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Programming Minimalism

I'm fundamentally a minimalist at heart. This carries through in my programming, aka coding. What's the simplest way to develop this code? I aim for the minimum dependencies in every project. I investigate which modules,…

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Real Name Policies Do Not Work

We shall apparently learn this lesson again and again. Real name policies do not work. Their intent is to build trust, stop fraud, and encourage civil behavior. One only needs to think of their childhood…

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"Paras out for a jolly"

One day I'm presenting on camera at work from home and out of the corner of my eye, I see a plane coming in fast and low, very low. Like, is this going to crash…

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Follow-up: KYC, AML, WTF?

The mini-rant started a few conversations. Turns out the basis of the rant is really the façade that social security numbers are secret or private. They're leaked everywhere, to the tune of hundreds of millions…

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