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Richi Jennings
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Editor, analyst, writer, fool.
Editor, analyst, writer, fool.

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“People think that stories are shaped by people. In fact, it's the other way around.”
― Terry Pratchett (RIP)
/v @Danealle13
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4 lessons for modern software developers from 1970s mainframe programming

Is 8 GB RAM cramping your style? Try writing headless programs that run in an 8 MB virtual machine, where it costs a fortune each time a program has a non-terminating loop. Current programmers should adopt several attitudes that early mainframe developers considered an essential part of their skillsets.

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via +Todd R. Weiss​ / +Todd R. Weiss​...

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When it comes to open-source, cats and dogs, or Lyft and Uber anyway, both share their code for mutual profits.

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Equifax hack: This story gets worse and worse. And worse. 😡

Last week, Equifax lost control of 143 million records, including sensitive, identity-related personal information, such as birth dates, addresses, and SSNs. It’s frankly terrifying.

That much we know, but what we don’t know is how. Without that, we can’t begin to draw lessons from the debacle.

But we can make some edumacated guesses. In this week’s #SecurityBlogwatch, we measure the app sec angle.

https://techbeacon.com/equifax-hack-story-gets-worse-worse-worse

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