Reading recommendations (2017-08-13)

Posted on Sun 13 August 2017 in reading recommendations

~Onatcer tells devastating things about the new exams required to study Computer Science in Vienna in Der TU-Aufnahme-Test: Pleiten für alle! (German).

Troy Hunt provides a new service where one can check passwords against a gigantic collection of millions of leaked passwords with Introducing 306 Million Freely Downloadable Pwned Passwords …

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Reading recommendations (2017-07-26)

Posted on Wed 26 July 2017 in reading recommendations

Pieter Hintjens has Ten Steps to Better Public Speaking for you. Amongst them is to avoid using slides since they send the audience into passive 'consumer only' mode. I'm definitely guilty of doing that as a listener.

Here is an interview with Craig Schaefer, author of one of my favorite …

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Reading recommendations (2017-04-15)

Posted on Sat 15 April 2017 in reading recommendations

I feel bad about dropping so many things into the Sidenotes uncommented - however not putting out this post for longer only makes it worse. I've been very, very busy in the last few weeks and expect it to stay this way for some more time.

Here's a great micro story …

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Reading recommendations (2017-01-10)

Posted on Tue 10 January 2017 in reading recommendations

Trying to reduce the backlog of unread Read-it-later articles and feeds. Little else to say this time. Some work to catch up with, sick over the holidays. Additionally, Final Fantasy XV turned out not to be as awesome as hoped which saddens me.

No False Users by Kim Foale (Twitter …

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Reading recommendations (2016-10-08)

Posted on Sat 08 October 2016 in reading recommendations

While I wait for feedback on the draft for Sensu plugin documentation that I wrote I have some new reading recommendations. I'm also working on two more substantial articles but those are not polished enough yet for publication.

The "Have I been pwned" API rate limit has been brought forward …

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