Category Archives: Politics

The GDPR and Linux Distros

By | January 7, 2020

If you use a general purpose Linux distro which pulls from somewhere else (and they all pull from somewhere else) then you’ve experienced it when you tried to file a bug. Tickets file against Linux distros fall into two primary categories. Let it rot until it can be closed due to no longer supported version… Read More »

2020 – The Year AGILE Bankrupts Amazon

By | January 1, 2020

You really would have to be living under a rock in a third world country to not have heard about the new lawsuit against Amazon (AMZN) and Ring. If you have just click the link and watch the ABC News report. Having this happen during an election year after all of the privacy issues Facebook,… Read More »

You Are the Security Breach

By | September 22, 2019

If you are using XML, JSON, or the other trendy free text data transmission formats loved by script kiddies, you are the security breach. It’s possible your company doesn’t know it yet, but they will. Seriously people, I’ve seen XML doing this: <ssn>123-45-6789</ssn> How about JSON doing this? {   “firstName”: “John”, “lastName”: “Smith”,   “ssn”: “123-45-6789”,… Read More »

This Labor Day We Can Thank United Steelworkers

By | August 31, 2019

Congress has been too busy taking bribes to do anything about the H-1B loop hole or the mass replacement of U.S. IT workers with much lower paid H-1B visa workers. Worse yet how this oppression helps turn otherwise good people into people with terrorist sympathies. They work each day making $60K or less right beside… Read More »