05 October 2019

Links roundup: 7

22 July 2019

Grand master

Fernando Corbató, pioneer of interactive computing and Turing laureate, has passed.

In this video from 1963, Corbató describes state-of-the art batch processing using mag tape, offloading input-output to an IBM 1620.

25 March 2019

22 January 2019

02 January 2019

Encryption at rest

The Guardian kisses off MongoDB.
Another great thing about Postgres is how mature it is: every question we wanted to ask had in most cases already been answered on Stack Overflow.