Announcing my new podcast - Opt Out!

Welcome to Opt Out, where I sit down with passionate people to learn why privacy matters to them, the tools and techniques they’ve found and leveraged, and where we encourage and inspire others towards personal privacy and data-sovereignty.
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This Year in Monero - 2021

As a way to celebrate and show the growth that has happened for Monero across the past year on this, the 7th anniversary of the Monero project, I wanted to take a snapshot of statistics and social media posts to highlight this growth.
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Donating to FOSS Projects and Pro-Privacy Organizations

This post gives some projects and organizations that I personally love and that accept donations in Monero.
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Bitcoin’s Fungibility Graveyard

Where the pipe-dream of Bitcoin’s real-world fungibility goes to die.
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Switching to CalyxOS

How and why I made the jump to CalyxOS for my mobile operating system.
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Community Drama and My Search for a Privacy-Preserving Mobile OS

Community drama, legal battles, slandering, and harassment takes away from the important mission of any OS like this: privacy and security.
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Contributing to Monero

This post is an attempt to help clarify and highlight ways that people from all backgrounds and walks of life who love Monero can jump in and help out using their unique skill-sets.
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A Brief Breakdown of Monero’s Ongoing Network Attacks

In this blog post I’ll break down a rough timeline of events, a short list of the known attacks that have happened or are still occurring, and what users can do to mitigate these attacks and others like them in the future.
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Comparing Reasonably Private Spends in Bitcoin, Monero, and Zcash

I take a look at how each of the three most recognized privacy approaches in cryptocurrency stack up in size, cost (in both money and time!), and throughput.
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