Developers should feel empowered to configure their environment and development tools to their liking and contribute to the shared team standard. They should know the libraries they picked and why they picked them. They should be able to articulate why they like one programming language over another. As part of their job, each developer should be able to state clearly and in actionable terms how they’d like to work.
This election cycle much has been made out of what should be left to families to discuss over "kitchen table" conversations. Should it be racism? Should it be sex education? Should it be New Jersey's LGBTQ inclusive curriculum? Here are the topics we discuss in my family with our two kids — one in middle school, the other in high school.
My pet UX peeves described above all seem to fall under the same category: each app thinks it is the only app running on my phone, and it is the only app I am using. It boils down to the developers’ respect for my time.
AWS Lambda has a 250 Megabyte limit on the size of the deployable asset. It is a generous limit that is easy to exceed with Node-based Lambda functions.
Telecommuting in and of itself isn't the end — it is the means to a more flexible work arrangement. In a sign of changing attitudes in the enterprise world, Gizmodo is reporting that Salesforce would "allow its employees more freedom in choosing how to structure their work lives going forward."
Section 230 does not need to be abolished — it needs to be revised. We need to clarify the distinction between hosts, content-sharing services, content-discovery services, content-consumption services, discussion boards, and publishers.
In 2020 I am endorsing Joe Biden and taking personal steps to ensure the election is fair, orderly, and has a high enough turnout. I volunteered some of my time to increase the voter turnout and to work at the polls on the Election Day.
In my post on passwords, I said: As it stands today, the real challenge is the initial identity verification. There is no single good way for, say, a banking application, to confirm the identity of the user opening the banking app for the first time on their smartphone other than with shared secrets like passwords … Continue reading True identity verification should require a human
My employer told everyone to work remotely to protect the employees. I understand and appreciate the announcement. Having worked remotely for five years for my previous employer, I am a bit apprehensive about it. In this post, I hope to describe the challenges we had, what to anticipate, and how to cope.
“Covid19” is gripping America in a mass hysteria. Maybe some good will come out of the experience.