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If competition is using 'lingua obscura' for development (why) should I be worried? [closed]

I was reading Paul Graham's essay - Beating The Averages (2003) and here's what he had to say: The more of an IT flavor the job descriptions had, the less dangerous the company was. The safest ...
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Computer security expert using pre-made tools or own? [closed]

As a digital security consultant when is it 'ok' to use tools someone else made (dumb to reinvent the wheel, right?) and when should I make my own?
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What kind of things can you learn from a guy who only hacks existing code? [closed]

At my previous job I was the lead programmer and I worked with this guy who was a self-admitted hacker. We respected each other and had a great relationship. The company was much better off because we ...