Nick Douglas
nickdouglas
Staff Writer, Lifehacker | Nick has written for Gawker, Valleywag, the Daily Dot, and Urlesque. He currently runs the scripted comedy podcast "Roommate From Hell."
Dec 19
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God, yes, so many companies force bad habits onto their employees. But when writing down your passwords, you could use LastPass on your phone! It’s not much harder than keeping a text file or Post-it note, but it’s much more secure. (Have it generate word-based passwords and hand-tweak them to meet the minimal Read more

Dec 19
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I was ready to defend vertical video in general but lol this use of it makes NO SENSE

Dec 18
6

Thank you! A dumb joke I always wanted to do (at a humor site, not at Lifehacker) was to publish a list of “good passwords” that looked really long and complicated. But I worry that someone would take me seriously.

Dec 16
9

No, it doesn’t assume instantaneous distribution—Newton died a little longer than one instant ago! But it’s true that you need more information to reach the conclusion above. Read more

Dec 4
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Starring this because I respect good-faith opinions even if they’re wrong

Nov 27
5

I gotta say, good on Gen for hiring so many excellent writers who suddenly had an opening in their schedules!

Nov 26
56

Thank you, I hope at least one person reads this and opens their eyes to how much more women worry about tone, while men just plow on through, not giving a shit how they make everyone else feel.