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Couple of Hacker News/proggit articles worth combining today: "where my mouth is" and "RBS Mainframe Meltdown: A Year On". The first article is about a long-time LISP guy who has bet his company on using Clojure. The second is about how the Royal Bank of Scotland has had a complete...

There's been a ton of flap about some presentations made at TechCrunch "Disrupt", deservedly so. The "Titstare" presentation has generated the most backlash. There's also the "Circle Shake" presentation. ValleyWag has the details on them both, in case you haven't heard already.Enter these into the annals of now dozens of...

Once upon a time, long long ago -- i.e. 1995 -- rotisserie chicken was a huge business.The trend was started with Boston Chicken (now Boston Market). The idea was making a healthier, classier, more expensive alternative to fast food. The original founder of Boston Chicken bought the idea and franchised...

A couple days ago on Hacker News, the thread about Chrome's security for stored password erupted and culminated with one of Chrome's security mavens posting responses. Within that chain, he posted this quip:I appreciate how this appears to a novice, but we've literally spent years evaluating it and have quite...

I've been known to say silly things like "everyone must learn to code" and "STEM education trumps all other education". BUT, hear me out on this one.The future is pretty clear: the knowledge-worker economy. In the future, people are never cogs. We've automated everything cog-like, long ago. The people who...