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The Death of Facts
Recently in Paris, some old MIT classmates and I were recently discussing our crazy presidential candidates over a fantastic French lunch in Le Marais, one of Paris' older and more interesting neighborhoods. My ex-pat friends marveled at the ability of the ...
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This Morning's KQED Forum with Michael Krasny on Encryption
Driving down 101 this morning I tuned into NPR as usual and caught the second half of a fascinating debate on encryption . This show was prompted by Sen. Dianne Feinstein's recent harsh criticism of Silicon Valley (her constituents and major fundraisers) fo...
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Meteor - Build a Clean, Easy to Maintain router.js File
When I was first learning Meteor figuring out iron-router took awhile, longer than I expected. Although there are many excellent examples, some pre-date Meteor 1.0 and important improvements to
iron-router. Looking at common iron-router questions on Stack O...
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Meteor Security No. 2 - All Praise Aldeed!
First of all a big shout-out to Aldeed , aka Eric Dobbertin , who has contributed over 20 packages to the Meteor ecosystem including the seminal collection2 package  which as of this writing has over 110,000 installs. Most of this post will deal with how to...
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Meteor Security No. 5 - Pitfalls of Meteor.isServer
This will be a short post since this is such a simple point - wrapping security credentials in Meteor.isServer doesn't magically hide them! For the second time this week I've seen code on StackOverflow with the following pattern: if (Meteor.isServer) {
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Meteor Security No. 4 - Extending the Match() function for custom validations
When you define a Method  or Publication  on the server most often you will create a situation where trusted, server code is being passed parameters from untrusted, client code. Let's first look at the kind of mischief that's possible from an untrusted envi...
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Meteor Security No. 3 - Useful Resources
The issue of security in Meteor is one that arises frequently. A developer's first reaction to Meteor tends to be "Wow! I can insert into the database straight from javascript in the browser!!" This is followed almost immediately by "Holy attack vector Batm...
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My latest post on MeteorJS security.
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Meteor Security No. 1 - Meteor.call
After attending a recent Meteor meetup on security , it became clear to me that the Meteor community is just beginning to develop and share best practices around security. Despite early skepticism and even cynicism around Meteor's security, the framework ha...
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My DropBox cancellation letter to Drew Houston
I deleted my DropBox account today. During the unsubscribe process DropBox asked why I am leaving. Here was my response: Your decision to appoint Condi Rice to your board tells me that your core corporate values are inconsistent with my own. Your company no...
I deleted my DropBox account today. During the unsubscribe process DropBox asked why I am leaving. Here was my response: Your decision to appoint Condi Rice to your board tells me that your core corporate values are inconsis...
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Did you plan to drop drop box? Isn't it odd that the new things in this world lead to weird sentences that appear to be poorly constructed. I guess if I drop drop box I would box up drop box to drop it off in the out box with my old boxer shorts that i owned too long. 
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    Aeronautics & Astronautics, 1976 - 1980
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    Aeronautics & Astronautics, 1981 - 1984
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