Category: Geek

PSA – Computer Exploit Impacts Billions

Google has made a public announcement for an exploit/hack for computer chips they discovered back in June last year. Back in June, they revealed the information to all the chip makers and operating system...

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Passing the torch

Three years ago, I upgraded my long serving home workstation to an Intel Haswell Core-i5. This upgrade had a trickle-down upgrade effect on all my other machines. My incumbent 2008 AMD64 X2 4000+ workstation...

Battlestations!

I’ve been really busy at work lately, and the spare time I have had at home has been spent on renovating the kitchen, redecorating my daughter’s bedroom, and all the other things that come with...

Agile: Where Developers Go To Die

I recently stumbled across Why “Agile” and especially Scrum are terrible on Twitter. This is the first time I have found someone who shares my dislike for the SCRUM/Sprint/Agile methodology for the same reasons as me. In...

Jason’s Laws of Development

As a developer I realise there are some fundamental laws that must never be broken. Below is my summary of these laws. (I would number them, but they all deserve to be Number 1) Code...

Programmers vs Real Programmers

I read something on reddit today. It struck a cord with me, mostly because I am caught between the two types of developers mentioned in the post. Read it below before I get to...