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By John Myles White on 1.29.2014
Introduction It may be old news to some, but I just recently discovered that the automatic type inference system that R uses when parsing CSV files assumes that data sets will never contain 64-bit integer values. Specially, if an integer value read from a CSV file is too large to fit in a 32-bit integer […]
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By John Myles White on 1.2.2014
Correction: One problem with the argument I make below is that password storage length isn’t actually relevant if websites hash passwords instead of storing them in plaintext. So there’s no need to convince websites to store longer passwords: they should always be storing a fixed length hash to begin with. Thanks to @petrillic for bringing […]