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Identity Verification: There’s Gotta Be a Better Way

From a recent comment of mine on a credit card company’s customer satisfaction survey: I wish there was a more convenient and reliable method of identity verification. The current standard seems to be asking questions from the public record. I had been living outside of the country for almost 10 years, so some questions really […]

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The mp3 Didn’t Kill the Album After All

10-15 years ago I was telling a fellow metal- and prog-loving friend how I was then listening to my full collection of music as a random mp3 playlist. He bemoaned the impending demise of the album format: I love albums, it’s sad to think in a few years they’ll be gone I sympathized with the […]