Scott  Burrell

Posts by Scott Burrell

  • How to chose what technology you should invest in.

    What does your technology do for you?

    March 23, 2017

    The year was 1997 and I was setting up a computer network for a small printing company. I had reached the point of configuring workstations to access the internet when one employee stopped me. Upset with the disruption, she asked, “Why do I care about internet access at my desk?”  Twenty years later the question seems silly to some but I can’t help wonder how...

  • Yes, chip cards take another second to work. But they seriously make your identity significantly safer.

    Don't Hate Chip Credit Cards. They Keep You More Secure.

    January 9, 2017

    In early 2016 I received a new bank card, one with the little silver square that means it has a chip in it. In the same envelope was a letter describing how this new smart bank card was going to help protect me in the fight against bank fraud, something I feel strongly about. Later that month I saw a YouTube video of an old news broadcast from Indiana where a...