Web Dev

Now JavaScript Can Crash Your CPU too…..

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The critical vulnerabilities found in Intel and other CPUs represent a significant security risk. Because the flaw is so low level, the usual protections that web developers are used to don’t apply. Even sandboxed JavaScript code can be used to exploit the vulnerabilities known as Meltdown and Spectre. Read more…

Software Development

How a Blind Developer uses Visual Studio

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My mother has been fully blind since I was about 5 years old. Prior to that she was partially blind. As a youth I had a part time job assisting blind people in their University Studies because of my experiences growing up. I have retained an interest in using technology to assist the blind and […]

Kudzu

America’s Tumultuous Love Affair With Kudzu

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“IN FEBRUARY OF 1937, A newspaper columnist in Asheville, North Carolina, announced the start of a poetry contest. The prompt? He wanted odes to kudzu, the broad-leafed vine that, people would later say, grows so fast it is best fertilized with motor oil. As the columnist wrote, it was a great muse: the vine was “good for nearly everything […]