4 years ago
In high school and throughout college, one of my biggest problems when working was finding a good balance between working and distractions. For me, two of my biggest problems were: 1) Getting distracted during work, e.g. Facebook / Chatting / Youtube'ing, etc. or 2) Working continuously for too long. While this may not seem like a problem, I realized that I would reach a point where no matter how much I would continue to read and study material, the words would not stick. I essentially would be burnt out and while I could force myself to "study" the material, the words would just e...
4 years ago
I found a really cool article about someone who hacked into Indian Education System and found the results for the ICSE and ISC national examinations. According to the author, roughly 150,000 students take the ICSE and 65,000 take the ISC. The author managed to "hack" the website using some simple java script and managed to retrieve information from every test score including: Name, DOB, ID Number, School, and finally grades. It was interesting for me as a coder to read how the writer managed to breach the security of the website using simple javascript, and also at the same time the...
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