Uncomfortable Feedback, Bad Chatbots, & More…
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- The operating system behind many medical devices, elevator controllers, modems, and industrial products – VxWorks – has a security vulnerability, according to new research
- A new approach to cybersecurity relies on interfering with the connection between an attacker and their target, meaning launching a cyberattack may now come with a cost
- Dropbox changed their hardware for their storage devices – while they saved money, they also sacrificed write speed – here’s how they optimized performance
- Chatbots aren’t always the most intuitive or useful, but one day they might be with the right improvements
- Get the most out of VS Code’s debugging tools with these tricks
- Thinking big picture about your application’s architecture is critical to minimize technical debt and keep it easy to maintain
- The foundation of being confident in your releases when working in an agile environment is good test writing and continuous testing
- Here’s how managers can encourage employees to give them uncomfortable feedback
- Basecamp lifted their long-term hiring freeze and they received 4,000 applications for 5 open positions. They talked about hiring and how they do it on their recent podcast
- Onboarding new hires can be a challenge – here’s advice from 1,000+ managers on how to do it
Tips from Intertech
- Curious about what a entails? Here’s a look at the myriad of benefits along with a few of the unique challenges.
- If you keep up on trends, you’ve likely heard about GraphQL. Here’s a look at what GraphQL is, how it works, and why it has grown so rapidly in popularity.