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Tarah Wheeler (MS, CSM, CSD, CISSP) is an information security researcher, author, entrepreneur, keynote speaker, nonprofit founder, scientist, and poker player. She is currently Cybersecurity Fellow at New America and

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Recent videos


How Washington State poker laws affect structured games

In Washington State, no limit holdem cash games are illegal. You cannot find it even in Native casinos. In addition, online gambling is illegal here. These limits (pun intended) mean […]

Howto: Fix MySQL Server dependency problems on Ubuntu LTS

Have you encountered this error? An error occurred while setting the password for the MySQL administrative user. This may have happened because the account already has a password, or because […]

Automator will not save service in General in Yosemite OSX for keyboard shortcuts

You might have had the same problem I just did: I tried to create a global hotkey shortcut command situation for popping up a new mail message. I’m trying hard […]