“Jumping from failure to failure with undiminished enthusiasm is the big secret to success.” — Savas Dimopolous

I start doing a lot of things. I don’t finish a lot of things, but I do start a lot of things. I’ve founded businesses, taken hobbies and sports, and bought into hypes…

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NB. This article is part of a series of articles I’m writing in an effort to fully document my journey to becoming a certified, professional pentester. Find the other articles on my profile.

Day one was all about finding out what I was going to have to learn, and how…

Every year, we look back and tell the stories of our last 365 days. We take the good, we take the bad, we sling it at a dictionary and put it on the internet. I’ve been guilty of doing witty write-ups myself but feel there’s a slight oversaturation of semi-memorable…

A purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash would allow online payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a financial institution. — Satoshi Nakamoto

Welcome to the first in a series of articles on cryptocurrencies. In this series I’ll dive deep into the largest, or…

As I turn my head and correct my pillow, I notice for the first time that I’m awake. It’s November 9th and I’ve had exactly 4 hours of sleep. Danielle’s gentle snoring almost lures me back into the warm embrace of my blankets, hugging me as I fall asleep once…

My flight to Tallinn departs at 10AM from gate B17. I got up at 5:30, got my train at 6:30, arrived at Schiphol at 7:30 and felt cheated out of at least one extra hour of sleep at 8AM. So far, waking up was the easiest part of this journey…

Stefan Dorresteijn

Codes for food. Writes for sanity.

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