Currently, the Abstractions II conference, which
starts next week, requires all attendees to wear a wristband with an RFID tag
in it for the duration of the conference, including in bed and in the bathroom.
The conference organizers, Code & Supply, have not
addressed the concerns I raised on their Slack, so I would like to publicly ask
them to reverse the continuous wear policy, and document how the RFID tracking
data will be handled. Please share this and
contact the organizers.
Shortly after I published Benchmarking
UUIDs, Per Wigren emailed me
with a correction. It turns out the approach Jonathan and I used to time how
long PostgreSQL takes to generate a million UUIDs is mostly timing how long it
takes to generate a million queries:
I am building a web application that delegates authentication to a third party.
Once the third party authenticates the user, the app create a session for the
user - and maybe create the user, too, if they don't already exist!
My first draft of this had all the SQL queries in …