

After ariving late in the evening the day before the Bitcoin 2021 conference, I was unable to sleep, so I decided to create and host a puzzle for the conference with a Bitcoin prize.  I utilized my Twitter account to announce and post clues to the puzzle: This is a walk-through of the puzzle solution. […]

Rotation Poker

Rotation Poker™ is a variant of Draw Poker where players draw from three face up piles in the center of the table and discarded cards are passed in rotation from player to player as an alternative source from which to draw new cards.

CanSecWest 2011

Yes, that’s right…  After many, many years of wanting to attend this conference, I finally made it.  CanSecWest has been heralded as one of the best, top-quality security conferences that you can attend, and while I actually made it across the pond a few years ago to speak at EUSecWest, the logistics for getting up […]

When Magic Lost It’s Magic

Most that know me know that I’m an avid gamer.  I play video games, board games, card games, puzzles, pretty much anything I can get my hands on.  Because I like puzzles and strategy games, I’ve regularly been asked what I think the most strategic game I’ve ever played is, and I’ve gotten more than […]