Passwords and other modern annoyances

Passwords can be a real pain.

We computer geeks really do understand that. It just comes down to the fact that we’re not operating locally anymore, we’re operating globally. Maybe you live in a great community, and you feel safe and comfortable enough in your community to sleep at night in an unlocked house. That’s great. For you, passwords probably seem like a lot of bother for nothing. The problem is that all of our virtual, online “doors” exist in dark corners where anyone in the world within reach of a computer can rattle the doorknob. And they do. You might be shocked how often. It’s hundreds of times. Not hundreds of times in a year, or even a month, but in a day. Sometimes even in the course of a few minutes. Continue reading