Starting our day, the Google Big Data blog talks about new integration of BigQuery with Google Drive. Google Cloud Platform gives us some goodies when they talk about Kubernetes and container portability. WordPress releases 4.5.2, a minor but important security release. I know that doesn’t sound like big news, but when security fixes are made… Read More Geek Reading May 10, 2016 #1102
Another security issue leads our day. Arstechnica reports on a bunch of stolen certificates that allow hackers to bypass code-signing. It is an interesting story and makes you wonder about the real benefits of code-signing. On Amazon Big Data we get a great post about analyzing time series data in real-time with AWS Lambda, Amazon… Read More Geek Reading March 18, 2016 #1066
It has been a while, so obviously it is time for another security issue to lead our day. On Motherboard, they talk about a flaw on ebay’s site that can allow someone to steal user’s passwords. It is a fairly simple hack as well, but it does require users to click a specific link so… Read More Geek Reading January 13, 2016
During the discussions surrounding my post about web and scripting language job trends, a question was raised regarding a comment made about Ruby and Rails: Obviously, Ruby and Rails are tied together, but seeing the growth trends starting to separate is a good sign for Ruby as a standalone language. What I did not realize… Read More Do Frameworks Spur Adoption Of Programming Languages?