Archive for the “presentation” category

How to Ask Good Questions at RSA

by adam on February 26, 2013

So this week is RSA, and I wanted to offer up some advice on how to engage. I’ve already posted my “BlackHat Best Practices/Survival kit. First, if you want to ask great questions, pay attention. There are things more annoying (…)

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New School of Information Security Book Reading at Ada’s

by adam on October 5, 2011

Last Sunday, I did a book reading at Ada’s Technical Books. As I say in the video, I was excited because while I’ve talked about the New School, and I’ve given talks about the New School, I hadn’t done a (…)

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Self Promotion: A Little Interview about Alex @ RSA

by alex on February 1, 2011

Self Promotion time, sorry for the spam, but I think the stuff I’ll be participating in at RSA is pretty NewSchool.  Here’s an interview that talks about both of the things I’ll be doing and you can see if they’ll (…)

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What They Know (From the WSJ)

by alex on August 4, 2010

Interesting interactive data app from the Wall Street Journal about your privacy online and what various websites track/know about you. Full disclosure, our site uses Mint for traffic analytics.

Pie charts are not always wrong

by adam on February 22, 2010

In a comment, Wade says “I’ll be the contrarian here and take the position that using pie charts is not always bad.” And he’s right. Pie charts are not always bad. There are times when they’re ok. As Wade says (…)

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The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

by adam on February 18, 2010

In Verizon’s post, “A Comparison of [Verizon’s] DBIR with UK breach report,” we see: Quick: which is larger, the grey slice on top, or the grey slice on the bottom? And ought grey be used for “sophisticated” or “moderate”? I’m (…)

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Miscommunicating risks to teenagers

by Russell on December 2, 2009

A lesson in miscommunication of risk from “abstinence only” sex education aimed at teenagers. The educators emphasize the failure rate of condoms, but never mention the failure rate of abstinence-only policies when implemented by teenagers.

Ooops! and Ooops again!

by adam on October 30, 2009

Those of you who’ve heard me speak about the New School with slides have probably heard me refer to this as an astrolabe: Brett Miller just emailed me and asked (as part of a very nice email) “isn’t that an (…)

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Speaking in Michigan on Tuesday

by adam on October 16, 2009

Andrew Stewart and I will be speaking at the University of Michigan SUMIT_09 on Tuesday. We’re on 10:30-11:25. If you’re in the area, please come by.

Visualization Friday – Beautiful, Functional, and Effective

by Russell on September 25, 2009

We can all learn from this great role model, aimed at personal nutrition awareness and education: If only security awareness web sites were this good.