The "right" way to hash a password for storing in the database
So, given that password security is in the news quite a bit lately with all sorts of high-profile hacking incidents, I figured I'd write down a little code here that I've been considering.
My contribution to the ClientBase and IDisposable discussion
It's well known that there can be some unexpected behavior when one uses ClientBase
You know your hardware is outdated when...
You can buy equivalent machines at the local university surplus for $60. That's the current situation I'm in (at work). On top of that, the laptop I used while travelling in January and February is being taken away again, after I took it to New York last week.
Stupid security policies
I recently discovered that my employer wants ALL employees to swipe their badge in the elevator, even if another employee is present. In response, I came up with these scenarios (without even doing much thinking):