• Asking Why? Drives Feedback to Goal Oriented Action

    A healthy product cycle accelerates when the team invests in expertly answering why for goal oriented action.

    March 3, 2017 - 5 minute read -
    software process
  • The Impossible dateutil.parser Quiz

    The dateutil.parser module is an enticingly simple datetime parser that just works, including all the unfortunate cases where it should not. Detailed reading (or cheating!) is necessary to pass this nearly impossible quiz.

    March 2, 2017 - 9 minute read -
    software
  • How My Email Address Was LeakedIn (part 2)

    LinkedIn leaks private email addresses. Here's how I discovered the security hole, then dug into what happened to prove how it was exposed.  Learn how LinkedIn responded to the security issue?

    August 17, 2013 - 4 minute read -
    software process
  • How My Email Address Was LeakedIn (part 1)

    LinkedIn leaks private email addresses. Here's how I discovered the security hole, then dug into what happened to prove how it was exposed.  If your company were faced with this issue--how would you respond?

    August 8, 2013 - 4 minute read -
    software process
  • Presenting: Respect Determines Audience Behavior

    Two-thirds of the audience were primarily focused on their laptops. Some were catching up on other work. Two were getting a head start on the upcoming lab assignment. Four were primarily reading/writing email. Each passing slide brought everyone one step closer to relief. The proctors started passing around candy. It was palpable: no one in the room respected the presenter.

    September 10, 2010 - 9 minute read -
    management
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