The sweet potato dates back centuries and how it became North Carolina’s official state vegetable is just part of the story.
Source: What’s the History of the Sweet Potato? – Our State Magazine
Last week, Equifax, one of the largest American credit agencies, was hit by a cyberattack that may have compromised the personal data of nearly 143 million people, including name, address, social security numbers, birth dates and more. The forfeited information reveals everything required to steal someone’s identity or to take out a loan in someone else’s name.
Read Article: Don’t blame open-source software for poor security practices
Struggling with web development? Join the pity party in this epic whinge.
Source: Making a Website: 1999 vs Now
There’s no need to make a big deal about leaving every gathering you attend. Just leave—it’s fine.
Source: In Praise of the Irish Goodbye
Designers, programmers, tech entrepreneurs, and investors love talking about how hard their work is.
Source: If you’re reading this, you probably don’t do hard work
An essay by Greg Knauss about programmers living in worst case scenarios and why we have responsibility in our jobs and would be happy to be hugged by friends..
Source: The Disaster Factory
Before hard drives became the main way for us to back up our stuff, they were a key evolution for the business world. They were also huge and costly.
Source: Hard Drives Started Out as Massive Machines That Were Rented by the Month