As part of our work at Leighton we are always striving to find the best practices to follow as part of our software development process. Often, this involves creating or formalising a new process. This post details the formalisation of a process we have used in our source control strategy which allows for large sets of changes to undergo small, exclusive peer reviews without posing a threat to the trunk branch. Continue reading
This post doesn’t relate to my HCI research work but instead details an idea I had about new standards which could be put in place to stop spam. The crux of the idea is that all e-mail accounts become required to use safe/white lists. Could improved functionality of safe lists make this possible?
Normally I post about my HCI research but I thought today that I’d do something which is unrelated but may be of use to some people. Earlier this year our house’s landline was being bombarded by nuisance calls. We had, on average, six calls a day from sales persons, phishers and fraudsters. I managed to find a cost effective method of stopping them using safe lists.