@garbados I have been quite scornful about software programmers in the past (and probably will be again; I am but a lowly sinner still, despite my better imaginings) but my heart goes out to those trapped in the wreckage of a post-apocalyptic computing landscape, laid waste decades ago by the depredations of its academic and corporate masters
@garbados my sister is trying to get colleges to teach basic secure input techniques in introductory CSCI courses.
Over half a century after we knew (as an industry) that it needed to be done.
There's way more to be done than any individual can get their arms around.
@garbados I used to think that developers could wave a magic wand and cure all software ills
I've had the luxury of programming for a "customer base" of one (me), and between fighting my tools and feature/scope creep, I've wisely concluded that nothing is further from the truth.
Luckily, I got this lesson without all the other crap an actual software developer has to deal with.
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