Author Archives: Zack

Patriot Mobile Review

In February I switched my phone plan to Patriot Mobile because I liked what they stood for. I also no longer wanted to support a company like Google with their Google Fi network. I was kind of nervous about the coverage at first. But believe it or not, the Patriot Mobile network works better for Continue Reading »

I Got My Ham Radio License

I have become very interested in radio over the last 7-8 months. I’m not sure now what triggered it. But I do remember watching a video about emergency communications and ham radio. I thought it was interesting so I started doing research. Now as of 6/1/2021 I am a licensed ham radio operator! I started Continue Reading »

Online Friends

Online friends are an interesting thing. How can two people who have never met in real life and may never meet form a strong friendship that lasts for years? It kind of sounds strange in a way. But I guess it’s not anything new. Pen pals have been around longer than the internet. Maybe the Continue Reading »

What is a Warrant Canary?

A warrant canary is a statement that a site or company has not received any secret warrant request. According to Wikipedia, the idea was first proposed by Steven Schear in 2002. Then the idea hit its peak around 2013-2014 when big companies like Apple started using them. How they work? The idea is that a Continue Reading »