NISTS New 2017 Password Rules

This is actually really awesome, passwords don’t have to suck

Favor the user

Make your password policies user friendly and put the burden on the verifier when possible. In other words, we need to stop asking users to do things that aren’t actually improving security.

Much research has ...

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Social Media

We hate it, but we can’t get enough of it. It’s so useful, but the subtle allure of the infinitly-scolling timeline is a dangerous, unproductive time sink.

Here’s how to fix it:

un[follow/subscribe/watch] EVERYONE.

Facebook

Facebook is vastly useful. For many people, the killer ...

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A Long View

Something to keep in mind:

It might not feel like it today, but technology and science is a bigger story than Donald Trump. Think about it. Who ran Italy when Galileo made his discoveries? How was Italy even run back then? Who was king during the industrial revolution in England ...

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Shipping Containers Killed London’s Shipping Industry

Software containers have, almost overnight, made traditional piecemeal-deployment processes obsolete in the same way as the physical shipping container did for traditional crater based shipping.

Just because you can write and ship software without using containers, doesn’t mean you should.

Just as we don’t have to chose to ...

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