A Little Bit of Crypto - I have been trying to figure out to "collision resistant" some of these standard hash functions are. It is a tough concept to get my head around. I figure...
The Way to Woo
A lot of times I think that I have some golden handcuffs keeping me at my company. Other jobs would be too much of a cut in pay or benefits to even consider. Then the other day I spotted a job listing that made me think a bit. They offered what the called Rock Star benefits. They will take care of the full cost of medical insurance. Nice. Their education budget was three times what my company offers. This is unheard of until now. They also give a lot more vacation than my company. What the heck?
Then I saw what the hubbub was all about. This company needed people with high level Department of Defense security clearances. Those developers are hard to come by. They make their companies good money and very profitable. They are limited in number. Someone has to have already taken the time and paid for their security clearance. I wonder if my good friend who has such a clearance is ready for this high life? I am ready but not qualified. Damn.