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Ridiculously Insecure Smart Lock - Regarding the third flaw, the manufacturer has responded that "...the lock is invincible to the people who do not have a screwdriver."

Why Skylake CPUs Are Sometimes 50% Slower – How Intel Has Broken Existing Code - I got a call that on newer hardware some performance regression tests have become slower.

A Voight-Kampff Test for Identifying Engineering Managers - When I joined Reddit in late 2016, I was faced with a unique challenge: tripling the size of the engineering organization within a year.

Becoming a 10x Developer - 10 Ways to be a Better Teammate

Myths programmers believe - I used to regularly host pub quizzes (aka trivia nights in some parts of our blue marble), and anyone who’s attended a few of my quizzes know that if it sounds like a trick question, it probably is.


Why We Need To Talk About Burnout In The Tech Industry - Burnout is especially common in the fast-paced, competitive environment of the tech industry. But how common is it, what are the consequences, why should we care and what can employers do to de-stress their workforce? 

Linus Torvalds tells kernel devs to fix their regressive fixing - And get their timing right so that fixes aren't features.

Linus Torvalds. Source: Wikimedia

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