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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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” 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 […]
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 […]
Data is capital. Technologists and privacy advocates have been warning about – and campaining against – the prevailing, arguably exponentially growing, tendency of state-aided and private companies to mine, gather, repackage, and monetize user data. Probably the biggest story of the week, a saga that has occupied the headlines of media outlets worldwide – the […]
For all the focus on locking down laptops and smartphones, the biggest screen in millions of living rooms remains largely unsecured, even after years of warnings. Smart TVs today can fall prey to any number of hacker tricks—including one still-viable radio attack, stylishly demonstrated by a hovering drone. At the Defcon hacker conference today, independent […]
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Several serious privacy flaws in a kid’s tablet were disclosed this year at Black Hat, which could allow a bad actor to track or send messages to children. LAS VEGAS – Serious vulnerabilities have been disclosed in LeapFrog’s tablet for kids, the LeapPad Ultimate, once again throwing child data privacy into the spotlight. The LeapPad […]