Canada’s public institutions were very good to me today! The CBC included Little Brother on its list of 100 Great YA Novels that make you proud to be Canadian. Not to be outdone, the Toronto Public Library put the book on its Fight The Power: Books For Youth Activists. As if that wasn’t enough, TPL... more
I don't have much to say about the recent hack of the US Office of Personnel Management, which has been attributed to China (and seems to be getting worse all the time). We know that government networks aren't any more secure than corporate networks, and might even be less secure. I agree with Ben Wittes here (although not the imaginary...
[This is still only draft quality but I think it is worth publishing at this point.] Internally at Stack Exchange, Inc. we've been debating the value of certain file formats: YAML, JSON, INI and the new TOML format just to name a few. [If you are unfamiliar with TOML, it is Tom's Obvious, Minimal Language. " Tom", in this case, is Tom Preston-Werner, founder and former CEO of GitHub. The file format is still not reached version 1.0 and is still changing. However I do like it a lot. Also, the name of the format IS MY FREAKIN' NAME which is totally awesome.