So google actually performed an SHA-1 collision ! Quoting from the post as such , “Today, more than 20 years after of SHA-1 was first introduced, we are announcing the first practical technique for generating a collision. ” What really blows my mind is the amount of computational resources that went into actually making sure […]

How do you decide how well respected brands are ? 

Their methodology mainly involves asking respondents to mention a company they think satisfies their constraints and one that does not and repeating the process in an iterative fashion.  That being said , it’s interesting to think that just because a brand is respected , it might result in more sales . I find that claim […]

Bloomberg , y u do dis :'(

So Bloomberg apparently has ( or had ) a program called the BAT ( the bloomberg aptitute test ) , which, if I took, gave me the advantage of providing my resume to recruiters who accessed the bloomberg database or something. Trivial , I know. But the sad thing is that they’ve removed the BAT […]