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Doug Rutherford

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Virtual Village columnist Doug Rutherford teaches computer networking and security for Yukon College and three post-secondary educational institutions in British Columbia.


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Issue: 2016-11-16, PHOTO: Meredith Elliott

Christmas Eve, 1946. Several actors huddle around their microphones, live-broadcasting a radio station's seasonal drama, complete with commercial intervals and a touch of Yuletide music. The story they are dramatizing concerns a well-meaning chap... more

Nov 16, 2016 12:00 AM Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2014-02-13, PHOTO: iStock

It's natural that you have some complaints about your boss, co-workers, or customers. No job is perfect and we are only human. However, how you express your feelings may prove to be a problem, not only in your present job, but also your chances of... more

Feb 13, 2014 12:00 AM Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2014-01-30, PHOTO: iStock

One of the conveniences of the internet is that it allows anyone to be a publisher; this is also one of its biggest problems. Before the internet, there was usually a filter between you and outrageous claims. However, in many cases that filter no... more

Jan 30, 2014 12:00 AM Yukon Lifestyle

I'm back after a bit of a vacation and a bout of pneumonia, but I'm ready to sell you on some safety tips for online classified ads. One of the earliest features of the web was the introduction of classified ad services, such as eBay, CraigsList, an more

Oct 31, 2013 12:00 AM Yukon Education

Considering how easy it was to encrypt your traffic, you should consider arranging your wireless access point or router so that someone else won't find it that easy to copy your encryption key. You should configure your WAP or router so that the adm more

Sep 20, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Education