I realize that the tradition is to no even RTFA, but there's a great TED talk on this technology.
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The rant wasn't by Woz (woz.org), it was by Geoff Wozniak (wozniak.ca)
I've always assumed that they stored only the hashes of the CC number. In any case they (probably) don't store the expiration date
I find it revealing that the "was this review helpful" counter is near 700, when the other reviews have a count below 10... I, for one, clicked on it, in a futile attempt to teach that hotel about the Streisand effect and how not to treat customers. The hotel didn't even bother to reply to the review...
I seriously question the web expertise of anyone who snubs w3schools as a "terrible", "painful" resource for web development. However, there isn't a resource that is more user-friendly than w3schools on many of the web topics.
I seriously question the web expertise of anyone who snubs w3schools snobs. I'll note that experts don't need user-friendly, they need accuracy, both as a reference level and as a guide for best practices. Check http://w3fools.com/ again...
"If you ditch the need for helmets, more people would start cycling"
I simply don't believe this.
It is clear that mandatory helmets makes bikesharing much less popular. Check what happened in Melbourne. Other places are looking into changing laws for this reason in particular, e.g. http://www.ibiketo.ca/blog/helmets-may-protect-your-head-mandatory-helmet-laws-will-likely-make-cyclists-less-safe If you've never seen the impact of bikesharing on a city, you should visit Paris or here in Montreal; the number of bikes you see in downtown is quite impressive.
You need to drop the Microsoft hate if you actually want to be employable.
Seriously... I am sure I am not the only one with a career in development (20+ years) without any experience on anything Microsoft.