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98 per cent of all IoT device traffic is unencrypted.
This is absolutely shocking news. It implies that 2% of Internet of Sh*t duhvelopers would score at least 1 point on a security 101 exam. I had no idea that the number was so high.
Did you ever see history portrayed as an old man with a wise brow and pulseless heart, weighing all things in the balance of reason?
Is not rather the genius of history like an eternal, imploring maiden, full of fire, with a burning heart and flaming soul, humanly warm and humanly beautiful?
Training a telescope on one’s own belly button will only reveal lint. You like that? You go right on staring at it. I prefer looking at galaxies.
-- Sarah Hoyt
Should be titled, "Why You Shouldn't Hire Me As A Systems Architect".
For example, I’ve implemented classes that manage database tables, so it implements an abstract class that needs an “update” method. Well, some tables when updating need to do more than just “update” a record, such as insert a log into a side table. While that might be innocent enough at first, I’ve seen quite a few methods continue to grow in their sets of responsibilities.
If that, or something similar, doesn't come naturally to him, he doesn't understand OOP, and is writing over his head. He sounds like someone who has primarily learned procedural programming, like C++ was originally taught.
So we can summarize: "I do not use OOP because I've seen it done badly."
Good point, eh?
Let's wait a little and that guy will have seen Function Programming done badly, and then he won't use functions either...
Oh sanctissimi Wilhelmus, Theodorus, et Fredericus!
In its move to the open-source, cross-platform .NET Core, Microsoft will support Visual Basic in the upcoming .NET 5 and is expanding the programming language's supported application types to help VB developers migrate their code
Sorry, this news item might be a few decades old
I joke with love, even though it's been years since I've used or written about the lovely language
The EU has adopted a new Circular Economy Action Plan today, which includes a number of goals that the EU will, as a whole, strive towards. One such goal on that list is introducing the “right to repair” for EU citizens
I'll be able to finally dig those old WinCE phones out of my drawer!
Government can give you nothing but what it takes from somebody else. A government big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take everything you've got, including your freedom.-Ezra Taft Benson
You must accept 1 of 2 basic premises: Either we are alone in the universe or we are not alone. Either way, the implications are staggering!-Wernher von Braun