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Weekly Reading Summary

Here are some interesting articles from my last week of internet reading. Enjoy.

Trojan Infects Linux, Unix Servers Worldwide
Yes, against conventional knowledge, *nix can be attacked by viruses.

Ameba Teams and Amoeba Management
An ameba team is a team that is self-contained and contains all skills necessary to perform it’s task – from business requirement to final product. Same as there is a Minimum Viable Product (MVP), this is a Minimum Viable Team (MVT)

How to Outguess Passwords
“Simply, people can no longer remember passwords good enough to reliably defend against dictionary attacks, and are much more secure if they choose a password too complicated to remember and then write it down,” wrote consultant Bruce Schneier in 2005, eons ago in the digital world. “We’re all good at securing small pieces of paper. I recommend that people write their passwords down on a small piece of paper, and keep it with their other valuable small pieces of paper: in their wallet.”

How to Disagree without Being Disagreeable
Eliminate binary thinking and language, separate fact from opinion, seek first to understand, know your place, know your responsibilities, be careful of what you want to “fix”, beware the word “just”, leave out the drama, and know why you’re disagreeing. Excellent tips.

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