Toastmasters Public Speaking Demo – Nov 4, 2022

Good public speaking demo at this evening’s Capital City Toastmasters – Midtown Sacramento in-person meeting! Two guests, and a 3rd that wished to participate but we ran out of time. Address sweaty palms and a flush face with an equally-physical response: a deep breath. It allows you to mentally reset, adds a purposeful pause, and…

Bitcoin Q & A #1

A Facebook commenter asked 2 great questions (note: I’m only answering for Bitcoin, not *crypto*. As the saying goes: Bitcoin, not crypto): Question: Can we still use crypto when the private key is lost? Answer: Private Keys are like you owning your own bank and owning the keys to the front door, back door, and…

Protecting Your Bitcoin

With Bitcoin you are your own bank and you are responsible for your own Operational Security (OpSec). When I was a child my parents and grandparents taught me the responsibility of locking and unlocking the front and back doors to the house. They also taught me how to lock and unlock the doors on their…