Respect My Authoritah!

From The Washington Post: Even though it might sound harsh and impolitic, here is the bottom line: if you don’t want to get shot, tased, pepper-sprayed, struck with a baton or thrown to the ground, just do what I tell you. Don’t argue with me, don’t call me names, don’t tell me that I can’t […]

Girl Scout Cookies and The Green Cross

A Girl Scout was selling their delicious, magical cookies in front of a cannabis clinic in San Francisco. From Mashable: Any patients at The Green Cross with the munchies didn’t stand a chance. In two hours on President’s Day, Danielle sold 117 boxes outside the clinic — people gobbled up all her Dulce de Leches […]

A Warm-n-Fuzzy Update on Target’s Data Breach

Target announced today that the 40 million customers who have had their credit and debit card data swiped from Target’s servers aren’t the only people who have something to worry about. From Target’s corporate site: As part of Target’s ongoing forensic investigation, it has been determined that certain guest information—separate from the payment card data […]

Joyous Holiday Season Shipping: Ho, Ho, Oh Crap

One of the fun stories coming out of the Joyous Holiday Season was the number of packages that were guaranteed to be delivered by Christmas that, you know, weren’t. From The Wall Street Journal: The bottleneck was largely in UPS’s air business, which retailers leaned on heavily in the past week as they scrambled to […]

Guess Who Was The Target of a Security Breach?

Spoiler: It was Target. See what I did there? 1 From The New York Times: Target’s announcement came one day after a security blogger, Brian Krebs, first reported the breach. In a statement, Target confirmed that criminals gained access to its customer information on Nov. 27 — the day before Thanksgiving and just ahead of […]