Vaccine Passports And Made-Up Crap

Vaccine Passports And Made-Up Crap

Most of the arguments against vaccine passports are just made-up crap. Like many of today’s social issues, much of the opposition to Covid vaccination certificates is not actually about things like medicine and public health (or, as I like to put it, “reality”). It is...
This Ain’t Our First Vaccine Certificate Rodeo

This Ain’t Our First Vaccine Certificate Rodeo

Before we get to the issues that are being raised as objections to vaccine passports today, there are some lessons to be learned from history about the intersection between vaccinations and privacy, security, and inequality. You think this is going to be dry and...
Why Is A Vaccine Passport So Difficult?

Why Is A Vaccine Passport So Difficult?

My wife and I traveled to Hawaii a few days ago. It took some close study to figure out the rules: a Covid test within 72 hours of the flight from a small group of approved providers at startling expense, followed by navigation through a maze of web-based forms and...
The Great Russia Hack 2: How’d They Do It?

The Great Russia Hack 2: How’d They Do It?

Forget what you know about hacking. Nation-state hackers work at an entirely different level. Imagine that you get hacked – the bad guys get the password to your mailbox, say. The next step for most hacking attacks is that the bad guys do something that you will...
The 2020 Bruceb News Year In Review

The 2020 Bruceb News Year In Review

We made it to the end of 2020! Almost done with Season 4 of the miniseries from hell, “The Decline And Fall Of The American Trumpire.” The next 29 days will move at a pace that makes glaciers look speedy, just like the last nine months. The best we can hope is that...