Imagine Cup: Northwest Tour Dates 9/27-11/9

If you’re a student and interested in building software to change the world, I may be coming to a campus near you. Please feel free to come and visit if you attend or are near one of these universities on the dates below. Many of these events will have free food and some drawings for…

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The benefit of student software competitions

This blog post is for students. I was a student myself just five years ago, so a lot of this is still fresh in my memory. In the US, we have an interesting situation. Many years ago (think 1996-2000), if you had a a degree in computer science (or were pursuing one), you were basically…

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Rant: Useless Security Measures

I was recently on the phone with Register.com for one reason: to change my contact email address. The dialogue that ensued was hilarious, so I thought I would share it. First of all, I logged into register.com with credentials that I magically remembered. The contact info was over 15 years old – email, phone number,…

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