In an interesting twist, MySpace makes the news today. Motherboard reports on hackers claims about having 427 million MySpace passwords. There are some questions about the actual source of the data and when it was retrieved. Bill Jordan talks about the coming crisis in software development. His target is mostly on low quality applications built by unhappy employees. Julia Evans gives us an interesting post on ways to solve hard problems. I think many programmers forget that there are plenty of libraries that are not part of Apache or something of that nature. Sometimes the problem has already been solved, but not in the way you expected.

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