Notes to myself on software engineering - Some of the notes: Code isn’t just meant to be executed. Taste applies to code, too. It’s okay to say no . Invest in continuous integration and aim for full unit test coverage.
California virtue signals towards connected device security, passing the nation’s first IoT security bill. The problem is the bill uses vague terms and has almost no way to be feasibly implemented by the market, and shows that its authors have little to no understanding of IT security. No one is willing to touch software liability, arguably the real issue, especially in tech heavy California.
Learn how John C. Dvorak got fired from PC Magazine via email after criticizing 5G. Bonus insight into tech advertising and publication. I’m a huge fan of John C. Dvorak. Even columns that prove very wrong promote interesting discussions. I read his columns as a child and it stoked interest in computing for me. The orange site discussion focuses primarily on how to view your relationship with your employer.
Zoho's domain registrar blacklisted their domain, affecting millions of users. ”The shutdown was done by an automatic algorithm in response to phishing complaints against Zoho.” Kinda makes you wonder what dependencies you forgot about, huh? Check out the conversation on the orange site, where the Zoho CEO responds to a lot of questions.
Announcing Hyperswarm - The Beaker Browser team (a recent Spotlight!) is releasing a new DHT-based toolset for connecting peers called Hyperswarm. Kademlia DHTs and NAT hole punching, in a simple node library.
Adam has over 19 years of software development experience, and has spent a good part of that educating new developers. He was previously CTO at inside.com and Development Director at Maxmedia . When Adam isn't coding, he is off hiking in Colorado mountains, or practicing some pretty fly martial arts. He thinks swords are cool.