My First EMV and the Girl With the Dragon Tattoos

Self-serve station at Wal-mart. I had a gallon of transmission fluid and some aftershave. One of those late night shops. Swiped my card, and got a prompt about hitting “OK” with instructions. I looked again and wondered if I had swiped the non-mag side, so I swiped again carefully. Same error message. I read it more carefully and saw it Read More …

The puzzle that finds us

The ultimate puzzle in Information Technology? My grandmother hooked me on puzzles during my childhood with crossword and word search games. We bought the word game booklets for the car ride to vacations in St. Petersburg Florida. We also worked on them after school when I spent time at her house waiting for my mom to pick me up after Read More …