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Doing CISO things. Sometimes VC things.
Nov 25, 2021 18 tweets 3 min read
On the eve of Black Friday and with Cyber Monday approaching (is it already kind of here?) I’ll tell you a story about bot ops at a kind of big global retailer and how we ensured people got PS5s. A thread… 1/I have no idea how many Let’s level set. Yes, some bots get the thing you want but NO not all or most go to the bots. There is tech and human ops processes to fight this but first let’s talk about the bot operators.
May 21, 2019 10 tweets 3 min read
This week I read @josephmenn's book about Cult of the Dead Cow. Here are my thoughts. A thread, a book report, a reflection.
TL;DR = go buy it.… As I was reading the book from my place high on Potrero Hil,l I was looking out out over the old New Hack City location. If you're from NY, SF, Lubbock, or Boston you'll appreciate the familiarity some stories bring. 2/?