Pseudo-Random Observations

I’ve been building a password generator the past few days. It takes words from the dictionary at random* and then combines them with punctuation and numeric characters.

I have elaborated on a few methods of personal information security before (here and here). I still prefer to

  • never use a password for more than one site/service/login, and
  • not even know most of my passwords, and
  • let software generate them for me

But I guess I can see a need for passwords that are memorable, or at least easy to visually read and type in on another screen (perhaps a miniature one, or a computer you don’t own). Continue reading Pseudo-Random Observations