So long and thank you Amazon

My official last day as an employee of Amazon was January 31st, 2014. After almost seven years it is time to move on. The decision was not an easy one as I really did enjoy most of my time at Amazon and was lucky to work along side some …

read more | Sun 02 Feb 2014, 16:40 | | 0 comments

Rails Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

For those friends with rails apps. A nasty Remote Code Execution Vulnerability affecting Ruby on Rails was announced on Jan 09, 2013!topic/rubyonrails-security/61bkgvnSGTQ

To see if your install is affected try out the following steps:

curl -i -H "Content-Type: application/xml" -X POST -d '<id type="yaml">--- !ruby/object:ActionController::Base bar: 1</id>' … 

read more | Sun 13 Jan 2013, 00:03 | tags: Ruby on Rails | 0 comments

Sapporo Ruby Conference 2012

This year, 2012, I attended the Sapporo Ruby Conference for the first time. This was the second ruby conference I had ever been to. The first one was RubyKaigi2011.

I have to admit the Sapporo one was a lot more fun but lighter weight on the talks. So …

read more | Tue 02 Oct 2012, 23:49 | tags: conference, Ruby | 0 comments

Yapc::Asia 2012


From Scrapbook Photos

The worlds biggest YAPC

I attended my third YAPC::Asia conference in September of 2012. The new venue …

read more | Tue 02 Oct 2012, 23:07 | tags: conference, Perl, YAPC | 0 comments

Introducing Liam

From Scrapbook Photos

read more | Sun 06 Nov 2011, 02:07 | tags: geek | 0 comments