I chuckled, I chortled, I laughed out loud while reading Peter Welch’s post “Programming Sucks”. I highly recommend you take a few minutes to read it, and not just if you’re a developer. I found lots of analogies with my current line of work and I’m sure you will too.
I always get a chuckle out of folks who pull some random study discovered in the hinterlands of the internet that “proves” global warming is a myth. The proof is right in front of you, data (read “facts”) back it up, and the consensus among scientists is that Global Warming is real, we caused it, … Continued
You’ve certainly heard about the many companies that have been hacked and your passwords, emails, and sometimes other data get leaked onto the internet. It’s not a great thing for the company, but it’s REALLY bad for you, the consumer. If you use that same email or password on multiple sites (which many people do) … Continued
In an welcome display of common sense, the Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of an appeal of a decision of a lawsuit brought on by a patent troll, excuse me, I mean a “non-practicing entity”. If you hadn’t heard, the company known as Soverain Software bought some patents from a company who bought some … Continued
CNN has an article written by Kip Hawley on TSA changes that he feels needs to be made. Hawley was in charge of the TSA from 2005-2009 and instituted many of the stupid “security theater” practices that he now says should change. I’ll avoid the irony of that and instead focus on the content of … Continued