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Author/Consultant Jeremiah L. Byerley
Jeremiah Byerley is a technical consultant & author who helps individuals and businesses develop the confidence and habits they need to be competitive in the information age. Jeremiah has unique insight in California’s South Coast working for companies such as Santa Barbara’s Higher Octave Music and Ojai’s Lynda.com with a wealth of international experience consulting for EMI, Activision, IDIMedia (Blaylock & Company), Anysoft and a contributor for online syndication company, Storyful. The news & tutorials on this site feature articles written by Mr. Byerley and curated selections. For consultations requests, please contact Jeremiah.

ThreatList: Sharp Increase in Fake Mobile Apps Impersonating Legit Ones

Consumers don’t vet apps well enough to mitigate mobile threat risk, according to the latest mobile-threat report from RiskIQ Malicious mobile apps that try to dupe consumers by mimicking reputable apps is a persistent problem that’s on the rise, making an app store’s commitment to security a key factor to consider for mobile users who […]

Apple Removes 17 Malicious iOS Apps From App Store

Researchers have uncovered malware in 17 iOS apps that were removed from Apple’s official App Store. Researchers have uncovered 17 apps on Apple’s official App Store infected with malware. Apple has since removed the apps from the App Store – but a “significant” number of iOS users could have installed them, researchers said. Once downloaded, […]

No ‘Silver Bullet’ Fix for Alexa, Google Smart Speaker Hacks

Karsten Nohl, who was behind this week’s research that outlined new eavesdropping hacks for Alexa and Google Home, says that privacy for smart home assistants still has a ways to go. Researchers this week disclosed new ways that attackers can exploit Alexa and Google Home smart speakers to spy on users. The hacks, which rely on […]

What Kind of Mattresses Do Hotels Use?

What Kind of Mattresses Do Hotels Use? Discussing The Different Kinds of Mattresses Hotels Use In the world of travel nothing beats a great night of sleep and that starts quite frankly with the hospitality industry which begs the question, what kind of mattresses do these hotels use? The answer might surprise you. There are many fine […]

11 Best WordPress Translation Plugins For Multilingual Websites

With a share of almost 26 percent of worldwide Internet users, English is the most spoken language online (as of November 2015). That means if your WordPress site is set up in this particular language, it appeals to the largest singular group of users out there. The bad news, however, is that you are missing […]

3D Printing in Space With Moon Dust Is the Secret to Your Future Home on Mars

Many sci-fi conceptions of space exploration have envisioned astronauts running experiments on a planetary surface and then returning to a small base composed, principally, of the ship that took them there. But lengthier missions, if they ever happen, will require more extensive infrastructure: habitats, launch and landing pads, blast walls, meteoroid shields, cryogenic fuel and […]

High fat foods can increase CBD absorption into the body

While oral cannabidiol (CBD) capsules were approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in patients with seizures in 2018, very little was known about the effect of food on CBD absorption. A University of Minnesota study, published in Epilepsia, examined whether eating high-fat foods after taking CBD increased the body’s absorption […]

Marijuana may boost risky effects of drinking alcohol

As the legalization of medical marijuana and marijuana use are both on the rise in the United States, people are not necessarily using alcohol less and may be unaware of the risks of combining alcohol and marijuana, according to researchers. A new study from Penn State found that compared to people who only drank alcohol, […]

‘Taco Tuesday’ Is Trademarked by a Wyoming-Based Chain With No Locations in California

“Taco Tuesday” may be a well-known term for a themed dinner night out or at home, but as restaurants across the U.S. have learned, it’s also trademarked. Cheyenne, Wyoming-based Taco John’s — which has nearly 400 locations in 23 states but none in California — put its legal stamp on “Taco Tuesday” 30 years ago […]

CEO Tech Talk: How Otter.ai Uses Artificial Intelligence To Automatically Transcribe Speech To Text

Otter CEO and Silicon Valley-based serial entrepreneur Sam Liang created a cloud-based artificial intelligence engine to power its automated speech to text transcription service. Otter.ai In my 25-plus-year career—and counting!—as a journalist, I’ve done thousands of interviews and attended even more meetings, either face to face or over the phone which, for lots of them, I […]