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Preparing for Docker. Photo by olafpictures.
Image by olafpictures

Preparing for Docker

It is a dark winter day at your desk in Maine and your boss gets back from sunny California and says “Docker is the best, we need to start using this for everything!”. You internally groan because you just got all the infrastructure working correctly, but you start frantically searching how to setup and run Docker and jump right into figuring out how to apply it to your current projects because it needs to be done yesterday.

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On Getting Hired the Second Time.

On Getting Hired the Second Time

Hey there, I’m Chris and I’m employee #4 at Apsis Labs. I joined a half a year ago and I’m loving it. I work from Syracuse, NY (the photo above is from a few hours north on Cranberry Lake in the Adirondacks).

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Caring for the Grindstone. Photo by Vladimir Kudinov.
Image by Vladimir Kudinov

Caring for the Grindstone

If I’m completely honest, I never meant to become a job creator (that’s what we call ourselves, it was in the pamphlet). I’ve had a lot of career aspirations in my life: writer, designer, cowboy; whatever it was, they’ve all come with some kind of shape: some way to describe the job in a social setting that resonates with others.

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Read the Source: Encryption Draft Bill. Photo by Giulio Magnifico.
Image by Giulio Magnifico

Read the Source: Encryption Draft Bill

In the wake of the San Bernadino iPhone controversy the Senate Intelligence Committee has produced a draft bill that would force Apple and other software companies to decrypt data for the government when they receive court orders. The bill — titled the “Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016” — would force Apple and other software companies to decrypt anything that they have encrypted.

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