• Lithophane of the Moon

    I’ve had the Bambu Lab X1C for about a week now. Since even before I purchased it, one of the things I really wanted to print was this Lithophane of the Moon by Frank Deschner over on Printables.Com. It is a damn huge print, taking up most of the print area of the device. Maybe […]

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  • BambuLab X1C – First Video

    Last week I purchased a BambuLab X1C 3D Printer, something I have been wanting to do for a long time. A good friend of mine has been 3D printing for years, and strongly recommended the BambuLab X1 Carbon, so it was an easy decision. I got the “combo package” which included the AMS unit (holds […]

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  • New Zealand: Through the Lens

    New Zealand, a land of unparalleled natural beauty, is a dream destination for photographers and travelers alike. Its diverse landscapes, from breathtaking mountains to serene beaches, offer endless photo opportunities. You’ll find that New Zealand’s friendly locals and safe environment make for a seamless and enjoyable journey. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore some of […]

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  • Budapest: Through the Lens

    Budapest, the enchanting capital of Hungary, is a must-visit destination for travel photographers seeking to capture the perfect blend of historical charm and modern elegance. The city is often referred to as the “Pearl of the Danube” for its stunning architecture, picturesque riverfront, and vibrant culture. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll take you through the […]

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  • Mobile Device Security – Tips and Tricks for General Users

    Mobile Device Security – Tips and Tricks for General Users: a post in a series of articles for general endusers to better protect themselves online. In today’s world, our mobile devices have become an integral part of our daily lives. They store our personal information, allow us access to our finances and healthcare information, help […]

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  • Backup & Encrypt: Secure your Digital Life

    In today’s world, safeguarding your personal data is more important than ever. Cyber threats and data loss are a growing concern, and taking the necessary steps to protect your valuable information is crucial. In this post, I will guide you through the process of encrypting your data using BitLocker for Windows devices and FileVault for […]

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  • Online Identity – Protecting yourself from Theft

    In this digital age, protecting your online identity is essential. Cyber criminals are constantly on the lookout for ways to hack into your accounts and steal your sensitive information. One of the best ways to enhance your cybersecurity is to use strong, unique passwords for each of your online accounts and enable two-factor authentication (2FA) […]

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  • Protecting yourself Online:
A Beginner’s Guide for Information Security

    In today’s digital age, information security is more important than ever. With cyber threats on the rise, it is crucial for everyday users to understand the basics of protecting their personal data. In this article, we will discuss key principles, strategies, and best practices to help you strengthen your online security. By the end of […]

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John P. Hoke

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Cyber Security Professional, Photographer, Coffee Junkie, Mac Addict, Craft Beer & Whiskey connoisseur, all around curmudgeon and generally sarcastic SOB – Not necessarily in that order.

The opinions expressed on this blog are mine alone and not those of my employer, family, pets, the voices in my head, or anyone else for that matter … hell in an hour they may not be mine either 🙂

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