David Auerbach David Auerbach

David Auerbach is a writer and software engineer based in New York. His website is http://davidauerba.ch.

Political Gabfest
Oct. 30 2013 7:18 PMGabfest Extra: What Went Wrong With Healthcare.gov?John Dickerson and David Auerbach discuss how a real software company would deal with the Obamacare mess.
Bitwise
Oct. 25 2013 7:33 AMDebugging the Healthcare.gov HearingsThursday’s testimony was a spectacle of tech illiteracy and buck-passing.
Movies
Oct. 16 2013 10:13 AMSecrets and LiesWould any hacker trust the Julian Assange portrayed in The Fifth Estate?
Bitwise
Oct. 8 2013 10:49 AMErr Engine DownWhat really went wrong with healthcare.gov?
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Sept. 26 2013 12:53 PMThis Is How the Cookie CrumblesThe four steps to controlling how you’re tracked online.
Technology
Sept. 13 2013 12:17 PMThe Brogrammer as Free Speech MartyrThe tech world produces a lot of genuine rebels. Pax Dickinson isn’t one of them.
Technology
Aug. 27 2013 6:31 PMMarissa Mayer Has “Many Enemies”And that sets her apart from other CEOs how, exactly?
Moneybox
Aug. 20 2013 2:20 PMWould You Like to Buy My Data?Hey Facebook, LinkedIn, Foursquare—act quickly, because this offer won’t last!
Technology
July 19 2013 11:58 AMHow Microsoft Lost Its Way, as Understood Through The WireFor example, Marlo Stanfield is sort of like Google.
Bitwise
Oct. 30 2013 10:36 AMThe Uninsured Are Now Unpaid Alpha Testers for the GovernmentThey should get discounts on their premiums.
Bitwise
Oct. 22 2013 1:53 PM5 Million Lines of ObfuscationThe healthcare.gov mess is inspiring some messy reporting.
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Oct. 12 2013 9:00 AMQuixotic Queries Question Quality!At healthcare.gov, the plot thickens.
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Oct. 2 2013 10:45 AMDebugging the Program of Everyday LifeHow software engineering saved my marriage.
Bitwise
Sept. 24 2013 11:52 PMC Is for CookieThat’s not good enough for Google.
Technology
Sept. 4 2013 1:51 PMThe NSA: Even Worse Than You Think!They’ve made you paranoid, but that doesn’t mean they’re doing their job.
Moneybox
Aug. 26 2013 11:56 AMTales of an Ex–Microsoft ManagerOutgoing CEO Steve Ballmer’s beloved employee-ranking system made me secretive, cynical, and paranoid.
Technology
Aug. 6 2013 10:34 AMHow to Amazon-ify the Washington PostJeff Bezos shouldn’t just keep it for himself.
Technology
June 18 2013 7:42 AMI Would Have Hired Edward SnowdenA former Google and Microsoft engineer explains why elitist, arrogant rebels often make the best employees.
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