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Appcanary makes sure you never run vulnerable software on your servers. This is their podcast.

    Episode 6 - Clojure, Ruby, Joy and Developer Happiness

    Episode 6 - Clojure, Ruby, Joy and Developer Happiness

    Max and Phill revisit leaving Clojure, and what joy and developer happiness actually means. Produced by Katie Jensen.




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    Show Notes


    Simple Ain’t Easy, but Hard Ain’t Simple: Leaving Clojure for Ruby
    Simple and Happy; is Clojure dying, and what has Ruby got to do with it?

    • 35 min
    Episode 5 - Spies and Voter Data

    Episode 5 - Spies and Voter Data

    Phill and Max discuss new spying powers in Canada, and the leak of GOP voter data. Produced by Katie Jensen.




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    The Trudeau government peels back bill C-51 — mostly
    CSE getting ‘proactive’ mandate overhaul in major national security reform bill
    Goodale asks Parliament to expand electronic spying powers
    CSIS, Bill C-51 and Canada’s growing metadata collection mess

    The RNC Files: Inside the Largest US Voter Data Leak

    • 37 min
    Episode 4 - Leakers and Phishers

    Episode 4 - Leakers and Phishers

    Max and Phill talk about Reality Winner’s bad opsec and the huge phishing campaign unearthed by Citizenlab. Produced by Katie Jensen.




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    Show Notes


    Real Talk on Reality

    TAINTED LEAKS: Disinformation and Phishing With a Russian Nexus

    • 28 min
    Episode 3 - Breitbart and Shopify

    Episode 3 - Breitbart and Shopify

    Max and Phill discuss, over breakfast, what Shopify should or should not do with regard to Breitbart. Produced by Katie Jensen.




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    Show Notes


    Shopify CEO digs in against Breitbart backlash

    Shopify Backlash Shows Even Second-Degree Trump Ties Can Be Trouble

    • 21 min
    Episode 2 - Casinos and Pseudorandom Generators

    Episode 2 - Casinos and Pseudorandom Generators

    Max and Phill tackle a Russian casino hacking ring, and pseudorandom number generators. Produced by Katie Jensen.




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    Show Notes


    Russians Engineer a Brilliant Slot Machine Cheat-And Casinos Have No Fix

    Gambler who won $9.6 million with ‘remarkable’ baccarat scheme has to pay it back, judge rules

    Rudy Giuliani, Cyber Czar

    • 29 min
    Episode 1 - MongoDB, Ransomware and Algorithms

    Episode 1 - MongoDB, Ransomware and Algorithms

    In our inaugural episode, Max and Phill discuss MongoDB ransomware, and the opacity of algorithms. Produced by Katie Jensen.




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    Show Notes


    Improve Your Security: Port Scan Yourself

    How the machine ‘thinks’: Understanding opacity in machine learning algorithms, by Jenna Burrell (Big Data & Society, Jan 6th 2016)

    Machine Bias - Julia Angwin, Jeff Larson, Surya Mattu and Lauren Kirchner (Pro Publica, May 23rd 2016)

    Benjamin Walker’s Theory of Everything

    Macedonian Teens & Fake News

    Geohot’s self-driving car

    • 31 min

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