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A couple days ago on Hacker News, the thread about Chrome's security for stored password erupted and culminated with one of Chrome's security mavens posting responses. Within that chain, he posted this quip:I appreciate how this appears to a novice, but we've literally spent years evaluating it and have quite...

I've been known to say silly things like "everyone must learn to code" and "STEM education trumps all other education". BUT, hear me out on this one.The future is pretty clear: the knowledge-worker economy. In the future, people are never cogs. We've automated everything cog-like, long ago. The people who...

Previously: On Windows 8 (January 1, 2013)I upgraded to Windows 8.1 preview on my home machine. It's an improvement over 8.0, for sure. The ability to actually scale Metro apps dynamically finally makes me feel like Metro has finally reached the equivalent capabilities of System 7. Maybe even GEOS.The inspiration...

In the wake of the PRISM scandal, many have wondered about the trust we give to corporations that mine data. Do we trust AT&T with those same phone records? Do we trust Google with the knowledge of everything that's in our mind (by way of evaluating our searches?)I feel fairly confident...

There's been a lot of talk about technical interview questions and such on the interwebs. Google has concluded that brainteasers don't work. There are libraries of interview questions out there, Glassdoor keeps a record of interview questions, etc. etc.You know what? Technical prowess matters, but there are much, much easier...