Software developer since 1998.
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Is Your Business Prepared to Offer a Bug Bounty?

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It’s July in Las Vegas, and the cybersecurity community has once again gathered to attend BlackHat USA. As previously reported, there are a number of ways that small businesses can prepare for cyber attacks. Setting up a bug bounty budget is one of the…

JQBX Lets You Stream Music With Friends

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You’d think that with the variety of options available for streaming music today, music discovery would be better than ever. The truth is that we audiophiles still trust our peers over a fancy algorithm. We might get by with Pandora’s free, personalized radio and…

A USB Hack Can Occur Even Without a Flash Drive

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“Does dropping a USB in a parking lot really work?” was the question posed by Elie Bursztein of Google’s Anti-Abuse Research Team when he took the stage at BlackHat 2016 Las Vegas, NV. You might think you would never be the victim of a USB hack, and I…

Your Airbnb Wi-Fi Is Not Secure: How to Protect Yourself When Traveling

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Short term rentals have grown exponentially over the last five years. This market is said to be a $100 billion industry, on track to be worth $170 billion by 2019. At the BlackHat Conference in Las Vegas, Jeremy Galloway pointed out the specific threats to wi-fi security for…

Twilio Announces Console to Improve Developer Experience

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It’s never been a better time to be a DOer. Jeff Lawson, CEO of the cloud communications platform API Twilio, kicked off at the company’s annual SIGNAL Conference in San Francisco with a keynote address emphasizing how important software developers are to the core…

5 Design Decision Conversations: Design With Science

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How do you make and communicate why you are making your design decisions? According to author Joe Leech, it’s research, design, and design strategy, in equal measure. At Future Insights Live in Las Vegas, Leech presented “How to Design With Science” as designers filled the room to understand how psychology…

Three Reasons not To Miss Twilio’s Next Developer Conference

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I’ve been to many developer conferences in nearly 2 decades of being involved in technology and development teams. There are good ones and bad ones, but one that you should not miss is the yearly developer conference put on by Twilio. Twilio is a…

Respect the Programmer’s Arc: The Care and Feeding of Developers

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There is inherent value in communicating respect, especially in early startup teams. A recipe for failure, but one so often repeated, looks like this: Wantrepreneur has a great idea. Starts a company, becomes CEO. Hunts for someone to build the idea. Hires CTO. Doesn’t…

Israeli Startup Hola Helps Users Say Hello to Open Internet

Recently, VPN proxy service Hola has surpassed 30 million users, providing people all over the planet with a “freedom of information” from the open internet that they’ve never had before. The concept behind Hola is simple – provide internet users everywhere with a faster, more accessible and safer…

MeteorJs: Prototype to Production App In A Few Weeks

MeteorJs is an open-source framework to quickly build web apps that is powerful enough for an experienced developer, but easy enough for a beginner to get started on building a production app. Meteor Development went through Y Combinator in 2011 and also raised $11.2 million from…