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technical debt

In software development, technical debt is a metaphor equating Extreme Programming’s incremental, get-something-started approach with the easy acquisition of money through fast loans. Like monetary debt, technical debt must be repaid. More

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"The technical debt that exists in most major software products, including security products, is perhaps the most significant barrier in maintaining adequate levels of software security in an enterprise." -- Nick Lewis

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    cowboy coding

    The cowboy approach to coding typically focuses on getting a working product into production lickity-split.

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CES show 2015: The Internet of Everything and smart gadgets galore

International CES 2015 pulls out all the stops on wearables, some of them marvelous and some that, well, seem a bit dumb. Plus, selfies and drones (and selfie drones) abound.