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The true potential of TouchID
I've been thinking about what the real use case for TouchID, which on the surface is used primarily for security. Now that TouchID has been in use for a while, other uses have been created; however, I don't think that any of these uses actually touch on the true potential of TouchID.

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Politics and Facebook
It was a tumultuous week in politics - especially in Kentucky. Mitch McConnell, the incumbent Republican senator (for life) defeated his Democrat challenger, Alison Lundergan Grimes.

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My Favorite Things, 2014 Edition
I like to think of myself as a responsible consumer. I'm skeptical of marketing, cautious of staged reviews, and thoughtful about buying products that will provide benefits bigger than their costs.

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Love, Hate, Linux
I have much of a love / hate relationship with Linux. From a philosophical standpoint, I love the idea of a free, open operating system that I can modify as I see fit.

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How CVE-2014-0160 let us show the power of puppet
CVE-2014-0160 which recently made headlines because of it's massive impact across the large majority of Internet-based services has allowed us to show that the return on investment with puppet is greater than 0. Here's how.

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