PCI DSS Compliance Expert

Yes, that is me. I am a PCI DSS compliance expert living in Melbourne, Australia. I run my company Inforca that specialise in Magento development and support retainers and we're based out of Bay Street, Brighton - near the ⛱️ beach. We've helped numerous clients, small and big from Australia and…

Who is Ben Baller?

I wrote a similar post on my blog before. Years ago. And it turned out to be one of the highest traffic pages. It turns out that people looking up Ben Baller from Australia was being directed to my blog on Google. I'm a huge fan of Ben Baller. He's…

Fake Verified Profiles on Upwork

About a month ago, I ran into a fake profile that came up as verified: This freelancer’s identity has been verified through a government ID check and a video call. You will see their verified name if you enter into a contract together.I've been outsourcing via Upwork for…

Studying the Top 10 Y Combinator Companies that are Open Source

I am going through this list here: https://www.ycombinator.com/topcompanies and will keep going until I find 10 open source companies that are a part of the Y Combinator alumni. Some names I immediately recognise as open source, some are more obscure even after a look so please…

Early Warning Signs for a Freelance Project

Freelance projects are fun. You can do them on the side, outside of your 9 to 5. When you get more, you can do it full time. But it's not all fun and games. I'll tell you a story about a project I did a few years ago. The project…