Posted on January 2, 2015 by

Configuration in the Environment

Moving Fast published this article, regarding the danger of using the environment to store secrets. I think that every time is a good time to re-evaluate design choices with security implications. So that’s what I’m doing here. My previous postĀ focused specifically onĀ the security implications of storing keys in your code repository. This was a particularly Read More

Posted on August 11, 2014 by

Lose The Employee Mentality

I still haven’t done this. I run into problems in almost every project because of it. I think a very long winded discussion about this basically boils down to: Employees need skills. Businesses need successes. Employees hand a resume to a company that has a list of skills on it; programming languages, frameworks, databases, other Read More

Posted on December 8, 2013 by

Prepping for the New Year

I’m going a completely new direction this time. Typically I come up with habits and life hacks and other ridiculousness that I want to start or stop or change. Then I plan to begin all of those things in January. Then I write a blog post the following December talking about how I’ll do it Read More

Posted on November 26, 2013 by

The Fear

During what was supposed to be a routine lunch, I was passed the resume of an incredible individual. I didn’t care about the insane GPA from MIT. Being smarter than me is pretty common. But this guy is simply a better person than I am. That’s when I felt the fear. This person is looking Read More

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