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Mitch Pomery (he/him)

I break things then fix them so they are less broken than when I started. (He/Him/They)

Location Sydney, Australia Joined Joined on  Personal website https://www.pommers.org github website twitter website

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What was your win this week?

My current project is basically complete AND already have peo...

If you've tried Linux and opted against using it, tell us why for the chance to be featured on our podcast!

I use to run a linux server at home and another on my univers...

How do you deal with incidents?

If your incidents are chaos, it sounds like people aren't pre...

Do you associate music with any fond coding memories?

Mainly Alestorm. I don't generally pick my bands but instead ...

Do you associate music with any fond coding memories?

I was working on a university assignment one night writing a ...

What to code?

I've recently made a single visualization for a single piece ...

What was your win this week?

My friends reaction to the Christmas Present I made him! ...

How do you format curly braces? {}

I follow whatever the codebase I'm working in uses most of th...

What was your win this week?

The project I've been working on, a sign that turns on when s...

What's Your Hobbies Other Than Programming?

I like making things, where things is a very broad category. ...

What do you like and/or hate most about distributed conferences? Answer for the chance to be featured on our podcast!

I've been able to attend conferences virtually for free that ...

What do you like and/or hate most about distributed conferences? Answer for the chance to be featured on our podcast!

I like that they are more accessible. I can attend a conferen...

What do you like and/or hate most about distributed conferences? Answer for the chance to be featured on our podcast!

You can take snacks to conferences in person. But if you do i...

Outsourcing -- an inevitable road to failure or a way to optimize the burn rate?

Outsourcing is great if you have distinct, well defined piece...

Is being a software developer fun?

Yes and no. There are parts of being a software developer I ...

Defining Technical Debt

Have you read the Taxonomy of Tech Debt? I love its definit...

What's up with the pronouns?

If it's free is the simplest test for something. If it's fr...

What's up with the pronouns?

The big reason for stating pronouns is to normalize it. It ma...

Questions to ask a team you're considering joining

Oh, and I forgot my favourite question: Have you looked at...

Questions to ask a team you're considering joining

I am going to have to borrow some of these questions for wh...

What non-dev IT jobs have you had?

My first job was in Fresh Produce. Stacking fruit and veg i...

What is your preferred keyboard for programming?

Microsoft Wired 600. I've been using this as my main keyboa...

What would it take to increase the password max length limit?

Then divide it by three for password change pages. And then...

What would it take to increase the password max length limit?

What would you suggest to be a suitable password max length...

What would it take to increase the password max length limit?

Did you read the previous post in this series? What's your ...

What would it take to increase the password max length limit?

I can definitely make that clearer in this post. The last p...

Show your Laptop🔥

Meetups mainly. I've started building a collection of stick...

Show your Laptop🔥

I brought a new Surface Go this week, so I haven't got it p...

What do you use for password management?

I use Lastpass and their identities feature. This lets me k...

Should I share my current salary with recruiters?

No, you should not share your current salary with recruiter...

Password max length limits are dumb (but we need them)

The OWASP recommendation is to no limit characters that are...

Password max length limits are dumb (but we need them)

Wrong how? And hashing and encryption are two different thi...

Password max length limits are dumb (but we need them)

Rotate compromised credentials means forcing passwords and ...

Password max length limits are dumb (but we need them)

I have some additions to that list I need to submit based o...

Please share cool data visualizations!

Visualising ID Tokens as business cards

What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?

In theory, yes, passwords shouldn't have a limit. Password ...

What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?

Upper password limits are a sane thing to do, when the limi...

What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?

Most/all ISPs have had to deal with Challenge-Handshake Aut...

What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?

Password set fields that have a maximum length equal to the...

The Mum Test

How do you tell if it's a "Brother That Went To College" or...

Welcome Thread - v36

Hey I'm Mitch. In an interview I was asked what three word...

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