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Good Morning how are you, I'm dr jimbob
I'm interested in things.
I'm not a real dr,
But I am a real jim bob.

Have a PhD in Experimental High-Energy Physics, but left academia in mid-2010 to program professionally.

Mostly program/script in python, django, and jquery these days doing mostly web apps.

Also have experience programming in C, C++, java, haskell, php, and (bash) shell more in the past.

Linux as primary OS since 1999, ubuntu user since 2005 (Hoary).


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revised Are very short messages secure using Public Key Encryption?
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21
revised Is there a dictionary of visibly similar Unicode characters for Spam processing?
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revised Is salting a hash really as secure as common knowledge implies?
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20
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revised Trying to make a Django-based site use HTTPS-only, not sure if it's secure?
Someone asked about uwsgi in comments.
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revised What technical reasons are there to have low maximum password lengths?
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30
revised What technical reasons are there to have low maximum password lengths?
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29
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27
revised Has the WPS brute-force cracking issue been fixed?
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10
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10
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