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Why Are Coders Angry?

Programming, Code, Coding, Programmer, Javascript

This is an excerpt from a much longer article, by writer and programmer Paul Ford, called What is Code. This part caught my attention. It sometimes appears that everyone in coding has a beef. You can feel it coming off the Web pages. There are a lot of defensive postscripts added in response to outrage. “People have reacted strongly to this post,” they’ll read. “I did not mean to imply that Java sucks.” Languages have agendas. People glom onto them.…

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Brian Krebs reporting on the Target data breach

A First Look at the Target Intrusion, Malware — Krebs on Security by Brian Krebs The source close to the Target investigation said that at the time this POS malware was installed in Target’s environment (sometime prior to Nov. 27, 2013), none of the 40-plus commercial antivirus tools used to scan malware at virustotal.com flagged the POS malware (or any related hacking tools that were used in the intrusion) as malicious. “They were customized to avoid detection and for use…

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Apple's Touch ID Busted?

Forbes and others reported that a German computer group, Chaos Computer Club, has found a way to foil the sensor in Touch ID, Apple's biometric finger printer scanner for the the iPhone 5S. The results and the methods used have yet to be corroborated (by anyone) but debate has already erupted on the internet. These statements by reader makelvin argue the points I would have made so I'll just post them here. Let me make one thing perfectly clear. There…

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Learning To Code

The future belongs to those who create. And creating isn’t limited or bounded by the ability to program or code.[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible"][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_size="" border_color="" border_style="solid" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="no" center_content="no" min_height="none"][Randy Murray](http://whowritesforyou.com/2013/07/16/not-every-child-needs-to-learn-how-to-code/) I fully agree. I learned to code on my own in early high-school. I enjoy writing code now as much as I enjoyed it back then. But I've also learned to create art via [my photography](http://khurtwilliams.com).…

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