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Status Update

August (aka Octavian)

Published: Aug 1, 2022
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What This Is

This section contains a number of subheadings where I can archive and organize the various things I’m studying/working on from a month-to-month basis. It’s essentially a long list of tersely formatted status updates that I collect and maintain along with some commentary.



  • Build: An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making - Tony Fadell. (978-1787634114) (in p.)


Tampa Devs

I recently became VP & co-organizer of Tampa Devs, a new local meetup group for Tampa’s software development community. I’ve given presentations on application security to our members, and am working with the founder on developing strategic partnerships to support our outreach & educational missions. At the moment that’s primarily meeting with potential sponsors and incorporating Tampa Devs as a 501c3.

The founder and I just finished putting this killer pitch deck together. Check it out:

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Squeak Records

Squeak Records: a small, independent record label/media company based in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Big Huge Giant’s first EP should be completed sometime within the next several months. The label’s next order of business concerns organizing promotional campaigns for the EP’s release.



I gave a talk on application security at the August Tampa Devs meeting:


I was also a part of GuidePoint’s August 5th GPS Live update:




I went to DEF CON 30!


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