Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Danger of Algorithms

There is a report that came out recently that shows how you can predict Social  Security numbers, an important piece of identity information in the US. This, according to this C|Net article, could result in massive fraud taking place if … Continue reading

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The Reading Poll

I’ve written and blogged quite a bit about how much I like reading, and specifically my experiences with the Kindle and e-readers. I started with “Should I Buy a Kindle?” last year, and have continued to update people with my … Continue reading

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Out for a day

I’m hoping I’m only out for a day. As I write this, I’ll be recovering from my ACL surgery, though hopefully only slightly limited in work. We’ll see. I’ve learned to hope for the best, but plan for the worst, … Continue reading

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Good Practices for Software Development

Would you post your password on a wall in your office? Of course not, because other employees, the cleaning crew, even guests walking around your office would be able to access your system with your account. When I read Brian Kelly’s … Continue reading

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