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Hi! I’m Andri.

I write about , , , , , , and occasionally I go on a random rant.

During the day, I work as a Tech Lead at PARKPARK. Opinions are my own.

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8-character passwords can now be brute-forced by computers that can try all 6 quadrillion permutations in 2 and a half hours, but really, any good password system should lock the user out after the first quadrillion guesses. By the second quadrillion, it's probably safe to assume that it's not a legitimate login attempt.

I like to be open to new ideas; tech, tools or patterns.

But even if I share something new and shiny. It does not mean that existing solutions are now somehow worse. If it's not broken. Don't fix it.

But when things need to change, it helps to see the big picture.

Homeopathy is starting to make a lot of sense
If you were kidnapped and were being forced to tweet so things appeared normal, what would you tweet to alert us you need help?

Experiencing so much cross-dependency pain in my tasklist that I'm considering writing them up in Graphviz.

Mixed feelings. On one hand that's bad. On the other hand I β™₯ Graphviz

For the first time in my life, I found myself browsing carriers at Microsoft. I better check this old Linux user for fever...

Then there's locally-grown vs imported. How do we even begin to calculate the true cost of transportation of our food?

Don’t even get me started on how to make corporations accountable by β€œvoting with my wallet”

Being a consumer is hard. Do I pick the food product that:
- Poisons my drinking water and kills bees
- Is unsustainable and less scalable

As someone who is fairly self-sufficient with running, writing and reading software, I really envy those who can also design or do hardware

Prettier: If it’s good enough to correct others’ code. Then It’s good enough for your code too.

It's almost a year now since I started using DuckDuckGo as my main search engine. Adding "!g" to your searches redirects you to Google.

That is a really nice crutch. One I use less and less. Good job πŸ¦†πŸ¦†βš‘

I remember back when ads annoyed me and online-tracking didn't. These days I tolerate ads, but I'm becoming more and more annoyed with tracking.

I just realised that I've been programming in PHP for over 20 years πŸ‘΄. I'll always be thankful for how it got my interested in programming and showed me that I can build whatever I want.

As far as tools go, it has served me well. Less so in understanding other ppl's PHP πŸ€·β€β™‚οΈ

Context switching: "Close tabs to the right" 🀟

It is almost never OK for a GUI program to steal focus from another application. Why is this so widespread?

There is a special place in OAUTH for people who link to Facebook stories.

The world would be a better place if people stopped generalising other people.

It’s a lazy conclusion, even if we’re basing it on statistics. The statistics might be based on bias as well.

Treat people like people. Regardless of their gender, race, religion or choice of editor

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